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Welcome to our innovation community!

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Community is key to helping entrepreneurs connect with each other, with investors and with local players as they spread their roots in the canton of Geneva. It’s a core part of our strategy and a proven success.
 
Many of our events are open to anyone interested in learning more about the incredible innovations happening right here in the canton of Geneva, from Plan-les-Ouates to Campus Biotech. We hope you’ll join us in-person or online!
Don't miss out on any events - join our mailing list!

At FONGIT, we’re proud of our strong community of innovators and people who want to help innovators.

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Quels sont les différents types d'événements qu'organise la FONGIT?

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What different types of events does FONGIT organize?

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Tue, 05 Mar
    Campus Biotech
    05 Mar 2024, 12:00 – 14:00
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    05 Mar 2024, 12:00 – 14:00
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    Calling Geneva life sciences innovators! Hear from FONGIT-supported startups Fluosphera, iOnctura, and Medimaps at this special FONGIT-Life at Campus Biotech!
  • Thu, 07 Mar
    Genève
    07 Mar 2024, 12:00 – 14:00 CET
    Genève, Chem. des Colombettes 34, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    07 Mar 2024, 12:00 – 14:00 CET
    Genève, Chem. des Colombettes 34, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    Join us for a workshop on the topic of "Intellectual Property and Innovation" with a special tour of WIPO HQ!
  • Tue, 12 Mar
    Zoom
    12 Mar 2024, 12:30 – 14:00
    Zoom
    12 Mar 2024, 12:30 – 14:00
    Zoom
    Join us on March 7th for a Lunch-Learn session on "Internationalization: Tips, Tricks, and Traps" featuring three expert speakers. From Swissnex, Charlotte Chenu and Tatiana Benavides will share their insights, while Bastien Bovy from Switzerland Global Enterprise offers valuable perspectives.
  • Wed, 20 Mar
    Fongit HQ (6th floor)
    20 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 10:30 CET
    Fongit HQ (6th floor), Rte de la Galaise 34, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
    20 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 10:30 CET
    Fongit HQ (6th floor), Rte de la Galaise 34, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
    Get coffee, get informed, get connected!
  • Tue, 26 Mar
    Campus Biotech
    26 Mar 2024, 12:00 – 13:45
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    26 Mar 2024, 12:00 – 13:45
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    Join us at Campus Biotech to learn about market access for your life sciences innovation!

What kind of events do we do, and which one is for you?

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Café+Croissant

In-person event
Open to the public

This monthly event brings together the entire FONGIT team and leading entrepreneurs from our innovation community. It's the perfect opportunity for attendees to find out what has been going on in the Geneva startup community, hear from entrepreneurs themselves, and expand their professional network, all while enjoying coffee and croissants.

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FONGIT:Force

In-person event
Open to the public

The FONGIT:Force is our monthly program of in-person workshops from international thought leaders
targeted at entrepreneurs of fast-growing startups (but anyone interested is welcome to attend).
Participants will walk away with actionable insights and an accelerated understanding of different challenges (e.g. commercial, technical, and human) that they need to address when launching a product and growing a business.

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Lunch-Learn

Online event
Open to the public

This event is the same as FONGIT:Force but online, in order to reach a wider audience by making it more easily accessible.

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FONGIT-Life

In-person event
Open to the public

Targeted at our life sciences community, these in-person workshops at Campus Biotech have the same format as a FONGIT:Force, featuring talks from international thought leaders and a networking lunch.

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FONGIT-Espresso

Online event
Open to the public

A series of fast-paced, 30-minute online webinars designed to provide attendees with concise yet powerful insights on various topics related to startups and entrepreneurship.

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Investor Events

In-person event
By invitation

Every year, we organize several events specifically dedicated to connecting startups with investors.
To date, these meetings have been organized with the investor groups SICTIC (Swiss ICT Investor Club) and BAS (Business Angels Switzerland).

Alexandra Osváth, FONGIT's Head of Marketing, Communications, and Engagement talks about the value our community brings to entrepreneurs

Alexandra Osváth, FONGIT's Head of Marketing, Communications, and Engagement talks about the value our community brings to entrepreneurs

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