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"Greater Lausanne Region ranked 11th emerging ecosystem!

The Startup Genome Report ranks the world's top 40 ecosystems, emerging ecosystems and a broader regional ranking. It does this by analysing data from over 4.5 million companies across more than 300 entrepreneurial innovation ecosystems.


Discover the GENILEM IA platform

GENILEM IA, a generative artificial intelligence platform dedicated to business creators, makes it possible to obtain critical feedback from investors in few seconds, determine key questions for market research or identify typical customers for a product.


The Musée de la mécanique d'art et du patrimoine de Sainte-Croix opens its doors

The result of the merger of three local museums - the Centre international de la mécanique d'art (CIMA), the Musée des arts et des sciences (MAS) and the Musée Baud - the Musée de la mécanique d'art et du patrimoine de Sainte-Croix (MuMAPS) opened its doors after more than two years of renovation. And inside, the first visitors were mechanical professionals.


Venture Leaders Cleantech brings 10 Swiss startups to Munich from November 4-8

What to expect: a week of intensive networking, business development and investor pitching and an exclusive opportunity to get to know international industry experts as a member of the “Swiss National Startup team”!
Apply until June 23rd for one of the 10 highly coveted slots. A program organized by Venturelab and supported by the Canton of Vaud and other partners


Center Patronal launches EasyStart to support business start-ups

EasyStart is a new tool designed to support entrepreneurs, free of charge, in the creation and development of their business, from legal and financial aspects to marketing and human resources management. Discover the platform!


The PERL awards recognize a project of a super drone serving energy infrastructure.

The Trophée Lausanne Région (CHF 50,000), was awarded to Elythor (Lausanne) for its drone capable of maintaining and checking the condition of energy infrastructures on land as well as at sea. 3 companies each received an Innovation Prize of CHF 10,000: (Prilly), Ex Nunc Intelligence (Ecublens), and Uzufly (Ecublens). The Jury's Special Prize (CHF 10,000) was awarded to Atipikey (Lausanne).
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PERL 2024 Prize winners announced

The Prix Entreprendre Lausanne Région (PERL) contributes to the creation and maintenance of jobs in the Lausanne region. The five projects selected by the jury are : ATIPIKEY, inclusion services for and by neuroatypical people;, AI to help, structure and guarantee sensitive and complex exchanges privacy; Elythor, a drone capable of checking the state of energy infrastructures in extreme conditions; Ex Nunc Intelligence, an argumentative answer to a complex legal question in a matter of seconds; and Uzufly, 3D city modeling by drone.
Vote for your favorite to win the People's Choice Award!
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Insights into the economy and emerging trends in French-speaking Switzerland

Through their presence in the field, platinn's coaching services are witnesses to the changes taking place. Each year, platinn's cantonal offices and management identify emerging trends and their impact on the economic fabric of French-speaking Switzerland. Interview with Patrick Albert, platinn director since 2021.


2023 annual report for Vaud Economic Affairs

Performance and stability are the hallmarks of Vaud's economic development strategy, with an increasing emphasis on sustainability. (in French)