China Agri-Food-Tech Bootcamp 2021

Startup bootcamp organized in collaboration with Innosuisse introducing Swiss AgriTech and FoodTech startups to the China Market.

Event Details


Bootcamp: Online
Tailored Individual Support: China


Application Deadline: February 20, 2021
Virtual Bootcamp: March 22 - 31, 2021
Tailored Individual Support: Upon arrival in China, 2021-2022



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We invite Swiss AgriTech & FoodTech startups to join this intense and tailored startup internationalization program organized by swissnex China and Innosuisse to take a deep dive into the China market while leveraging the exciting opportunities within the world’s largest and most dynamic sustainable Agri-Food space. Apply now!

China Agri-Food-Tech Bootcamp 2021 offers Swiss startups a unique opportunity to take a deep dive into the fast-growing Agri-Food space in China, gain insight into the specific IP / legal frameworks while connecting with potential partners and customers.

Organized by swissnex China and Innosuisse, this program will provide tailored support to participating startups via virtual workshops, exclusive pitch sessions to investors, IP & regulation consulting, as well as market research reporting, connecting them with investors, industry experts and potential partners, while maximizing their exposure to a broad audience in China. This program is offered free of charge to the selected startup attendees.

The participating startups are encouraged to travel to China to further develop and implement their local market entry as international business travel resumes.


Participating startups are required to be currently active in an Innosuisse Coaching program, or have recently obtained an Innosuisse Certificate / CTI-Label in the last 3 years.

If you’re not in the Innosuisse Coaching program, apply here. If the timeframe is tight, we advise you to apply for coaching and camp in parallel.

Camp support

swissnex China provides tailored, individual guidance to Campers by delivering virtual workshops, exclusive pitch to investors, IP & regulation consulting, market research report during the period while international travel is still restricted. When participating startups are able to travel to China in person within the stipulated Innosuisse China Camp period, swissnex China can facilitate 2-3 connections with relevant entities for further market validation or market entry. Startups are expected to follow-up with the contacts and complete camp milestones.

Travel stipend

All startups are encouraged to travel to China to further develop the market after the Virtual Bootcamp. Innosuisse and swissnex China will offer travel stipends of CHF 3000 (Market Validation Campers) or CHF 6000 (Market Entry Campers) to startups who will travel to China in person during the camp year.


You can download our summary brochure here.


Simin YANG, Project Coordinator Innovation & Entrepreneurship,

Lijun ZHANG, Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship,



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