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09/03/2016 March 19, 2016, Radisson Blu Hotel Congress Center, Vilnius, Lithuania More

FinTech in Russia – how does it work?

05/02/2016 Globally, FinTech is an industry pushing out banks owing to its innovative nature, operational efficiency and better understanding of the client. In Russia things are quite different. More

Wyss Zurich: Turning innovation into practical solutions more quickly

08/12/2015 Wyss Zurich had its official opening yesterday in the presence of Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann and Hansj?rg Wyss, whose donation made the center possible. The aim of the joint development center created by ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich is to take innovative ideas from basic research and apply them in practice as quickly as possible. More

Application open for the Global Fintech challenge

02/12/2015 The Global Fintech Challenge, a competition organised by the company Agorize, has officially began accepting applications. The online challenge will take place over a four-month period culminating in a live final event to be held in Paris in March 2016. Registration is open until 31 December 2015. More

UBS Fintech Challenge: Swiss Finalists announced

11/11/2015 The UBS Future of Finance Challenge was launched in August. Today the finalists of the regional final in Zurich have been announced. Among them are eight Swiss start-ups. More

Switzerland and Horizon 2020: recent events and partial association

09/10/2015 Switzerland has a long tradition of cooperation in research and innovation with the European Union. Researchers in Switzerland have been participating in the EU Research Framework Programmes since 1988, either as associated or third country partners. As for the newest programme generation ‘Horizon 2020’, Switzerland is currently considered as a partially associated country. More

UBS Future of Finance Challenge

12/08/2015 This global open innovation competition is for entrepreneurs, start-ups or growing companies that could change the way finance works and how banks meet their client’s needs. More