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Birdly, soaring high on innovation!
"I open my eyes and I’m in the air. High above the cityscape I glide on the currents and soar over the towering skyscrapers. I flap my wings as I drift over buildings and speed past blurring windows. No I’m not in a dream. I’m on Birdly.”                                                                      - Allan Moses, Reporter - The Hindu
Check out how Birdly was received in Bangalore and Chennai - Watch the video.
Study in Switzerland. Rise above the rest!
26th April 2015, Vivanta by Taj, Begumpet, Hyderabad
2nd and 3rd May 2015, Taj Coramandel, Chennai
5th May 2015, Vivanta by Taj, MG Road, Bangalore

What makes Switzerland the most sought-after destination for higher studies? Find our at the Hindu International Education Fair 2015 in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad! Visit the swissnex India booth to learn about higher education in Switzerland: the universities and courses available for Masters and Doctorate programs, eligibility to study in Switzerland, working while studying and scholarship opportunities.

 Reach us   to know more about studying in Switzerland.
Art. Life. Technology: a symposium
18th April 2015, swissnex India, Bangalore. 10 am - 6:00 pm IST

Foa-Flux (Functions of Art in Global Contexts) is organising a symposium 'Art. Life. Technology', with swissnex India and Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology. The symposium focuses on experience and knowhow sharing on art projects enriching everyday life, social processes, and scientific field. 

 Take a look  at the symposium and what it involves.
India, China or Singapore... where do you want to start up?
17-18 April 2015, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Here's a great opportunity for Swiss startups to win an immersion trip to swissnex India, swissnex China or swissnex Singapore! Record your pitch at the media center at START Summit 15, get a chance to be featured on the START Summit website as well as participate in the contest. For more information, reach out to: innovation@swissnexindia.org.
 
 Register  for START Summit on 17-18 April in St. Gallen.
How Technology is changing the Global
risk Landscape
15 April 2015, swissnex India, Bangalore. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm IST
 
Swiss Re India and swissnex India are co-organising a series of lectures on topics associated with risk. The first lecture in this series - ‘How Technology is changing the Global Risk Landscape‘ - will be presented by Mr. Matthias Weber (Group Chief Underwriting Officer, Swiss Re). The aim of the lecture is to provide the Swiss perspective on risk management to inspire peers and future leaders.
 
 Visit our website  for more information.
Academia Industry Training in Switzerland
27 April - 04 May 2015, Lausanne & Zurich

The Academia Industry Training (AIT) Camp by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in association with swissnex Brazil and swissnex India opened the doors to a plethora of opportunities for high-level Swiss researchers in 2014. After the week long immersion programme in Bangalore and Rio de Janeiro respectively, the researchers will now attend the AIT Camp in lausanne and Zurich from 27 April to 4 May.

 More  about AIT Camp.
Solar Impulse whets India’s appetite
for innovation

Source: swissinfo.ch - Article by Anand Chandrasekhar

Can the buzz created by the arrival of the high-profile Swiss solar-powered plane in India inspire more down-to-earth innovation in the country? swissnex India CEO Balz Strasser is convinced that India has a lot to offer to the world when it comes to frugal innovation. Read on...
Looking back at Construkt 2015
 
swissnex India was a strategic partner for Construkt Festival 2015 from 24 – 28 February. Construkt Festival has established itself as the mecca for startups and entrepreneurs in India. Just like the previous two editions, this year’s festival was attended by more than 2’500 people. Take a video tour of Construkt 2015.
Being a student in Switzerland...
 
It’s that time of the year when Indian students look out for opportunities for higher studies. Hence, we thought of giving them a little preview to the student life in Switzerland. Hear from Sandeep Dabur, a Swiss university alumni from Mumbai, about the life of an Indian student in Switzerland.
Impressions from India

“The teaching exchange with the Bangalore School of Music was a very broadening and inspiring experience.The cultural differences between India and Switzerland taught me once more that there is no right or wrong way of teaching." - Students from Zurich University of the Arts share their experience on their collaboration with Bangalore School of Music as part of the Startup Bangalore Exchange Project.
>>  Calling Swiss interns: swissnex India is hiring
interns for two open positions

>>  ETH Zürich researchers win the Spark Award 2015 for the most promising invention of the year
>> Venture Labs and swissnex Boston present the winners of Venture Leaders USA 2015! 
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Job opening at swissnex San francisco - Head of Administration and Finance 
>> APAIE Conference in Beijing - a successful showcase of Swiss excellence in higher education
>> Swiss Alumni Meetup @ swissnex Brazil: stay connected!
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Hocoma to talk about its robotic and sensor-based devices for back pain therapy, in Singapore
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