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4T-DLT reaches a key milestone – the Whitepaper is published

4T-DLT reaches a key milestone – the Whitepaper is published

7. September 2021

Today, the 4T-DLT initiative, a project under the umbrella of Leap, publishes a whitepaper. Broken down into the so-called “4 Trusts”, the authors provide fundamental information on the technical and legal framework to establish and operate a secure, interoperable, reliable and trusted digital infrastructure. The whitepaper is both a navigation guide and a source of […]

Learn2Leap is taking off!

Learn2Leap is taking off!

18. August 2021

At Leap, the Swiss platform for multi-stakeholder innovation, we have just launched our newest offering: Learn2Leap! The fully-decentralised learning programme is an exclusive free offer for employees of digitalswitzerland member organisations to accelerate their innovation journey! When participating in the programme, you will get insights from leading academics and innovation experts from the University of […]

The new Learn2Leap learning programme is here!

The new Learn2Leap learning programme is here!

27. July 2021

Are you currently working on a transversal project? And are you battling with the challenges of transversal collaboration? Or are you simply interested to know what it takes to execute an innovation project across organisational boundaries? Then the Learn2Leap programme is for you! Programme outline Learn2Leap* is a self-paced learning programme, which features practical insights […]

The win of collaborative innovation

The win of collaborative innovation

30. June 2021

“We start together and we finish together,” as my sports instructor likes to say. This mantra has followed me for several years and I always like to remember it when thinking about teamwork. Leap by digitalswitzerland fosters a very special kind of teamwork: cross-organisational innovative collaboration. As the Swiss platform for multi-stakeholder innovation,  Leap enables […]

Enhance Swiss-made digital infrastructure together

Enhance Swiss-made digital infrastructure together

6. May 2021

Has your time online  increased because most parts of the physical world seemed to stand still? The pandemic has made it abundantly clear just how dependent we have become on cables, hardware, software, and platforms in several areas in life. Many of us are working from home, we’ve become frequent visitors of e-commerce sites and […]

Confetti, Cameras and Collaborative Innovation

Confetti, Cameras and Collaborative Innovation

29. April 2021

The highlights of the Leap Digital Demo Day 2021: An iconic winner, the internet of mobility and a new training opportunity to flex our innovation muscles! The Leap Demo Day has traditionally been THE annual event, where new and ongoing multi-stakeholder innovation projects coming out of Leap present their endeavours and achievements at Kraftwerk in […]

Together towards a more sustainable and circular Swiss economy

Together towards a more sustainable and circular Swiss economy

26. April 2021

At Leap by digitalswitzerland, we conducted a Workshop Series in March focusing on the challenges and innovation potential of Sustainability with special attention to Circular Economy and Decarbonisation. The goal was to find common challenges among different organisations, to then boost their creativity and foster the joint creation of innovative solutions. Combining Efforts At the […]

Tired of facing challenges alone?

Tired of facing challenges alone?

25. March 2021

Are you battling challenges in your industry? Have you tried to solve them but couldn’t find the solution on your own? You’re not the only one and that’s why the Leap platform offers free support to tackle underlying transversal challenges.  Together, we explore opportunities, unmet needs, plus areas to innovate for you, along with your […]

Accelerate Decarbonisation through Digital Solutions

Accelerate Decarbonisation through Digital Solutions

16. March 2021

The Swiss Federal Council has set the 2050 climate strategy for Switzerland as part of the Paris Agreement. To achieve the common goal of limiting global warming to well below 2°C, economy, technology, and science experts must work together. However, such multi-stakeholder collaboration also requires data transparency for the green transition of whole value chains […]

How Digital Innovation Can Benefit Sustainability

How Digital Innovation Can Benefit Sustainability

5. March 2021

With the omnipresent topic of climate change, it’s become very clear that innovation needs to be sustainable. We at Leap by digitalswitzerland have made it our goal to help build multi-stakeholder collaboration to strengthen Swiss organisations and society through launching not only impact-driven but also sustainable innovation. To tackle underlying transversal challenges, we’re now introducing […]

Boosting Leap Projects with a New Executive Training

Boosting Leap Projects with a New Executive Training

24. February 2021

Through shared knowledge, collaboration and courage, Leap by digitalswitzerland strengthens Swiss organisations and society through pioneering sustainable and impact-driven innovation. Only by taking the leap to cross barriers and join forces within and across organisations, true innovation can happen. digitalswitzerland offers its members the Leap platform to meet like-minded people and companies, to develop a […]

Leap & Accenture collaborate on Digital Health

Leap & Accenture collaborate on Digital Health

14. October 2020

Since the beginning of the year, we’ve been busy aligning two formerly separate innovation programmes to create the newly combined programme Leap. The goal of Leap is to use lessons learned from the previous programme’s and support organisations to collaboratively tackle systemic and interdisciplinary challenges. Aim of the Collaboration with Accenture? The aim of our upcoming joint […]

GETKICKBOX  | Building an Open Innovation Ecosystem

GETKICKBOX | Building an Open Innovation Ecosystem

8. July 2020

When the Kickbox program was established at Swisscom 5 years ago, my task was not to build and run an intrapreneurship program. I was responsible for identifying start-ups that could collaborate with Swisscom. The agile start-up culture collided strongly with the mentality of a large corporation. A new approach was needed to provide opportunities for […]

Kitaclub.ch | Let’s solve childcare

Kitaclub.ch | Let’s solve childcare

17. June 2020

In its ‘Progress Barometer’, Credit Suisse identified childcare as one of the most important issues to be addressed and resolved. More recently, the Covid-19 crisis has proved more than ever: childcare is not only nice to have, but that it is systemically relevant to our modern society. Kitaclub.ch Regardless of their work model – from […]

PRIMA SANA – The Swiss Case Management App set to revolutionize the Swiss healthcare system for good

PRIMA SANA – The Swiss Case Management App set to revolutionize the Swiss healthcare system for good

4. June 2020

The rising costs of the current healthcare system in Switzerland add up to an alarming CHF 100 billion per year. At the individual level, the cost of mandatory medical insurance already represents an enormous burden for the majority of the population and their household budget. The Swiss Case Management App At the same time – […]

Impacting lives by teaching how to code

Impacting lives by teaching how to code

18. May 2020

Over 70.5 million refugees in the world. Millions of vacant IT jobs due to digitalisation. Two problems, one solution: A coding academy for refugees. This has been Powercoders’ mission since they recruited their first class of refugees in 2017. Powercoders programme The Powercoders programme is open to refugees with high potential for a career in […]

Take a Leap of Faith

Take a Leap of Faith

12. May 2020

d Globally scholars estimate that the current pandemic will change the world profoundly and permanently (read here Yuval Noah Harari’s assessment). In spite of the drastic measures introduced by governments around the world, the spread of COVID-19 will most likely cause vast economic, social, technological, political and environmental consequences which will last.  Cybersecurity threats, global […]

Swiss Romande Sweeps Season 3 Challenge

Swiss Romande Sweeps Season 3 Challenge

18. April 2019

The third Challenge race season climaxed on Monday with a clear win for Swiss Romande. Geneva-based, ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross), was named 1stplace winner and canton Valais Office of Economy, Tourism and Innovation, was also declared 1st place winner. The unusual split decision, announced by Jury Chairwoman, Claudia Bienentreu, Head Open Innovation […]