Pioneering future-proof
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
co-create, innovate
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.

Platform projects

We bring Valley partners together to co-create projects that shape the future of food.

Innovation infrastructure

We develop the resources that Valley partners need to grow and have impact.


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

HES-SO’s Sergio Schmid on projects, partnerships and pilot plants

HES-SO’s Sergio Schmid on projects, partnerships and pilot plants

We recently welcomed HES-SO - the largest specialized university in Switzerland - into the Valley community. So we thought it was time to sit down with Sergio Schmid, Head of the Institute of Life Technologies at HES-SO Valais, to chat about their contribution to the...

AgriFood innovation in Fribourg: an ecosystem approach

AgriFood innovation in Fribourg: an ecosystem approach

In 2022, Valley partner Canton of Fribourg launched a new agri-food strategy. Just months later, their team, supported by fellow Valley partner Cluster Food & Nutrition, has worked alongside countless local partners to transform the words on the page into a series...

Upcoming events

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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.