The breadth of the Swiss economy is mirrored by the very diverse group of financial supporters who enabled the realization of this project and supplied the necessary means to finance research and work on the text. The authors would like to specifically thank those enterprises, foundations and institutions that made the realization of the project possible.

Supporters of the German edition:

  • ABB
  • Anova Holding AG
  • Emil Frey AG
  • FASMED (Swiss trade and industry associations in the field of medical technology)
  • Holcim Ltd
  • Interpharma
  • Jacobs Holding AG
  • Johann Jacob Rieter-Foundation
  • Naissance Capital AG
  • Nestlé S. A.
  • Reichmuth & Co
  • Bernhard Sabrier
  • Sulzer AG
  • Swissmem
  • Swiss Re
  • Synthes Inc
  • Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry
  • VP Bank
  • Walter Haefner Foundation
  • Franz Wassmer.


Supporters of the English and French editions:

  • ABB
  • Prof. Dr. Giorgio Behr
  • DOW Europe GmbH
  • Andy Rihs
  • Banque Edmond de Rothschild 
  • UBS
  • Hansjörg Wyss
  • Dr. Stephen Zuellig