Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Innovation & Entrepreneurship


swissnex China aims to facilitate knowledge acquisition and business development efforts of Swiss startups into China by offering fact-finding information, tailor-made services, and specific industry workshop in the field of life science, food & nutrition, ICT, Clean-tech, and precision & intelligent instrument.

Thanks to the excellent relationships between China and Switzerland and the the recent State Visit of President Schneider-Ammann, there is a growing interest in Swiss startups in China. This translates into a lot of very interesting opportunities for tech startups interested in this growing market, but this can also lead to many unsolicited offers of services for Swiss entrepreneurs.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship is the main pillar of swissnex China. We help innovators and entrepreneurs find collaborations, projects or fresh ideas in China. We help Swiss startups to prepare their first steps in China, to discover the market, to meet professional coaches and to connect with local experts.

It’s always good to get some basic advice when you are planning business activities in China, so if you have little or no experience, please contact:



Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Simin YANG

Project Coordinator of Innovation and Entrepreneurship


For Startups

swissnex China offers three flagship programs to Swiss startups

For Institutions

As part of our mission as the Science Consulate of Switzerland in China, we also provide trend & innovation scouting services for Swiss tech companies, from arranging innovation tours to providing infographics and reports.

Other Activities


“Thanks to swissnex China Market Validation Camp, we have gained valuable insights into the Chinese market, the price level, and relevant stakeholders. The support we received from the professional team has helped us tremendously in developing a strategy that will substantially increase a successful market launch in the near future.”
Fabian Graf
Co-Founder & CEO / Faitron
“CES was a great opportunity for us to confront our app to the Chinese market […]. I have now several meetings scheduled for the next days to come. I may even push back my flight to Switzerland!”
Alexis Steinmann
CEO / Tomplay
“Proud to be representing Venture Leaders and Switzerland at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, thanks to the work we do at Beekeeper empowering and digitalizing the non-desk workforce. Excited to meet other global leaders and share ideas/experiences on how to make an impact in this world”
Daniel Sztutwojner
CCO & Co-Founder / Beekeeper