Switzerland is already gold medalist when it comes to innovation!

How to involve innovation, technology, and education in a major sports competition? Discover our various events linking science and sports at the House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 (HoS) during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

swissnex Brazil goes Olympic

  • Highlights from our events during the Olympics

    Get an insight into each event we organized at the House of Switzerland Brazil 2016, from generating electricity with our own muscles to demonstrating what farming could look like in the future.
  • @ House of Switzerland Brazil 2016

    Switzerland is already gold medalist when it comes to innovation! And it has been so for many years due to other two national “champions” categories: education and research. Come join swissnex Brazil events at the House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 (Official Swiss Hospitality Center during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro) to understand this outstanding performance!
  • UrbanFlow

    UrbanFlow is a Swiss innovation project in Brazil for the first time! Honeycomb is a modular system of small wind turbines specially designed for urban environments. Come to House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 to see it running and understand how to make the world a more sustainable place!
  • Urban Farmers

    On 1 August, the House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 will be introducing the first Brazilian mini Urban Farm – known as UFBox. All visitors will be able to understand how it works and see the importance to have a sustainable system to produce food in the city.
  • Energy Day

    Do you want to learn about the concept of the 2.000 Watt society or simply be challenged to generate as much electricity as you can with your own muscles? Join swissnex Brazil at the House of Switzerland Brazil 2016 on 8 August!
  • HEMU: The Orbital Choir

    The University of Music Lausanne (HEMU) will surprise you with a unique concert that combines music and acrobatics: The Orbital Choir.
  • Sports as Business Conference

    We are launching the third edition of the conference about globalized sports business, its legal implications and the role of sports in education and entrepreneurship.
  • Cybathlon

    swissnex Brazil and ETH's Cybathlon, with the participation of the Brazilian team, will present an event during the Paralympics in Rio to showcase the latest assistive technologies to enable disabled individuals to compete in demanding disciplines.