Thirteen Swiss Mobile Communication Solutions companies - mostly start-ups - will be showcasing next week at the Swiss Pavilion during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the most important event worldwide for the Mobile industry. The pavilion is organized for the 3rd time by Alp ICT, Switzerland Global Enterprise and CTI Startup.
In its CTI Entrepreneurship training programme the CTI offers courses for the business men and women of tomorrow. The programme is divided into four integrated modules. The courses in module 3 and 4 should continue after 2018, but be adapted with a stronger sector-specific focus. Potential service providers can submit their bids until 7 April 2017.
NetGuardians and the School of Engineering and Management Vaud (HEIG-VD) have joined forces in a Made-in-Switzerland research project aimed at taking machine learning and artificial intelligence technology in financial fraud detection to the next level.
SkeletonCAD, the next generation virtual product development platform, will benefit from a Swiss government grant from the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). The approved project will be focused on further developing SkeletonCAD’s mechanical design software, and to expand the research efforts on it’s underlying technology.
The 2016 special measures to mitigate the effects of the strong franc, put in place by the Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI on behalf of the Federal Council and Parliament, have been concluded. 161 innovation projects were conducted by export-oriented SMEs; the additional credit of CHF 61 million was used up almost entirely.
Swiss Competence Centers for Energy Research (SCCER) have been a success. All eight SCCERs will enter a second budgetary period in 2017. As part of the ‘Coordinated Energy Research Switzerland’ action plan, CTI has allocated a total of CHF 119.7 million over the next four years in support of SCCERs.