Hacktivists use coding and technology to express their point of view.
Swiss startup’s portable scanner smashes Kickstarter goal with no-bulk, quality scanning.
What does the future hold for books in the digital age?
What is the perfect finish for a Digital Business master's program in Switzerland? A trip to Silicon Valley, if you ask us.
Ten designers compete for a fellowship at FluidSolids in Zurich and a feature in Architonic Magazine.
What if the Big One hits? Citizens and scientists help plan for disaster with data hacks and visionary thinking.
Swiss aquaponics startup UrbanFarmers on why we should eat (and grow) local food, even in the city.
Discover the future of money.
Swiss startup wants to make doing good a lifestyle choice, with benefits.
Director of Radio Télévision Suisse sits down with Swiss university alumni.
Swiss roofs help green SF, swissnex ensures fertile ground for the exchange.
Swiss startup sweeps LAUNCH competition, beating out 200 competitors.
A year full of green roofs, game design, and visions of the future.
Four questions for the current swissnex residents studying up on Silicon Valley.
Swiss social anthropologist weighs in on the issues around assisted reproduction.
Video roundup of what went down during the week of the Game Developers Conference.
Swiss typeface designer Sibylle Hagmann shares her inspirations and influences.
A handy guide to everything Swiss at this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC).
Who won the Urban Data Hackathon and why? The jury weighs in on what makes a data visualization meaningful.
Art-science Creative Collisions are in harmony at CERN.
Learning in silos doesn’t get you very far in the real world. The elop* program emphasizes transdisciplinary collaboration.
Swiss university professors on Twitter.
Open-source data platform KNIME provides sophisticated analysis at your fingertips.
Swiss artist Grrrr questions the future of San Francisco and its relationship to its surroundings in his live drawing at swissnex.
"The Day after Reading" is part of the exhibition "All Possible Futures" at SOMArts.
Skye participated in the Bay Area Science Festival with swissnex San Francisco.
Swiss startup plans nothing less than revolutionizing animated games and films and maybe forever changing the way we communicate online.
Project Michael2023 takes top prize in transmedia competition for Swiss students.
Where will books go in the future as objects, as art, and as vehicles for knowledge sharing?
Startups scale up, and Game Gazer goes big. An ecosystem of Swiss gaming around GDC in San Francisco gives boost to industry.
Can global collaboration help 3D printing go green?
No more username and password. With Logrr, logging in securely is just a scan away.
Alessandro Vanini spends a month at swissnex San Francisco as part of the Paradox Engineering marketing team.
Congratulations Gioia! swissnex San Francisco’s Head of Startup Services tapped to lead a new swissnex in Rio de Janeiro.
Swiss startup grows their business and meets the right people in the Silicon Valley with the help of swissnex. And Airbnb.
Claudio Büttler of Swiss startup qipp wants to save you the hassle of keeping track of your things.
Will a new crop of entrepreneurs soon be hitting the Swiss scene?
The winning projects of the Urban Data Challenge visualize the fun and frustration of using public transport.
Arup’s SoundLab technologies meet experiments on music and emotion.
The latest innovations in gaming and interaction from the Geneva University of Art and Design, Zurich University of the Arts, UCLA Game lab, and more.
A visiting entrepreneur jumpstarts his company and learns to make connections the swissnex way.
swissnex San Francisco's social media program for Swiss higher ed becomes “The Digital Campus.”
swissnex San Francisco’s Johann Recordon provides this report from the field at StoryWorld 2012, the world’s largest conference dedicated to transmedia.
The Swiss company Paradox Engineering is working to make cities more energy-smart, starting with San Francisco.
A healthy dose of art from Switzerland, helping Swiss startups succeed, and more!
On Nov 13, 2012 swissnex SF wraps up two-year program in Basel.
How were afflictions of the body, health, and skin perceived during the Enlightenment?
Discover how our new team member connects art and higher ed.
Learn more about "The Third Space" and its interaction with the Burners.
An entrepreneur dishes on the benefits of time at swissnex.
Discover some of the secrets of Yann Marussich’s extreme performance.
Swiss artist Pe Lang's work features in the ZERO1 exhibition “Seeking Silicon Valley.”
Follow swissnexSF’s journey into the desert and learn what goes into building "The Third Space".
A Ph.D. student from Zurich leverages crowd intelligence into quenching our own everyday curiosity about the places we visit.
Discover how innovations in materials, nutrition, social media, and other sectors trigger change in the sports world.
Mission accomplished! University of Lausanne alumni have a chapter in the Bay Area.
The sound installation “trees: Downy Oak” exemplifies data sonification, a promising new approach using audio to interpret data.
We're looking for a dynamic office manager to keep swissnex SF running smoothly.
Artists, historians, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, biologists, and engineers take part in this thematic series about the skin.
Cocktails from a robotic bartender, the launch of the nextrends blog, SN—the swissnex magazine, and more.
A Swiss startup has led the way in developing information-packed QR codes and bringing them to Europe and the United States.
What Swiss academia can learn from the @ladygaga Twitter handle and Charlie Bit My Finger YouTube video.
Swiss startup Dacuda introduces world’s first scanning mouse. Next up? Anything with a camera and a computer.
Find out how we act as a nexus, catalyst, and curator of bold new ideas.
Neuroscience and collective brainpower on display at alumni gathering for graduates of Swiss higher education.
Swiss startup pioneers online video players in the age of HTML5.
A cancer researcher changes continent and career to serve science in a new way.
Meet Swiss game developer Mario von Rickenbach. His game “Mirage” is nominated for Excellence in Visual Art at the 2012 Independent Games Festival at GDC.
Read our recent quarterly e-newsletter to find out more about our services and activities.
Swiss start-up offers advertising solutions for F-commerce. And soon, video.
Quest for Success: Swiss-Russian company Questli’s rapid rise, and plans to conquer the US Market.
swissnex San Francisco partners with TEDx in Switzerland and Silicon Valley.
Season's Greetings from the team at swissnex San Francisco.
NASA space mission mascot Camilla, a rubber chicken, inspires learning.
Bay Area Science Festival highlights, future citiies, start-ups at swissnex, and more.
swissnex welcomes blackbox connect participants for their first networking event in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Ruth Förster visits San Francisco to study leadership training but finds life and culture just as rewarding.
Communicators from Swiss higher ed take part in Fall Social Media Study Tour and get inspired by Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
After a successful data visualization event here in San Francisco, swissnex sponsors Make.OpenData.ch.
We're organizing events all over the city in collaboration with this year’s inaugural festival. Here’s a rundown of what we’re cooking up.
swissnex San Francisco joins the Great Race for Clean Air.
Art and science meet at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) when "Think Art – Act Science" opens to the public.
Introducing our exciting new event series on…robotics!
David Dudok de Wit takes on swissnex knowledge management and initiates academic links between his Swiss business school and the West Coast.
Swiss precision, Spanish smart apparel, an Italian social search engine, and more at European Startup Demo Night.
The new issue of our popular quarterly e-newsletter includes data visualization, robots, and love. See what's inside.
Visualize our 2010 event data to find out who attended presentations on the LHC, healthcare, sleep, and more.
One hundred plus designers, coders, developers, and info lovers work through the weekend to create data visualizations that make us laugh, cry, and park.
Credit Suisse IT specialist Oliver Stanek returns to Switzerland but Marco Solombrino and Fabio Magagna join us.
Sawdust on the floor, holes in the walls, the bathroom is stripped, and tools and equipment are strewn about.
swissnex San Francisco is looking for new interns. And you might be one of them.
More than 130 communicators join the first meeting of "Swiss Academia and the Social Media Landscape" at Swisscom in Bern.
At this year’s Cal Day, swissnex San Francisco drew crowds with key information on Swiss universities—and with cheese fondue.
At an age when most people are still trying to decide what they want to be when they grow up, Arik Brückner has already founded two companies. He is twenty years old.
Ambassador Manuel Sager drops by Switzerland’s local science and technology outpost during his Bay Area visit.
swissnex San Francisco officially launches social media initiative for Swiss academia.
Inside brain imaging, Swiss design pop quiz, gaming stats, fun with fonts, and the world’s first portable, visual speed sensor!
Our 2010 annual report provides an interactive overview of our activities and points toward new projects.
ViSSee offers the world’s first portable, visual speed sensor. It could save millions of lives on the roadways. And it all began in a dungeon full of flies.
Some of the big ideas, inspiring panels, and bright minds swissnex cared about at SXSW. And one RV karaoke lounge.
View photos from TechCentralSF’s international start-up crawl, co-sponsored by swissnex San Francisco.
Avatars and thought-controlled robots: EPFL neuroscience gains global attention at science conference. And swissnex San Francisco helps get them there.
Swiss start-up Fontself lets personality shine through online with user-generated typeface.
ETH Zurich alumni gather on the slopes over President’s Day weekend to enjoy the snow and plan a local alumni chapter.
New partner TechCentralSF helps us connect the dots between Swiss and local entrepreneurs in tech sectors.
swissnex San Francisco Founder and Executive Director, Christian Simm, shares the achievements of the last year and a few new projects shaping up in 2011.
Take a look at our 2010 photo album.
CTI Start-ups find home base, targeted assistance in San Francisco and Boston.
President Ralph Eichler of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and local alumni take part in a private networking reception at swissnex.
swissnex San Francisco embarks on new program to boost use of social media by Swiss academic institutions.
Nicole Dennis is the lucky winner of two round trip business class tickets to Switzerland on Swiss International Air Lines.
swissnex San Francisco says goodbye to two esteemed colleagues going on to bright futures in Switzerland.
Isn't the world better off with particle windchimes, grassroots mapping, and fancy pigeons?
Louise Roux’s account of first all Swiss university alumni gathering at swissnex.
swissnex Day in Lausanne, Switzerland, lands the network in spotlight.
Swiss Federal Councillor Burkhalter connects with swissnex; stops by Milieux Sonores, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente to experience Bay’s best.
University of Geneva alumni representative Louise Roux attends study abroad fairs at UCLA and UC Berkeley.
Neurons fire and imaginations ignite with this season’s two stimulating event series: the brain and mind, and gaming.
Synthetic gel gives scientists Petri dish alternative for stem cell and cancer therapy research.
Sam Grawe, Editor-in-Chief of Dwell magazine, discusses TechnoCRAFT at YBCA with curator Yves Béhar.
Swiss Start-up NeMoDevices uses light to monitor the brain and help prevent secondary injury in trauma patients.
swissnex San Francisco and Longshot Magazine celebrate Issue One, "Comeback."
ZERO1: 2010 01SJ Biennial brings art and technology together to promote civic engagement.
swissnex San Francisco heads to wine country for a mid-year staff retreat to assess and fine-tune our work.
Inaugural Bay Area Science Breakfast strengthens ties and cooperation among official representatives from Europe.
CTO Alexander Ilic brings Dacuda’s scanning mouse technology to Silicon Valley.
Lucky UNIGE alumni mingled at the St. Francis Yacht Club to celebrate Swiss National Day and toast the 2010 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy.
ETH Zurich Media Relations head describes three-month sabbatical, publishes profile of swissnex director and founder.
TechnoCRAFT at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts showcases the increasing role of the individual in design.
Send us your Swiss trivia now and follow along to learn new facts about Switzerland.
May 2010 study tour illuminates Swiss renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Solar airplane soars around-the-clock (and through the night) without fuel or pollution.
University of Geneva delegation prompts alumni meet-up and renewed interest in local alumni chapter.
Swiss International Airlines is back in the Bay Area with direct service from San Francisco to Zurich.
Director Christian Simm makes L'Hebdo magazine's list of top 100 personalities.
Louise Roux starts up University of Geneva Bay Area Alumni Network
Blog follows study tour as it explores renewable energy sector in Switzerland.
Swiss artist in WIRED thanks to @swissnexSF Twitter update. A success story from the swissnex San Francisco communications desk.
Sneak peek at projects from the "Sunny Memories" exhibit, based on breakthrough dye-sensitized solar cells.
We’re thrilled to announce that Thierney Thys will join our panel on Visualizing Science on Wednesday, April 7th.
Graceful, fluid building wins SANAA top architectural honor.
When we aren’t busy in our downtown San Francisco office, we’re active around the globe.
The Rolex Learning Center, at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), opens on February 22, 2010.
Bay Area alumni treated to special pre event mixer with EPFL heavy hitters.
Researchers from EPFL and MIT bring daylight to building bowels even on cloudy days.
Get a taste of our Feb 12, 2010, discussion on science centers.
Swiss artists Ursula Scherrer and Flo Kaufmann present video and sound installations at The Lab.
Local UZH alumni attend the first official mixer, co-organized by the UZH International Alumni Program.
Experts explore the future of voice communication with mobile devices.
As we look forward to another great year in 2010, here’s a look back at a few highlights from 2009.
EPFL biologists wake dormant viruses and uncover mechanism for survival.
Simon Lépine heads up the North American branch of EPFL-A3, the alumni organization for the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
ThinkSwiss offers 15 scholarships for U.S. students looking to do research at a university or research institute in Switzerland.
A look back at a few highlights from 2009.
Animations float across the pages of a timeless book...
swissnex San Francisco celebrated six very full years this November.
SVOX visited swissnex San Francisco to fill us in on the company’s success.
Nick de la Mare, creative director at frog design, on the future of business—innovating with a sustainability strategy.
University of Zurich (UZH) alum? Josias Planta wants to hear from you.
Bhuddist monk, translator to the Dalai Lama, founder of Karuna-Shechen.
swissnex recognized by SF Green Business Program.