Y-a-t-il un miracle Suisse ?

Friday, 27 December 2013

« Y-a-t-il un miracle Suisse ? »C’est la question posée par le magazine de France2 « Un œil sur la planète » dans son édition de décembre 2013.A travers 4 reportages, ce magazine décrypte ce qui fait le succès de la Suisse aujourd’hui.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiFaf7zxvEQ

Ad Valem, 1er lauréat du Prix croisé de l’Ambassadeur

Friday, 13 December 2013

Créé pour valoriser les partenariats d’affaires entre sociétés françaises et suisses, le 1er Prix croisé de l’Ambassadeur a été remis le 12 décembre 2013 à Paris par l’Ambassadeur de Suisse en France, Monsieur Jean-Jacques de Dardel.C’est une société accompagnée depuis 2010 par le Greater Geneva Berne area et la promotion économique du canton du Valais […]

WEF Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014: Switzerland #1 for fifth year running

Switzerland has again been named the most competitive country in the world in the annual survey released by the World Economic Forum. Singapore ranked second, Finland third, Germany fourth and the US fifth.More information:www.swissinfo.ch/eng/swiss_news/Switzerland_tops_field_in_competitiveness_.html?cid=36815206www.weforum.org/issues/global-competitiveness/index.html

Open Innovations Forum

Friday, 18 October 2013

Open Innovations Forum is to be held in Moscow on October 31, 2013 to November 2, 2013. The event is dedicated to emerging technologies and innovations worldwide. The Forum became a global discussion platform for innovators, venture capitalists, politicians and academia. The Forum is organized by the leading Russian development institutions and the Government of […]

BioAlps Networking Day

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

This national / international event will focus on the foremost research in nutrition and health science.Every year, BioAlps organizes the BioAlps Networking Day about different topics: 2009: Infectious Diseases2010: Personalised Medicine2011: BioAlps, 10 ans au service des sciences de la vie2012: L’avenir de notre place industrielleThis year, this national/international event will focus on the foremost […]

The most competitive country in the world

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Switzerland has again been named the most competitive country in the world in an annual survey released on Wednesday by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum. Singapore ranked second, Finland third, Germany fourth and the US fifth.For more information:http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/swiss_news/Switzerland_tops_field_in_competitiveness_.html?cid=36815206http://www.weforum.org/issues/global-competitiveness/index.html

Switzerland’s Idiap Research Institute launched two disruptive speech recognition innovations

Monday, 19 August 2013

Western Switzerland, August 19, 2013.Koemei, a spin-off of Idiap Research Institute, invented a high-precision speech recognition algorithm; this new application also generates an accurate text transcript from any video. As emphasized by Temitope Ola, CEO of Koemei, “transcripts can be manually amended, are searchable, and can be shared among various users.”Koemei’s innovative tool started to […]

In the Global Innovation Index 2013, Switzerland Keeps its Top Spot.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The core of the GII Report consists of a ranking of world economies’ innovation capabilities and results. Recognizing the key role of innovation as a driver of economic growth and prosperity, and the need for a broad horizontal vision of innovation applicable to developed and emerging economies, the GII includes indicators that go beyond the […]

New IMD’s World Competitiveness Yearbook

Friday, 7 June 2013

Top 3 are US, Switzerland and Hong Kong! It is the best results ever for Switzerland.Key attractiveness factors of Switzerland include:Fiscal discipline (i.e. the “debt brake” as discussed during the last GGBa week);Macro-economic constancy and predictability;Investment incentives attractive to foreign investors;Labor regulations which stimulate economic activities;Competitive tax regime;High level of education which promotes all fields […]

Smart Living Lab: a future research center at the blueFACTORY site in Fribourg in collaboration with EPFL

Thursday, 25 April 2013

On April 23, 2013, the government of Fribourg and the EPFL signed an in-principle agreement for the creation of a research center in the field of Smart Living (Intelligent Buildings) at the blueFACTORY site, the futuristic innovation and technology park in the heart of Fribourg.The future research center, called the “Smart Living Lab”, will bring […]