food systems. Together.
We unite the Swiss food ecosystem to build on Switzerland’s strengths as a food nation.
What we do
We collaborate to
and shape the
future of food.
Who we are
We’re a network of Swiss food innovators – from universities, large enterprises, innovation accelerators and investors to government bodies, SMEs and startups. We’re committed to reshaping food systems to drive better human and planetary health.
Our strategic pillars
Networking & knowledge sharing
We connect and unite Swiss innovators through our events and communication channels.
We bring Valley partners together to co-create projects that shape the future of food.
We develop the resources that Valley partners need to grow and have impact.
Find out more
- Switzerland as a cultured food nation
- Valley job platform
- FoodTech Investor Deal Flow
- Facilities platform (coming soon)
We collaborate with global partners to share Swiss food innovation on the global stage.
Find out more
- Annual “Walking the Valley” event for international startups
Stories from our ecosystem
ALDI SUISSE’s Jérôme Meyer on partnerships, packaging and plant-based products
Jérôme Meyer is the Country Managing Director of ALDI SUISSE AG, which became the first Swiss retailer to join the Valley last year. We sat down with the self-proclaimed ALDI-Kind to talk about ecosystem partnerships and projects, tackling packaging waste and growing...
Valley After Hours at Nestlé’s R+D Accelerator brings SFNV partners together to connect and collaborate
Last week, we held our second Valley After Hours event at The Accelerator, powered by Nestlé Research & Development. The energising session provided the perfect opportunity for Valley partners to network, connect and explore synergies. This edition invited...
Alwin Kopse shares how the Federal Office for Agriculture is driving food system transformation
Alwin Kopse is Head of the International Affairs and Food Systems Unit at the Federal Office for Agriculture - and also happens to be a big believer in the power of multi-stakeholder collaboration. We sat down with Alwin to talk about why Switzerland is already seen...
- 27 March | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Partners’ Quarterly Meet Up Q1
- 28 March | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
SFNV Innovation Enablers Roundtable
- 30 March | 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Optimizing Resources in Agrifoodtech
Based in Switzerland?
Companies listed in the Swiss Commercial Registry are welcome to apply to become part of our growing network.
Organizations that are not yet active in Switzerland can become a Friend of the Valley and receive early-bird invites and tailored updates.