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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Digital Society Initiative – The Competence Centre on Digitalization at the University of Zurich

The subject is a constant hot topic: The digitalization is fundamentally changing science and society. This process challenges existing paradigms, enables novel approaches for research and teaching, and requires new competences in a rapidly changing society. It is the duty of all scientific disciplines and society as a whole to critically reflect on and shape […]

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Successful Crypto Valley in the Greater Zurich Area

Blockchain has long been more than just the technology behind the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. It is regarded as being the very innovation, which could have a decisive impact on a number of different areas of society. Blockchain technology allows digital assets (content) to be transferred in a simple, cost-effective and efficient manner. The management of currencies, […]

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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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