Connecting Switzerland, North America and the world in science, education, innovation and the arts.
Swissnex is an initiative of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation and is part of Switzerland’s network abroad managed by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
Our vision at Swissnex in San Francisco is to connect tomorrow by empowering the next generation of innovators to collaborate and create futures in which the planet and society thrive. We present a variety of programs in collaboration with Swiss partners for the next-gen innovators from Switzerland. The program participants consist of entrepreneurs, students and researchers, artists and designers, policy-makers, and corporate innovators, and are empowered by Swissnex in San Francisco's network of over 60 experts in the USA spanning various industries.
Part of a world-wide network, Swissnex in San Francisco is Switzerland’s innovation outpost in the Bay Area. We are a dynamic, international team connecting the dots in education, research, innovation, and the arts.
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Offices & Event Space
Our office space — named one of the “coolest workplaces on the planet” by Microsoft News — includes a working area that we share with Swiss academics, scientists, startups, designers, and innovation-driven companies, as well as a public event space and gallery.
Swissnex is the Swiss global network connecting Switzerland and the world in science, education, and innovation. Our five locations and outposts established in the world’s most innovative hubs support the outreach and active engagement of our partners in the international exchange of knowledge, ideas and talent.
Boston and New York
Swissnex in Boston and New York, established in 2000, is located at our original Cambridge location in Greater Boston and our Dumbo Brooklyn office in New York City.Learn moreBoston and New York
Founded in 2014, Swissnex in Brazil connects Switzerland, Brazil and the world in education, research and innovation. We have offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, two thriving and dynamic cities.Learn moreBrazil
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.Learn moreChina
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.Learn moreGlobal
Established in 2010, swissnex India is located in the heart of Bangalore city, a thriving metropolis and the leading hub of academia and innovation in India.Learn more
The opening of a new Consulate in Osaka marks a further expansion of Swissnex, the Swiss network for education, research and innovation.Learn moreJapan