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Switzerland: A major innovation centre in the heart of Europe

Broaden your knowledge of international trade and ask our guest experts your questions. Virtual activities and content The activity will be held in French.

Registration deadline: January 12, 2022.


International Meetings in a nutshell

International trade is one aspect of the economy that has been most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you have any challenges or questions you’d like to discuss? We are offering you an opportunity to get answers via our webinars. Guest experts will discuss their point of view on international trade and provide tips on how to make it through the pandemic and get ready to resume your business.

Topics discussed in this International Meetings webinar

Join us on January 12 at 10 a.m. (ET) for a free webinar and learn more about high-tech innovation clusters—a gateway to European markets and an access to a wealth of talent. Discover the assets of the canton of Vaud in Switzerland, a major innovation centre in the heart of Europe, and deepen your knowledge of life sciences, cybersecurity and digital trust.

A unique opportunity to:

  • Discover Switzerland in a different way with its incredible resources;
  • Network with innovation players in high-tech fields such as artificial intelligence, life sciences, energy, the environment and aerospace;
  • Discover Biopôle, an innovation park dedicated to the life sciences, and its rapid expansion, as well as the new digital trust and cybersecurity cluster;
  • Explore the ecosystem of world-renowned universities, research institutes and companies driving the development of innovation in Vaud.

Who is this International Meetings webinar for?

  • Companies wishing to establish themselves near European markets, in a dynamic and innovative environment;
  • Industries looking for talent at all levels;
  • Research and development centres wishing to expand their network in Switzerland with internationally recognized universities;
  • Companies wishing to tap into the innovation expertise of Western Switzerland for special requests.

Activity schedule

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.: Introduction by Alexia Barbier, Advisor, International Market Development, Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

10:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Presentation by Claudie Allaire, International Development at Innovaud

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Testimony by Michael Morrissey, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Technical Operations at Incyte

10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.: Presentation by Pascal Marmier, Secretary General at the Economy of Trust foundation, SICPA

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Question period and wrap-up


Switzerland: A major innovation centre in the heart of Europe, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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Switzerland: A major innovation centre in the heart of Europe, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. $0 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Alexia Barbier
Advisor, International Market Development
514 871-4002, extension 6212

Please note that no exchange or refund will be accepted following your purchase.

In collaboration with:

Acclr International Trade Services’ activities receive financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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