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The Steering Committee is a working group of representatives from various stakeholder in Switzerland. It aims to support the biotech industry in Switzerland by publishing the Swiss Biotech Report every year. Its members are:
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The Swiss Biotech Association represents the interests of the Swiss biotech industry since 1998. To support its members in a competitive market, the Swiss Biotech Association works to secure favorable framework conditions and facilitate access to talents, novel technologies and financial resources. To strengthen and promote the Swiss biotech industry, the Swiss Biotech Association also collaborates with numerous partners and life science clusters globally under the brand Swiss Biotech™️.
scienceindustries is the Swiss business association of chemistry, pharma and life sciences. It supports some 250 member companies: fostering an innovation-friendly environment in Switzerland, creating a competitive production and business framework, enabling attractive market conditions, and facilitating worldwide market access.
SATW is a network of engineering experts contributing to the progress and competitiveness of the Swiss economy. Positioning Switzerland in a leading role is one of the key goals of the academy, and we work to identify promising technologies and assemble the best experts to foster innovation. SATW is also the leading organization for encouraging young women to pursue a career in a technical field.
The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property is the official government body for intellectual property rights in Switzerland and is responsible for examining, granting and administering these rights. The institute’s services also include training courses on various aspects of intellectual property and tailor-made searches for trademarks and patent information, including strategic patent analyses involving patent quality parameters.
Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) is mandated by the Swiss government for export and investment promotion. In its role as a center of excellence for internationalization, its mission is to help Swiss SMEs develop new potential for their international business and to strengthen Switzerland as an economic hub. S-GE assists foreign companies in evaluating Switzerland as a business and technology location, and together with its cantonal partners helps companies during the entire site selection and incorporation process.
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is Switzerland’s foremost research funding agency. In accordance with its government mandate, the SNSF supports scientific research in all disciplines, from physics to medicine to sociology. Each year the best projects are awarded around CHF 900 million in total based on rigorous evaluation processes. The SNSF supports 5700 projects involving 20,000 researchers at year-end 2021.
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