KEY SECTORS

The canton of Vaud is home to over 1,200 hi-tech companies and some of the most highly-reputed research centers in Europe, working in such leading fields as life sciences, digital information technologies, nutrition and food, precision industries, energy and the environment.

A CENTER OF EXPERTISE

These various hubs bring together knowledge, specialized workers and infrastructures that are the envy of Europe, and they themselves benefit from strong political support for their development. The proximity of these centers of excellence helps to create multiple synergies that strengthen shared skills and knowledge.

Leading Industries

The canton of Vaud specializes in highly technology-based industries in a wide range of fields.

Energy & Environment

Precision Engineering

Nutrition & FoodTech

Information & Digital Technologies

Life Sciences & Health

Cross-disciplinary Activities

Alongside these leading fields – and further contributing to its overall appeal – the canton of Vaud is well positioned in cross-disciplinary activities.

Data Centers

Trading

Manufacturing

Research & Development

Scale-Ups

Headquarters

Innovation Domains

Looking ahead and aiming to help develop solutions for issues that future generations will encounter, the canton of Vaud is at the very top when it comes to the following innovation domains.

Aeronautics & Aerospace

AgriTech

Cybersecurity

Drones

Energy Efficiency

Immunology

LabTech & Diagnosis

Materials, Surfaces & Metrology

Neurotechnologies

Oncology

Robotics

Digital Health

EdTech

Sport Technologies

Digital Technologies