Zug - May 21st

Big on Innovation

Switzerland has a rich history of tech innovation – the birthplace of the World Wide Web, the first mass-market computer mouse, and the world’s largest particle collider. Thanks to innovative institutions like the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and generous government funding programs like the National Science Foundation that lets students and established academics alike apply for funding for research project, the country recently led the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index for the eighth year in a row, including in the innovation category.

Switzerland has a large talent pool of scientists and engineers and an economic environment that emphasizes collaboration between universities and corporations making it a great environment for start-ups to thrive and prosper.

The mix of livability, finance and innovation positions Zug for entrepreneurial success.