Our Events

Our events provide meaningful exposure for our startup members and great opportunities for a relevant content exchange for our ecosystem.

Our Event Portfolio

Digital Health Day

The DHD sets the scale for bigger events up to 300 guests and is an ecosystem booster. This comprehensive event includes keynote international speakers, panel-discussions, startup-pitches and side sessions such as workshops, gamification and many more. 

SHS Public

SHS Public sets a frame for up to 100 guests mainly for the Swiss healthcare and startup scene. Keynotes, panels and partner presentations are held and industry-related topics are discussed. SHS Public brings everyone together. 

SHS Nouveau

SHS Nouveau has a focus on early stage startups presenting their ideas within 3 minutes to an interdisciplinary jury. After the presentation, the startups receive spontaneous and honest feedback from the jury members on the projects presented.


SHS Cru presents exclusively selected startups from our network to the partners of SHS in an intimate setting. Startups get a timeframe of max. 5 minutes to pitch their ideas followed by a relaxed but challenging exchange with the partners.

SHS Grand Cru

SHS Grand Cru is a partner only event. A keynote speech by a wellknown guest throughout the evening followed by an exclusive networking platform.

SHS Cortex Live

SHS Cortex Live is a one-hour digital format, which was launched during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to ensure networking. Every 6 weeks over lunch, SHS startup members had the opportunity to pitch their work to experts and the public. Since physical events are currently possible again, the Cortex Live is paused for the time being.

Recommended Events

Tech4Eva Conference

December 07, 2021


Save the date for the Tech4Eva Conference - The State of the Art of Femtech! 

The gender gap in health research undermines effective prevention, diagnosis and treatment for women. Additionally, more investment and support needs to be deployed to scale up Femtech startups providing innovative. 

The HealthTech Charter by Allied for Startups

December 08, 2021


Allied for Startups is launching The HealthTech Charter as an open consultation to continuously learn and set benchmarks of policies and measures that empower digital health innovation in Europe. With the COVID-19 pandemic placing a spotlight on digital health, this flagship report provides an opportunity to shape Europe into a hub for digital health innovation. 

Geneva Health Forum

May 03, 2022

Geneva & online

The Forum brings together key actors of global health to discuss the topic: "Covid-19 Pandemic and Environmental Emergency: Reinventing Global Health in times of Global Changes".

The Covid-19 pandemic has shed light on our fragility as societies to zoonoses, illnesses that appear among the animal world and that can spread to human beings. Our health is intrinsically linked to the health of the environment and the Geneva Health Forum will offer a platform to discuss the immense challenges that are  linked to the intertwinement of human, animal and environmental health.

Past Events