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Innovation: Switzerland discovers

From basic scientific research to industrial R&D, we bring you stories of how knowledge born in Switzerland has informed and inspired the world.

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The business of innovation

Swiss innovation Welcome to the Drone Valley

Switzerland's "Drone Valley" is home to 80 startups in the field. What are the factors driving their success? And how can we avoid chaos in the skies?

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Doing science

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Aerial Futures: the Drone Frontier

The stories below are published in collaboration with swissnex Boston and their ongoing event series, Aerial Futures: the Drone Frontier. 

Switzerland and the #DroneFrontier

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Robo-rescuers Swiss test artificial intelligence for rescue missions

Artificial intelligence is being used to develop robots and drones that can explore dangerous places beyond the reach of humans and animals.

Digging deep What does the snow layer tell us?

Snow physicist Charles Fierz and his colleague from the Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF) in Davos demonstrate the various tests and ...