Switzerland Global Enterprise

Working on behalf of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO, S-GE uses its expertise in internationalization to help Swiss companies, especially SMEs, identify and develop new business potential on a worldwide basis.

Switzerland Global Enterprise
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Institutional Partner http://www.serv-ch.com/

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How SMEs are surviving in the face of digital global competition

Digitization is creating many new opportunities for SMEs to become internationally active. But the international competition is growing likewise, says Prof. Dr. Winfried Ruigrok, internationalization expert at the University of St. Gallen. The key to success: A well-honed business model and local networks in the target market. More…

Ricolab: Why an innovation laboratory can be worthwhile for SMEs

Ricolab: Why an innovation laboratory can be worthwhile for SMEs
Keeping pace with new technologies, consumer trends or the digital transformation represents a huge challenge for many SMEs. The right way to approach this and indeed to become a pioneer is revealed by Ricolab, the new subsidiary of Ricola. The core task: Radical innovation! More…

"Companies have to take a global approach to digital business models"

"Companies have to take a global approach to digital business models"
Ifolor AG from Kreuzlingen has completely revamped its business model since 2000. CEO Filip Schwarz sees this as the key to the international success of his Kreuzlingen-based SME with locations in Germany and Finland. An interview on his experiences and his advice. More…

Global competition: “Exporting SMEs need to think in business models"

Global competition: “Exporting SMEs need to think in business models"
Alexander Osterwalder, author and CEO of Strategyzer AG, on the effects of digitization on the business model of Swiss SMEs, the customer focus in innovation, and why SMEs need to create space and time to develop ideas. More…

Swiss exporters: Showcase your product in Japan with Swiss Design Kiosk

Swiss exporters: Showcase your product in Japan with Swiss Design Kiosk
The Swiss Design Kiosk is a new initiative showcasing Swiss Design products in Japan. It offers an opportunity for creative Swiss brands to introduce their products to Japanese design-aficionados. Interested companies or designers should get in touch with the curation team by the end of March/April 2017. More…

Swiss-Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce opens in Asunción

Swiss-Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce opens in Asunción
Paraguay is going full speed ahead with industrialization and intends to become South America's new workbench. There are exciting business opportunities for Swiss SMEs in the country. For this reason, Switzerland Global Enterprise has co-initiated a new Swiss-Paraguayan chamber of commerce in Asunción. More…

Fintech sees rapid growth in Canada

Fintech sees rapid growth in Canada
Up until 2015, the acceptance level for financial technology products (fintech) was low, but the sector is now on the rise. In 2016, the number of users was almost three times that of the previous year, and the country saw a wave of new start-ups. Canada represents a growth market for Swiss providers. More…

Fresh export opportunities thanks to credit insurance

Fresh export opportunities thanks to credit insurance
Winning an export contract is hard enough. But failure to receive payment is a serious blow. More…

Trade Industries and Associations

review of Swiss industry associations. More…

Success Stories

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    Through the support of S-GE, AG Glattbrugg has representation in Stuttgart, which is successfully developing the German market.

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    Solar folding roofs from dhp technology can be used to gain the space and infrastructure needed for the production of solar energy. The Korean energy giant Kepco is interested.
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    PPURA produces high-quality pasta from original recipes. The organic products are also sold successfully in the UK.
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    Switzerland is the land of fine fruit brandies, but not only. Swiss quality-concious companies also produce vodka, whiskey and gin and now want to tackle new markets abroad. A delegation trip to London was a promising start for business activities in the UK.
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    The technology company has established a logistics organization in Warsaw with the help of S-GE, gaining new customers in the energy and industry market.

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    Since 2008, Züger Frischkäse AG, based in Oberbüren, St. Gallen, has been supplying specialty organic retailers in Germany with organic lactose-free dairy products: Mozzarella, cream cheese, curd cheese, mascarpone, goat’s cheese and butter. The distinctive green bar with the label “lactose-free” on Züger products has become the hallmark for the symptom-free consumption of dairy products.
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    Nobody in Europe buys more sunglasses than the Italians. With INVU, the Swiss Eyewear Group has been wowing the Italian “impulse buyer segment” (under 80 francs purchase price) since 2014. A market specific children's range with “zoomed down” adult glasses helped to open doors.
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    ViDi Systems SA distributes the first ready-to-use software suite for industrial image analysis based on deep learning. The program learns independently and makes its own decisions in the blink of an eye. The ViDi software finds faults in machine parts, welds, solar panels or on complex textiles. It is now being intensively tested by well-known U.S. companies or is already in use. 
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    The family company Peter Moog und Cie AG produces the world's most innovative cleaning systems for wine barrels and tanks. The success in French viticulture is expected to also expedite the business of container cleaners in other industrial sectors.
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    Frauenfeld-based Sky-Frame AG is a specialist for frameless sliding windows. In 2014, the company opened a U.S. branch with its own showroom. American builders with high demands on design and quality love the frameless sliding windows “Made in Switzerland”. 

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

mini SWISS Pavilion @ ISPO Shanghai 2017

July 06 - 08, 2017 - shanghai
shanghai, China

mini SWISS Pavilion @ FIME 2017

August 08 - 10, 2017 - Orlando FL
Orlando FL, United States

SWISS Pavilion @ IRAN PLAST 2017

September 24 - 27, 2017 - Tehran
Tehran, Iran

SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

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