San Francisco

Focus Areas

We curate a program of events, workshops, conferences, exhibitions, residencies and innovation exchanges that examine the forces shaping the emergent future in five focus areas.

What We Do

swissnex San Francisco is part of a global network for international collaboration located at Pier 17. We connect people and ideas from Switzerland and North America, and foster exchange between the regions.

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Who is connecting, succeeding, and taking their ideas to the next level with swissnex San Francisco?
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Empathy vs. the Machines

How can art, philosophy, and empathy help us prepare for the next wave of technology?

Startups

swissnex San Francisco connects startups to the local network, tools, techniques, training, and office space in the Bay Area.

Partners

We work in partnership with an ever-widening group of individuals and organizations.

Residents

Entrepreneurs, organizations, and individuals share our space and help carry out our mission.

Corporate Innovation

swissnex San Francisco brings together a diverse community of universities, startups, corporates , artists and designers in our living lab at Pier 17.

Universities

We connect Swiss and Bay Area universities, researchers and academics, fostering the international exchange of research and ideas.

Artists

We facilitate Swiss artists promotion and cultural exchanges in the field of art-technology and art-sciences with a particular attention to the specific domains of: digital creation, interactive media, design and architecture.