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Innovation Zurich celebrates debut

The location promotion agency for the canton of Zurich, the Greater Zurich Area, and the Innovation Park Zurich have launched the Innovation Zurich platform. It aims to provide companies with a place for networking, orientation, and news on the subject of innovation.

On May 5, the Division of Economic and Business Development of the Canton of Zurich, Greater Zurich Area Ltd (GZA) and the Innovation Park Zurich inaugurated their platform: Innovation Zurich.
On May 5, the Division of Economic and Business Development of the Canton of Zurich, Greater Zurich Area Ltd (GZA) and the Innovation Park Zurich inaugurated their platform: Innovation Zurich. Image credit: Kanton Zürich, Alessandro Fischer

On May 5, the location promotion agency for the canton of Zurich, the Greater Zurich Area, and the Innovation Park Zurich inaugurated their platform: Innovation Zurich. The event at the Innovation Park in Dübendorf in the canton of Zurich was opened by member of the cantonal government Carmen Walker Späh in front of a high-ranking audience, the cantonal location promotion agency writes in a corresponding press release. Innovation Zurich aims to provide organizations and companies with a place for networking, orientation, and news on the subject of innovation.

Thomas Gemperle, Co-Founder & Creative Director of Scewo AG, explains in a video embedded in the press release: “Innovation Zurich offers the opportunity for founders like me to enter into interesting collaborations and find the right partners in the area of smart systems.” Gregory Hintz from Sevensense presented his company’s technology based on artificial intelligence at the opening event. This can be used to enable robots to autonomously navigate various environments. Philipp Monnier of WayRay explained why his company had settled in Zurich. Further innovative projects were explored during the networking reception, including those from KYBURZ Switzerland AGddrobotecLimbic Life, the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, and the Highland-Lynxes robotics team.

“Many exciting makers’ tales” are to follow over the next few weeks, Innovation Zürich has announced on LinkedIn. At the same time, the platform is urging organizations and companies to register and publicize their own news and events.

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