Innovation Zurich Event

The Innovation Zurich event is all about cross-industry innovation – with a focus on foodtech and materials & processes. How does that fit together? You’ll find out on the 4th of June, 2024.


Doors open at 4.45 PM – Discover the innovative showcases from the Foodtech and Materials & Processes sectors and enjoy the atmosphere of the Innovation Park with light snacks.

5.30PM Welcome – Government Councillor Carmen Walker Späh, Head of the Department of Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich

5.40 PM Success stories – Two female entrepreneurs talk about the challenges they have faced along the way and how they successfully overcame them.

6.10PM Keynote – Prof. Michael Kleinert, Head of the Institute for Food and Beverage Innovation ZHAW

6.30PM Discussion round with

  • Lars Sommerhäuser from the EMPA Coating Competence Center
  • Erich Schmid, CTO of Angst + Pfister
  • Alban Muret from the foodward foundation
  • Sarah Harbarth from the start-up Kuori

From 7 PM Networking aperitif – Marvel at the showcases at the networking aperitif and round off the evening with interesting discussions.

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