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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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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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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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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