Innovation special… All about starting up in India!
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Widely known as the 'Silicon Valley of india', Bangalore has now become the most preferred destination for aspiring entrepreneurs across the world. The start-up landscape of this truly international city has a lot to offer to transform dreams into reality. Here's a closer look at what makes Bangalore so special for start-ups...
Get connected. Innovate gobally
3 July, Zurich, Maag Event Hall   l   9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Explore swissnex India at our booth during Switzerland’s biggest Start-up Fair. Talk to the CEO and Innovation Manager and explore your start-up’s opportunities in India.

 Register  for a personal meeting with swissnex India Innovation team.
Internationalize your high-tech start-up. Why India?
8 July, EPFL Innovation Park, Lausanne  l  11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore the specific opportunities for Swiss high-tech startups in India and the assistance services offered by swissnex India. Meet the founders of Bugbuster and Pracman who will share their experience on market validation and all about entering the Indian market. 

 Register  before 2 July 2014.
Go East. Entrepreneurship opportunities
in India

10 July 2014, Impact Hub, Zurich   l   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Impact Hub Zurich and swissnex India invite you to an evening with Swiss social entrepreneurs in India. Discover the opportunities for your start-up in the east and get your questions answered.

 Register  for the event.
Delighted to host Dr. Peter Marty!
20 June - 22 July 214, Bangalore
Prof: Peter Marty from ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Natural Resource Sciences is visiting India to explore possible collaborations with academic institutes and organizations in the areas of organic farming, renewable energies, ecological engineering, rural development, sustainable tourism and development. swissnex India is pleased to host Prof. Marty and in assisting him to collaborate with potential partners. Here's an article published on Times of India on his collaboration with Punjab Agricultural University.
From idea to profitable businesses: success stories from our partner Microsoft Ventures
If you have read the 'in the spotlight' section, you would very well understand how the start-up ecosystem in India nurtures new ideas to become successful businesses. Here's a story on Microsoft Accelerators Demo Day, on how 17 tech startups transformed their ideas into profitable businesses with the aid of the experts of our partner organisation - Microsoft Accelerators.
Did you miss the Webinar series 'Making Swiss start-ups India Ready?
Here's the entire webcast playlist that includes webinars on Indian ICT, MedTech, CleanTech and IP & Legal framework for Swiss start-ups. Want to learn more about start-up in India? Just drop an email to
What is the first thought that enters your mind when you think of India? – Spicy food? Saffron clad sadhus? Cricket? Bollywood?... Yes, these are some of the things that one typically associates with India. However, we at swissnex India want to eliminate the myths and stereotypes surrounding India. Starting with this edition of our newsletter, we will write about the many facets of India that you are unaware of. 
We choose to begin with Indian cinema. We have selected Top 10 Indian parallel films for you that we think represents India in its actuality.
Connecting the dots... my Indian Journey
Only a few who visit India can capture the essence of the country in its true sense, especially when the journey is short. Andrea Nessi writes about his eventful six months working at swissnex India and exploring the country! One of the few people who definitely has experienced the 'real india'.
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Swiss Start-up.

>> Say hello to Kathrin Honegger, our
      new intern for Academic Relations. 

>> EMBO Workshop - Hox Genes: Call for
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      at Amrita University

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