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At A Glance

Swissnex is the Swiss global network connecting the dots in education, research, and innovation. Founded in 2008, Swissnex in China is located in Shanghai, working closely with the Embassy of Switzerland in China and Consulates-General in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Our mission is to support the outreach and active engagement of our partners in the international exchange of knowledge, ideas and talent. The five main Swissnex locations are established in some of the world’s most innovative regions. 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.

The core value of Swissnex consists of:
• Connecting its 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, start-ups and other innovation-driven partner organizations.
• Inspiring new ideas by promoting knowledge exchange.

Swissnex is an initiative of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation and is part of the Confederation’s network abroad managed by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The Swissnex activities are based on a collaborative approach, relying on public and private partnerships and funding.

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Press contact:

Suyao Ao

PR & Communications Manager

For further enquiries, please contact Suyao Ao, our PR & Communications Manager.