Our partners and
sponsors play a vital
role in supporting
this program
Meet our partners and sponsors.
Academic Institutions
Meet the partner institutions who provide highly skilled-students
  • FHNW – University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland

    As a leading university of applied sciences in Switzerland, FHNW is composed of nine schools at four main campuses in the operating cantons Aargau, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Solothurn. Its broad range of degree programmes, hands-on concept, innovative research and global network make the FHNW a diverse educational institution and a sought-after partner in industry.


    The School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg enjoys a privileged location in Switzerland at the junction of languages and cultures. With more than 110 years of experience, the School of Engineering and Architecture’s task is to train engineers and architects. It currently hosts approximately 1000 students distributed among eight professional college degree programs.


    The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) is a professional university with around 4700 students in the canton of Ticino. SUPSI offers more than 30 Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree courses, characterized by cutting edge education which unites classical theoretical-scientific instruction with a professional orientation.

  • HSR

    The University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil (HSR – Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil) is a technical university in Rapperswil with 1600 students. It offers eight Bachelor programs and one Master program in Engineering. HSR is part of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland.

  • ETH Zurich

    Situated in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, ETH Zurich is a Swiss Federal Institute of Technology pioneering solutions to the global challenges of today and tomorrow. It has more than 19,000 students from over 120 different countries.

  • HEIG Vaud

    Located in Yverdon-les-Bains, the School of Management and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD – Haute Ecole d’Ingénierie et de Gestion du Canton de Vaud) offers ten Bachelor programs in engineering and business management. With its 1,600 Bachelor students, it is the largest partner in the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HES-SO).

Indian Companies
Meet the organisations that employ Swiss students to create futuristic solutions
  • Invento Robotics

    Invento Makerspaces is a robotics company based in Bengaluru, India focused on making next generation consumer robots for education and geriatric care. Founded in October 2016, they build humanoid robots that will engage customers in malls, offices, banks – identify them through face, engage them through conversations, provide contextual recommendations based on their demographics and past interactions.

  • Cyclops

    Cyclops is a medtech startup working on clinical and wearable diagnostic and rehab products for neuro vestibular disorders using eye tracking technology. They build clinical and wearable diagnostic as well as rehabilitation products for neuro vestibular disorders using eye tracking as a technology enabler.

  • ReConnect Energy

    ReConnect Energy is an Indian startup with the mission to to empower clients to achieve efficiency, transparency and scale in energy management practices. They are one of the market leaders in India that aims to bring innovation in energy management practices using predictive analytics and marketplaces.

  • Rapyuta Robotics

    Rapyuta Robotics is a young technology startup with offices in Japan, India and Switzerland. It has longterm ambitions to develop a cloud robotics platform that will become the backbone of a new technology hub that unites hardware developers, software developers, businesses and end-users alike.

  • Cardiotrack (uber Diagnostics)

    Cardiotrack is a disruptive healthcare diagnostics company that is making heart healthcare delivery more accessible and efficient. The company’s mission is to significantly reduce the cost of diagnosis through continuous innovation.

  • Systemantics

    Systemantics is a contemporary high-tech industrial robotics company on a mission to enable widespread adoption of industrial automation. We design and manufacture industrial robotics arms with simple user interfaces that are affordable to small and medium size industries.

  • pors & Rao

    Is an art studio engaged in develop custom mechatronic systems for emotive animatronics. They collaborate with a number of engineering and research institutions with access to an excellent precision and hand manufacturing processes.

  • Qrera

    Qrera is founded with the idea of developing interesting machines, products and services to make the research more fun, interesting and efficient by providing elegant Engineering solutions.


Meet swissnex India, the founder of the India Industry Internships initiative, who connects Switzerland and India in the fields of science, education, art and innovation. An initiative of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), in association with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, swissnex India is a part of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Bangalore.

Meet the organisations who made this initiative possible

Canton de Vaud

On the shores of Lake Geneva, tucked between the mountains of the Jura and the Alps, the canton of Vaud is the largest French-speaking region of Switzerland. The Canton is known for the presence of numerous multinationals and international organizations and is home to many premier educational institutions offering world-class education.

ETH Global

ETH Global is the international office of ETH Zurich. It fosters international relations and partnerships in research and education and enhances the institution’s visibility abroad. 

Gebert Rüf Stiftung

Making science effective, Gebert Rüf Stiftung fosters innovations for the benefit of Swiss economy and society. To the tune of around CHF 15 million p.a. it supports application-oriented and impact-oriented scientific projects at Swiss universities.

Be a partner
What's in it for an Indian robotics expert?
  • High quality input for conducting research or executing a project
  • Exposure to advanced Swiss engineering concepts, process and practices
  • Opportunity to have a different, unbiased perspective on design challenges and potential
  • Potential long-term collaborations with Swiss academia and industry

If you’re interested in being a partner of the India Industry Internships program – as sponsor, academic institution, or Indian SME company