Global Innovation Index // The World’s Most Innovative Countries, version 2015
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The latest version of the GII report ranks Switzerland as number one for the fifth year in a row. The report is rich in information and data. It pinpoints the real reasons for Silicon Valley’s success and highlighst the policies that can help other countries and regions of the world capture the same kind of growth and create an environment to build great companies. The report’s media center and downloads are here.
About Switzerland it says: “The Swiss recipe stands out for its historical engineering culture, its strong emphasis on education, especially of the vocational sort, and its open mindset where talent comes and goes freely.”
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INSEAD won the 10th Dragon Boat Trophy on the lake of Zürich this weekend for the third time in five years. Scorching sun and high temperatures did not deter INSEAD alumni from defending the trophy. Teams from MBA-HSG and Stanford alumni clubs finished second and third.
The annual race is a fun competition amongst top business school alumni and is organized by SAMBAplus. INSEAD alums have been participating in the race since 2011. INSEAD was also the winner in 2012. The INSEAD team was recruited and organized by Swiss NAA volunteer Rajiv Shetty, MBA 06D.
Save the Date: August 28, 2016 for the next edition of the Dragon Boat Trophy!
2015 Dragon Boat Crew
- Christine Keller Peduzzi CCC10 (drummer)
- Suzanne Rapetti-Hunsicker TIEMBA10J
- Margherita Fontana EMBA09D
- Stefan Pinggera MBA12J
- Stefan Keller MBA08J
- Marcel Sheurer MBA13D
- Emanuel Salmona MBA11D
- Alexander Brochier CCC
- Mourad Aboubakr
- Mauricio Tejeda MBA11D
- Urs Lampe MB97D
- Laurent Tchang MBA14D
- Olivier De Ruelle MBA13D