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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.
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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Tested and launched in the second half of 2020, FIT Investors has the dual objective of facilitating contact between qualified and recognized investors and start-ups supported by FIT (Foundation for Technological Innovation) that are in the process of raising funds.
Relying on its long agricultural tradition, the canton of Vaud has seen the agri-food sector develop over a century ago with the creation of Nestlé in 1905. Since then, the local foodtech ecosystem has become a world reference in sustainable food and nutrition innovation.
This year programme will include HealthTech Innovation Day, focusing on Investment & Partnership in MedTech and Digital Health, and Pandemic Response Day, focusing on new developments in tackling pandemic. Keynotes and panels from industry leaders as well as over 20 corporate presentations by public, private and growth companies, await you.
Lors de ce Digital Journey, les gagnants du prix 2020 seront révélés. Découvrez les « Success Stories » de projets de collaboration entre les instituts académiques, les centres de recherche et les PME suisses, ainsi que les divers outils de l’innovation proposés par le CSEM et l’EPFL.
This global bio-pharma industry event will address through its programme the main challenges for 2021 in investment, partnering and alliance management. Key players contribute their insights in panels which cover the macro picture as well as innovation in different therapeutic sectors.