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Swissnex in San Francisco is organizing four Startup Bootcamps in 2024. The Startup Bootcamps are powered by Innosuisse and focus on different industries.
In our foresight workshops in Lausanne, Basel and Zurich, we designed and reflected on small things that could change our future cities in ways we haven’t imagined yet. The workshops consisted of roughly 30 people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Apply and take part in the SwissGames delegation to San Francisco in March 2024.
Swissnex Celebrates 20 Years of Connecting Switzerland and the world in education, research, innovation, and the arts.
Swissnex in San Francisco recently hosted a event at the Institute of Technology in Architecture, ETH Zurich, to explore the future of cities in the age of AI, with a focus on digital twins.
This event marked another successful step in Swissnex's commitment to fostering dialogue, collaboration, and innovation on the global stage.
In a world facing increasing urbanization and environmental challenges, events like "Reimagining Living" provide a platform for rethinking the future of our cities. The question remains: can we rebuild and redefine our cities within the limits of our planet?
This Startup Bootcamp was powered by innosuisse and open to startups of all industries. For two weeks, we hosted five promising startups to explore and conquer the US market.
With 'Metropolis – Sustainable Futures Under Construction', Swissnex in San Francisco is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a look into the future of cities, focusing on food, energy, and the built and digital environment.
With 'Metropolis – Sustainable Futures Under Construction', Swissnex in San Francisco is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a look into the future of cities, focusing on food, energy, and the built and digital environment. The celebrations in San Francisco will consist of a 4-day program in November 2023, following the anniversary events in Switzerland the month before.
Staff of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) have the option to visit the San Francisco Bay Area for a sabbatical to connect with the local ecosystem and to work on their research project. This year we hosted three cohorts, who used this time to significantly advance their projects.
For the first time, Swissnex in San Francisco hosted thirteen journalists and science communicators for a two-week bootcamp.
Swissnex in San Francisco hosted six promising Swiss startups to explore and conquer the US market during a two week bootcamp.
Swissnex in San Francisco invites startups, design studios, research projects, and corporate initiatives in the fields of Food, Energy, and Physical and Digital Cities to submit their projects to take part in our 20th anniversary programming, from November 7–9, 2023 in San Francisco.
At the RSA conference, the world's biggest cybersecurity conference, the nexus between technology and humanity emerged as a priority topic of interest. Switzerland, by organizing the Swiss Night at RSA, contributes to this conversation and ensures technology and cybersecurity leave no one behind and work to benefit society.
Swissnex in San Francisco, together with Diplo.US and the République et Canton de Genève, celebrated the release of the report “Tech diplomacy practice in the San Francisco Bay Area.” More than 100 diplomats, tech representatives, and academia joined the lively debate on the emerging field of techplomacy, exploring key questions tech diplomats and companies face.
Recap from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Swiss researchers, professors, and lecturers can participate in an Impact Sabbatical at Swissnex in San Francisco in 2023 or 2024.
Three design studios participated in the Swiss Design Accelerator this November with the goal of creating international visibility for emerging Swiss designers and building meaningful connections with relevant players from the Bay Area design industry. The Swiss Design Accelerator program is a result of collaboration between the Swiss Art Council, Pro Helvetia, under the label Design Switzerland, and Swissnex in San Francisco.
The next international SwissGames delegation will bring the best Swiss game studios to GDC — the biggest event in the world dedicated to interactive entertainment and the leading industry trade fair for promotion, networking and matchmaking.
Sustainable Designer Paula Cermeño León will be in San Francisco at Switzerland’s Innovation Outpost, Swissnex, during the Swiss Design Accelerator.
Yvonne Reichmuth, founder of the innovative luxury fashion label YVY, will be in San Francisco at Switzerland’s Innovation Outpost, Swissnex, during the Swiss Design Accelerator.
The founders of Mikafi, the Swiss digital coffee roastery, will be in San Francisco at Switzerland’s Innovation Outpost, Swissnex, during the Swiss Design Accelerator held at Pier 17.
As part of Switzerland's efforts to empower next-gen innovators on the West Coast through the Swissnex Startup Bootcamp, we highlight KITRO, the winner of the Startup Bootcamp Pitch Night. Using an AI driven solution, KITRO mitigates food waste and recuperates losses. Discover more about KITRO and seven more participating startups creating impact with new tech solutions in the hospitality, Al, supplements and Web3.
An Exhibition with a Swiss Italian perspective presented as part of the Italian Language Week this October at Swissnex.
Swissnex in San Francisco and the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, under the label Design Switzerland, jointly announce the three selected design studios for the third edition of the Swiss Design Accelerator in San Francisco.
Emilia Pasquier joins the global Swissnex network after four years as political advisor to the Minister of Home Affairs and to the former Swiss President Alain Berset (2018)
A group of students from Switzerland, selected by the Swiss Study Foundation, participated in the Storytelling Camp in early June of this year with the goal to expand the mindsets and skillsets of the students in regards to storytelling and also the culture of Silicon Valley and the US West Coast.
The ZHAW Staff Mobility Program connects ZHAW staff with the Bay Area ecosystem to bring their research project to a new level.
ECAL alumni Maya Bellier is the first recipient of the Media & Interaction Design Residency Award, a collaboration with ECAL (École cantonale d’art de Lausanne).
Swiss designers: Apply by June 21, 2022 to participate in the third edition of the Swiss Design Accelerator in San Francisco
The Media & Interaction Design Residency Award is providing ECAL students with an art residency at Swissnex in San Francisco.
Last month we hosted a group of 25 students from the EMBA Program on Digital Transformation from the University of Zurich for a workshop on responsibility in the digital age.
Ten Swiss Game Studios have been selected to participate in the Swiss Delegation for GDC 2022 and the US Game Industry Days.
Swissnex joins forces again with European Nations in Silicon Valley.
Last June, we partnered with the Swiss Study Foundation and hosted a Storytelling Camp in Ticino, Switzerland. The week-long program had the goal to empower the next generation of storytellers and to provide them with insights into the American style of storytelling.
The Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus, armasuisse Science and Technology, is looking for innovative technologies from startups on the subject of ‘Boost your Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC)’.
Swiss designers: Apply by June 13 to participate in the second edition of the Swiss Design Accelerator.
Switzerland’s global education, research and innovation network rebrands and launches a global website in collaboration with long standing partner Yves Béhar, Founder and Principal Designer, and his team at Fuseproject to reflect the future of international collaboration in an age of digital acceleration.
The 8th edition of the SUEID conference will bring together a transatlantic community of energy experts to explore critical innovations in the fields of energy security, sustainable building technologies, e-mobility, and green hydrogen.
Twelve Swiss Game Studios have been selected to participate in the Swiss Delegation for GDC 2021 and the US Game Industry Week.
The next international SwissGames delegation will bring promising Swiss game studios to GDC online, the digital version of the leading industry trade fair event for promotion, networking and matchmaking.
Meet the eight artists selected for our special (Post-) Pandemic Project.
In collaboration with the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), swissnex San Francisco is launching Next Stop: Approaching the Future of Mobility, a four part series.
A new special podcast series in collaboration with the Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco titled Space, Science and Switzerland.
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