Artificial intelligence in the Greater Zurich Area

Artificial intelligence will one day surpass human intelligence. In the case of repetitive work, we have got used to machines performing the work more quickly and reliably, softwares quickly delivering corresponding results when searching the Internet, and assistance systems making driving safer and more relaxed. But what does it look like when the machine starts […]

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B3i – Blockchain research cooperation of the insurance industry comes to Zurich and moves into Trust Square

A global research cooperation between insurance companies has founded B3i Services AG a Zurich based that aims to advance blockchain technology in the insurance industry. The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative (B3i) consists of 15 leading insurance groups such as Swiss Re, Zurich, Munich Re, Allianz, Generali and Aegon. B3i presented the first prototype of a […]

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From MedTech Manager to BioTech Entrepreneur

Successful entrepreneurs who become start-up investors and ultimately creative young entrepreneurs themselves are not only to be found in San Francisco and in fast-paced TV formats. You can also find them in the Greater Zurich Area. One of them is Dr. Arne-C. Faisst, founder of abc biopply ag in Solothurn.  The virologist, who comes from Germany, worked […]

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Ein kleines Mekka für Innovationshungrige

The Swiss Aerospace Cluster In Mollis, Glarus Nord (Bild: Rino Zigerlig) Glarus – innovativ? Tatsache oder Wunschdenken? «Von beidem etwas», meint der kantonale Wirtschaftsförderer und versucht, Glarus zu erklären. Wer hätte gedacht, dass der kleine Kanton in der Greater Zurich Area schweizweit die höchste Dichte an Technologiefirmen hat – etwa aus den Bereichen Kunststofftechnik, Maschinen- […]

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LSZ Impact – Translational Medicine in Zurich

The Life Science Zurich (LSZ) Business Network, together with the Business and Economic Development of the Canton of Zurich, the University of Zurich as well as the Bio-Technopark Schlieren-Zurich organized the first LSZ Impact Conference on Translational Medicine. 300 participants attended the event which took place at the Technopark Zurich on January 22nd 2018, thereof 50% […]

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Recruitment trends in the Swiss blockchain space

If there is one place in the world that embodies the emergence of the Blockchain industry, it is undeniably the Greater Zurich Area with its ‘Crypto Valley’. At the time of writing this article, buzz words like blockchain, distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and other ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) are making the headlines. However, the […]

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