Swissnex in San Francisco is part of a global network for international collaboration located at Pier 17. We connect Switzerland, North America and the world in science, education, innovation, and the arts, and foster exchange between the regions.

Photograph: Astra Brinkmann


We connect Swiss and Bay Area universities, researchers and academics, fostering the international exchange of research and ideas.

For almost 20 years, we have promoted the visibility of Swiss Universities through media outreach, collaborative events, programs, partnerships, and exchange opportunities.

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Empowering Swiss Startups

Swissnex is the launchpad for Swiss startups in the US. Our equity-free startup programs are customized to the needs of entrepreneurs exploring or entering the US market.

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Photograph: Julien Vergely
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Promoting Swiss Artists

Swissnex in San Francisco is mandated from Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, to facilitate Swiss artists promotion and cultural exchanges in the field of art-technology and art-sciences with a particular attention to the specific domains of: digital creation, interactive media, design and architecture.

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Photograph: Myleen Hollero