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It's the Year of Swiss Innovation in India!
Switzerland, the world’s most innovative nation has topped the Global‬ Innovation Index for four consecutive years since 2011. Through the initiative Year of Swiss Innovation in India, 2015-16 (YoSI), the Swiss representations in India attempt to bring to you a series of symposia, workshops and travelling exhibitions on topics such as renewable energy, green buildings, robotics, intellectual property rights, gaming, digital innovation, design and artistic performances based strongly on science and innovation.
Robots that roll, run, swim and fly! 
6 July 2015, IISc Bangalore, 3:30 pm IST onwards

We've reached the fifth leg of the lecture series on Advanced Robotics & Artificial Intelligence! Dr. Roland Siegwart, professor of Autonomous Systems Lab from the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH Zurich will deliver a lecture on ‘Robots that Roll, Run, Swim or Fly’ at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore. This talk will focus on the design and navigation aspects of wheeled, legged, swimming and aerial robots operating in complex environments. 
 
 Visit our website  to know more about the lecture.
 Register  to participate in the lecture session on 6 July 2015.
Swiss University Alumni Meet in Delhi
8 July 2015, Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi,
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm IST

swissnex India and the Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi invite the alumni from Swiss universities to the event. Join us for the evening to renew and foster your relations with the Swiss network in India. Entry by invite only.
 
 Visit our website  for more details.
Swiss University Alumni Meet in Mumbai
9 July 2015, Residence of the Consul General of Switzerland in Mumbai, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm IST

swissnex India and the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai invite the alumni members of Swiss Universities to join in an evening of interacting and building relations with the Swiss network in India. Entry by invite only.
 
 Visit our website  for more details.
The AIT Camp returns to realise the market potential of your research project
16 - 20 November 2015, swissnex India, Bangalore

Swiss researchers get yet another opportunity to discover the market potential of their high-level research and to be the winner of the AIT Innovation Grant! The camp is open to 8 selected Swiss researchers (Master/ PhD/ Postdoc) with the potential to transform their research into market innovations. 
 
 Register  before 12 August 2015.
 Visit our website  for more details.
Zooming in on India's booming
Digital Industry

 
The ICT sector in India is expected to grow by about 13% in 2015, fueled by a rapidly expanding domestic market, a thriving start-up scene and a large talent pool of engineers.

Here's a detailed report for Swiss startups and SMEs,
 co-authored by swissnex India and Collaborative Community. Read more...
Swiss Startup makes three-fold success!
 
SmartAgri, a startup in the sector of agriculture and technology, which was one of the participants in swissnex India’s Startup Tour Bangalore 2014, is shining on all fronts. Dr. Vijayaragavan Viswanathan, Founder of SmartAgri says “swissnex startup tour was the first milestone that helped me a lot in framing my idea well.” SamrtAgri stands 14th around the world and in the top spot in India, as published in the United Nations ITU website.
Bye bye India!
By Salome Aggeler, Academic Relations and Projects Intern
In December 2014 I started my India adventure. Ten hours after my graduation ceremony I was on a terribly delayed plane to Frankfurt, worrying that I will miss my connection and therefore start my internship at swissnex India later than agreed upon. I dreaded the possibility to be late on my first day. After spending half a year in India, I have to say I would most probably react in a much more relaxed way. Everything here works. In one way or another. At some point of time. Read more
Attention Swiss Startups: Here's how to tell your brand story in India!
 
Hear from Shradha Sharma - Founder and CEO of YourStory - one of the top five women entrepreneurs in the Indian startup ecosystem, on how to tell your brand story in the Indian market. Watch the webinar video.
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