Innovation Resources

A non-exhaustive list of Swiss and local resources – in Boston and New York City – for entrepreneurs and innovators.


Swiss Programs with a U.S. Connection

  • Innosuisse Market Validation & Market Entry Camps: For the past decade, these Camps have assisted the most promising Swiss start-ups to connect with thriving ecosystems in the world’s leading innovation hubs, and to establish a foothold in new markets abroad:
  • Venture Leaders: A program via venturelab that provides an intense dive into the U.S. entrepreneurial scene
  • MAtCH: A start-up exchange program jointly administered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE), with the goal of providing early-stage cleantech companies the opportunity to explore business development in a foreign market. Learn more here and here.

Boston Local Resources

Incubators, Accelerators, and Programming:

Networking + Events:

Fab Labs + Maker Spaces:

  • Autdodesk BUILD – Research and development workshop providing a venue for architecture, engineering, and construction professionals to experiment in a shared, collaborative environment.
  • Dassault Systems – Supporting collaborative projects to bring breakthrough innovations
  • Cambridge Hackspace – Makerspace
  • Artisans Asylum – Non-profit fabrication center

Industry:

Funding:

Legal:

  • Foley & Lardner LLP – Helping businesses face challenges head on, by providing collaborative, tailored solutions.
  • McDermott Will & Emery – An uncompromising commitment to legal excellence, extraordinary client service, and a high-performance culture, with a deep familiarity of the life sciences industry.

NYC Local Resources

Incubators, Accelerators, and Programming:

Fab lab / Maker spaces:

Networking:

Legal:

Sales / Marketing

  • USAM Group – Bridges the art and science of selling, to offer firms an exemplary sales team