swissnexDay’15 – Big Data for Smart Ideas

Meet the swissnex CEO’s and get to know more about swissnexes’ activities around the world.

Event Details


Joseph Deiss
University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland


December 15, 2015 from 6:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us on 15 December for swissnex Day’15, the yearly flagship event bringing together over 200 representatives from Switzerland’s education, research and innovation community, inaugurated by State Secretary Mauro Dell’Ambrogio and hosted by the University of Fribourg.

This year’s edition will feature a panel discussion with distinguished experts, among others Dr. Marianne Janik, CEO of Microsoft Switzerland, on the impact and the opportunities of Big Data in science and innovation in Switzerland, as well as various breakout sessions and many opportunities to connect with representatives of swissnexes and the science and technology counselor network.

Featured Speakers

Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, State Secretary, SERI
Jean-Pierre Siggen, State Councilor, DICS Fribourg
Beat Vonlanthen, State Councilor, DEE, Fribourg
Astrid Epiney, Rector, University of Fribourg

Philippe Cudre-Mauroux, Professor, University of Fribourg
Marianne Janik, CEO, Microsoft Switzerland
Ursula Widmer, Partner, Widmer & Partner / University of Bern
Ioannis Xenarios, Professor, Swiss Institute for Bioinformatics



For more information on the event, click here.