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03.12.21 | 2 min

Waldemme hydroelectric power plant set commence operations in 2023

Lucerne - The largest hydropower project in the canton of Lucerne can now be realized. CKW has approved the construction loan for the Waldemme hydroelectric...


Advanced Manufacturing | 30.11.21 | 2 min

Schindler optimizing transit times within buildings

Ebikon LU - Schindler has launched an updated version of its building transit management solution. The manufacturer of elevators, escalators and moving wal...

Wikimedia Commons

25.11.21 | 2 min

FCE digitizes agriculture in Nigeria

Root LU/New York - FCE Group AG is collaborating with the nonprofit organization Synergos Nigeria. Together they hope to provide 450,000 farmers in nort...

ITZ InnovationsTransfer Zentralschweiz

22.11.21 | 2 min

Start-up Aurora wins the *zünder award 2021

Alpnach OW/Lucerne LU – The startup Project Aurora has received an investment commitment of 100,000 Swiss francs at the *zünder award night. The project fo...

Dialog Verwaltungs-Data AG

19.11.21 | 2 min

Swiss Post acquires Dialog Verwaltungs-Data AG

Hochdorf LU/Bern – Swiss Post is growing in the e-government business area. In order to be able to better support public administrations and communities with d...

Geistlich Pharma

Life Sciences & Health | 17.11.21 | 1 min

Geistlich Pharma acquires Italian firm Meta Technologies

Wolhusen LU/Schlieren ZH - Geistlich Pharma is acquiring the medical technology division of C.G.M. S.p.A. The Lucerne-based subsidiary of the Geistlich group,...

Herzog & de Meuron

12.11.21 | 3 min

Hong Kong museum M+ displaying Uli Sigg collection

Lucerne/Hong Kong – The M+ art museum in Hong Kong has opened its doors. It was built by the Basel-based architect’s office Herzog & de Meuron. A collecti...

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

ICT & New Work | Advanced Manufacturing | 10.11.21 | 2 min

Artificial intelligence saves standby energy

Lucerne – The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and Schurter AG have together developed a component that shuts down devices when they are...

Essemtec AG

Advanced Manufacturing | 09.11.21 | 2 min

Nano Dimension acquires Essemtec Group

Aesch LU - Essemtec Group, based in the Seetal region of the canton of Lucerne, is to become part of Nano Dimension Ltd, which is based in Florida in...


08.11.21 | 3 min

Construction machinery trade fair Baumag to take place in Lucerne

Lucerne - The 21st edition of Baumag, the Swiss trade fair for construction machinery, construction equipment and tools, will take place next year from J...


Life Sciences & Health | 05.11.21 | 1 min

Geistlich Pharma’s collagen membrane authorized for use in the USA

Wolhusen LU/Schlieren ZH - The Geistlich Nexo-Gide has obtained clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The collagen membrane developed by...

ReWorks GmbH

03.11.21 | 2 min

ReWorks brings recyclable face masks to Switzerland

Horw LU - Face masks created by the brand EcoBreathe are fully recyclable. ReWorks, based in the canton of Lucerne, plans to bring the masks that have bee...

EY Switzerland

01.11.21 | 2 min

EY honors founder of Axon Active

Zurich/Lucerne – The consulting firm EY has handed out its Entrepreneur of the Year award in four categories. The winners included Stefan Muff, founder of t...

Chenot Palace Weggis

Life Sciences & Health | 27.10.21 | 2 min

Chenot Palace Weggis wins award

Weggis LU - Chenot Palace Weggis, which was newly opened in summer 2020 in the canton of Lucerne, has already won an award. It was crowned the winner...


Advanced Manufacturing | 21.10.21 | 2 min

Schindler back at pre-pandemic level

Ebikon LU – The elevator and escalator company Schindler based in the canton of Lucerne has registered as many orders in the first nine months of the...


Life Sciences & Health | 19.10.21 | 2 min

Calopad awarded Innosuisse Certificate

Sempach LU - Calopad AG has been awarded the Innosuisse Certificate. This confirms that a start-up is established within an industry and is ready for...

Designwerk GmbH

18.10.21 | 3 min

New electric truck sends clear signal

Altishofen LU – Four Swiss companies have jointly developed a new electric truck. The vehicle offers a battery capacity of 900 kilowatt hours. With this...

Precom Group AG

ICT & New Work | 15.10.21 | 2 min

Robots put to work in Lucerne restaurants

Lucerne - Service robots developed by the Precom Group AG have recently been deployed in two restaurants in the canton of Lucerne. Both the restaurant Andulino...


14.10.21 | 2 min

ALSO supports companies with 3D printing

Emmen LU – The technology provider ALSO, based in the canton of Lucerne, is expanding its offering of solutions in the area of additive manufacturing. It plans to s...

Braendi Shop

06.10.21 | 2 min

Brändi Dog game turning 25

Lucerne/Sursee LU – Brändi Dog is celebrating its 25th birthday this year. The Swiss board game is made by hand in the workshop of the Brändi foundation in Su...


Advanced Manufacturing | Headquarters | 05.10.21 | 3 min

Komax upgrading its headquarters

Dierikon LU - The technology firm Komax is bundling its Swiss activities at its headquarters in Dierikon. To support this process, the company has now pu...


04.10.21 | 2 min

CKW granted permission for Waldemme power plant

Lucerne - Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke AG (CKW) is investing around 13 million Swiss francs in the new Waldemme hydroelectric power plant. The canton...

Schurter Ltd.

Headquarters | Advanced Manufacturing | 30.09.21 | 2 min

New Construction and Conversion of the SCHURTER Group Headquarters has been completed

Lucerne - The new construction and conversion of the SCHURTER Group headquarters in Lucerne has been completed. A short review as well as facts and figu...

GWF MessSysteme AG

Building Technology | 28.09.21 | 2 min

GWF MessSysteme wins innovation award

Lucerne - GWF MessSysteme AG has won the Innovation Award 2021 of the Central Switzerland Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This prize honors in particular...

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