The Flagship Program for Swiss startups in China
For the fifth consecutive year, swissnex China is proud to be accompanying a high-quality delegation of top Swiss startups in China for a roadshow that will span 10 days and 5 cities. Venture Leaders China 2018 will take place from September 10th to 21st and will include business workshops, investors meetings and public events in Hong-Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing and Tianjin. The roadshow offers the startups unparalleled exposure and insight into the Chinese market, along with learning about business opportunities, how corporate affairs work, pitching to investors and getting insights from experts.
A unique sample of Swiss hightech startups for a unique program
Chosen by a jury of experts and investors, Venture Leaders 2018 comprises of top Swiss startups in the fields of cleantech, medtech, biotech, IT and electronics. Six out of the ten are listed amongst the TOP 100 Swiss Startups ranking of 2017. Please find more details below.
Public Events Save-the-Date(s):
Hong Kong Pitching
September 12, 18:00 – 21:30 | Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai | Register here.
September 13, 14:00 | Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 2012 Shennan Blvd., Futian | Register here.
September 14, 18:00 | B1, Bund SOHO Building F, No 88 Zhongshan 2nd East Road | Register here.
Beijing – 2018 6th “Dong Sheng Cup” International Entrepreneurship Competition European Division
September 17, 08:30 – 16:00 | 3rd Floor, Zone D, Building 1, Dong Sheng International Science Park, Zhongguancun International Innovation Education Center, No.1, Yongtaizhuang North Road, Haidian District, Beijing | For registration please contact:
Ms. Shao 18210632636 or Ms. Zhang 13522793367
September 17, 18:30 – 21:30 | Embassy of Switzerland in China | For registration please contact:
Mr. Yijun WU email@example.com
September 19, 17:00 – 19:30 | Crowne Plaza Meijiangnan Hotel | For registration please contact:
Contact: Mr. Quentin Gigon firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the Venture Leaders China 2018 Team:
Cellestia Biotech AG | Rajwinder Lehal | www.cellestia.com | EPFL
Targeted anti-cancer therapy
DistalMotion | Michael Friedrich | www.distalmotion.ch | EPFL
Democratizing robotic surgery
Fixposition | Zhenzhong Su | www.fixposition.ch | ETH Zurich
Reliable high-accuracy navigation for autonomous vehicles
Foldaway | Marco Salerno | www.foldaway-haptics.com | EPFL
Ultra-portable and low-cost origami haptic interfaces
GRZ Technologies | Noris Gallandat | www.grz-technologies.com | EPFL
Hydrogen-related renewable energy storage
InterAx Biotech | Aurélien Rizk | www.interaxbiotech.com | ETH Zurich
Unique drug discovery platform for identification of functionally selective GPCR drug candidates
Nomoko | Nilson Kufus | www.nomoko.camera | ETH Zurich
3D digital twin of the world
RetinAI | Carlos Ciller | www.retinai.com | UNIL / Unibern
AI healthcare solutions to protect patients from vision loss
SimplicityBio | Matthew Hall | www.simplicitybio.com | UNIL
Customized in-silico solutions using multiple biomarkers
Topadur | Reto Naef | www.topadur.com | Zurich
Drug therapies for severe wound healing problems in hospitals