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New York - Day 5

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York The Swiss Council André Schaller welcomed connectUS at the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York and talked about his personal success story as well as the duties of the Swiss Consulate…
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New York - Day 4

The Wallstreet Experience After having one day off, we started the forth day in Wallstreet to understand the roots, history and importance of the former financial district in New York. John our tour-guide showed us the most representative…
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New York - Day 2 & 3

Today we had the chance to explore New York with some sightseeing. First stop was the the Statue of Liberty National Monument on Liberty Island that we reached by ferry. On the way back we went to Ellis Island with its Immigration…

Previous Blogs

Various Blogs about the journeys of former project teams and delegations have been established throughout the history of connectUS.

On-Site Seminar 2018 Blogs

  • Google

    The Company visit at Google New York has been an awesome experience for the whole delegation as it was tremendously interactive. When we arrived we first of all had the chance to have a good breakfast offered by Google. We then continued with the presentation of Erik Troberg about Google Sprints or in other words the short…

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  • Consulate General of Switzerland

    The visit at the Consulate General of Switzerland has been great. First of all we started off with the most important meal of the day, the breakfast. Offering donuts and Starbucks coffee the Consulate directly won the delegations hearts. After everybody has served himself with this delicious breakfast, Mr Schaller started…

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  • Celulas de innovacion, MIT Enterprise Forum, Global Shapers Guadalajara Hub Social Innovation projects

    Celulas de innovacion

    México Innovation and Design (MIND) is a building that hosts different industrial and business clusters such as fashion (shoe, dressing and jewelery), Gourmet, HighTech, Design, Bio-Medic among others.

    We received a tour through the whole building to see and meet some of the partners…

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  • Intel Design Center Guadalajara and Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

    Intel Design Center Guadalajara

    The Guadalajara Design Center (GDC) is the largest engineering center in the Latin America Region (LAR). GDC was started in October 2000 and has grown to date to more than 1,000 people. We had an interesting introduction about the goals and values of Intel. The team that organized…

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  • DocuSign and Swissnex

    DocuSign: Thinking out of the box while innovating a new product
    DocuSign is changing how business gets done by empowering more than 250,000 companies and 100 million users in 188 countries to sign, send and manage documents anytime, anywhere, and on any device. DocuSign replaces printing, faxing, scanning and…

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Preparatory Seminar 2018 Blogs

  • Inspiring presentation of Blaser Swisslube

    Blaser Swiss Lube is the Sponsor for all four projects. Last Friday morning, the CEO Marc Blaser, held an inspiring presentation about the company in front of all the participants of the prep seminars.

    Global Competitiveness

    Logical and rational thinking will make a difference! Marc Blaser was telling us how people…

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  • Panel Discussion & Key Notes

    Christa Markwalder, Swiss National Councillor, Cyrille Wetter, a Student from the FHNW, André Wolke, CEO & Co-Founder Validity Labs, Sven Mentl from the company Accenture and Prof. Dr. Knut Hinkelmann from the FHNW and Daniel Meier, from the company Huawei, were discussion and exchanging different examples and potential…

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  • Influence of Digitalization on Innovation and Business

    As our last presentation in the theme of technological innovation, the delegation could welcome Valentin Naegeli and Michael Schranz from Apps with love. This was a special honor, as Michael Schranz is one of the founding members of the connectUS project. When Michael was a student himself, he felt that he kept hearing…

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  • Innovation in the Diagnostics

    On Thursday, Dr. Dirk Schneider, the president of the Förderverein swissbiolabs, introduced us to the “Innovations in Diagnostics”. One of his main topics covered the personalized healthcare, which is stimulated by the possibilities arising from the use of diagnostics. By tailoring healthcare to patients’ needs,…

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