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20 May 2019|

Facebook establishes its blockchain payment company in Geneva

Facebook has chosen Geneva to create Libra Networks, which will enable the social network to develop payment and financing services using blockchain technology and big data.

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15 May 2019|

Aero41 develops a drone for the protection of crops

Located in the canton of Vaud, halfway between the Valais and Vaud vineyards, close to the technological hubs at the forefront of robotics and IT technology of the future, Aero41 is a new structure created to develop drone-based crop protection in Switzerland.

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13 May 2019|

A Fintech Executive Education Program launches in Geneva

The University of Geneva and the Geneva Finance Research Institute are launching the first Executive Education program in fintech.

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6 May 2019|

Switzerland takes the lead around the safe integration of drones

As industry and regulatory stakeholders across Europe work to establish a framework for pan-European drone regulations, some countries and regions have taken the lead in terms of establishing how manned and unmanned aircraft will be able to safely interact.

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6 May 2019|

Start-up INVOLI receives the PERL innovation trophy

INVOLI, a start-up specializing in the integration of UAVs in air traffic, won the award for most innovative company of the year.

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19 March 2019|

Drones will have to be registered to fly

In order to increase air traffic safety and with the upcoming implementation of U-Space, all drones weighing more than 250 grams will have to be registered in a federal registry to fly.

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6 February 2019|

Finma’s fintech license is available

Since 1 January 2019, it is possible to obtain a “fintech” licence from Finma. The objective of this license is to encourage innovative companies, particularly in the field of new financial technologies.

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4 February 2019|

Kudelski launches a Blockchain Security Center

Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division of the Kudelski Group based in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, has announced the launch of its Blockchain Security Center (BSC), making available its cryptography expertise to the rapidly evolving blockchain developer community.

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