The booming data center business – is data Switzerland’s new raw commodity?

Largely unnoticed by the public, a new industry has developed here in Switzerland in the past years. Data centers have been springing up everywhere and are increasingly attracting foreign companies to Switzerland. Data volumes continue to grow and this data is as vital and valuable as raw commodities. The new data warehouses have one thing […]

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Shaping the Future of Bio-IT

Switzerland and particularly the Greater Zurich Area is a leading destination for life sciences and tech companies in Europe. Google, IBM Research, Disney Research, Roche Diagnostics, Biogen, Johnson & Johnson, and other industry leaders are located less than an hour apart from each other. While life sciences continued to grow at a high level in […]

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Why AI companies love the Greater Zurich Area

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently on everyone’s lips. Did you know that in Switzerland some of the smartest minds worldwide are teaching machines to learn? In the Greater Zurich Area they are decoding the human brain and working towards the next breakthrough in the field of artificial intelligence. Machines are not yet able to surpass […]

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Greater Zurich Area augments creativity at SXSW 2017

In collaboration with ETH Zurich and its Game Technology Center, the Digital Festival Zurich, swissnex San Francisco and many other renowned partners, Greater Zurich Area showcases cutting-edge technology made in Greater Zurich at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, from March 12 to 15. SXSW brings together key players in tech, research, interactive, film, and […]

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A strongly interlinked med tech network

The canton of Solothurn is Switzerland’s med tech hotspot: Major companies develop and manufacture at the south foot of the Jura Mountains. “We maintain very close business relations with small and medium-sized enterprises here in the canton,” says Thomas Schädler, Vice President of Manufacturing at DePuy Synthes. Küschall AG produces more than 10,000 wheelchairs annually […]

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