Biotech Pitch Cruise 2023

A sunset cruise around the Boston Harbor featuring 10 Swiss biotech innovators – the Venture Leaders Biotech 2023 – who will pitch their ideas alongside Boston-area counterparts.

From novel cancer treatments to next-gen therapeutics for neurodegenerative and fibrotic diseases, Swiss startups are developing innovative solutions that are shaping the future of human health and well-being. In an effort to deepen the connection between Swiss and Boston-area innovation leaders in biotech, Swissnex, and its partners present the Biotech Pitch Cruise 2023, a sunset cruise around the Boston Harbor on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

Join us aboard the yacht Northern Lights, and hear from the Venture Leaders Biotech 2023, members of the “Swiss National Startup Team,” as they pitch their ideas alongside American counterparts from the Greater Boston area. The Biotech Pitch Cruise is a unique opportunity to network with exceptional entrepreneurs, investors, and industry executives while enjoying food, drinks, and the ocean breeze.

Event Partners

The Biotech Pitch Cruise 2023 event is organized by Swissnex in Boston and Venturelab, with the support of B-FLEXION and Presence Switzerland.


Venture Leaders Biotech is organized by Venturelab in partnership with Swissnex in Boston and supported by Debiopharm, Novartis, EY, VISCHER, EPFL, ETH Zurich, Hansjörg Wyss, and the Swiss Biotech Association.

  • Venturelab
  • Swissnex
  • Debiopharm
  • Novartis
  • Ernst & Young
  • Vischer
  • EPFL
  • ETH Zurich
  • Hansjörg Wyss
  • Swiss Biotech