The MedTech and healthcare startup ecosystem in the city is set to get a boost with a delegation from Switzerland visiting Bengaluru in search of possible collaborations and investments.
Starting on Sunday, the Swiss delegation consisting of 11 entrepreneurs, researchers and investors will tour India, specifically Bengaluru and New Delhi, the two most prominent startup hubs in the country. For the next one week, the delegates will immerse themselves into the Medtech and healthcare startup ecosystem of the two cities. The tour is being organised by Swissnex India, an initiative of the Consulate General of Switzerland. Swissnex works closely with science and technology counsellors based in Swiss embassies around the world. Dr. Shwetha Suresh, manager, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Swissnex India told Deccan Herald: “India is a great destination for business with a great ecosystem for startups and innovation.