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11/1/2019

EPFL among the global leaders in crypto education

Digital currency exchange platform Coinbase has released the second edition of its Leaders in Crypto Education report, which includes a ranking of the 50 best universities in the world offering courses on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) ranks 5th worldwide and 1st in Europe. Only two other European universities are in the top 10 : ETH Zurich (8th) and the University of Copenhagen (9th).

10/30/2019

Tech discovery mission in the USA: Silicon Valley and CES Las Vegas

With S-GE Switzerland Global Enterprise, SMEs can experience the innovation and entrepreneurship at the epicenter of the digital industry. This trip will be an opportunity to learn from people and companies that are at the cutting-edge of bringing digital technologies to market.

10/8/2019

Le site d’Y-PARC se démarque parmi six concurrents européens

Y-PARC renforce son secteur des sciences de la vie avec l’arrivée de la multinationale ACG Inspection SA qui est déjà présente dans plus de 100 pays. L’entreprise, active dans l'industrie pharmaceutique, a choisi la Suisse parmi six pays européens, et prévoit de créer une cinquantaine d’emplois au sein du Parc Scientifique et
Technologique.

9/25/2019

Fintech platform YouHodler opens Swiss office

Attracted by Switzerland's outstanding blockchain community, national infrastructure and innovation support mechanisms, YouHodler has recently established a presence in Lausanne.
Discover more about YouHodler on Greater Geneva Bern area's Website!

9/20/2019

Fresenius Kabi inaugurates state-of-the-art R&D center in Eysins

Fresenius Kabi SwissBioSim, a Fresenius Kabi company, opened a new research and development center for biosimilars in Eysins, Switzerland. The R&D center, in which the healthcare company has invested about €15 million, will strengthen Fresenius Kabi’s capability to enable access to modern biosimilar treatment options for patients worldwide.

9/12/2019

Pleins feux sur l'innovation vaudoise

Quelle est l’importance de l’innovation pour l’économie de la région lémanique et du canton? Comment se positionne la région dans la compétition globale? En résumé, quels sont les multiples visages de l’écosystème d’innovation lémanique? La BCV, la Chambre vaudoise du commerce et de l’industrie (CVCI) et Innovaud publient depuis le 12 septembre 2019 l’étude «Vaud innove», qui est dévoilée par chapitre sur un site internet dédié.

8/30/2019

RigiTech's first drone delivery route on the horizon

RigiTech is transforming logistics and supply chain with its new drone delivery technology which enables delivering packages over a distance of 80 kilometers. The Lausanne based startup has obtained a CHF 100’000 FIT tech seed loan to launch the first operation in the French-speaking part of Switzerland.

8/22/2019

Vaud fosters Entrepreneurial Discovery

In the recent months, the Canton of Vaud has multiplied the opportunities for its entrepreneurs to grow their business internationally and get inspired by high performing digital innovation ecosystems. Such is the case of this year's Seedstars Expansion Program and the forthcoming USA Innovation Discovery Mission, two initiatives aiming at providing growth opportunities. Interested entrepreneurs can still apply for both.

8/18/2019

Lake Geneva region ranks 4th worldwide in innovation strength

The Lake Geneva region ranks 4th in a comparison of 10 global innovation hubs. The new BAK Economics Technology Leadership Index shows which regions occupy top positions for cutting-edge technologies.