Swissnex Day ‘23

The signature yearly event brings together our Swissnex staff worldwide and relevant Swiss stakeholders to exchange the latest trends internationally and explore potential collaborations with Switzerland. This year’s event topic is “Pushing the boundaries in health innovation.”

Swissnex Day ‘23

Pushing the Boundaries in Health Innovation!


Doors and registration open

  • 11:30am

Start of the event

  • 12:00pm – Moderation by Florence Fischer

Welcome by Stefano Rizzi, Cantone Ticino

  • 12:15pm

Introduction by Martina Hirayama, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation and Rémy Hübschi, Deputy Director, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation

  • 12:20pm

Speaker 1

  • 12:30pm – Dr. Katrin Crameri, MPH, Director, Personalized Health Informatics Group and SPHN Data Coordination Center, Chair BioMedIT Board, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (Switzerland)

Speaker 2

  • 12:45pm – Dr. Princess Nono Simelela, M.D. Specialist Obstetrician, University of Pretoria, prior Assistant Director-General for the strategic priorities cervical cancer elimination, women’s health, youth and health rights at the WHO (South Africa)

Speaker 3

  • 1:00pm – Dr. Marc Gitzinger, CEO and Co-Founder, BioVersys (Switzerland)

Speaker 4

  • 1:15pm – Dr. Anand Anandkumar, CEO and Co-Founder, Bugworks Research Inc (India)

Panel discussion and Q&A

  • 1:30pm

Networking apéro

  • 2:00pm – Interactive showcases from Startups: aiEndoscopic, breathe, DAAV, Lighthouse Tech, machineMD, Maven Health, MY-SENSATION, Nanoleq, NeuroPAT, SmartVNS, Spirecut, 80sBio

Event start time

Join us to explore, connect and collaborate with those who are pushing the Boundaries in Health Innovation.

Speakers and Showcases