What we do
We address major challenges of the future of food and nutrition from a sustainability perspective, using cutting-edge science and technology. Our ambition is to solve global issues, focusing on areas such as nutrition, life sciences, alternative proteins, packaging science, waste management and precision agriculture.
We develop and strengthen the existing innovation ecosystem in the areas of precision farming, packaging sciences, waste reduction, food processing or nutrition, by organizing events, both in Switzerland and abroad, and attracting talent, startups and investment to the region. We will be facilitating all connections for SMEs, startups or talents interested in coming to Switzerland, putting them in touch with the companies, research institutions, or any stakeholder in the ecosystem they need, while making it easier for them to settle in Switzerland.
Our fields of expertise
The conjunction of our bicentennial legacy in innovation and the outstanding innovation capacities of our ecosystem has led to unequalled fields of expertise that could efficiently address tomorrow’s challenges in food and nutrition.
Our latest news
DNA analysis, particularly when applied in microbiome, has the potential to provide breakthrough solutions in countless industries. Based in Monthey (Canton of Valais), REM Analytics is a promising startup mapping microorganisms to enable personalized nutrition amongst countless other applications.
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately owned fragrance and taste company, is proud to announce that it has joined the Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley (SFNV), a global reference in sustainable food and nutrition innovation. Founded in 2020 by Nestlé, EPFL, Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne and the Swiss Canton of Vaud, SFNV provides a rich eco-system of expertise and cutting edge science to address the major global food and nutrition challenges of the future. Bérangère Magarinos Ruchat. Firmenich’s Chief Sustainability Officer has been appointed to the Executive Commitee of the new network.
Innovaud, the EHL Innovation Village and the Agropole are pleased to invite you to a webinar on Monday 23rd of November 2020, 9am – 10.15am. This is an opportunity to bring together the FoodTech community and keep you updated about the latest news and some key players in the food and nutrition sector.
SWISS FOOD & NUTRITION VALLEY
c/o École hôtelière de Lausanne
Route de Cojonnex 18
1000 Lausanne 25