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Digital Awakening in the Old Continent
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Lagging behind in digital technology, Europe became fully aware of its dependence on US and Asian digital tech firms during the pandemic. It’s time for revolt.


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25 high-potential European startups
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In these days when digital technology is taking over the world, Europe can no longer depend on turnkey services provided by the United States. And its companies are ready to step up to the challenge. Here is our selection.


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Can deep tech companies rescue europe?
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Europe is in a strong position to develop the digital technologies of the future. But it will have to protect the startups that create them.
 


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"Europe can catch up"
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Alexandre Pauchard, the new CEO of CSEM (Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microengineering), shares his perspective on the Old Continent’s weaknesses in digital technology, while being optimistic about the future.


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Blue gold, the new el dorado
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Due to a strong increase in global demand combined with limited resources, the water market has a bright future ahead of it. Currently worth more than $800 billion, the sector is expected to grow by at least 6% per year.


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Intriguing companies in the water industry
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The water market is in the hands of various companies active in very different industries, including building infrastructure, micro-pollutant detection and wastewater treatment. We take a closer look at them.


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«By putting a price on water, we give it value»
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Is betting on the value of water on the stock market ethical and wise? Mike Young, the man behind the concept, explains.



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Desalination: drinking seawater

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Removing salt from seawater to combat water scarcity is one solution that is gaining traction. But the technologies involved have serious environmental consequences.



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«Colossal investments are planned in the United States»
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Boasting longstanding expertise in the water market, Dieter Küffer, senior portfolio manager at Robeco, describes the latest trends in the sector.



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The genetics business is booming
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The cost to analyse the human genome has plummeted, opening the door to many medical and also
recreational applications. We examine a phenomenon combining science, business and ethics...


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Winners of the genome revolution
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Offering direct-to-consumer genetic testing, gene therapies, and even incredible IT storage solutions, the DNA business continues to grow. A myriad of companies are taking advantage of it. Here’s an overview.


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"Messenger RNA could be used to treat any illness"
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As Switzerland approves two COVID‑19 vaccines that use messenger RNA, Steve Pascolo – a researcher at University Hospital Zurich, an industry pioneer and a busy entrepreneur – explains the potential for these new types of therapeutic solutions. Find out more in this interview.

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Dividends: time for recovery

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After a disappointing year, dividend pay-outs to shareholders are expected to increase in 2021. But the banking industry remains beholden to government decisions.


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The five commandments of a good dividend strategy
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Over the last 10 years or so, the shares of companies offering high dividend yields have underperformed the market. But by building a selective value portfolio, investors can still come out ahead. We take a closer look.


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The Swiss exception
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Swiss companies differed from their European neighbours in 2020 with their generous dividends.

 

 


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Green Hydrogen: The Fuel of the Future
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With the technology on its way to becoming mature, clean hydrogen investment projects are booming.
And share prices of companies active in this industry are skyrocketing.


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“2020 is a Turning Point for Hydrogen”
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Oil and gas giants are now investing in the growing hydrogen market. We interview Oliver Bishop, general manager of Shell Hydrogen, a subsidiary of the Anglo-Dutch group.


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These companies are gassed up and ready to go
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Hydrogen producers, electrolyser and fuel-cell manufacturers, energy utilities, automotive and rail manufacturers... The hydrogen market is attracting quite a range of companies. Overview.


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