Innovation and technology

Continuous innovation and a highly trained workforce represent the most important capital for a country like Switzerland, which has scant natural resources. Additional assets include a healthy capital market, a broad offering of financial and insurance products and services, as well as long term economic and monetary stability.

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Italy: EUR 800m for energy efficiency

Italy: EUR 800m for energy efficiency
Global Opportunities: In order to comply with EU regulations, the Italian government allocates over EUR 800 million for programs to restructure and upgrade energy efficiency in the public sector, in industrial manufacturing and domestic consumption from 2014 to 2020. More…

New momentum for green building in the Gulf states

New momentum for green building in the Gulf states
It has taken a while, but green building has finally arrived in the Gulf states. And so successfully, that the first supply bottlenecks are already imminent. In other words, this is a market with considerable growth potential. More…

Nigeria: Cars and cosmetics are booming

Nigeria’s has outstripped South Africa to become Africa’s strongest economy this year. Driven by a growing middle class, demand in the automotive and cosmetics sectors is increasing steadily and strongly, as vividly illustrated in two reports by the Swiss embassy in Abuja. More…

South Africa: ICT powerhouse

The digital world is now also catching on in Africa. But it arrived long ago at the continent’s southern tip, South Africa, where it is very much at home on the Cape. A report by Swiss Business Hub South Africa on the regional and global importance of South Africa’s ICT market. More…

Switzerland opens embassy in Oman

Switzerland now also has an embassy in the Sultanate of Oman. It was opened in Muscat on 12 November. More…

Doing business in Hong Kong - impact of the Occupy movement

By the end of September, a civil movement called "Occupy Central" has started pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Our Hub reports on the impact on doing business in the city. More…

Switzerland Global Enterprise: Close cooperation with São Paulo

Switzerland Global Enterprise: Close cooperation with São Paulo
Switzerland Global Enterprise (SGE) and Investe SP signed an MoU on 10.11.2014, aimed to strengthen commercial links between Switzerland and the most developed Brazilian State. The ceremony took place at Invest SP headquarters in São Paulo/Brazil, where Mr. Emínio Lucci – Managing Director at Investe SP –, received Chris Watts – Regional Director for Americas at SGE –, Thomas Först – Swiss Business Hub (SBH) Brazil Director –; as well as André Leal – SBH Brazil Business Development Manager. More…

China opens up additional industries

China presented its new investment catalogue in early November and announced that the general conditions for foreign direct investment are to be visibly eased in many sectors. More…

Trade Industries and Associations

review of Swiss industry associations. More…

Success Stories

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    RepRisk opens a branch in Manila. Switzerland Global Enterprise helped the company to search for a location in Asia and also find highly qualified employees.
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    High-quality implants for large bones: epimedical (Switzerland) AG produces medical implants and surgical instruments. With the support of S-GE, sales in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates grew rapidly.
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    The Winterthur-based company – a pioneer in the field of common-rail injection technology for diesel engines – delivers systems for diesel locomotives of the Indian State Railways.

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    Perforating and fibrillating: Burckhardt of Switzerland AG aimed to boost its sales of perforating rollers for plastics processing in the USA. With the support of the Swiss Business Hub, a distributor and other representatives were found.


ICT Trade Mission UK

26. - 28. November 2014

S-GE Impulse: Latam Day

21. May 2015 - Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

SWISS Pavilion @ Mobile World Congress 2015

02. - 05. March 2015 - Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

SWISS Pavilion @ Exhibition and Forum for South-East Europe 2015

11. - 13. March 2015 - Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria

SWISS Pavilion @ CeBIT 2015

16. - 20. March 2015 - Hannover
Hannover, Germany

SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Plastindia

    PLASTINDIA – the leading three-annual event for the plastic and rubber industry for the Indian subcontinent

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Cosmoprof Asia

    Cosmoprof Asia, taking place annually in Hong Kong, is the leading and biggest beauty event in the Asia Pacific region. Overall, hardly any other market grows as the cosmetic market does. In demand are high-quality cosmetics and care products, which consider the latest medical and dermatological findings.

  • Mini Swiss Pavilion @ Gulfood Manufacturing

    NEUE MESSE - Gulfood Manufacturing Die Messeleitung der Gulfood hat für 2014 die Einführung eines zweiten Messe-Formats angekündigt, welches sich im Profil deutlich vom Februar Anlass abhebt. Switzerland Global Enterprise organisiert in der Novemer-Edtion erstmals einen Mini SWISS Pavilion.

    Due to sold out Gulfood - NEW TRADE FAIR - Gulfood Manufacturing The trade fair organizer of Gulfood has announced a new two show format for 2014 with each event focused on quite different and distinct buyer groups.

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Anuga

    News & Aussteller / Nouveautés & exposants

  • SWISS Pavilion @ FEIMAFE

    15th International Machine Tools and Integrated Manufacturing Systems Trade Fair
    São Paulo, 18 – 23 May 2015


    BIOTECHNICA - Europe's No.1 Event for Biotechnology, Life Sciences and Lab Technology

  • SWISS Pavilion @ BIOFACH

    News & Aussteller / News & Exhibitors / Nouveautés & Exposants

  • Mini Swiss Pavilion @ Africa Health

    Africa’s International Medical Instruments and Equipment Fair

  • Mini Swiss Pavilion @ Sial China

    SIAL CHINA is the unique trade show with a mix of 55 % national exhibitors and 45 % international exhibitors. It is a must attend show for the F&B segment enterprise who is looking for its overseas business extension.

    No other show in China provides so many proven opportunities to promote products, build brand awareness and close deals with local trade professionals including prescheduled meetings with top retailers, the Trends and Innovations Area, China’s Wine and Spirits Competition and Cooking Trends Area.

    Over the years, many competitors have tried to copy, to catch up, but none managed to exceed. SIAL CHINA’s vision and execution leaves no wonder behind, but the tune “Another One Bites the Dust”.

  • Mini SWISS Pavilion @ NPE Orlando

    The International Plastics Showcase

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