The canton of Vaud is the main center for research and innovation in Switzerland and is one of the wealthiest regions in the world. Science and industry work hand in hand thanks to the presence of globally renowned universities and research centers.
The largest French-speaking region of Switzerland is located at the heart of Europe, in a particularly safe and secure environment at the foot of the Alps and on the shores of Lake Geneva. As well as breath-taking landscapes, it offers a multitude of sporting and family activities and a quality of life recognized – and envied! – the world over.
Industry in Vaud is based on expertise handed down over many generations, which has seen plenty of prime examples of firms earning a reputation for "Swiss Made" quality through the years.
The canton of Vaud is a leading European hub in terms of technology and innovation, most notably in research and development.
A dense network of schools and universities of global renown have placed the canton of Vaud at the forefront of education and research.
A pioneer in the management of autonomous vehicle fleets, scale-up Bestmile now sells its technology to be used in many cities in Switzerland and around the world.
Combagroup uses new environmentally-friendly technologies including a mobile aeroponic system that is unique in the world. Lettuce and aromatic herbs are sprayed with water and nutrients using retractable vertical nozzles.
DEPsys has developed a smart grid management solution. Building on its robust growth in Switzerland, DEPsys now aims to expand globally.
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n the space of a few months, the coronavirus pandemic managed to sweep away all economic forecasts and brought economies around the world to their knees. After the health arm wrestling, the economic arm wrestling has begun. The economic recession is already evident. In April, exports fell by 29% compared to the previous year. From March to May, 5,000 people were unemployed. Find out more about the economic situation in the Vaud economy,
Supported by Innovaud for the installation of its production site and its European headquarters in the region, Incyte announced last night the opening of its new European headquarters in the heart of the historic city of Morges (news in French).
The Digital Novel Coronavirus Investment Forum is a forward-looking analysis of the revolution in healthcare caused by the pandemic and the consequent exciting drive for innovation in the Life Sciences, HealthTech and Digital sectors.
The programme for the promotion of the regional timber sector is pleased to invite you to the presentation of the study "Analysis of the land and real estate needs of companies in the timber sector in the canton of Vaud". Register now !
Innovation happens where business,design, and tech meet. Innovation Today is the biggest innovation event in Switzerland with the legends Alexander Osterwalder, Jake Knapp, Yves Pigneur! They will share real-life stories, case studies, practical tools and methods that inspire thousands of innovation leaders and the world's most innovative companies.
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