Based on the same proven model as the MassChallenge Boston and MassChallenge UK accelerator programmes, MassChallenge Switzerland launched in February 2016.
Switzerland is a well-established leader for innovation and industry.
An accelerator in Switzerland that is connected with our other global hubs will dramatically expand the open innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Switzerland, as well as greatly enhance the MassChallenge network in Europe.
Switzerland Launch – February 10th
Round 1 Judging – April 2016
Semi-Finalists Announced - Late April 2016
Round 2 Judging – Early May 2016
Finalists Announced – May 19, 2016
Accelerate Finalists: June 27 - October 30 2016
Final Judging – Mid-October 2016
Awards Ceremony – Early November 2016
Switzerland was selected based on the strength of the ecosystem to support entrepreneurs, especially in terms of access to innovative enterprises and expertise in many advanced areas of technology and manufacturing.