swissnex China Newsletter July 2017
New CEO On Board At swissnex China
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Newsletter July 2017
New CEO On Board At swissnex China

Shanghai literally offered a very warm welcome to the new CEO of swissnex China! Dr. Felix Moesner will officially kick things off on August 1st.  After five years as CEO of swissnex Boston, he returns to Asia with his family. Dr. Moesner has spent five years in Boston with great achievements including founded the swissnex New York Outpost in 2013, the Science & Technology Diplomatic Circle of Boston, being co-initiator & board co-chairman the ICRC Collaborative Platform, serving as a board member of the United Nations of Greater Boston, and much more. We welcome him to our team, and wish him and his family a smooth arrival in Shanghai, and an exciting time and enriching experience in this amazing city!
venture leaders China 2017 | Shanghai Pitch Contest Recap
If you could not access YouTube, please find the video on Tencent.
Swiss Post 2nd Asia Innovation Tour 

With a purpose to get to learn and understand the emerging tech trends, startup ecosystem in China, Japan and South Korea, Swiss Post partnered with swissnex China, and both STO’s in Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea. In Shanghai, swissnex China organized meetings for Swiss post with selected startups from Fintech, robotics, logistics, AI, e-marketing etc.  Some logistics startups, with advanced experienced in AI, got Swiss Post’s attraction and showed great interest. We are highly pleased, that Swiss Post’s feedback on the trip to Asia was very positive, and the opportunity to meet valuable partners and identifying interesting opportunities in all three countries was a great benefit and worth the long trip.   

China Hardware Innovation Camp 2017

Every summer, a group of students from various Swiss universities brings their projects to China for prototyping. They discover the country by meeting people and experiencing the local life, check their blog here for interesting stories and follow CHIC's Facebook page for latest updates.

Collaborative Opportunities
Life Sciences Switzerland Looking for Life Sciences Researchers who have ties to Switzerland and wish to pursue an academic career

At the upcoming Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) Annual Meeting (February 12-13 2018, University of Lausanne), a special session "PIs of tomorrow" will be held with an opportunity to postdocs and senior researchers interested in pursuing an academic career to present a talk similar in format to a professorship application interview. A knowledgeable jury panel of professors will evaluate the presentations and provide feedback in a one-on-one session afterward.
To enter the competition, please follow the instructions here.
Applications must be received by November 1st, 2017.
Once selected, the travel and accommodation fees will be paid by the LS2 organization.
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