We Grow Innovation
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, research centers and companies, providing entrepreneurs with endless possibilities for innovation.
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.
CleanGreens 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.
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.
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Alliance launches Source d'Innovation, a competition that offers its members the opportunity to develop innovative projects with a University. The 10 pre-selected projects will be invited to present their concept during the General Assembly on November 16 at the EPFL Innovation Park.
Founded in 1950, the multinational biopharmaceutical company Ferring Pharmaceuticals has joined the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). With its international headquarters in Saint-Prex (Vaud), Ferring is at the heart of life sciences innovation in Western Switzerland and will join local players in supporting local innovation.
Canton de Vaud and Tech Tour are delighted to present you the first edition of Tech Tour Sports Programme! Are you brave enough to take part in the leading Sports Programme in Europe? Join us to face the best investors and entrepreneurs coming from all across Europe, and create long-lasting relations with them.
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With 8 years of history, the Tech Tour Alpine Programme is focused on helping innovative technology companies in the Alpine region to exchange contacts, secure growth, and investment by working together with peers, experts and active investors in building lasting business co-operations.
With 12 years of history, the Tech Tour Health programme is focused on helping innovative health companies in exchanging contacts and securing growth and investments by working together with peers, experts and active investors.