Y-PARC SA provides free support for any establishment project at Y-PARC:
- Reception and information desk
- Organization of visits of Y-PARC and of available premises
- Support for administrative procedures related to building permits and legal procedures
- Collaboration with local, cantonal and national authorities
- Introduction to Y-PARC’s companies, HEIG-VD R&D institutes and economic promotion and business support structures
- Network of specialised partners, financial and tax experts and lawyers.
Originally from Yverdon-les-Bains, Juliana has spent the last 10 years working in the Silicon Valley. Back in Switzerland, her professional background allows her to bring experience in international business development, strategic partnerships, monetization, investment and marketing.
While being in the USA, Juliana worked as a director for the investment funds Beehive Holdings that invests in tech start-ups. Her role was to establish and implement capital partnership strategies, seek new investments, manage portfolios and carry out due diligence analyses.
Juliana has also worked as a Trade Commissioner at the Consulate General of Canada, where she has helped Canadian technology companies to access Silicon Valley's financial resources and develop their activities in the global marketplace. Juliana received a Bachelor degree in International Relations and Spanish from Seattle University and a jurist doctorate from the John F. Kennedy Faculty of Law. Juliana is an enthusiastic golfer and always looking for the latest innovative technologies in the canine field. Juliana's motto is: "work hard, play hard".
Fanny is an Executive Assistant at Y-PARC SA. She manages the human resources and is in charge of the financial and administrative aspects of Y-PARC SA. Her main mission is to support the direction in several strategic projects. Moreover, she manages different aspects related to the PST Co-ownership and the intercompany mobility plan.
Fanny has more than 15 years of experience at Y-PARC SA. She completed her apprenticeship there and returned in 2009 as administrative and accounting secretary. All these years of experience give her a complete history of the company, which is a precious asset for the management.
Dynamic and ambitious by nature, Fanny brings her part to the City of Yverdon-les-Bains by organizing the Antidote Festival every year. She charmingly reconciles her family, professional and cultural life.
Maude joined Y-PARC in September 2011 and welcomed the first start-ups at the creation of Y-START incubator. As a Senior Project Manager, she helps companies and prospects in their implementation project. She is also responsible for the promotion and communication strategy as well as the organization of several events.
Having started her professional career with the Association pour le Développement du Nord vaudois (ADNV), Maude knows well the economic players in the region and works closely with the institutes of the Haute Ecole d'Ingénierie et de Gestion du Canton de Vaud (HEIG-VD). She has a wide network and experience that she uses to the benefits of project leaders, resident companies and partners in the park.
Competitive and dynamic, Maude is always ready to challenge her family and friends to both table football and badminton (as long as she wins!). She particularly enjoys wandering in the nature with her two horses.
After studying English in the United States and working for more than ten years in Geneva in the fields of finance, marketing and business development, Laureen is back in Yverdon-les-Bains, her home town. She joins the Y-PARC Swiss Technopole SA team as head of communication. She will use her interpersonal skills to initiate and supervise all communication and representation projects for the Science and Technology Park.
Initially in charge of institutional clients as Relationship Manager Associate at Independent Asset Management SA, (CHF 7 billion assets under management). She was then promoted to the marketing department where she worked on various communication, strategy and media projects, including projects for the professional team IAM Cycling as part of sports sponsorship partnerships. Previously, she worked as an executive assistant at TMF Services SA (Trust & Management Financial services) where she supported the business development team. Laureen holds a CFC in Business and a diploma in Bank Relationship Manager.
Fany joined Y-PARC SA in September 2018 as a receptionist. Her role is to welcome visitors and manage the reception area. She also supports the team members in their administrative tasks.
With 3 years' experience in customer service, Fany’s priority is to meet the expectations and demands of the Park's ecosystem actors. She is involved in the organization and smooth running of meetings, as well as in the management of the conference rooms of Y-START incubator.
In a joyful and welcoming mood, Fany is passionate about wellness and health. She spends her free time between her love of horses and gymnastics, areas in which she enjoys sharing her knowledge with children.
Y-PARC Swiss Technopole SA
Rue Galilée 7
General Manager, Heraeus Materials
Director, School of Management and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD)
Deputy director, CVCI
Head of Enterprise Unit, promotion of economy and innovation service (SPEI), Canton of Vaud
Main academic partner
Y-PARC works in close collaboration with its main academic partner the HEIG-VD (more than 2,000 students and scientists, 13 research & development institutes)
Access to Y-PARC
- Crossroad of the A1, A5 and A9 highways
- Yverdon-Sud exit is in close proximity to the park
By train and bus
- 2 km from Yverdon-les-Bains train startion
- bus coming every 10 minutes
- 30 km from Lausanne and Vallorbe train stations
From the airport
- 80 km from Geneva Airport
- 200km from Zürich-Kloten Airport
- 180km from Bâle-Mulhouse Airport
- from Berne-Belp Airport
- airfield of Yverdon-les-Bains with hard-surface runways