Join the network

A unique, growing, dynamic network that supports the competitiveness of the Swiss Biotech Ecosystem – driven by close ties between public research organizations and industry.

 

Types of memberships

Swiss Research Organizations

We invite Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen), Universities, and Research and Technology Organizations with expertise and facilities in biotechnology to join Biotechnet as Full, Affiliated, or Group Members. Please fill out the form below.

Full members: Entire department, institute or school

Full members benefit from unlimited listings of their research groups, institutes, schools, or departments in our directory. Each group can create its own profile and list its competencies, infrastructure, events and news. Full members receive tickets to our platform symposia and networking events free of charge, and benefit from connections to industry including the organization of matchmaking and B2B events. Full members can lead Biotechnet technology platforms and act as decision-makers for our strategy and events. Annual membership is CHF 5000.

Affiliated members: Part of an institute or department

Affiliated members benefit from three listings in our directory. Each group can create its own profile and list its competencies, infrastructure, events and news. Affiliated members benefit from discounted registration to our platform symposia and networking events, and benefit from connections to industry including participation in matchmaking and B2B events. Affiliated members can lead Biotechnet technology platforms. Annual membership is CHF 1000.

Group members: One group

Group members benefit from one listing in our directory as well as connections to industry. Group members can participate in Biotechnet technology platforms and attend our events. Annual membership is CHF 350.

International Partners

Academic institutions outside Switzerland with an interest in furthering student training and exchange are welcome to join Biotechnet as International partners. These partners contribute to the organization of our summer schools. Annual membership is EUR 250.

Friends of Biotechnet

We maintain productive relationships with associations whose mission and activities are complementary to Biotechnet. There is no annual membership fee for Friends of Biotechnet.

 

Read our articles of association for a complete list of member rights and responsibilities.

Reasons to join

Biotechnet Switzerland is a hub that encompasses the top Swiss partners from academia, university hospitals and research organizations to promote translational research and advance biotechnology in Switzerland.

Together, we:

  • Enable access to a reliable network of know-how and infrastructure, through our searchable online directory
  • Promote the core competences of renowned research organizations to foster collaboration
  • Host thematic technology platforms where public sector researchers can connect with industry to foster exchange on specific topics
  • Promote specialized scientific events
  • Help our members make connections to foster partnerships and collaborations between industry and research organizations ( PPPs )
  • Are an ideal partner for both SMEs and large firms
  • Work together with the Swiss Biotech Association ( SBA )
  • Support biotech education in Switzerland
  • Support acquisition and development of talent from Switzerland and abroad

Please complete the membership form below. Biotechnet will review the information and get in contact with you shortly.