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Swisstech @ Web Summit Rio 2023

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.


Together with Swiss startups and companies, the Embassy of Switzerland in Brazil, and local partners, Swissnex will position Switzerland in areas such as sustainability, digitalization, and technological and academic excellence, as well as emphasize and promote exciting (and future) bilateral collaborations and projects. More specifically, sessions with qualified speakers and individual campaigns are planned around: Trust and Cybersecurity, Clean/Green Technologies, Health Technologies, Space Technologies, Higher Education and Research, the Future of Food, the Bioeconomy, and the Race to Net Zero.

We offer a visually attractive and well-located stand that acts as a networking and showcasing platform for our stakeholder’s solutions and businesses. Swissnex is using its expertise to facilitate a soft landing for Swiss enterprises and giving support during the market immersion as well as in logistical matters and a dedicated online communication campaign.



We will have a diverse program each day to address topics such as cybersecurity and digital trust, the future of food, healthcare, higher education, and more! Check out our program! You can find us in Pavilion 4 – stand E156.

Can’t attend in person? We will be live-streaming the talks!

Watch the entire program HERE

Take a look at our headliners!

💻 Building Digital Trust across Borders aims to introduce existing Swiss initiatives, organizations, and visions in digitalization to open new channels and connections between Brazil and Switzerland.

🔒 Secure the Future: Swiss & Brazil Cyber Roundtable: both countries have different areas of expertise and could benefit from each other’s strengths to create a more secure and resilient digital future. This session aims to focus on potential synergies in Cybersecurity and Web 3.0 with Nym Technologies SAAvalia Systems, and Vibra Energia.

💹 Uniting the World of Fintech and Crypto
explores Brazil and Switzerland’s potential for collaboration in the fintech and crypto industries, such as banking and finance, blockchain technology, and talent development. With Sheraz Ahmed from Crypto Valley Association.

🌐 Can Tech Save the World?
This session focuses on potential synergies in the areas related to clean technologies and energy transition, such as renewable energies, electric mobility, waste management, and sustainable buildings.

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