Schürch Development Engineering Laboratory was founded in 2009 in Ponte Capriasca, in the Italian Swiss. LISS is committed to promoting the well-being and quality of life of people and communities, proposing an innovative approach in the psychosocial field and adapting theories on human development to transformative cultural, environmental, political and economic processes.

Reference institution in psychosocial relations with the other linguistic and cultural regions of Switzerland, LISS has been developing and accompanying early childhood research projects, particularly mental health and environmental quality in child development, with a focus on cultural aspects, creativity and the use of technology.