CCI France Suisse: Forum d’Affaires Franco-Suisse

Friday, 17 July 2015

24 septembre 2015, GenèveVéritable plateforme d’information et de rencontre d’affaires pour les entreprises françaises et suisses souhaitant s’implanter et se développer sur l’un et l’autre des marchés, cet événement rassemble, chaque année, plus de 250 participants!Tables-rondes, programmes de rendez-vous personnalisés et qualifiés ainsi qu’un village d’experts sont au programme!Inscrivez-vous!Informations et contact: www.fafs.ch

Swiss scientists develop breakthrough neuroimaging technique

A team of researchers from EPFL and the University of Geneva has developed a new medical imaging technique that could help with the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.Since functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) came into widespread use in the 1990s, doctors have been able to identify patterns of neural activity by measuring blood flow to […]

Valais at the forefront of energy research

Abengoa, one of the leading solar energy companies, has just joined the Energypolis site in Sion. This partnership will finance cutting-edge research in photovoltaic technologies.Abengoa, an international company employing 30,000 people in 80 countries, will establish a research unit at the EPFL Valais Wallis – a permanent EPFL outpost in the Canton of Valais. The company […]

Save the date: BioAlps Networking Day 2015

Thursday, 16 July 2015

The theme of this year’s BioAlps Networking Day will be "Proteins and Peptides: from the Dishplate to Pharma". Join the discussion!Date: 28 October 2015, 8 am to 2 pmVenue: SwissTech Convention Center, LausanneOrganizer: BioAlpsLanguage: French & EnglishFor more information and to register click here.

Celgene thrives in the Canton of Neuchâtel

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

U.S. biotech Celgene plans to expand its operations in the Canton of Neuchâtel with a brand new campus.Multinational biopharma company Celgene chose Boudry in the Canton of Neuchâtel for its international headquarters in 2005. The company has been growing in the canton ever since, and recently disclosed the plans for its new campus in Couvet. […]

Biogen to invest one billion francs in Switzerland

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

US biotech giant Biogen will open a state-of-the-art production plant in Switzerland. 400 jobs are expected to be created starting from 2019.Biogen will invest one billion francs in Switzerland to build one of the most advanced biotech production plants in the world. Located in the canton of Solothurn, the new site should be operational by […]

The Federal Council launches three new National Research Programmes

Thursday, 25 June 2015

The Federal Council has launched the following three new National Research Programmes (NRPs): “Medical care”, “Antimicrobial resistance” and “Big data”. It has mandated the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) to implement these programmes, which are expected to lead to significant progress in the health and data management fields. The duration of these programmes is five […]

IMD and Cisco join forces on digital business transformation

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

The IMD-Cisco Global Center for Digital Business Transformation was inaugurated on Tuesday. Located on IMD’s campus in Lausanne, it aims to become a world-leading hub of research and innovation.Back in March, top-ranked business school IMD had announced a contribution of $10 million from Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, to create the […]

The medtech world gets together in Lausanne

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

The top 20 medtech and top 20 digital health companies in Europe will have the opportunity to network with key international investors at next week’s Healthtech Summit in Lausanne.The 6th edition of the Healthtech Summit will take place in Lausanne on June 30 – July 1, 2015. For the first time since its launch in […]

The art of watchmaking, Valais’ little-known asset

Friday, 19 June 2015

Best known for its outstanding quality of life and vibrant life sciences cluster, Valais is also home to internationally recognized watchmaking firms.Valais is generally known for the grandeur of its landscapes, its exceptional climate, its living traditions and the dynamism of its life sciences and ICT clusters. However, it is also an important center with […]