Prix Suisse 2022 Awardnight
The Prix Suisse 2022 goes to Martine Clozel. The award was presented by the President of the National Council, Irène Kälin, the highest Swiss citizen. Martine Clozel is a doctor, scientist and entrepreneur. In 1997, she co-founded Actelion and, in 2017, Idorsia, which builds on her 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical research. The Prix Suisse is an annual award presented by the non-profit organisation Initiative Switzerland to prominent figures who have made outstanding contributions to Switzerland.
Connexa Helvetica in Ascona
The fourth Connexa Helvetica event was held in October 2022 at the Eranos Foundation in Ascona. At this meeting, the discussion focused on the myth of "storytelling" and how important it is to tell your story. In the intimate round, two talents of the region met with the COO of the Locarno Film Festival, Raphaël Brunschwig.
Connexa Helvetica in Ilanz/Glion
The third Connexa Helvetica event was held in September 2022 at the Haus der Begegnung in Ilanz/Glion. The focus of the discussion at this meeting was the Romansh language and its significance and importance. In addition to around 15 interested people, the National Councilor Martin Candinas (CVP) also took part.
Connexa Helvetica in Geneva
The second Connexa Helvetica event took place on September 20, 2022 at Geneva Airport. After a guided tour of Geneva Airport, a discussion round on the topic "Rien ne vole éternellement" was started in which Andre Schneider (CEO Aéroport Genève), Walter Stahel (Founder-Director Product-Life Institute Switzerland) and Christoph Ebell (Co-Founder & CEO ARCADES DIGITAL) also participated.
EntrepreneurSkills: SwissSkills 2022
For the first time, the Professional Championship in Entrepreneurship was held at the SwissSkills from September 7 - 11, 2022 in Bern. Eight teams from all regions of Switzerland took on the challenge of developing a business idea that takes into account a Sustainable Development Goa
Last weekend, August 27-28, the bootcamp with the 19 finalists of the EntrepreneurSkills took place in Davos. They were prepared for the first championship in Entrepreneurship at the SwissSkills, which starts on September 7.