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Switzerland and the UK have a long-standing relationship with common political and economic values, which form the basis for successful cooperation in many fields. Our two countries share a number of strengths: both are world leaders in innovation, research and education, and home to international financial centres and world-leading cultural institutions. #WeAreSwitzerland is an initiative by the Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom to forge new synergies between Switzerland and the UK across innovation, science, culture, economy and politics.We are innovative. We are creative. We are sustainable. We are committed. We are connected.We are Switzerland.

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January 2025

Switzerland and the UK have a long-standing relationship with common political and economic values, which form the basis for successful cooperation in many fields. Our two countries share a number of strengths: both are world leaders in innovation, research and education, and home to international financial centres and world-leading cultural institutions. #WeAreSwitzerland is an initiative by the Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom to forge new synergies between Switzerland and the UK across innovation, science, culture, economy and politics.We are innovative. We are creative. We are sustainable. We are committed. We are connected.We are Switzerland.

In our #CabpoolAmbassador series, Ambassador Leitner interviews a range of personalities from different fields in the back of our electric-powered Swiss cab!

Cabpool Ambassador Episode 2 - Anton Mosimann

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January 2023

In our #CabpoolAmbassador series, Ambassador Leitner interviews a range of personalities from different fields in the back of our electric-powered Swiss cab!

On 30th November, the Performance Engineering Mission 2022 introduced a delegation of six high-level Swiss companies to high-tech industry leaders in the UK automotive and motorsports industries.

Performance Engineering Mission 2022

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December 2022

On 30th November, the Performance Engineering Mission 2022 introduced a delegation of six high-level Swiss companies to high-tech industry leaders in the UK automotive and motorsports industries.

On 10 November, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and UK Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, George Freeman, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in London on cooperation in research and innovation.

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Switzerland and the UK strengthen their cooperation in research and innovation

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November 2022

On 10 November, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and UK Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, George Freeman, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in London on cooperation in research and innovation.

The Swiss Fintech VENTURE LEADERS are 10 of the most promising Swiss Fintech startups, selected for a business development roadshow in London. From the 28th November to 2nd December, the Venture Leaders will be in town to meet investors, corporations, Fintech experts and UK entrepreneurs, as well as to explore the UK market.

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Swiss Fintech VENTURE LEADERS 2022

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October 2022

The Swiss Fintech VENTURE LEADERS are 10 of the most promising Swiss Fintech startups, selected for a business development roadshow in London. From the 28th November to 2nd December, the Venture Leaders will be in town to meet investors, corporations, Fintech experts and UK entrepreneurs, as well as to explore the UK market.

On 18 October 2022, Ambassador Leitner was invited by Principal and Vice-Chancellor Sally Mapstone and the Swiss Society at St Andrews University to deliver an address on the topic of Swiss science, research and innovation policy. Below you'll find the full text of his speech - "A Small Country with Big Ideas: Science, Innovation and Skills as Drivers of Switzerland’s Economic Success".

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A Small Country with Big Ideas - Ambassador Leitner's Speech at the University of St Andrews

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October 2022

On 18 October 2022, Ambassador Leitner was invited by Principal and Vice-Chancellor Sally Mapstone and the Swiss Society at St Andrews University to deliver an address on the topic of Swiss science, research and innovation policy. Below you'll find the full text of his speech - "A Small Country with Big Ideas: Science, Innovation and Skills as Drivers of Switzerland’s Economic Success".

The 6th annual Cyber Symposium 2022 was organised by the Embassy of Switzerland in London, the Defence Attaché Office and the Swiss Business Hub UK+Ireland.

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The 6th annual Cyber Symposium 2022

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October 2022

The 6th annual Cyber Symposium 2022 was organised by the Embassy of Switzerland in London, the Defence Attaché Office and the Swiss Business Hub UK+Ireland.