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Innovation happens where business,design, and tech meet. Innovation Today is the biggest innovation event in Switzerland with the legends Alexander Osterwalder, Jake Knapp, Yves Pigneur! They will share real-life stories, case studies, practical tools and methods that inspire thousands of innovation leaders and the world's most innovative companies.

SwissTech Convention Center


Swiss Economic Forum

For the very first time, the 22nd Swiss Economic Forum (SEF) will take place in Vaud. Over the years, this national event has established itself as THE conference for Swiss economic decision-makers. Renowned for its high quality and world-class speakers, more than 1,350 decision-makers from business, politics, science and the media meet here every year.



Investment Summit 2020

Let’s AIM FOR THE IMPOSSIBLE together to achieve the extraordinary. Raphaël Domjan, initiator and pilot of SolarStratos, will take you on a journey sharing his endeavor to reach the edge of space on a solar-powered plane. We will discuss the importance of pushing boundaries during wingsuit flying and we shall hear about what it takes to lead a global space mission. Join the digital Investment Summit during the morning session 09.00 – 11.00 am and the afternoon session 16.00 – 18.00 pm.



INDUSTRY CONNECT at BrainServe - Data security

Data security has become a critical issue for SMEs. The event offers an immersive experience at BrainServe: specialists sharing experience, roundtable, visit to the BrainServe Data Center and networking lunch.

BrainServe, Prissier


Swiss Medtech Day

The annual Swiss medtech day brings together various payers in the medical technology industry to discover and discuss new trends in the industry. A wide range of activities including poster sessions, award ceremony and networking awaits the visitors.

Kuursal, Bern


Healthtech Summit

Organised by Tech Tour and supported by the Service de la promotion de l'économie et de l'innovation (SPEI), the 10th edition of the HealthTech Summit (HTS) will once again bring together the most promising companies in the field of medical technology and digital health.

Musée Olympique, Lausanne


Convergence in Oncology Summit

For the 3rd consecutive year, Biopôle SA and Salus Partners are joining forces to organize this annual international meeting of industry leaders, entrepreneurs and investors active in the field of oncology.

Centre de conférence Aquatis, Lausanne

Free tickets for PME & Startups


Forum of the 100: the Swiss face artificial intelligence

The Forum of 100, organized by Le Temps, is a platform for debate and networking based on an annual conference led by quality speakers. It aims to promote the economic dynamism and creativity that are characteristic of the French-speaking region. For a full day, the guests discuss issues that are essential to Switzerland's future. The theme of the 2020 edition: "The Swiss in the face of artificial intelligence". The online launch of the program and the opening of registrations will take place at the beginning of March. In the meantime, you can discover the portraits of the "100 personalities who make up French-speaking Switzerland".

SwissTech Convention Center EPFL, Lausanne


EPFL Startup Champions Seed Night

Are you an entrepreneur who wants to give visibility to your project? The Startup Champions Seed Night brings together every year an audience composed of innovation enthusiasts, investors, alumni and more broadly the entire EPFL ecosystem. Registrations for startups who wish to pitches during the event are now open.

Rolex Learning Center, EPFL

Free tickets for PME & Startups


MedTech Investing Europe Conference

Supported by the SPEI, the 30th edition of the MTI will once again bring together leading companies in the field of medical technology, as well as numerous private investors (VC, business angels and family offices). This event allows its participants to discover the most avant-garde technologies and offers them numerous development opportunities, among others related to investment.

Royal Savoy, Lausanne

Free tickets for PME & Startups


Vaud Economic Forum

Vaud Economic Forum invites you on 30 September 2020 for a new edition. The event is by invitation only.

Salle Métropole, Lausanne


Startup DAYS

Organized by Startup INVEST, this one-day event is designed to bring together start-ups and investors. It will include keynotes, panels, investor presentations, a pitch competition, one-on-one meetings and masterclasses for start-ups and companies.

Kursaal, Berne

Free tickets for PME & Startups


Digital Day

Innovation, sustainable economy, lifelong learning, ethics in technology - what does digitalisation contribute to making Switzerland more sustainable? Digitalswitzerland and its partners will transform the country into an open venue for community collaboration.. More than 150 free events throughout the country offer you the opportunity to inform yourself, learn, participate and help shape the future.

Lausanne et Yverdon-les-Bains


Swiss Robotics Industry Day

The Swiss Robotics Industry Day is a one-day annual conference is exclusively designed for industry to showcase the activities of NCCR Robotics and selected Swiss SMEs and start-ups active in the field of robotics through a series of technology demonstrations, posters and discussions.

Swiss Tech Convention Center, EPFL

Free tickets for PME & Startups


GlobalTech Summit

Technology in daily life, in business and in science; this will be the leitmotiv of the GlobalTech Summit 2020 ! Technology has the potential to change lives not only in developing countries but also in our modern Society. That’s why the Summit aims to provide to all influencers, c-level actors, whatever the ecosystem, the latest trends in technological world.

Beau-Rivage Palace, Lausanne

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KIck-off event : Space4Impact

The Space4Impact initiative ( wants to reveal the added value of space data, technologies and infrastructures to financial actors by supporting startups that are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). To reach this goal a kick-off event will rake place in Lausanne in Lausanne with the support of the Economic Promotion and Innovation Department.

SwissTech Convention Center, EPFL



With nearly 1000 participants during the first two editions, FORWARD has confirmed its success and is looking forward to the 3rd edition of this event, dedicated to the theme : My SME in 5 years - The new dimensions of innovation. Nearly 60 speakers will lead this annual meeting of SMEs and innovation partners.

SwissTech Convention Center EPFL, Lausanne

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Vaud International Business Award

The Department of Economy, Innovation and Sport (DEIS), the Vaud Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CVCI) and Innovaud are organizing the 6th edition of the PVEI (Vaud International Business Award). The purpose of this award is to highlight the contribution of international companies, the diversification they bring and their positive impact on the local economy.

IMD, Lausanne


Salon International du Climat

The event dedicated to the market of technologies and solutions for climate protection and the reduction of carbon emissions will give visibility to all new technologies and achievements in this field.

2m2c, Montreux

Free tickets for PME & Startups