Fostering innovation for tomorrow
with India and the world
At Swissnex, we believe in building a community of innovators and a sustained support system for Swiss startups to venture into the Indian market and finding their ground. To this end, we are constantly exploring opportunities, pushing the horizon towards excellence, value addition, and building a community of entrepreneurs, policymakers and corporates. The India Global Innovation Connect (IGIC) is one such effort.
In 2022, the India Global Innovation Connect (IGIC) attracted 300 select delegates from around the world, including Israel, UK, US, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, France, and Switzerland, along with top Indian corporations like Infosys, Tata Digital, and 10+ unicorns.
As knowledge partners in its upcoming edition this year, we’re enabling the sharing of experiences, creating synergies, and debating strategies for sustaining
world-class start-up ecosystems in India with
From the fast-emerging Femtech sector to quantum computing to accelerate innovation to the changing VC landscape, Swiss experts and key industry players across domains will highlight the transformative impact of what they are creating and collaboration opportunities. We look forward to your participation, too, and hope that the platform will set your innovative business ideas on much more exciting trajectories ahead!
Meet our experts
Patricia Sosrodjojo, Partner, Seedstars, Switzerland
Maria Anselmi, Head of Start-ups and Next-Generation Innovators Division, Innosuisse, Switzerland
Sanjana Rao, Scientific Communications lead & Co-Founder, Miyara, Switzerland
Geraldine Lüdi, Founder, Josei, Switzerland
Ishan Sahgal, CEO, Anavia AG, Switzerland
Prashant Gokhale, Managing Director, Bühler India, Switzerland
Saj Sekhon, Chief Digital and Information Office (CDIO), Head for Group Function India, UBS Switzerland
Pascal Kaufmann, Founder, Starmind, Founder & Group CEO, Mindfire, Switzerland
Shruthi Rao, Co-founder & CEO, Adapt Ready, USA
Manu Nair, Co-founder & CEO, Synthara, Switzerland
Kunal Shrivastava, Co-Founder, SUIND, Switzerland
Michael Kendzia, Researcher, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Denis Tudor, Founder & CEO, SwissPod Technologies, Switzerland
Anandi Iyer, Director, Fraunhofer Office India
Rozandi Louw, Lead Internationalisation, Oxara
Jonas Brunschwig, Chief Executive Officer, Swissnex in India & Consul General of Switzerland, Switzerland