Geneva resilience and innovation fund
7 mai 2020
The State of Geneva, the University of Geneva and Open Geneva are joining forces to mobilise the players in the Geneva economy in order to pool the Canton's financial resources, expertise and facilities. The objective is to rapidly test and establish a dozen disruptive projects aimed at...
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international residents, including international civil servants, diplomats and representatives of civil society. Overall in Geneva, more than 40% of the population is a citizen of a foreign country.

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multinational companies present in Geneva. They generate some 70,000 direct jobs and contribute more than 40% to Geneva's GDP.

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Swiss francs raised by the State of Geneva in one hour during their first issue of green bonds.

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These entreprises contribute to the ecosystem dynamism

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P&GEA Lattice Akka ApsideP&GBracco
PMA

"Companies wishing to establish themselves in Geneva will find an inimitable ecosystem, since its territory offers unique opportunities for bringing together the world of international organizations, cutting-edge scientific programs and innovative SMEs. It is also distinguished by the immediate proximity of training institutes, among the most efficient in the world, as well as a high concentration of multinationals with research and development centers at the forefront of their fields. Welcome in Geneva!"

Pierre Maudet
Conseiller d'Etat, Département du développement économique
 

Thierry Lavalley

"Geneva and its wide range of hotels have undeniable qualities and remarkable potentialities. Its 10'000 rooms make it possible to work with very diversified customer segments. Thanks to its unique dynamism and the performance of its infrastructure, the Geneva hotel industry attracts all nationalities. It is undeniable, the hotel sector is actively involved in the international influence of Geneva and its attractiveness."

Thierry Lavalley
Président, Geneva hoteliers' society

 



 
Monica Gille

"Geneva has been the European headquarters of HP for over 60 years and now Hewlett Packard Enterprise. It is an international crossroads that combines the proximity of international organizations such as CERN, talents from the University of Geneva and EPFL and an ecosystem of startups and multinationals conducive to open innovation."

Monica Gille
Director French-speaking Switzerland, Hewlett Packard Enterprise






 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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