VIRTUAL SWITZERLAND, the National Thematic Network (NTN) active in Virtual Environments Interaction and Simulation, motivates new start-ups, SMEs, and thriving companies to push ahead with innovative projects.

VIRTUAL SWITZERLAND encourages the Swiss economy
to embrace progress by promoting R&D, dialogue and
knowledge exchange between academic and industrial players.

Four business sectors are targeted: medtech,
architecture and construction, manufacturing,
tourism and culture.


VIRTUAL SWITZERLAND aims to facilitate the creation and implementation of immersive technologies to elicit and assure Swiss competitivity



Christoffer Lund

With over 35 years of experience as a finance director /
VP in big and international structures, Christoffer now runs
this association just like a start-up, which requires versatility and curiosity, as well as pragmatism and a keen enthusiasm for new technologies.

Laetitia Bochud
Head of Communication & Marketing

After 15 years working as a freelance journalist and
communication specialist, Laetitia is eager to enter this virtual world and develop the association’s network. She develops and implements the branding and marketing tools as well as coordinates events.

Cécile Maye
Head of Communication & Marketing
Ad Interim from Sept. 1st, 2017

Entrepreneurial brand owner and specialist, Cecile has worked for 25 years in the luxury and watchmaking business in Switzerland and abroad. After a sailing odyssey around the world, she is back with many projects in mind and a keen interest in XR.

Vladimir, Virtual Switzerland’s feline living mascot


Caecilia Charbonnier

Founder, President, and Research Director at Artanim
co-Founder and co-CTO at Dreamscape Immersive

Toufann Chaudhuri

CTO at Green Motion SA

Tony Behnam

CPG Account Technology Strategist at Microsoft

Max Rheiner

Head of MA Interaction – Immersive Experiences, Head of Immersive Experience Lab at ZHdK, Zurich University of the Arts

CTO and Founder at Somniacs

Frédéric Veloso

Global Project Operations Manager at ABB

With the Knowledge and Technology Transfer support

of the Commission for Technology and Innovation, period 2017-2020.


Virtual Switzerland is happy to respond to any query!


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