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Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare at the BioData World Congress in Basel

Artificial Intelligence in Basel and in Switzerland Panel discussion at the BioData World Congress What are the implications of a globally accelerating AI innovation for Basel and Switzerland? That was the key question at the BioData World Congress Basel. Together with the other panelists Bram Stieltjes (University Hospital Basel), Hans-Peter Frank (Global Head eHealth Ventures, Vifor Pharma) and Ralf Dümpelmann (, Kai Gramke from EconSight discussed the opportunities and risks for Basel as a health location. The excerpt from the presentation above shows Roche's outstanding role in bioinformatics/big data/artificial intelligence, but also the dynamics and [...]

December 6th, 2019|

TechCheck 2019. The Human Success Factor – Presentation in Nuremberg

TechCheck 2019. The Human Success Factor EconSight presented the study of the Council of the Future of the Bavarian Economy TechCheck 2019. The Human Success Factor at the regional event of the Bavarian Business Association on 28 November 2019 in Nuremberg. On the one hand market developments and future potentials of central technologies were pointed out and on the other hand obstacles and success factors for their implementation and diffusion in Germany and Bavaria were presented. The focus was on digitization, AI and robotics as well as various human-machine interaction technologies. An essential part [...]

November 28th, 2019|

EconSight-Ranking – The most innovative companies in the world

Which companies successfully occupy the interface between digitization and applied technologies? Conceived by EconSight for the Handelsblatt newspaper, based on the PatentSight Business Intelligence analytics platform. Digitization is changing all technologies at an alarming rate. Who will win the race? Digitization is changing all technologies at an increasing rate. Who wins the race? Today, digitization influences the product and process development of all companies. However, it can only be effective in combination with other technologies. Digitization penetrates classical technologies and leads to innovation. With the new ranking, EconSight [...]

November 22nd, 2019|

Upper Rhine digital – Digitization in the Upper Rhine Region

The future of digitisation in the Upper Rhine region Contribution by EconSight to the Regio Basiliensis publication on digitisation in the Upper Rhine region. EconSight patent analyses show that research in the Upper Rhine region is less digitally penetrated than in comparable regions. The share of patents that contain a digital element in addition to their core technology is around 14% worldwide - but only 6% in the tri-national region. The low level of digital penetration in the region does not mean that the companies in the region are not digitally active. Companies such as ABB, Bosch, Endress+Hauser [...]

October 1st, 2019|

Swiss Atlas of Digitization

Swiss Atlas of Digitization EconSight introduces the Digitization Atlas on the state of advanced digitization in Switzerland. The digitization atlas shows the patent activities of companies in advanced digitization technologies in Switzerland - by company location and regionalized down to the postcode level. This makes Switzerland's technology landscape visible in detail. Advanced digitisation consists of the technologies that will most likely drive digital transformation in all sectors and technologies in the future: artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, virtual/augmented reality and encryption technologies. It becomes clear where the most important companies are located and which local technology clusters [...]

September 1st, 2019|