Newsletter July 2015

Lift China 2015 - Connecting Innovators Worldwide
This year Lift China continues connecting innovators, entrepreneurs, artists and pioneers from China and abroad to exchange on hot topics such as Drones, Open Data, Business Models via inspiring talks, masterclasses and interactive workshops. In addition, we brought the Data Canvas project to Shenzhen Maker Faire, attracted a huge number of visitors and great attention from local makers. Read more
Swiss Day at Beihang University
With the presence of the first Swiss astronaut, Prof. Claude Nicollier, the Science, Technology and Education Section at the Embassy of Switzerland in Beijing successfully organized the event to showcase Switzerland’s excellence in innovation and sustainability to Chinese young generation. Read more
Swiss Startups Ready to Conquer China 
After a very successful first edition of the venture leaders China program in 2014, the Swiss national startup team of 2015 is once again ready to conquer the Chinese market. The 10 startups are active in multiple high-tech domains and have been chosen among more than 50 high profile applications. They are coming to Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen for a 10-day market exploration and business development journey this October. Read more

They were with us
With the support of swissnex China network, the internationalization of Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) took further steps in China. More delegations from UAS and vocational education institutes have come to China to learn about the country, seek cooperation with Chinese universities and partners, such as  La Source Nursing College & HEIG-VD and Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW. In addition, an apprenticeship program has just been launched in the Canton of Neuchatel. Six apprentices will be sent to China this year, which is the first time that China and Switzerland joint hands in apprentice training.

swissnex China is en route

We have been traveling in the past few months and we would like to share some cool snapshots with you! May the cool Swiss spirit with you during the summer!

Upcoming Events


Race for Water Odyssey
Public Event
Details here 


Alumni gathering for Swiss who studied in China (Geneva)
Details here


All Swiss Universities Alumni Gathering 2015
Details TBC

This is CHIC!

The China Hardware Innovation Camp (CHIC) is bringing a group of students from EPFL, ecal and HEC Lausanne to open their eyes to the new realities of innovation in emerging markets. Follow them now!

Events from our global network

swissnex Boston: venture leaders USA 2015

swissnex San Francisco: Bodyscape
swissnex India: Startup Tour Bangalore 2015
swissnex Singapore: Welcome Event for Exchange Students 2015
swissnex Brazil: Virada Sustentável- Urban Farmers

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The very first MOOC covering eTourism topic, provided by the Faculty of Communication Sciences, Università della Svizzera italiana USI. Details here

An internship opportunity in a Shanghai-based design studio. Details here 

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