Swissnex Brazil is an initiative of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), managed in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs as an annex of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
A public-private venture, we are part of a network of outposts in Bangalore, Boston, Shanghai, Singapore and San Francisco. Along with individual science and technology counselors around the world, we work on behalf of Switzerland to expand education, research, and innovation.
swissnex Brazil is a platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas in science, education, art, and innovation. Through our public events and study tours, we highlight the best of Swiss and Brazilian ingenuity and create opportunities for networking among our diverse group of professional contacts in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and beyond. We offer the resources to help international guests, start-ups, university outposts, entrepreneurs-in-residence, and other visitors succeed.
Our global perspective and local expertise allow swissnex Brazil to anticipate and nurture fruitful collaborations and align the best academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, artists, and thought leaders so that relationships and partnerships can flourish. Working under several mandates, we also help build the presence of Swiss innovators on the world stage. We believe that unexpected outcomes can lead to the brightest achievements, and we encourage the cross-pollination of ideas through the many connections made at swissnex Brazil.