Mission statement

The Swiss Industry Liaison Office supports Swiss companies to achieve commercial supply or provide service contracts at international research organisations.

The responsibilities of the office include:

  • Informing Swiss companies about business opportunities at international research organisations.
  • Qualifying Swiss companies as competent providers to international research organisations.
  • Promoting Swiss technology capabilities inside international research organisations.
  • Guiding Swiss bidding companies through international tendering rules.
  • Arranging discussions between Swiss and international companies interested in bidding on future tenders at international research organisations.
  • Recording contracts placed by international research organisations with Swiss companies and monitoring the Swiss geo-return.