January 2021

Join the upcoming China AgriFood Tech Bootcamp 2021

Join the upcoming intense and tailored startup internationalization bootcamp organized by swissnex China and Innosuisse to take a deep dive into the China market, while leveraging the exciting opportunities within the world’s largest and most dynamic sustainable Agri-Food space.

The China Agri-Food-Tech Bootcamp 2021 offers Swiss startups a unique opportunity to take a deep dive into the fast-growing Agri-Food space in China, gain insight into the specific IP / legal frameworks while connecting with potential partners and customers.

Organized by swissnex China and Innosuisse, this program will provide tailored support to participating startups via virtual workshops, exclusive pitch sessions to investors, IP & regulation consulting, as well as market research reporting, connecting them with investors, industry experts and potential partners, while maximizing their exposure to a broad audience in China. This program is offered free of charge to the selected startup attendees.

The participating startups are encouraged to travel to China to further develop and implement
their local market entry as international business travel resumes.

  • Application Deadline: February 20, 2021
  • Virtual Bootcamp: March 22-31, 2021
  • Tailored Individual Support: Upon arrival in China, 2021-2022

General information
• Virtual Bootcamp duration: March 22- 31, 2021
• Detailed bootcamp agenda and logistics details will be announced in early March.
Important: Applying startups need to be in the Innosuisse coaching program.

Camp support
Swissnex China provides tailored, individual guidance to Campers by delivering virtual
workshops, exclusive pitch to investors, IP & regulation consulting, market research report
during the period while international travel is still restricted. When participating startups are able to
travel to China in person within the stipulated Innosuisse China Camp period, swissnex China
can facilitate 2-3 connections with relevant entities for further market validation or market entry.
Startups are expected to follow-up with the contacts and complete camp milestones. 

Travel stipend
All startups are encouraged to travel to China to further develop the market after the Virtual
Bootcamp. Innosuisse and swissnex China will offer travel stipends of CHF 3000 (Market
Validation Campers) or CHF 6000 (Market Entry Campers) to startups who will travel to China in
person during the camp year.

Eligibility
Participating startups are required to be currently active in an Innosuisse Coaching program, or
have recently obtained an Innosuisse Certificate / CTI-Label in the last 3 years.
If you’re not in the Innosuisse Coaching program, apply here. If the timeframe is tight, we advise
you to apply for coaching and camp in parallel. 

CONTACT
Reach out to our program manager to learn more:

Ms. Simin Yang
simin.yang@swissnexchina.org

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