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
Nestlé and EPFL collaborate on biobased food packaging with Project BIOPACK
In our first Co-create & Innovate case study, we find out more about Project BIOPACK – a collaborative partnership between EPFL’s Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites, Algaltek, an EPFL spin-off and Nestlé Research. The challenge Rethinking the way...
Some trends to keep an eye out for in GDI’s forthcoming European Food Trends Report
GDI’s next European Food Trends report will be launched at their International Food Innovation Conference on June 21. This year’s report is a hopeful one. It’s centered around the premise that a healthy and sustainable global food system is a real possibility – and...
Meet the woman tackling a neglected environmental challenge by transforming urine into fertiliser
When Nadège de Chambrier decided to study environmental engineering she didn’t think she’d end up talking about urine all day long. Her startup has created a unique solution that relates to two resources that are critical to effective food systems: water and...
- 13 June | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Partners’ Quarterly Meet Up Q2
- 15 June | 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
InnoFood & co
- 19 June | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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.