Navigation Links
Swiss biotech has quality of its big pharma, watch and chocolate industries

I had the good fortune to be in Zurich, Switzerland less than two weeks ago to visit with a number of Swiss biotech companies and the Swiss Biotech Association, as part of a mission of visiting American companies organized by the Swiss Business Hub here in Chicago.

This trip to Zurich was my first in 21 years (although I had been to Basel, Lausanne, and Gene......

Full article >>> of spectacular lakes). It borders France on the west, German on the North, Austria on the east, and Italy on the South. As a result, languages flow into and out of this country rather easily, and most Swiss speak at least 3 languages. Each section takes on some of the characteristics of the major country it borders, so in Geneva and Lausanne French is heavily spoken, in Lugano a lot of Italian, an......

Full article >>> llion (versus imports of about $135 billion), this is an exporting powerhouse.

But how does this translate into a biotech community? Well, the money is clearly there, and this is a community that has invested in U.S. biotech for some time (my own experience there goes back 10 years to raise money there). It helps that Switzerland is awash in financial institutions and funds. There is, of ......

Full article >>> e of the issues for producing a biotech community is having access to early stage capital. Although Switzerland is awash in money and financial institutions, its venture capital community (for biotech companies) is still emerging. Its biotech venture capital ranks about third in Europe with funding of a little over $155 million (2004), but this pales in comparison to Israel. Still, this funding ha......

Full article >>> edical device giant Medtronic in 1997 invested $37 million to build a state-of the art facility off of Lake Geneva as the company's international headquarters. This was followed up another $31 million investment to build additional manufacturing facilities and capability.

The Swiss equivalent of Silicon Valley is called Carbon Valley which is located in the Geneva-Lausanne corridor. It i......

Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Michael Rosen 03/27/06


Related biology technology :

1. Software ONE merges with Swiss firm
2. Swiss Colony implements Eskers FlyDoc
3. The state of global biotech: An Ernst & Young perspective
4. Olympics of biotechnology has international flavor
5. Getting noticed in Genetown: Wisconsin biotech on display
6. Madison biotech NimbleGen files for IPO; one of states best-funded firms
7. Wisconsin biotech firm receives $107K NIH grant
8. Manufacturing partnership will move into biotech and biomedical spaces
9. Wisconsin wont get Georgia biotech without a fight
10. The 10 biggest events shaping biotech in 2006
11. NimbleGen partners with UK biotech firm
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... in a published evaluation of multiple immunoassay-based threat detection technologies by researchers ... Laboratory, PathSensors’ CANARY® biosensor threat detection technology was found to have the ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... The Greater Gift Initiative, Inc , (GGI) ... Compass Research . GGI's mission is to advance global health and highlight the greater ... in honor of each clinical trial volunteer. The vision of GGI is to serve ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... SAN DIEGO and SAN FRANCISCO ... , a privately-held regenerative medicine company, and Beyond Type ... living with type 1 diabetes, today announced a grant ... develop a functional cure for type 1 and other ... decade, ViaCyte has been developing innovative stem cell-derived cell ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... Kendall Research Systems, LLC (KRS) clinical development program. KRS is a ... technology for research and clinical applications. The terms of the transaction were not ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/8/2017)... NEW YORK , Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... an individual,s voice to match it against a ... voice such as pitch, cadence, and tone are ... systems require minimal hardware installation, as most PCs ... remotely for different transactions. Voice recognition biometrics are ...
(Date:2/7/2017)... --  MedNet Solutions , an innovative SaaS-based eClinical technology ... is pleased to announce that the latest release of ... and award winning eClinical solution, is now available for ... a proven Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) clinical research technology platform that ... delivers an entire suite of eClinical tools to support ...
(Date:2/3/2017)... 2017 A new independent identity strategy consultancy ... (IdSP) . Designed to fill a critical niche in ... founding partners Mark Crego and Janice ... in identity expertise that span federal governments, the 9/11 ... Crego-Kephart combined expertise has a common theme born from ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):