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Events

Upcoming Events

  • swissnex Boston offers students, researchers and young professionals the opportunity to listen to both an immigration and tax lawyer discussing the most pressing issues that ...

Past Events

  • Join us for swissnexDay'16, taking place December 15 at the University of Basel. This year's topic is the future of ageing.
  • Chus Martínez will lecture on art, metamorphosis, and exploring experience to enhance a different political imagination.
  • At this morning event, come learn about NEST, a living lab fostering the acceleration of innovation in the building sector. Peter Richner, Deputy Director of Empa, will be ...
  • A panel made up of Swiss and American fintech and cybersecurity experts will discuss the underpinnings of digital security challenges, particularly within the framework of ...
  • The Top-to-Top Global Climate Expedition, a Swiss family of climate explorers, is arriving in Boston after having sailed through the Northwest Passage on their 50-foot ...
  • November 16, we invite you to join us for an evening with Raymond Cron, CEO of Switzerland Innovation – a nationwide innovation hub bringing together academia and industry.
  • Swiss composer Marcel Zaes is coming to Boston with a string quartet and a solo performance for a double-concert at swissnex Boston. Join us for a night of experimental music, ...
  • Gerald Raunig of ZHdK will lecture on his book Dividuum, which explores the concept of dividuality, tracing back to the classical philosophers. He uses his findings to address ...
  • The ETH Zurich Alumni Chapter of New England invites to a night of Science Talks on Critical Thinking, Climate Engineering, and Oxygen Homeostasis and Disease.
  • Join us for an evening of presentations by MIT students who spent their summer in Switzerland for research or internships, as part of the MISTI Switzerland program.
  • The Future of Storytelling Festival (FoST FEST) in NYC is the world’s first immersive storytelling festival. It will feature more than 50 virtual reality, augmented reality, ...
  • September 29th, come celebrate the remarkable innovation, creativity, and inspiration found within New England and beyond. It’s one of the largest TEDx conferences in the ...
  • Calling all Swiss (or Swiss-linked) students and researchers who are new to the Boston area! Summer is starting to come to a close and another academic year is beginning, ...
  • Cafe des Sciences #77 is upon us! This month will be hosted at the French residence in Cambridge, featuring oceanographers Dr. Emmanuel Boss and Dr. Lee Karp-Boss. A reminder: ...
  • A one-day symposium devoted to graphic design from Switzerland questioning the connections between the works exhibited within the framework of “Swiss Style Now” and the ...
  • Swiss graphic design has enjoyed international renown since the late 1950's - and it's still at the forefront, pushing boundaries. At this NYC exhibition, come see an ...
  • A Northeastern University symposium explores the "physical trace" and its role for making sense of the world. Under investigation will be different scientific, aesthetic, and ...
  • The startup accelerator welcomes its first class on June 20! Come learn about how this accelerator is impacting Switzerland and neighboring countries by catalyzing innovation. ...
  • Watch the Swiss National Startup Team in Life Sciences challenge local entrepreneurs at our legendary global Pitchfest - this year on a boat!
  • Tickets for TedXCambridge will be available at half price starting tomorrow! Discounted tickets can be purchased in person at the Boston Opera House's box office, Thursday ...
  • Think Innovation? Think Swiss. Heidi meets High-Tech in Brooklyn this summer, as Switzerland showcases its innovative industries. Meet Switzerland's 2016 Startup Team at our ...
  • BIAN is the International Digital Art Biennial in Montreal – it will host its third edition this year. Switzerland is the featured country of the festival, showcasing the ...
  • ECAL - The University of Art and Design Lausanne - explored the possibilities of glass as a material in different contexts. The results will be featured at this year's Wanted ...
  • Join our New York Outpost for the third edition of the Grassy Lectures talk series! It will feature Camille Blin, scenographer of Heart of Glass, and two New York based ...
  • Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the ...
  • Cafe des Sciences is honored to welcome Dr. Jeff Karp, who will share the innovative problem-solving tools used by his bio-research lab -- tools that are usable by anyone, and ...
  • On Thursdays this month, a French-language film (with English subtitles) will be screened at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in honor of the Francophonie, a celebration of the ...
  • National Geographic explorer Sarah Marquis will regale us with tales of her wild adventure: 10,000 miles walking from Siberia to Australia over the course of three years. ...
  • The TransCultural Exchange's 2016 International Conference offers exciting possibilities for artists to embrace different cultures, mindsets and technologies. Three Swiss ...
  • Have you ever wondered what language is spoken in Switzerland? Did you know we have four official languages? And did you know that the most commonly spoken language in ...
  • Join swissnex Boston as one of the official viewing locations of the 2016 edition of TEDxPlaceDesNations, streamed live from the United Nations Organization in Geneva. Martin ...
  • This year marks the 20th anniversary of the MIT European Career Fair (ECF), and as in previous years we will be present with a Swiss Pavilion. Come say hello!
  • 'Destination Europe', taking place Feb 5 in Boston, showcases the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe.
  • swissnex Boston offers students, researchers and young professionals the opportunity to listen to both an immigration and tax lawyer discussing the most pressing issues that ...
  • This year's swissnex Day, held under the topic of "Big Data", is hosted by the University of Fribourg. A special breakout session organized by swissnex Boston's Felix Moesner ...
  • The entries for this contest, inspired by the HEAD Geneve exhibition, will be showing Tuesday night this week at Northeastern University.
  • Join us for the opening night of Birdly at Le Laboratoire, with a talk by Max Rheiner on Conception and Creation of a Full Body Immersive Experience.
  • Birdly is coming to town! Early December you'll get the unique chance to fly like a bird. Take a trip on the legendary multi sensory flight simulator at Le Laboratoire in ...
  • Maitriser la création d’innovation de rupture : La formule à succès de Flagship Venture Capital
  • The disruptive force of new algorithms and big data has reached the financial world. What does this imply for the traditional banking system? What are the scientific ...
  • Two celebrated professors from Wheaton College will be demonstrating how new technology from Swiss startup KNIME can be used to facilitate and advance institutional research.
  • Cafe des Sciences welcomes 26 year old Dr. Alexandre Detappe, who will share his research on the utilization of nanoparticles in radiotherapy.
  • Featuring Antje Vowinckel, Swantje Lichtenstein, Marc Matter; brought to you by swissnex Boston, Non-Event and the Goethe-Institut Boston. (Unfortunately, due to illness, ...
  • A panel of Boston and Geneva-based legal experts will gather to discuss the newest edition of the lauded collaborative work, "Interdisciplinary Handbook of Dispute Resolution"
  • Swiss films "The Gruninger File" and "Yalom's Cure" will be screened at this year's festival
  • Using photography, sculpture, performance and video, Swiss artist Shahryar Nashat examines how contemporary representations of human bodies imitate the model of perfection, as ...
  • Swiss musicians Tomas Korber and the Konus Quartett will perform at the Goethe-Institut Boston on October 21st.
  • A panel at Harvard's School of Education will explore Switzerland's vocational education system's likely connection to its strong, innovative economy... and how this model ...
  • This Friday afternoon we're celebrating our 15 year anniversary! Join us on the green in front of the Cambridge Public Library, along with reps from the Canton of Basel-Stadt ...
  • This collaborative installation, showing at the Chicago Architectural Biennial, is by Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich, and the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT.
  • A collaborative art/science project between swissnex Boston, the University of Zurich (Institute of Evolutionary Biology) and Boston based artist Edward Monovich, Professor at ...
  • Now in its 11th year, the European Short Film Festival at MIT offers a unique selection of recent short films from all over Europe – most of them screened for the first time ...
  • A lecture by John A. Quelch, Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School & Professor in Health Policy and Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of ...
  • We welcome Swiss and Swiss-linked students and researchers in the Greater Boston area to expand their network and meet local Swiss alumni chapters and social groups during our ...
  • No less than six Swiss films will be featured at this year's Rhode Island International Film Festival, taking place August 4th through the 9th in Providence!
  • The Swiss National Startup-Team is back in New York City! From ground-breaking 3D ink-jet technology to software for driverless vehicles to a fertility prediction wearable ...
  • As part of the Venture Leaders Boston Bootcamp, 30 entrepreneurs from all over the world will be going head-to-head for the title of Global Pitchfest Champion. Join us on June ...
  • Heidi meets high-tech in Brooklyn this summer, as we are showcasing Switzerland's innovative industries at the Northside Festival through a partnership with the Consulate ...
  • G*PARK (aka Marc Zeier) is part of the Swiss Aktionist collective Schimpfluch-Gruppe. He's been pushing the boundaries of electronic music with his particular brand of ...
  • The Giant Human Cell, hailing from the University of Basel in Switzerland, will be making an appearance at this year's Cambridge Science Festival.
  • The East Coast premiere of Birdly, Max Rheiner’s immersive flight simulator will allow visitors to soar over Manhattan. As part of the 'Sensory Stories' exhibition, Birdly ...
  • swissnex Boston participates in Harvard University's symposium on the Global Demography of Aging.
  • This award winning Swiss film, directed by Germinal Roaux, will be screened at the Coolidge Corner Theatre as part of the Francophonie Film Festival.
  • As part of the month-long celebration of the Francophonie, swissnex Boston and its Café des Sciences partners invite you to La Grande Soirée Scientifique: Interview with ...
  • Three simultaneous solo exhibitions of sound architecture and installation artist Zimoun are coming to New York City in February and March.
  • Learn more about swissnex's role at Lift15, and how to partake!
  • swissnex Boston and the Goethe Institute kickoff the winter German film series with this film on Sunday, January 18th.
  • Everything you should know about the Boston startup ecosystem with C.A. Webb, Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association on December 16th!
  • On October 27th we are hosting the first North America Science day in Zürich and Dübendorf, Switzerland.
  • In conjunction with Gilles Aubry’s performance “Les Ames Amplifiées” (Amplified Souls) – on October 9th at the Goethe Institut Boston – we present two video ...
  • The world's biggest particle physics laboratory is celebrating “60 years of science for peace” this month and swissnex Boston is helping to commemorate this jubilee from ...
  • Redefining Early Stage Investments is an ongoing conference series that will be establishing a global circuit for early stage life sciences companies to source investors, ...
  • An exhibition produced by the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, and the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On display at Tufts University Fletcher School September 14th - ...
  • Join us in welcoming IMD Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Mikolaj Jan Piskorski, one of the world’s leading experts on social media, to Boston on Thursday evening, ...
  • Technology meets New York Fashion Week! Zero Power Smart Fashion will showcase the newest products and technologies the wearable tech and smart clothing community have to offer.
  • Contemporary Swiss Design Excellence Comes To Boston September 10 - November 22, 2014
  • Come discover what the Watt d’Or award winning projects are all about! The exhibition is free and open to the public, at Northeastern University's International Village ...
  • In June, swissnex Boston welcomed the Swiss national startup team for the 14th time.