Special CTI Market Validation Camp India

Official launch at swissnex India by CTI President Walter Steinlin and Swiss Federal Councillor Johann Schneider Ammann

Event Details


May 12, 2015 2:30 am - May 16, 2015 11:30 am

CTI Market Validation Camp is a joint initiative between CTI (Commission for Technology and Innovation, Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research) and swissnex India. It is meant for swiss startups who are looking to validate their product and business model according to the Indian market. This camp gives them the opportunity to explore the market, gauge the demand and collect real time feedback by exposing them to various elements of the ecosystem. It provides a great platform to the startups by connecting them to partners, experts, mentors and potential customers etc.

CTI President Walter Steinlin and Swiss Federal Councillor Johann Schneider Ammann will officially launch the CTI Market Entry Camp at swissnex India on 16th May 2015.


12 May (Tuesday)
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Kickoff at swissnex India with Dr. Balz Strasser (CEO swissnex India), and a selection of India based Swiss startups; introduction of participants and local experts
12:00 PM -1:30 PM Lunch hosted by local partner
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM CTI Startup Pitch, discussion on milestones and networking with local experts
4:30 PM – 7:30 PM Curated session at BHIVE hosted by TEDxBangalore, YourStory, and Pylon

13 May (Wednesday)
9:00 AM – 5:00PM Tailored expert interaction and first partner/customer discussion
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Discussion with core team of Startup Festival (Construkt) with dinner hosted by local partner

14 May (Thursday)
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Milestones discussion
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM Site Visit at coworking space JAAGA and interactions with Indian startups
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Follow up discussions/meetings with experts/customers/partners (logistics support provided)
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Discussion on Business Culture with Global Business Inroads; dinner hosted by local partner

15 May (Friday)
Free Day for self-organised individual meetings. Logistics/meetings support provided by swissnex India and local partners

*CAMP only available for CTI startups
Applications being accepted at https://podio.com/webforms/8667142/643704