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In this section, you will find the articles related to OPI, to its members and to the events we are organizing.
En Suisse, les acteurs des secteurs traditionnels prennent progressivement conscience de la progression de la transformation numérique. Ainsi, poussées par les clients et les investisseurs, les institutions dans les assurances, les banques et l’immobilier s’entourent d’experts dans l’intégration de données.
L’économie suisse a mieux résisté que prévu à la force du franc. Par conséquent, le centre de recherches KOF revoit à la hausse ses prévisions de croissance, anticipant désormais pour 2015 une augmentation de 0,9% du Produit intérieur brut (PIB), contre 0,4% en juin.
Etrion Corp., which started a solar farm in Chile this week, plans to invest a total of as much as $1 billion in that nation and Japan during the next three years as solar power becomes cheaper than some fossil fuels.
The technology incorporated on TOSA, the first 100% electric articulated bus, was recognized at the EBUS Award 2014 on October 10. TOSA, which has now been in operation in Geneva, Switzerland, for over a year, won the Power Train and Charging Technology categories for its innovative on-board traction system and flash in-route charging.
JETRO Switzerland Newsletter has interviewed Pierre Maudet, Minister (“Conseiller d'Etat”) in charge of security and economic affairs at the Canton of Geneva.
The result supports progression of this first-in-class anti-TLR4 monoclonal antibody into clinical proof of concept study as a potential personalized medicine for rheumatoid arthritis.
A new design of thermal energy generation from solar light will be installed soon in the Alberto Luiz Coimbra Institute for Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering (COPPE / UFRJ). It will be the first use of the Swiss company TVP Solar technology in Brazil, where the system will operate in a hybrid manner, complemented by natural gas, at a laboratory of 140 square meters, on Fundão Island, in Rio de Janeiro.
It is a quiet afternoon at Geneva airport and just outside the main entrance, an electric bus billed as one of the most exciting developments in green public transport in years is gliding towards a potential public relations catastrophe.
As the world faces an impending energy crisis with the depletion of natural resources, a holistic and tailor-made approach in meeting the rising demand for power could be key to discovering a lasting solution, contends one such innovator at the World Future Energy Summit 2013 in Abu Dhabi.
On Thursday the 10th of January the Geneva Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIG), the Office for the Promotion of Industries and Technologies (OPI) and the Swiss-India Business Forum (SIBF) in partnership with Bioalps organized an information evening for Swiss companies interested in being part of an economic mission to visit India from 3rd to 10th March 2013. In keeping with current trends, the focus of the visit will be to explore potential Indo-Swiss collaboration, primarily in the Biotech and Cleantech sectors.
In the opening day of the WFES 2012 in Abu Dhabi on January 16th, TVP Solar completed its first solar air cooling installation, operational in Masdar City. The swiss company based in Geneva expects its products to revolutionize the solar industry and renewable technologies, serving large air-conditioning consumers.
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