News

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.

8/12/2019

Applications are now open for the Prix à l'Innovation by Région de Nyon

Région de Nyon grants each year a prize of CHF 50'000 to one or several companies boosting local economy, in the field of life science, precision engineering, ICT, food industry, tourism, cleantech, tourism, international sport or manufacturing. Applications will be open until October 31.

8/5/2019

Biopôle welcomes a new tech company

HeX Group, a leading company specializing in air monitoring and contamination control, has opened a subsidiary in Switzerland with the support of the GGBa and DEV.

7/31/2019

Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund raises CHF 190 million and begins investing

The Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, launched in February this year by the Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation, has successfully concluded its first round of fundraising, in an amount totalling CHF 190 million. In consequence, the fund can from August start investing in Swiss start-ups and growth-stage innovative SMEs.