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Where the tech world meets - swisstech Pavilion @ Web Summit Rio (15-18 April, 2024)
Letícia Vargas, co-founder of Rede Brasil-Suíça, shares more about the importance of the Network, why to host the 1st Conference Brazil-Switzerland, and the different strategies used to strengthen the connection between the two countries.
We welcomed Cathérine Hartmann two weeks ago at our Swissnex office in São Paulo. On behalf of ZHAW, she is in Brazil to deepen her research, focusing on behavior change for sustainable development. Read the interview in full to learn more about her views on challenges and opportunities in Brazil.
Get to know the spin-off startup from the University of Bern, Santella, in their Market Validation Camp in Brazil.
On October 19, 2023, Swiss Alumni from all over Brazil gathered in the city of São Paulo to celebrate and strengthen the connection between both countries. It was an incredible evening marked by an exchange of knowledge and networking, bringing out the best of Swiss hospitality and Brazilian warmth.
Call closed for startups! The Bootcamp Future of Food 2024 will also welcome Swiss Researchers and Food Specialists, check out the open call!
VET NextStep is a worldwide internship program for graduates of the Swiss Vocational Baccalaureate. Now, through a partnership between Swissnex in Brazil and the Cantons of Vaud and Zurich, the VET NextStep will offer internship opportunities in Brazil, bringing graduates to local companies and institutions.
Simone and Diogo are joining our team as part of their international internship. Get to know our new team members and learn why they choose Brazil for this adventure!
Last week we welcomed Dr. Anna Wiedemann at our Swissnex office in Rio de Janeiro. On behalf of ZHAW, she will research in Brazil in Business Information Systems, focusing on DevOps teams, general project management topics, and qualitative research methods.
Get to know the Official Visit of Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, accompanied by the State Secretary Martina Hirayama, State Secretary Helene Budliger, and a remarkable Business, Science, and Innovation Delegation.
Learn more about Brazil’s Growing Clean Tech Sector and why it is becoming the go-to spot for startups.
Just one week to go before the closing ceremony of the very first edition of the Swiss Sustainability Award. Six startups are still in the running, vying for the title of winner of the Innovation Challenge. Discover the finalists, their innovative solutions and how they can contribute to waste reduction in Brazil!
Brazil, which has been participating in international Olympics for over 20 years, standing out more and more, finds in the 55th International Chemistry Olympiad in Switzerland an opportunity to reveal new talents in the field. In 2023, the delegation will have two mentor teachers and four students.
Our Deputy CEO, Bianca Campos, shares more about the Innovation highlights in the first semester 2023. Between the Academia-Industry Training, the Swisstech Pavilion at the Web Summit, and the Internationalization Camps, Swissnex collaborated with more than 20 startups, always “connecting the dots that probably would not connect organically”. Read in full here.
The Fungi Cosmology project had its first phase in the Amazon forest in March 2023. While waiting for the next step in Patagônia 2024, we can rejoice in our memories by sharing our video, photos, and podcast made exclusively for this transdisciplinary project with artists, scientists, and curators from Brazil, Switzerland, and Chile.
The first Web Summit outside of Europe took place in Rio de Janeiro, from 1 to 4 May 2023. The Swissnex team mobilized to give the 11 participating Swiss startups an unforgettable experience and position Switzerland as an innovation destination at one of the world’s most important tech conferences.
The Study in Europe Roadshow happened from 20 April to 4 May in different cities around Brazil, welcoming 4097 students. The Swissnex team was there to present the opportunities to study in Switzerland, the most innovative country in the world.
After two weeks of intensive learning and connecting the Amazon forest and São Paulo city, the Fungi Cosmology research program came to an end. Our Arts & Science Program Manager, Gabriela Devaud, shared the life-changing experience through her perspective while accompanying the transdisciplinary group of artists, scientists, and curators from Brazil, Chile, and Switzerland.
Rio welcomes the Web Summit on 1-4 May with 15k tech enthusiasts. Swissnex in Brazil will represent the Swiss innovation ecosystem through the swisstech Pavilion, bringing Swiss startups to showcase their solutions, connect with potential partners and enjoy the unprecedented opportunity to be in the same room as big Brazilian companies and major investors.
The renowned Web Summit is holding its first edition outside of Europe and will unite the global innovation ecosystem in Rio de Janeiro on 1-4 May. Swissnex is organizing a pavilion with startups and companies under the umbrella of the Swisstech campaign. to represent the Swiss innovation ecosystem.
«Synergies» supports international collaborations, such as fellowships, residencies, think tanks, and hackathons. The open call encourages programs that spark new approaches and methodologies and connect knowledge from different contexts. Application until October 2, 2023
The innovation promotion agency of Brazil (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa e Inovação Industrial – EMBRAPII) - with the support of ApexBrasil and the Swiss Innovation Agency (Innosuisse) - is announcing the 4th edition of the TechMakers Brazil-Switzerland joint call 2023. Apply until June 2023!
How fungi can teach us new ways to live in the world - a transdisciplinary research program by a group of artists, scientists, and curators from Brazil, Chile, and Switzerland.
2023 promises to be a year of many startups coming to Brazil. Startups of all kinds of technology and background with one thing in common: the will to enter the Brazilian market.