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Preparing the business location for the future

EY is a founding member of digitalswitzerland. The platform, which was introduced in 2015, helps all key organisations in Switzerland to engage in a dialogue, enabling them to exploit synergies and provide support for forward-looking initiatives. The key element here is the dialogue among representatives of business, politics and society. The result in recent months has been seen through successful projects such as the Switzerland-wide Digital Day. EY acts here as an intermediary and advisor for ecosystems that will be crucial in the future. Our mission is to support the Swiss economy on its path to the new reality by carrying out targeted activities, such as:


CEO / Country Managing Partner EY in Switzerland

  1. Shaping the political and economic environment in Switzerland to strengthen the framework conditions for start-ups, innovation and corporate digitization
  2. Increasing the range and quality of education, talent and research related to the development of digital skills and competencies
  3. Developing the start-up ecosystem in Switzerland and increasing the volume of domestic and international risk capital
  4. Providing a platform for companies to discuss digital topics, to increase the competitiveness of Switzerland, to promote innovation and support SMEs and other companies
  5. Promoting digital innovation and increasing awareness and acceptance of digitization in Switzerland by conducting events and carrying out a public dialogue with as many stakeholders as possible
  6. Strengthening the position of Switzerland through international visibility and connectivity as well as the global-reaching Matterhorn programmes

    Find out more about digitalswitzerland here.

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