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12 June 2019|

Why did Facebook’s crypto project choose Geneva?

Facebook’s decision to base part of its cryptocurrency project in Geneva is a huge boost for the region’s credentials surrounding blockchain technology, says the canton’s economic development minister Pierre Maudet. The exact purpose of the Libra Networks entity, registered earlier this month, remains shrouded in secrecy.

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29 May 2019|

MegaVerse offers on-demand cybersecurity training

Based at the Edtech Collider of the EPFL and Microcity in Neuchâtel, the startup MegaVerse uses artificial intelligence at the heart of its adaptive learning platform.

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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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