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FEATURED | HOMES OF DRONES: THE SINO-SWISS DRONE NIGHT
September 7 | Shanghai
 
Switzerland and China are often referred to in technology circles as the “Homes of Drones.” The Sino-Swiss Drone Night will bring together seven experts from Switzerland and China to share their knowledge and have in-depth discussions about future trends in the drone industry as part of their shared goal to strengthen Sino-Swiss cooperation within this booming industry.  Learn more about this event.

EVENTS | Our events in Shanghai and beyond

EVENT | VENTURE LEADERS CHINA 2018
September 10 - 21 | Hong-Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing and WEF (Tianjin)
 
Following the tremendous success of its past four editions, Venture Leaders China 2018 will take place from September 10th to 21st and will include business workshops, investors meetings and public events in Hong-Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing and World Economic Forum - Annual Meeting of the New Champions (Tianjin). The 10-day exclusive roadshow is a unique entrepreneurial and business development program for top Swiss startups that consists of numerous opportunities for face-to-face discussions with leaders of the high-tech community. For more information and to register.
 

NEWS & RECAP | The latest scoop from swissnex China
RECAP | MOD'ART GRADUATION FASHION SHOW
July 18 | Shanghai University - MOD’ART International Institute of Fashion and Arts
 
Stefanie Tschirky is a swiss fashion designer currently working as a fashion design and fashion history lecturer at Shanghai University, Mod'Art International. As the final year tutor in Fashion Design she prepares the students for their final graduation show, which includes making a collection of six looks. We were invited by Ms. Tschirky to attend the graduation fashion show. Learn more from our blog.

RECAP | IFZ DELEGATION BRIEFED ON CHINESE FINTECH 
August 3 | Shanghai
 
A delegation from Institut für Finanzdienstleistungen Zug, organized by Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, together with the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association, visited Shanghai on a study tour to explore and assess the prospect of further inclusion of Chinese banking and finance markets in the global markets. Dr. Felix Moesner warmly welcomed the delegation and briefed the delegates on swissnex China’s FinTech activities and beyond. Learn more from our blog.

RECAP | "CONNECT, GROW, ACHIEVE"
August 9 | Shanghai
 
With fresh insights into topics such as cultural adaptation in Shanghai from a Swiss perspective, launching a startup in China, as well as a reinventing a classic Swiss brand, the night was provided a great platform for networking among young Swiss people. The evening was marked by an especially large audience, as ICL is organizing its annual program whereby young Swiss people get the opportunity to spend a summer in China in various professional functions. Learn more from our blog.

RECAP |WORLD PREMIERE OF BIRDLY'S FLYING THROUGH DINOSAURS
August 30 | Shanghai IFC / Taikoohui, Shanghai
 
Described as one of the best VR experiences in the world, Birdly generates a lively full-body experience in which mechanics and computer codes hidden behind this spectacular apparatus quickly disappear. The WVRF and swissnex China hosted a lecture in collaboration with Tongji University to emphasize on the crucial balance between academics and entertainment in the VR space. Read our blog to learn more.

SAY HELLO TO OUR NEW TEAM MEMBER!
  
      
Lan YAO
New Junior Manager Communications
Lan Yao is a Master's student at University of Zurich majoring in Popular Culture. Aiming for combining her theoretical concerns and discourse with her professional skills of creating audio-visual media content that has been trained in her bachelor study at the Communication University of China, she has participated various projects in multicultural dimensions during her 4-year stay in Zurich. Lan has excellent communication ability in not only in Chinese and English, but also in German. She is also a music enthusiast and a hobby singer. 
  • NEWS  Five Swiss universities have been ranked among the Top100 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) provided by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, clearly testifying to Switzerland's outstanding performance in the fields of education and research. Learn more.
  • NEWS  Prof. Alessio Figalli, Professor of Mathematics at ETH Zurich, who was awarded the Fields Medal for his outstanding contribution to mathematical research. The medal is to mathematics what the Nobel Prize is to natural sciences. Learn more.
  • NEWS  Switzerland was ranked 1st in the 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) of 180 countries. Learn more.

PARTNERS| News from our friends and networks
STARTUP OF THE MONTH
MYOTEST
Running reimagined
Myotest provides personalized smart coaching software and services for runners to achieve their performance goals confidently, improve their efficiency, and select the right shoes, based on their own unique physiology. Wearable device manufacturers license Myotest software and services for their next-generation wearables. Learn more.

     

    

         
SINO-SWISS ECONOMIC FORUM
September 6 | The Peninsula, Beijing
On the occasion of the official visit to China of the Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, His Excellency Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, SwissCham Beijing, in association with the Embassy of Switzerland in the People’s Republic of China, is delighted to announce the 5th edition of the Sino-Swiss Economic Forum. The Sino-Swiss Economic Forum 2018 will focus on the topic of free trade today and in the future.  
Learn more and register.
 

swissnex around the World
  • swissnex Boston  Help take Swiss innovation to SXSW: microgravity, dancing drones, arts @ CERN, + more. Vote now.
  • swissnex Brazil  Unlock the Blockchain: discover the potential for dencentralization and the increasing reliability of Blockchain technology,
  • swissnex India  Exploring latest trends in the Semiconductor Industry with industry veterans. 
  • swissnex San Francisco  swissnex Salon: a new model of open dialogue on societal responsibility.
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