NZZ Connect is the sponsor of the Swiss Innovation Forum and supports the initiative to promote innovation in Switzerland. As the leading national conference in the field of innovation, we connect business with science. The Swiss Innovation Forum was held for the first time in 2006. The name says it all: as the world champion of innovation, Switzerland is constantly reinventing itself and thus remains successful in the future. Our conference shows that innovation is an important foundation for success. The forum offers an inspiring platform to exchange ideas across sectors, to network and to develop new ideas together with creative minds. Central elements of the conference are:

  • Inspiring keynotes with national and international top speakers
  • Best-case examples from the Swiss innovation landscape
  • Experience Zone: Numerous exhibitors show their latest innovations in an interactive setup.
  • Swiss Technology Award (STA): The Swiss Technology Award has been presented at the Swiss Innovation Forum since 2008. Switzerland’s leading technology prize can look back on a long tradition and was presented for the first time in 1987.
  • Experience Zone: Zahlreiche Austeller zeigen ihre neuesten Innovationen in einem interaktiven Setup.
  • Strong partners from various industries.