Olivier Curty

State Councillor, Department of the Economy, Employment and Vocational Training

«Industry 4.0 – also known as the fourth industrial revolution – marks the advent of a new economic era dominated by the digital transformation of processes, trade and products. »
Nadine Lacroix Oggier

Manager Food & Nutrition Cluster

«Fribourg has a pretty unique ecosystem. It is both an agricultural and industrial canton, with a host of national and international manufacturers, as well as a long culinary tradition. »
Sebastian Tobler

CEO and co-founder, GBY SA

«Fribourg is the ideal base for a company like ours that works in both French- and German-speaking Switzerland. »
Rémy Buser

CEO and co-founder, Bloom Biorenewables SA

«There were several reasons why we chose Fribourg, not least because of the Marly Innovation Center, which offers an environment where we can build infrastructures and grow our business quickly, and because of the canton’s strategy which dovetails with our focus on the circular economy and the bioeconomy. »
Gil Menétrey

Managing Director, Ascenseurs Menétrey SA

«Fribourg’s higher education institutes are really important for our company, as both project partners and a source of well-trained personnel. »
Majbritt Byskov-Bridges

Co-founder and COO of Alver

«Our start-up received a lot of support from Fribourg. Thanks to this help, we can continue our research and development work on microalgae at our new premises in Saint-Aubin. »
Per H. Dybwad

Executive Chairman of CONDIS

«Our location here [in Fribourg] enables us to have access to a high-quality stable workforce, good infrastructure and great support from the canton itself. All of these things enable us to be the world leader in our field of high-voltage capacitors. »
Nicolas Tièche

Managing Director of UCB Farchim, Bulle

«There are many reasons why we are based in the canton of Fribourg: the excellent working relationship with the cantonal authorities, the proximity to higher education institutions and innovation incubators, as well as the quality of its infrastructures and quality of life in general. »
Sébastien Jaquier

Executive Director of JNJ automation SA

«Our site in Romont, in the canton of Fribourg, is in the heart of Gruyère AOP country. This means that we are close to our customers, who also help us develop our products, 60% of which we export abroad. »