Fact-Finding Mission

The Swiss Tech Experience

Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing

Switzerland Global Enterprise, in partnership with Switzerland Tourism, invites a select group of international tech executives and tech entrepreneurs to experience first-hand what Switzerland has on offer in terms of its tech ecosystem to foreign companies.

Find out why Switzerland is an attractive location to develop, test and commercialize new tech products. It is a playground for innovation and offers pragmatic project collaboration opportunities with corporates as well as with research institutes.

After a selection process by a jury, the winners from USA, Canada, India, France, UK and Italy will have the chance to visit Switzerland in the summer of 2022. The program includes visits to major research institutes, corporates and other industry players active in robotics and advanced manufacturing.

Interested in learning more? Please reach out.

Please note: The selection process will end in December 2021.



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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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