nex20: Connecting Tomorrow

It has been 20 years since the founding of swissnex in Cambridge, USA. Driving this adventure was a vision for the future of Switzerland and its formidable innovation potential. Today, swissnex represents an unparalleled platform for connecting tomorrow: a global network which, through the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and talent, is dedicated to unlock the imagination needed to create a different world.

For its 20th anniversary, the swissnex Network engages researchers, entrepreneurs, and visionary leaders to imagine the role of Switzerland on the global stage in 2040. Called nex20, the core of the program consists of various activities in different formats across five themes:


The swissnex Network is an initiative of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation and is part of the Confederationā€™s network abroad managed by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The activities of the swissnex Network are based on a collaborative approach, relying on public and private partnerships and funding.

Our locations:

Our global team:

The global swissnex team

Contact us:

swissnexNetwork@sbfi.admin.ch

swissnex Network / SBFI
Einsteinstrasse 2
CH-3003 Bern