Located in western Europe, France is surrounded by the Bay of Biscay, the English Channel, Great Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Andorra, and the Mediterranean Sea.
Located in central Europe, Germany is bordered by Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, by Austria and Switzerland to the south, by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west, and by Denmark to the north.
The country of Italy is located on a boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe. It is surrounded by France, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, the Adriatic Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea.
The school, part of the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is one of the major European centers of teaching and research in information technology. The school has about 1000 students at all levels and a faculty of 40. There is also information in French about applying.
Roche was founded in 1896 in Basel, Switzerland. Its core businesses are pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. On the website, users can find out about the company, learn about specific diseases and conditions via a health kiosk, learn about Roche products, check on clinical trials, and much more.
UBS (Union Bank of Switzerland) was created in 1912 with the merger of two regional banks, and in 2000 it merged with Paine-Webber. UBS offers wealth management services, asset management, investment banking and securities services, and other complete banking services. The head offices are in Basel and Zurich, with main offices in many countries, and worldwide branches. More info on the website.
The World Economic Forum, founded in 1971 in Geneva, Switzerland, is impartial and nonprofit and is committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas. The website contains description of its initiatives, some of which include disease prevention and water treatment efforts.
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