Our Events

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

Our Event Portfolio

SHS Conference

SHS Conference 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 Noveau 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.

Upcoming SHS Events

Digital Health Day 2020 – Empowered Health

October 27, 2020

sitem-insel, Bern

The third edition of the Digital Health Day will take place on 27 October 2020!

SHS Nouveau

November 17, 2020

BlueLion Incubator, Josefstrasse 219, 8005 Zurich

Our next edition of SHS Nouveau will take place on November 17, 2020. This is an invitation-only event and only accessible for SHS members. Further information will be published here soon. 

Events recommended by SHS

SHS recommends: S-GE Swiss Startup Tour

October 12 - 16, 2020


This is event ist not organized but recommended by SHS.

After a successful first edition in 2019, Switzerland Global Enterprise is organizing it’s second SwissStartupTour!
The comprehensive program has been shaped intensively in order to offer as much as possible to the startups.

Fellowships for BioEntrepreneurship program available

October 26, 2020

USI, Lugano

Swiss Healthcare Startups is teaming up with Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) again! This time we offer a few fellowships for the BioBusiness advanced short program on BioEntrepreneurship at USI.

SHS recommends: Forum Health 2.0

October 28, 2020

Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute

Switzerland's high-performance healthcare system is facing enormous challenges due to the corona pandemic. But the crisis also has benefits regarding the digitization of the healthcare system and creates unexpected and disruptive approaches in patient care and corporate strategies.

SHS recommends: Venture Summit Virtual Connect 3.0.

November 17-19, 2020

Digital event

Come meet, interact and network online with more than 1,300 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, industry execs and founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage Lifesciences/healthcare companies at the prestigious Venture Summit Virtual Connect 3 being held virtually on November 17th-19th 2020, featuring a dedicated Lifesciences/ Healthcare Track.

Fellowship for medtech & digital health innovators

January - April 2021

ZHAW & Balgrist

Swiss Healthcare Startups sponsors a ‘SHS Swiss Biodesign Fellowship’ for a young, high potential innovator to participate in the exclusive ‘CAS Swiss Biodesign for MedTech Innovators’ (Jan – April 2021, part-time) by ZHAW School of Management and Law.

Past Events