Innovation and technology

Continuous innovation and a highly trained workforce represent the most important capital for a country like Switzerland, which has scant natural resources. Additional assets include a healthy capital market, a broad offering of financial and insurance products and services, as well as long term economic and monetary stability.

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SME Export Outlook Q1 2017: The top export markets for 2017

China and the USA look set to be the fastest-growing export markets for Swiss exporters in 2017. This expectation was expressed by the Swiss SMEs questioned in the latest export sentiment survey conducted by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE). Export sentiment among Swiss SMEs at the start of the first quarter of 2017 has climbed to its highest level in two years. Meanwhile, Credit Suisse’s ranking of the ten most promising export markets for 2017 places all of them in the Far East, with two exceptions: Norway and Poland. The current foreign demand situation looks the best it has in five years, according to the Credit Suisse Export Barometer. More…

Turkey: Opportunities for Swiss SMEs in construction of hospital

Turkey: Opportunities for Swiss SMEs in construction of hospital
The EBRD has announced backing for a 288 million-euro bond ($305 million) to finance a state-of-the-art hospital campus in the eastern Turkish province of Elazığ. More…

Swissness: How SMEs are able to monetize their Swiss roots

Swissness: How SMEs are able to monetize their Swiss roots
Following long consultations and broad discussions, at the beginning of 2017 the trademark regulation of "Swissness" finally comes into force. Stephan Feige, one or the originators of the "Swissness Worldwide" study and an expert on the reputation of Switzerland in the wider world, discusses the benefit of the Swiss designation of origin. More…

Turkey: Bids for bridge construction in January 2017

Turkey: Bids for bridge construction in January 2017
Turkey to seek bids for $3 billion bridge over the Dardanelles in January 2017. The construction industry remains a leg for the Turkish economy to stand on, as the highness of its return in particular keeps the demand high for units for investments. More…

Business opportunities for swiss fintech companies in russia

Business opportunities for swiss fintech companies in russia
Global Opportunities: In Russia, many people do not trust the Russian finance system and prefer to use the services of foreign banks or other financial service providers. Any Swiss wealth management company may exploit the deficit for trust in the Russian personal finance and wealth management market. More…

Turkey: Opportunities for Swiss SMEs in highway infrastructure project

Turkey: Opportunities for Swiss SMEs in highway infrastructure project
New highway project connecting Istanbul to Aegean region. The Turkish government has started to canvass public opinion regarding a major new highway project connecting Istanbul to the northern Aegean region. More…

Turkey: Construction Sector Opportunities

Turkey: Construction Sector Opportunities
Global Opportunities: Historic Istanbul district by Bosphorus to get facelift. The construction industry remains a possible leg for the Turkish economy to stand on, as the highness of its return in particular keeps the demand high for units for investments.  More…

Liquidity for Swiss exporters

Liquidity for Swiss exporters
On 1 January 2007, the Swiss Export Risk Insurance SERV superseded the Export Risk Guarantee ERG. SERV’s ten-year anniversary provides an opportunity to take an in-depth look at one of the most important updates – the introduction of so-called liquidity products. More…

Trade Industries and Associations

review of Swiss industry associations. More…

Success Stories

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    The technology company has established a logistics organization in Warsaw with the help of S-GE, gaining new customers in the energy and industry market.

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    Since 2008, Züger Frischkäse AG, based in Oberbüren, St. Gallen, has been supplying specialty organic retailers in Germany with organic lactose-free dairy products: Mozzarella, cream cheese, curd cheese, mascarpone, goat’s cheese and butter. The distinctive green bar with the label “lactose-free” on Züger products has become the hallmark for the symptom-free consumption of dairy products.
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    Nobody in Europe buys more sunglasses than the Italians. With INVU, the Swiss Eyewear Group has been wowing the Italian “impulse buyer segment” (under 80 francs purchase price) since 2014. A market specific children's range with “zoomed down” adult glasses helped to open doors.
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    ViDi Systems SA distributes the first ready-to-use software suite for industrial image analysis based on deep learning. The program learns independently and makes its own decisions in the blink of an eye. The ViDi software finds faults in machine parts, welds, solar panels or on complex textiles. It is now being intensively tested by well-known U.S. companies or is already in use. 
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    The family company Peter Moog und Cie AG produces the world's most innovative cleaning systems for wine barrels and tanks. The success in French viticulture is expected to also expedite the business of container cleaners in other industrial sectors.
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    Frauenfeld-based Sky-Frame AG is a specialist for frameless sliding windows. In 2014, the company opened a U.S. branch with its own showroom. American builders with high demands on design and quality love the frameless sliding windows “Made in Switzerland”. 
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    Expomobilia specializes in exhibition stand construction and creative brand presentation in three dimensions. For Chinese SUV manufacturer Great Wall Motors with its HAVAL brand at the Shanghai Auto Show 2015, Expomobilia occupied an area of 3,000 square meters.
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    After participating on a Trade Mission with S-GE to the Silicon Valley, Safe Host successfully initiated new contacts to US companies. Meanwhile, the Data-Hosting company is investing in a new Data-Center in Gland to enlarge their capacities. 

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    Thanks to successful contract negotiations with the supplier of the TRACcess system, SAFOS AG can continue to provide its Swiss customers with the best possible service in future.

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    With the support of the Swiss Business Hub in New York, the Zurich start-up Starmind quickly found investors, concluded customer contracts and opened up a new branch office.

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

SWISS Pavilion @ Rotorcraft Asia 2017

April 18 - 20, 2017 - Singapore
Singapore, ASEAN/Singapore

SWISS Pavilion @ Hannover Messe, Energy 2017

April 24 - 28, 2017 - Hannover
Hannover, Germany

SWISS Pavilion @ Hannover Messe 2017, Research & Technology

April 24 - 28, 2017 - Hannover
Hannover, Germany

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