On the road in Korea

Koreans are experts at change. Hardly any other society has achieved so much in such a short time (only a few decades). Now, Korean companies are globalizing more actively than ever, supported by government and cluster organizations encouraging Korean start-ups and SME to establish a presence abroad. The Korean market with its 50 million inhabitants […]

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Zurich’s clusters are gaining in importance

Future-oriented clusters such as life sciences, ICT and finance are developing very successfully in the Canton of Zurich. This is revealed in a new study by the Canton of Zurich’s Office for Economy and Labour. The high density of innovative companies and start-ups, world-class research and educational facilities as well as international accessibility all play […]

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Digitization: Taking the Right Steps

Digitization is exceedingly in a process of growth – and thereby fundamentally changing the way we think, act and interact. This transformation has not bypassed the financial industry, either. The fintech sector is gaining more ground and poses great challenges for banks. Fintech is an abbreviated term for financial technology. It often refers to a new […]

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Digital Talent for the Future of the Greater Zurich Area

The future is digital – and that applies to Zurich, as well. The Greater Zurich Area has entered into a partnership with the Digital Festival and HackZurich to encourage talented young people and promote the advantages of the Zurich business region for ICT companies. The congenial winning team of the GZA Prize at this year’s […]

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Native Speakers of INNOVATION: Top Regions of Europe

Competition between business locations is growing and new rivals come into play. In April 2015 international experts participated in the conference “Communications actions in today’s city branding & marketing” organized by San Sebastian Development Agency, to discuss challenges in positioning cities and regions in a globalized (or digitized) world. Greater Zurich Area AG was invited […]

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What gives a business location a capacity for innovation?

I am frequently confronted with this question in my daily life. Be it at our recent innovation seminar in Silicon Valley, in conversations with local representatives of industry or potential investors, the pressure for companies to innovate is palpable and ever-present – especially in today’s world. That is why locations and regions advertise that they […]

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