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Developing, setting up and innovating in Switzerland | Lyon | 24 May 2022

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“Developing, setting up and innovating in Switzerland” will take place in Lyon on 24 May 2022. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) France Switzerland and its network of experts on the Swiss market, in collaboration with the Swiss Business Hub of the Swiss Embassy in France, meet companies interested in expanding or setting up in Switzerland. Magali Bischof, Secretary-General of BioAlps, will give a presentation on the Healthtech ecosystem in Western Switzerland and will talk about the country’s assets to welcome companies active in the Life Sciences sector.

Where: Lync, 2 Place de la Bourse, Lyon (France)
When: 24 May 2022, 9AM – 5 PM




9 AM: Welcome of participants

9.20 AM: Welcome by Mr. Bernhard BIENZ, Deputy Consul General of Switzerland in Lyon

9.30 AM: Round table on the business environment in Switzerland

Intercultural aspects between France and Switzerland
Political and administrative specificities
Growth sectors and ecosystems
Strategies for commercial approach and establishment


Mr. Michaël EHRLICH, Swiss Business Hub France
Mr. Jean-Philippe KEIL, Mazars
Ms Estelle Peltier, Foederis
Mr. Florent BELLETESTE, Business France
Mr Romain DURIEZ, CCI France Suisse


10.30 AM: Coffee break

10.45 AM: Round-table on setting up in Switzerland

Swiss legal forms and specificities
Social, fiscal and accounting management
Compulsory insurance in Switzerland
Banking aspects and company financing
Recruiting and managing your human resources in Switzerland


Mr. Olivier DUNANT, Eversheds Sutherland
Mr. Jean-Philippe KEIL, Mazars
Mr. Louis PIGEON, Qualibroker
CCIFS expert on the Bank – Company relationship in Switzerland
Mr. Nicolaï HERZOG, Proman


11.45 AM : Presentation of the Swiss innovation ecosystem in medtech in Switzerland by Magali Bischof, Secretary-General of BioAlps,

12.15 PM: Closing remarks by Mr Romain DURIEZ, Director of the CCI France Suisse

12.20 PM: Networking and lunch cocktail

1.30 PM: individual meetings with Swiss experts for French companies

5 PM: End of the event


Registration before 19 May 2022