Innovation not only drives the economy and society, it is also central to the asset management industry in order to remain competitive in the long term. In this context, innovation has many dimensions. On the one hand, progressive regulatory framework conditions are among the most important prerequisites for the emergence of innovation in the financial sector. But it also includes the availability of highly qualified, motivated asset management specialists. Education and training opportunities, as in the area of sustainable investments, digital assets or in the FinTech sector, are indispensable. Exchange platforms help to share knowledge and discuss new ideas. Only in this way can innovations emerge that further strengthen Switzerland as an asset management location.
As an innovative country, Switzerland is well placed to maintain its leading position as a financial centre. However, this cannot be taken for granted, which is why innovation is one of the strategically important topics for AMAS.