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.
DEPsys has developed a smart grid management solution. Building on its robust growth in Switzerland, DEPsys now aims to expand globally.
A biopharmaceutical company which develops and markets solutions in the sectors of reproductive and maternal health, urology, gastroenterology, and endocrinology. It was originally founded in Sweden and set up business in the Vaud municipality of Saint-Prex in 2006.
MindMaze is a spin-off from the EPFL which has revolutionized neurological treatment. The start-up’s neurological retraining system is behind its rise to prominence in the unicorn category, i.e., new companies worth over a billion dollars.
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Innosuisse will launch this fall its new «Scale-up Coaching» program. With a voucher system, young companies will have the possibility to choose their coach themselves based on their specific needs. The voucher, worth CHF 75'000, will be valid for 2 years and will be available for companies with at least 5 full-time employees with science-based activities and a very strong potential for growth.
Fresenius Kabi SwissBioSim, a Fresenius Kabi company, opened a new research and development center for biosimilars in Eysins, Switzerland. The R&D center, in which the healthcare company has invested about €15 million, will strengthen Fresenius Kabi’s capability to enable access to modern biosimilar treatment options for patients worldwide.
Mature markets are the backbone of the international activities of almost every Swiss company. While competition is fierce and there are many political upheavals these days in Europe, America, and the industrialized countries of Asia, it is in the interest of SMEs to continue to expand or to start new business in mature markets because they bring assets to the table!
Hôtel Royal Savoy, Lausanne
Ce séminaire, proposé par OSM Romandie, explore la gestion du capital humain comme base du développement économique de l'entreprise du futur. Paolo Ruggeri, entrepreneur et PDG de OSM International, interviendra pour discuter le potentiel économique d'une meilleure gestion des collaborateurs.
Musée olympique, Lausanne
The 8th edition of the AHVF, organized by Tech Tour, convenes 50 Swiss and International investors, over 40 presenting companies from the Alpine region and more than 120 attendees.
Aquatis Hotel & Conference Center, Lausanne
Free tickets for PME & Startups