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Switzerland tops the world ranking as 'the most innovative country' according to the Global Innovation Index. Home to leading companies like Nestlé, Roche or UBS, Switzerland has one of the most stable and modern economies in Europe. This workshop is designed to support companies wishing to take advantage of Switzerland as a business location.

 

When

 

Thursday, 4th April 2019, from 9am - 12pm

Where

 

Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom

16-18 Montagu Place

London W1H 2BQ

Dress code

 

Business attire

Cost

 

Free

Participants

 

Maximum of 12 companies

RSVP

 

By Thursday 28th March

Please register here

   
 

Did you know?

Switzerland as an export market for UK goods is larger than Australia and Canada combined. It is also the 3rd largest non-EU export market for the UK.

 

Why attend?

- Familiarize yourself with the necessary preparations needed to have a presence in Switzerland.

- Learn how to identify business and R&D partners in Switzerland.

- Gain practical advice from experts about legal structure, regulatory requirements, logistics and customs, tax, HR and business culture.

- Opportunity to have one-to-one sessions with the experts. 

 

Who is it for?

C-level executives and Heads of Innovation and R&D looking to have a presence in Switzerland.

 

Programme

 

8.45am

 

Registration and networking coffee

9.00am

 

Introduction by Mrs Marieke Hood, Head of the Swiss Business Hub UK and Ireland

Overview of UK-CH trade relationship by Alexander Renggli, Counsellor, Head of the Economic, Finance, Science & Innovation Department

 

9.25am

 

Rules of the game/pitches by experts:

Legal/regulatory: Mercuris Avocats – David Perlotto (Tax advisor) and Olivier Cherpillod (Partner)

Tax: PWC Switzerland – Christoph Pauli (Director International Tax) and Juerg Niederbacher (Partner and Leader Tax Mergers & Acquisitions)

Human Resources: Swisslinx – Colin Tivendale (Director) and Edward Cullen (Managing Consultant)

10.00am

 

Testimonials

MyNextMatch: Oner Avara (CEO and Founder)

Kare: Michele Sama (CTO)

10.20am

 

Optional individual consultations by experts

 

12.00pm

 

Optional networking lunch

   
 

Contact

Swiss Business Hub UK & Ireland

lon.sbhuk@eda.admin.ch

+44 20 7616 6000

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The Swiss Business Hub UK + Ireland is representative of the official international trade and investment promotion agency Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE). Part of the Embassy of Switzerland in London and in Dublin, it is responsible for implementing Swiss export strategies in the United Kingdom and Ireland and for promoting Switzerland as a business location.

 
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