Greater Zurich Area appoints Honorary Ambassadors

On October 11, 2017, Greater Zurich Area appointed eight U.S. executives, entrepreneurs and influencers as Greater Zurich Honorary Ambassadors. Suzi LeVine, former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, commenced the ceremony. Greater Zurich Area’s success as a business location and innovation region is an accomplishment by many brilliant individuals together. At the residence of Consul […]

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The underrated physical threat – Datacenters for Cryptocurrency

Traditionally finance and security go hand-in-hand, the image of a bank vault is one of the most commonly used to convey a sense of security and safety. The arrival of cryptocurrencies means that transactions are moving from traditional banking infrastructure into the public datacenter. Traditional currencies are of course held in highly secure vaults however […]

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Schaffhausen – a 20 year track-record of attracting and retaining international businesses

Historically characterised by heavy industry, the Canton of Schaffhausen has undergone a complete transformation in the past 20 years and is now a hub for advanced manufacturing and globally connected high-tech businesses. The Canton of Schaffhausen and its Economic Promotion Team are determined to ensure the region remains just as attractive to investors far into […]

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Zug goes digital

Zug-based companies from the fields of industry, FinTech and Life Sciences focus on digitalization. Increasing levels of digitalization have led to fundamental transformations and will be a contributing factor in structural changes in many industries. More and more companies operating in the core sectors of industry, FinTech and Life Sciences are going digital; this is […]

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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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