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Pracman AG gets the swissnex advantage to launch in India

For start-ups looking to expand their business to foreign countries, India is an exciting challenge! With a booming urban middle class population and tons of opportunities, it is not a market to shy away from. These were the very reasons that prompted Purushartha Saini and Simon Bless, the founders of the Swiss start-up Pracman AG, to pack their bags and head to India.
 
Entering the Indian market comes with its own share of challenges and ambiguities. But, unlike most foreign start-ups entering the Indian market, Pracman has a distinct advantage – they're entering India through swissnex, as part of the CTI Market Entry Camp India.
Re-unite. Ignite.
19 May in Mumbai, 23 May in Hyderabad, 27 May in Delhi

An evening to re-unite with your fellow alumni, foster new ties and an opportunity to contribute to conversations on Indo-Swiss collaboration. Alumni meet-ups in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Delhi.

 Register  before 15 May 2014 for Mumbai & Hyderabad meet.
Making Swiss Start-ups 'India-Ready'
13 and 27 May

swissnex India webinar series Making Swiss start-ups India-ready continues. The upcoming sessions will provide the must-know facts about the IP and Legal framework (13 May) and Insights to the Medtech sector in India (27 May).

 Register  before 11 May 2014 - IP & Legal Framework

 Register  before 25 May 2014 - On Medtech Sector
Swiss Architectural students explore Indian Urban Subculture
2 June, Bangalore

Architecture and civil engineering students from Bern University of Applied Sciences are currently undergoing the IN:CH Studio '14 programme that includes live projects in Kerala, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Bangalore. Explore their findings - ‘Urban Subcultures’ - an architectural exhibition to be showcased at swissnex India on 2 June 2014 from 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm. 

A closer look at India's unique offerings for ICT start-ups

Over the past two decades, several MNCs including SMEs and start-ups have made inroads into the Indian Information Communication Technology (ICT) Industry. Find out the key facts from the perspective of Swiss entrepreneurs through an interesting blog by our Intern, Andrea Nessi.
 
Over 400 students gather to listen to CERN expert, Dr. Peter Jenni
 
Dr. Peter Jenni, an experimental particle physicist working at the European Centre for Nuclear Research, visited India to give a series of lectures on 'Long Journey to the Higgs Boson and beyond at the LHC' in Varanasi, New Delhi and Bangalore that attracted over 400 Indian students. "They left me with the impression of a huge reservoir of clever and ambitious young minds”, remarked Dr. Jenni.
A note of thanks from the Focus India Student Delegation
 
"It was very enriching to learn about the various activities taking place to support Swiss start-ups in India. Talking to one of the entrepreneurs gave us first hand insight into the challenges of the Indian business world and how it is to live in such a vibrant country. Many thanks to swissnex India for welcoming us on Election Day!"
– Kim Hunziker, Focus India Public Relations
Take a sneak peek at the Focus India student delegation visit.
 
Besides being one of the countries with the highest per capita coffee consumption, Switzerland is also at the forefront when it comes to coffee research. Sustainability is an emerging issue, trying to preserve the natural resources and cultural values in coffee producing countries, facilitating a fairer trade and looking at ways to enhance coffee quality. An Indo-Swiss project looks closely at Indian coffee by better understanding quality and labelling issues for the socio-economic betterment of smallholder coffee farmers in Karnataka. The project is a cooperation between ZHAW and the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bangalore.
>> Explore swissnex Boston's Top 5 Engineering Start-ups.  
>> Watch the video of swissnex Brazil opening ceremony.
>> swissnex San Francisco and ZHAW present Digital Campus Meeting Day.
>> Take a look at the video by swissnex China on Food Safety Solutions.
>> swissnex Singapore invites you to visit the Swiss Pavilion at Singapore International Water Week.
>> New Innovative Flexible Positions at Cluster         Innovation Centre, University of Delhi.

>> So good to stay connected, says the Swiss
      Universities' Alumni Community in
      Bangalore
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>> swissnex India's presence at the
      India Innovation Summit 2014.


>> Take-away's from Start-Up webinar series
      The 5 key take-away's from 'Making Swiss             Start-ups India Ready' webinar series.
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