Fact-Finding Mission

The Swiss Tech Experience

Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing

S-GE and Switzerland Tourism have teamed up to bring selected companies from the fields of robotics, advanced manufacturing and artificial intelligence to Switzerland in order to experience the local tech ecosystem first-hand.

In December 2021, a jury of three industry experts chose one winning company each from the USA, Canada, India, France and Italy. The selected companies will have the exclusive opportunity to visit Switzerland from June 27 to July 1, 2022.

The program of the Swiss Tech Experience Week includes visits to important research institutes, leading companies and other players in the tech industry. The supporting program is organized by Switzerland Tourism.

Congratulations to the winning companies:

Shimmer Industries (USA)
BionIt Labs (Italy)
Chronolife (France)
Trendi (Canada)
Unbox Robotics (India)



Organizer Switzerland Global Enterprise and Switzerland Tourism
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The Jury

Dominic Gorecky

Head Swiss Smart Factory & Industry 4.0 IoT Research

Dr. Dominic Gorecky

Dominic Gorecky is leading the research group for Industry 4.0 at Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne and is co-founder and head of the Swiss Smart Factory. The Swiss Smart Factory is the first test and demonstration platform for Industry 4.0 topics in Switzerland. Before, he was head of research of the Innovative Factory Systems department at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI in Kaiserslautern, Germany. In this role, he was also the responsible R&D coordinator for the SmartFactoryKL living lab. He is agenda contributor at the World Economic Forum and advises several start-ups in the area of advanced operator training and training-as-a-service.

Anthony Palmieri

Chief Business Innovation Officer at HPE Switzerland

Anthony Palmieri

Anthony is Chief Business Innovation Officer for HPE in Switzerland, representing HPE Innovation among Swiss institutions, his focus is on creating business value in specific industries such as health, finance, manufacturing, retail or smart cities for HPE Customers. As leader of the Start-up Program in Switzerland, his goal with the team is to find the most relevant start-ups to work on business innovation topics and fitting with HPE Technologies & Services expertise for creating packaged and adapted business outcome-oriented solutions for HPE Customers.

Katiuska Molina-Luna

Technology Transfer Officer at the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics

Katiuska Molina-Luna

Katiuska is the Knowledge and Technology Transfer Officer at the NCCR Robotics. The National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics is a nation-wide center, launched by the Swiss National Science Foundation, with the common objective of developing new, human-oriented robotic technology for improving our quality of life. Her role within the robotics consortium is to help bring innovative technologies from the lab to the market, support business planning and the creation of robotics startups, establish partnerships and connections in the Swiss Robotics Ecosystem and act as liaison between Academic Professors and Industry. Katiuska is a neuroscientist by training, has a background in project management, 9+ years combined experience in small business coaching in the US and more recently, in the start-up arena in Switzerland.



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