About Us

Who we are

swissnex, an initiative of the Swiss Government, is a network with nodes in the world’s most innovative hubs, where the future is being shaped – Bangalore, Boston, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco and Shanghai. Each swissnex promotes public-private ventures. Partners, donors and sponsors provide vital financial support. swissnex also works closely with science and technology counsellors based in Swiss embassies around the world.

What we do

We take an active role in strengthening Switzerland’s leadership as a world-class location for science, education, art and innovation. Our core value lies in our ability to:

  • Strengthen Switzerland’s profile as a nation of leading-edge research, quality and innovation
  • Connect Swiss scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, policy-makers and thought-leaders with inspiring peers/ potential partners in India
  • Facilitate academic programs, global innovation strategies and knowledge exchange
  • Create and present transdisciplinary projects in innovative ways
  • Network with relevant contacts at universities, research institutions and companies to maintain a powerful network of worldwide knowledge
  • Support internationalization efforts of Swiss academic institutions and companies, with a special focus on R&D based startups
  • Share innovative achievements and emerging trends in the host country and in Switzerland
  • Inform on developments in science, technology, education and innovation policies

What we offer:

We are the ‘go-to’ partners in the areas of :

  • Academic Relations and Education
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Science and Arts

Know more about what we offer in these areas – check out our Services.