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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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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The Canton of Zug is an International Hotspot for Life Science

The life science sector is one of the most important industries in the Canton of Zug. Many well-known companies like Roche, Novartis, Biogen or Johnson&Johnson have their international headquarter in Zug. The cluster generates many favorable effects like the high availability of talents. Switzerland is one of Europe’s most established life science locations. The country […]

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A Battle Fought and Won for the Aerial Cableway – and for Tourism in the Region

Imagine: a highly exclusive club and Solothurn’s landmark mountain right in the middle. The watson online portal recently announced the 13 best lookout points in the country under the title “Where Switzerland is even more beautiful than it already is”. In addition to classics such as Muottas Muragl in Engadine and the panorama trail on […]

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4 Medtech Experts – Innovation Methods & Tools

Health Tech Cluster Switzerland (HTCS), the Swiss Medtech Expo (SMTE) and partners invite medtech experts to different events held four times a year. Exciting content about how to develop innovations is shared at these further education and networking events organized under the title “4 Medtech Experts – Innovation Methods & Tools” . The first event […]

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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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