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US company invests in Zurich 3D technology

| Szilvana Spett, GreaterZurichArea/Café Europe
US company invests in Zurich 3D technology
An American high-tech company has acquired the 3D division of the Zurich-based start-up Dacuda. According to an article, the buyer is Magic Leap, a leader in the field of virtual reality. More…

Successful dual education system: Swiss professionals are among the best in the world

| Corinne Ari, S-GE
Successful dual education system: Swiss professionals are among the best in the world
The young Swiss professionals are among the world’s best. This is due to Switzerland’s dual education system, which allows everybody to have career opportunities and to succeed at work. This is proven by a recent study. More…

ETH researchers advance machine learning

| Szilvana Spett, Greater Zurich Area/Café Europe
ETH researchers advance machine learning
Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a method that allows computers to categorise data, even when humans do not know what this categorisation might look like. The method could assist pharmacologists when using large molecular databases. More…

More methane from organic waste

| Paul Felber AKOMAG Corporate Communications AG
More methane from organic waste
Methane yields from biowaste can be significantly increased using technology developed at the PSI (Paul Scherer Institute) in canton Aargau. More…

maxon motor builds an Innovation Center

| Paul Felber, AKOMAG Corporate Communications AG
maxon motor builds an Innovation Center
maxon motor company in Sachseln, canton Obwalden, is building an Innovation Center for the development and production of microdrives. More…

Universities open data science centre

| Szilvana Spett, GreaterZurichArea/Cafeé Europe
Universities open data science centre
The Federal Institutes of Technology in Zurich and Lausanne are opening a joint National Centre for Data Science. The initiative is designed to make Switzerland globally competitive in the field of data science. More…

Dexcom Suisse GmbH is coming to canton Lucerne

| Paul Felber
Dexcom Suisse GmbH is coming to canton Lucerne
Dexcom, the global company, has formed an affiliate in Horw, canton Lucerne. More…

Research and innovation in Switzerland 2016: first detailed report out

| Corinne Ari, S-GE
Research and innovation in Switzerland 2016: first detailed report out
The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has released its first comprehensive report on research and innovation in Switzerland. The report gives insight into the Swiss research and innovation landscape, reveals comparisons between countries and regions and analyses specific topics in scientific studies. More…

Cellestia Biotech successfully closes 8 million seed financing round

| Szilvana Spett, BaselArea/Café Europe
Cellestia Biotech successfully closes 8 million seed financing round
The Basel-based biopharmaceutical company Cellestia Biotech closed a CHF 8 million seed financing round. The funds will help Cellestia advance its lead cancer treatment CB-103 to the clinical development stage. More…

Swiss government to ease fintech regulations and encourage market entry for firms

| S-GE Newsroom
Swiss government to ease fintech regulations and encourage market entry for firms
During its meeting on 1 February 2017, the Federal Council initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area. The revision should ensure that barriers to market entry for fintech firms are reduced and that the competitiveness of the Swiss financial centre is enhanced. The consultation will last until 8 May 2017. More…
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