UBS to open a Business Solution Center in Biel

Thursday, 1 June 2017

As from the end of 2018, some 600 employees will be working in the new regional center for back-office, IT and support services.

China grains giant COFCO expands its presence in Switzerland

Monday, 15 May 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of COFCO International’s Global Corporate and Trading Headquarters in Geneva was signed in Beijing on 13 May 2017.

Swiss genome center opens in Geneva

Thursday, 11 May 2017
Campus Biotech in Geneva

Thanks to this national genomics hub, Switzerland will have greater DNA sequencing capacity than any other country in Europe.

Chinese nutrition firm Biostime chooses Geneva to go international

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

The Biostime Institute for Nutrition and Care (BINC) is the group’s first research platform outside of China.

CERN inaugurates new particle accelerator

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Linac 4 will become the first step in CERN’s accelerator chain, enabling the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to deliver more intense proton beams to the experiments.

SolarStratos takes off for maiden flight

Friday, 5 May 2017

The first manned, solar powered stratospheric aircraft in history took to the skies for the first time in Payerne, Switzerland.

Richemont opens a Research and Innovation Center in Neuchâtel

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Based within the Microcity pole, the new center will serve as an innovation incubator for the luxury group, and promote knowledge and experience sharing between its Maisons.

A new milestone for cell biology and microscopy

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

EPFL spin-off Nanolive has launched the first holo-tomographic fluorescent microscope in the world. The 3D Cell Explorer-fluo offers groundbreaking insights into living cells, in motion and in 3D.

Breaking new ground in tumor diagnosis and treatment

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

SWAN Isotopen runs one of Europe’s most modern commercial radioisotope production facilities on the campus of Bern University Hospital. Its products are used for tumor diagnosis and therapy monitoring.

Interview with Thomas Bohn, Executive Director of the GGBa

Monday, 27 March 2017
Thomas Bohn

The Executive Director of Western Switzerland’s investment promotion agency elaborates on the unique assets the region has to offer, and highlights the strong pro-business mindset of the Swiss people.