Our Work

Swissnex in Brazil is part of a global network for international collaboration, connecting people and ideas from Switzerland and Brazil to foster exchange between the regions. We are located in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Taru Juurikko


Since 2014 Swissnex Brazil has strengthened the academic relations between Switzerland and Brazil

We support the Brazilian-Swiss Joint Research Program with the University of St.Gallen who is the Leading House for the Latin American Region, granting incentives and developing joint research cooperation projects.

We host and advise academic delegations and Organize Alumni events and support the network.

Swissnex in Brazil also connects and enables research and cooperation between Swiss and Brazilian universities.

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Empowering Startups

Swissnex is the launchpad for Swiss startups to go global. We offer tailor-made programs to entrepreneurs, organize the AIT and offer the Innosuisse Internationalization program.

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The future of urban living

We connect inspiring architects, researchers, and urbanists to ignite discussions and collaborations on architecture, urban living and the future of our cities. As Rio de Janeiro has been nominated World Capital of Architecture by the UNESCO and will host the 27th World Congress of Architects (UIA 2021), Swissnex in Brazil has been increasingly involved in this topic.

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