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16.10.2019

Vaud-based startup Immersion4 wins ITU Telecom World

Under the broad theme of Innovating together, some 4000 delegates from 125 countries converged on Budapest for the ITU Telecom World 2019. The event wrapped up with the awards ceremony where a host of life-changing innovations were highlighted. The winner of the global SME excellence award comes from Switzerland: Immersion4, a company founded in 2017 and based in the Canton of Vaud. The company developed a new cooling solution for data centres which consume already more than 2% of the world’s electricity.

14.10.2019

Swiss Accelerators have joined forces for more international impact

In Switzerland, accelerators which provide start-ups with focused support play an important role in the start-up ecosystem. In order to coordonate their actions, strenghten their network and increase international impact, digitalswitzerland has initiated the Swiss Accelerator Network in 2018. One year after the launch, the outlook is positive. Currently 11 programmes are part of the Swiss Accelerator Network. They are sharing experiences and are working together on specific initiatives.

12.10.2019

Applications are now open for The Prix Strategis

Each year, HEC Espace Entreprise grants a prize of CHF 50'000 and media coverage all over Switzerland to the best start-up. The Strategis Award is organised by HEC Espace Entreprise, a students’ commitee from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland). It is aimed to all young Swiss start-up, which have a a product or a service already or soon to be implemented. Applications will be open until October 31.

11.10.2019

Multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on food and nutrition. The initiative will be launched in 2020 as the “Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley”, with the aim to further attract talent start ups and investment to the region.

10.10.2019

Sicpa entame la construction d’un campus à Prilly

Le leader des encres pour billets de banque investit 200 millions de francs pour un campus dédié à l'économie de la confiance ("trust economy" en anglais). Le site aura vocation à accueillir des entreprises et chercheurs du domaine. L'EPFL Innovation Park y aura aussi de nouveaux locaux permettant d'héberger des start-up.

08.10.2019

Le site d’Y-PARC se démarque parmi six concurrents européens

Y-PARC renforce son secteur des sciences de la vie avec l’arrivée de la multinationale ACG Inspection SA qui est déjà présente dans plus de 100 pays. L’entreprise, active dans l'industrie pharmaceutique, a choisi la Suisse parmi six pays européens, et prévoit de créer une cinquantaine d’emplois au sein du Parc Scientifique et
Technologique.

06.10.2019

Nouveau président du comité d’experts Alp ICT

Pascal Eichenberger, CEO de WinBIZ, assure la fonction de membre du comité d’experts Alp ICT depuis plusieurs années. Il a pris tout récemment la présidence du cluster suisse pour l'innovation digitale.

04.10.2019

New award sets Logmind on Growth course

Lausanne based Logmind recently convinced the jury members invited from Silicon Valley and became the winner of the GITA's Matching Grant Program by Government of Georgia. The startup led by Ketevani Zaridze will fly to New York at the end of the year for a Scrum & Agile certification program with three other finalists.

02.10.2019

Reprise de l'économie romande au 3ème trimestre

L'économie romande suit une dynamique positive, selon l'indicateur conjoncturel du CREA (Institut d'Economie Appliquée de l'UNIL). Cet indice s'établit à 100,8 points au 3ème trimestre, ce qui signifie que le PIB devrait atteindre sur la période considérée un niveau supérieur de 0,8% à sa tendance à long terme.