Innosuisse Market Entry Camp

Innosuisse Market Entry Camp is a joint initiative between Innosuisse and swissnex China, offering a rare and unique opportunity for Swiss entrepreneurs to broader their perspectives and knowledge about the Chinese market. We support Swiss start-ups by introducing them to characteristics and networks of China’s fast growing market and innovative potential in order to prepare them for a successful market entry in China

Choose between the best alternatives suiting your entrepreneurial needs!






  • The FACT-FINDING mission helps startups to gather intelligence remotely
  • More specificities upon request, (case by case)

  • Study on market, legal information & business model feasibility
  • Access to potential business partners, suppliers, regulatory institutions, etc.
  • Free use of desk & office infrastructure
  • Local staff to assist with translation
  • 3,000 CHF voucher

  • Connect with business partners, investors, talent, etc.
  • Adapt to local market
  • Free use of desk & office infrastructure
  • Demo, showcase activities
  • 6,000 CHF voucher
The MARKET VALIDATION CAMP lasts 1 month The MARKET ENTRY CAMP lasts up to 3 months (divisible into multiple stays)

How to apply?



Apply for a program


Apply for a camp




Look for a Start-up Coaching Program at

Once the coaching program accepted, pick a camp, fill in the form and get in touch

Once the application submitted, Innosuisse and swissnex China will review your application

For more information and application contact: or


What startups think about the camps:


“swissnex China offers second-to-none connection between your company and Chinese market. Professional team and high value platform assure you would understand the market fast and build up your presence locally in no time.”
Xiaolin Briod-Wang
General Manager Big China , Flyability SA


“swissnex China has been giving us tremendous support for our market entry during the last year. Their team is very dynamic and responsive, with a strong willingness to help us progress. This support is key to launch our business activities in China and get a better understanding of the ecosystem.”
Laurent Coulot
CEO and co-founder, Insolight


Some of the activities during the camps:

Eligibility criterion

The following formal criterion will be considered when admitting candidates for both the Market Entry Camp and the Market Validation Camp:


              • Labelled Innosuisse (since max 3 years)
              • Coaching acceptance
              • Active status in the coaching process
              • The assigned coach recommends participation in the camp
              • Milestones have been formulated for the camp 

Locations & contact info

Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, China – Contact: Simin Yang

Bangalore, India – Contact: Prateek Khare

Sao Paolo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Contact: Sylvia Romanelli

London, UK – Contact: Lutz Peter-Berg

San Francisco, USA – Contact: Franziska Steiner, Linda Aerne

Boston, USA – Contact: Alicia Evangelista

New York, USA – Contact: Oliver Haugen