Our Supporters

Swiss organisations that support us in bringing Switzerland and India closer

Our Supporters

As one of the top ranked engineering schools in Europe, ETH Zurich (ETHZ) has
ongoing collaborations in India under Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme as well as bilateral programmes (research and student exchange). We are proud to support the activities of ETHZ in India by inviting visiting professors to talk about their
breakthrough research, and students to represent ETHZ in technical festivals. We
host researchers, faculty and staff sabbaticals in Bangalore. In addition, swissnex
India organises alumni events for ETHZ alumni in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai.
swissnex India officially holds the mandate to represent the interests of the
University of Zurich (UZH) in India. To this end, we support UZH in organising
lectures, workshops with partner institutions in Bangalore, New Delhi and Mumbai. This mandate is also includes hosting a shared intern from the University of Zurich at swissnex India.
swissnex India officially holds the mandate to represent the interests of DGES in
India. We support DGES collaborators in identifying parners, making new partners
as well as following up on ongoing collaborations in India.
swissnex India holds a mandate from Innosuisse - Swiss Innovation Agency, the Confederation’s innovation promotion organisation. The core part of our mandate includes offering the Validation and Market Entry Camps for Swiss startups in India.
Innosuisse startups benefit from professional coaching in Switzerland and can use
our office facilities free of charge during the Camp.
The Gebert Rüf Stiftung aims to promote Switzerland as "a place to live and do
business”. This support eases the process for Swiss startups that
are keen to internationalise and explore India as a potential market.
Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) is partnering with swissnex India to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer between Switzerland and India in the field of
Energy innovation and policy.
Under the mandate agreement, swissnex India hosts an intern from HEC Lausanne. The intern acts as an 'Ambassador' of the school and works on finding academic
partners for the school as well as internship opportunities for HEC Lausanne students in India. The HEC interns complete their master thesis during their stay in India.
swissnex India supports Zurich University of Applied Sciences' (ZHAW)
internationalisation efforts in India and hosts their sabbaticals. swissnex was the
facilitator of the academic collaboration between ZHAW and Christ University. We
also organise customised visiting programs for the ZHAW faculty in India.