The Drone Frontier Comes to HUBweek |
Explore the future of drones

This Monday and Tuesday, with the support of Swiss Touch, we are bringing the Drone Frontier to Boston’s HUBweek! On October 8 + 9, we're taking over District Hall with an immersive drone exhibition featuring live demos, lightning talks, keynotes and panels with some of the drone industry's leading experts. Best of all? The exhibition is free and open to the public!

  • Indoor "flying cage"
  • An international selection of imaginative drone tech
  • Live demos
  • Side sessions
  • Special reception: Drone Solutions to Real World Problems

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upcoming events


SnotBot: Drones Democratizing Science — Boston


Join Dr. Iain Kerr, CEO of Ocean Alliance and creator of SnotBot, for an exploration of how SnotBot drones are helping us better understand the health of whales and the ocean.

Drone Solutions to Real World Problems: Networking Event  Boston


Join us for an evening of discovery, drones and networking as we explore how drone technology is creatively addressing complex issues around pollution, agriculture and sustainable energy. 



Expert Panel: Landing in the Drone Valley  Boston


Join a panel of experts from swiss aeropole, GZA, GGBa, S-GE, and swissnex Boston to learn everything you need to know about the drone ecosystem in Switzerland.

Swiss Touch presents Propelling Drone Innovation from Lab to Market  Boston


Join swissnex Boston, Swiss Touch and key partners from the U.S., Switzerland, and beyond for an evening exploring how drone research and innovation can make the leap to the global marketplace.


More programming | For a full selection of Aerial Futures: The Drone Frontier @ HUBweek side sessions on Oct. 8 - 9 click here



Nova Lands Live Immersive Dome Performance @ HUBweek  Boston


Experience "Nova Lands", an immersive live multi-media performance created by Swiss artists Camille de Dieu andLaurent Novac. You can see the performance in the Immersive Dome in HUBweek’s main HUB at 7:30pm on October 11 and 12. Register for HUBweek to attend. 



MIT InCube 2018 Closing Reception  Boston


swissnex Boston and ETH Alumni New England Chapter will host the closing reception of MIT InCube 2018 recapping the participation of five MIT students in this year's event, the first hosted outside of Switzerland. InCube is an international competition, where students live for four days in a glass cube. More event details coming soon. 



EPFL and ETH at iGEM 2018  Boston


Teams from EPFL and ETH will present their iGEM projects at an event hosted by swissnex Boston. The iGEM competition is an annual, worldwide competition in the field of synthetic biology. More event details coming soon. 



swissnexDay'18 | December 11 

Join the swissnex Network in Zurich to meet the Swiss global network for education, research and innovation. swissnexDay’18, co-organized with swissnex China, will showcase the ability of the swissnex Network to support the outreach and active engagement of our partners in the international exchange of knowledge, ideas and talent. Find full details and register for this annual signature event by clicking here

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships | Deadline January 2019

The ThinkSwiss program is your opportunity to get involved with Switzerland – a global, knowledge-based country full of innovation, talent, and creativity. The program offers research scholarships at top Swiss universities to highly motivated and qualified students at U.S. and Canadian universities.

GENIUS NY Extends Application Deadline to October 14

Round three of the GENIUS NY business accelerator remains open, with teams competing for one of five investments: $1 million top prize and four awards of $500,000. Apply to GENIUS NY today for a chance at funding and resources to launch your startup. You can also meet innovators from GENIUS NY and several of its startups at Aerial Futures: The Drone Frontier @ HUBweek.

swiss aeropole - Looking to Start or Expand Your Tech Company in Europe?

swiss aeropole, sponsor of Aerial Futures: The Drone Frontier @ HUBweek, is the ideal location for companies active in aviation, aerospace and autonomous solutions, including derived applications on the ground in the ICT, energy and composite sectors. Over 40 hectares and a 2.6 km runway are available for your ambitious industrial projects, immediately next to a military and civil airport and with a dedicated highway exit. Click here for more information.


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