Swissnex is the Swiss global network connecting Switzerland and the world in education, research and innovation. Our mission is to support the outreach and active engagement of our partners in the international exchange of knowledge, ideas and talent.
The six main Swissnex locations are established in some of the world’s most innovative regions: Boston, Brazil, China, India, Japan and San Francisco. Together with around twenty Science and Technology Offices (STO) and Counselors (STC) based in Swiss Embassies, they contribute to strengthen Switzerland’s profile as a world-leading innovation hotspot.
Connecting our partners to thriving innovation ecosystems worldwide
Advising on trends and opportunities in science, education and innovation
Promoting the visibility of Swiss higher education and research institutions, startups and other innovation-driven partner organizations
Inspiring new ideas by promoting knowledge exchange
Swissnex in China, the Science Consulate of Switzerland in China, was founded in 2008 and is located in the heart of Shanghai. Working together with the Science, Technology, Education & Innovation Section at the Embassy of Switzerland in China and Consulates-General in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Swissnex in China connects Switzerland, China and the world in science, research, education and innovation.
What We Offer
We co-create programs and provide services to the public and private partners. With insights derived from our ecosystem of activities across education, research and innovation, our partners benefit from our cross-sector, cross-industry approach to cultivating innovation and academic exchanges between Switzerland and China.