Photo by Myleen Hollero for swissnex SF


swissnex San Francisco brings together a diverse community of universities, startups, corporates, artists, and designers in our living lab at Pier 17. We provide work space for persons with certain minimum requisite connections to the Swiss innovation ecosystem who conduct independent activities in Silicon Valley, but seek an active and supportive community, and a rich learning environment. For those persons qualifying as “Residents,” we provide:

  • Desk space
  • A launchpad to set up US presence
  • Access to prime infrastructure in our living lab at Pier 17
  • An engaged community at Pier 17
  • The opportunity to test and showcase products and ideas
  • Access to exclusive events from the interdisciplinary ecosystem
  • Opportunity to work with swissnex SF to produce one event per year

For more information about becoming a Resident, reach out via the form below.


Current residents:

University of Geneva
Just like the city of Geneva itself, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) enjoys a strong international reputation, not least thanks to its close ties to Geneva-based international organizations such as the WHO, the ITU, the ICRC, and the CERN. / At swissnex, the university supports residencies as part of the UNIGE Digital Fellows program

swissnex San Francisco has also been hosting a large number of startups in the past years.