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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Brexit – (k)ein Thema für die GZA?

Kaum war im Frühsommer der Ausgang des EU-Referendums in Grossbritannien bekannt, beurteilten Politiker, Kommentatoren und Standortvermarkter weltweit die Chancen Londons als Wirtschaftsstandort neu. In den nachfolgenden Wochen gingen einzelne Städte, Länder und mitunter sogar Regierungen dazu über, offensiv Firmen aus Grossbritannien und spezifisch aus London abzuwerben. Selbstredend hat auch die GZA mögliche Chancen und Gefahren […]

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Solar Modules Replace Turbochargers

A country needs visionaries – and so does the canton of Solothurn as a business location. The municipality of Deitingen, located near the city of Solothurn, is celebrating the arrival of three visionary entrepreneurs: Markus Gisler, Terence Hänni and Daniel Sägesser. They are the founders and directors of Megasol Energie AG, the largest solar module […]

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