Bringing Swiss Innovation to Life - how?

We are Switzerland‘s leading Innovation Enabler, building bridges between Science and Business.

We are the pioneering Swiss innovation community and the dialogue platform for the economy and the science sector. We show how the latest findings from research can be transformed into entrepreneurship.

Our goal is to bring together leading Swiss SMEs, start-ups & investors, large corporations, innovative minds from the world of science and top talents of the next generation, in order to pave the way for cooperation and secure Switzerland’s leading role as an innovative and successful market.


Speaker highlights

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Our programme


21 November 2024

9.00 am | ETH Industry Day

9.00 am | Open-i Deep Dive Sessions

2.00 pm | Open-i Main Programme

5.00 pm | Networking Apero

6.00 pm | Investor Dinner

22 November 2024

9.00 am | Open-i Main Programme

10.00 am | Swiss Technology Award

12.00 pm | Farewell Lunch

Tickets 2024

Conference ticket

21 & 22 November 2024

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Friday ticket

22 November 2024

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Start-up ticket

21 & 22 November 2024

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Student ticket

21 & 22 November 2024

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Ticket info

All ticket prices include VAT and the following services: attendance at the ETH Industry Day, the Open-i main programme and the Swiss Technology Award, access to exclusive panel discussions and keynote speeches, participation in topic streams and deep dives based on interests, access to attendee lists, live Q&A and chat function in the NZZ Connect app.

When you book your ticket, you’ll have the option of reserving additional activities. Get ready!

Bringing Swiss Innovation to Life!

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From the creators of the Swiss Economic Forum and the Swiss Innovation Forum

Who is behind all this? NZZ Connect is committed to promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in Switzerland. It has supported the Swiss Economic Forum for 26 years and the Swiss Innovation Forum for 17 years. With Open-i, we bring together science and the economy, as well as successful executives and the next generation of entrepreneurs.