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Financial transparency Switzerland in the age of automatic exchange of banking information

A year ago, Switzerland began to pass on data on the bank accounts held by foreigners in Swiss banks to around 30 countries.

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Watchmaking

Time check Should Swiss watchmakers join forces to stay globally competitive?

As Baselworld continues to face difficulties, the Swiss watch-making industry needs a new platform to showcase its know-how.

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Pharma, biotechnology and agriculture

Swiss-made agrotech Swiss start-up leads the fight against food waste

A Swiss agrotech start-up has declared war on food waste with the development of a natural product that fights pathogenic fungi.

Gene therapy GE, Roche, Spark: flair for genes

The fear of missing out is a powerful motivator. Dealmaking in healthcare is often fuelled by a drive to outbid rivals for cutting-edge technology. 

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Technology, renewables and niche sectors

Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley Swiss set sights on becoming hub for food and nutrition innovation

Big players across industry and academia have come together to boost Switzerland’s reputation as a powerhouse for food and nutrition innovation.

Business environment Swiss businesses and start-ups set record in 2019

Entrepreneurs are thriving in Switzerland, with a record number of companies launched in 2019 and unprecedented investment pumped into start-ups.

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Energy Vault Revolutionary idea to store green power for the grid

Stacking blocks of concrete with a crane to store energy and use the force of gravity to keep producing electricity when renewable sources are ...

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Nouvo Made in Switzerland

What does it take to be able to proudly label a product as 'Made in Switzerland'?

Defining Swissness To be, or not to be, Swiss made

Goods with the ‘Swiss Made’ label have to meet stricter criteria since the beginning of the year to protect the use of the ‘Swiss’ name in products.

Cocoa kings The pioneers of Switzerland’s ‘Chocolate Revolution’

How did a country without a single homegrown cocoa bean become one of the world’s leading chocolate manufacturers?

An existential label 'The Swiss made label reaps billions of francs for Swiss watchmaking'

A new law that has come into force will define whether your Swiss watch really is Swiss after all.

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Baselworld 2017 Six things you should know about the watchmaking industry

Why is Switzerland so dominant in this sector? How many Swiss watchmakers are there? Is Rolex the best known brand?