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Singapore Insights with Mrs Genevieve Schärer

Written by Anita Ferrara With her nine years of living in Switzerland and her Singaporean background, Mrs Genevieve Schärer has gained deep knowledge about country insights as well as cultural differences between Switzerland and Asia. During her speech on Tuesday, 12 February 2019, Genevieve Schärer introduced exploreASEAN into the culture and economy of Singapore. Mrs.…

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Joint Friday

Written by Anita Ferrara What a week! The FHNW international student projects (ISP) had an inspirational week filled with highly interesting speakers, interactions and workshops at company visits, and much more. To successfully end this year’s preparatory seminars, the ISPs came together on a joint day to mingle and interact across the ISP projects. Career…

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Day 4 – Innovation, Espace Lab, and IoT

We had an inspirational morning at the SWISS POST headquarters, learning about innovation at SWISS POST, their Espace Lab, and Internet of Things. In the afternoon, our gold partner Zenith Technologies introduced us to their business and demonstrated their interest in us, soon to be graduates. Company visit at SWISS POST We were honoured to…

via Preparatory Seminar: Day 4 – Innovation, Espace Lab, and IoT — Focus India 2019

Day 3 – Company Visit

On the third day of the Preparatory Seminar, connectUs scheduled company visits at Google and Deloitte. When entering the Google Office in the morning with Javier Bargas, Head of UX Experience at Google, we were immediately encountered with the most cliché situation everyone could have imagined. While Javier was explaining us the special architecture inside…

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Day 2

The second day of the Preparatory Seminar was marked with highly interesting speeches and inspiring Guests. For Insight China, the day began with the Speech of the Chinese Ambassador to Switzerland, his excellency Geng Wenbing. The Chinese Ambassador talked about the history and evolution of China, by highlighting the developments of China since the Opening…

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Day 1

Written by Michelle Erdin The first day of the Preparatory Seminar of the International Student Projects started very promising with excellent speakers. The first day stood in the light of Focus India. Roadmap to India with Philippe Reich, Swiss-Indian Chamber of Commerce (SICC) Philippe Reich, Chairman of SICC gave an introduction into SICC’s mandate and…

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Preparatory Seminar International Student Projects 2018/2019

Written by Corinne Köpfli On 11 February 2019, the preparatory seminar of the International Student Projects Insight China, Focus India, connectUS and exploreASEAN started. Dr. Crispino Bergamaschi, President of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, opened the seminar week. In his speech, Dr. Bergamaschi highlighted the practical orientation of the university and…

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Circular Economy and why it matters… — connectUS

Circular Economy – a concept unfortunately not invented by connectUS (imagine!) but rather drawn from research, articles, videos and interesting conversations. A topic of high importance which will hopefully mark our decade with the help of technological progress and digital transformation! But why does it matter to us?

via Circular Economy and why it matters… — connectUS