SwissCore

SwissCore
Mission 

SwissCore is the Swiss information and liaison office for European research, innovation and education in Brussels, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). SwissCore acts as a bri​dge between Swiss and Euro​pean knowledge institutions and supports Swiss participation in European​ knowledge pr​​​ogrammes.​ Our Swiss partners are Euresearch for research and innovation, and ch foundation for education.
 

Our mission is:

  • act as a bridge between Swiss and European knowledge institutions;
  • support Swiss participation in European knowledge programmes.

 

Services 
  • provide high-quality information by writing articles, infomails, notes, reports and by publishing a monthly newsletter (Synopsis);
  • liaise between Europe and Switzerland in the fields of research, innovation and education by giving presentations and speeches and participating in and organising of meetings and events;
  • support the Swiss participation at European level by answering questions, providing brokerage and strategic advice, organising visits to and traineeships in Brussels, offering office facilities and by giving specialised trainings;
  • promote the Swiss knowledge institutions at European level by executing ad hoc replacements of Swiss representatives and ad personam representations of Swiss organisations and by representing the Swiss knowledge institutions within IGLO.

 

Clients 

Our funders​​ are:

  • ​​​Swiss National Science Foundation​ (SNSF)​
  • State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation​ (SERI)
  • Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI)

Our partners are:

  • Euresearch for research and innovation
  • ch Foundation for Federal Cooperation (ch Foundation) for education
  • Mission of Switzerland to the European Union (Mission CH EU)
  • Norwegian Liaison Office for EU RTD
  • Our sister offices united within the Informal Group of EU RTD Liaison Offices​ (IGLO) ​

​Our clients are the Swiss intermediary organisations in the field of research, innovation and education and the Swiss knowledge institutions.​

 

Contact details

Street 
Rue du Trône
Number 
98
Zip 
1050
City 
Brussels
Country 
Belgium
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 80
Fax 
+32 2 549 09 89

Staff

Function 
Co-Head of Office
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 88
Function 
Communication Manager
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 91
Function 
Receptionist/Assistant
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 80
Function 
Co-Head of Office
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 85
Function 
European Advisor for Innovation
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 87
Function 
European Advisor for Education
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 84
Name 
Function 
Student Trainee
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 82
Function 
Student Trainee
Function 
Student Trainee
Name 
Function 
Office manager
Telephone 
+32 2 549 09 86