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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, 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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Un nouveau pas a été franchi, ce mardi 14 novembre 2023, dans le domaine de l’hydrogène dans le canton de Vaud avec la création du Réseau H2 Suisse Romande.
The RENT innovation prize, supported by the canton of Vaud, is aimed at companies active in the property sector (PropTech, CleanTech, FinTech, Construction). Do you have a disruptive solution for the property market? Then send in your application now and come and pitch in front of a professional jury on 24 January.
Focused on the technologies explicitly focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, or addressing the impacts of global warming, the forum will showcase up to 40 of the latest investment opportunities throughout the sector, feature an unrivalled forum programme giving first-hand insight and opinion from senior-level ClimateTech investors and experts and provide dedicated pre-arranged One-To-One meetings between all attende