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The digitalswitzerland Foundation

The digitalswitzerland Foundation is a politically neutral entity that is part of the digitalswitzerland initiative and ecosystem aiming to anchor Switzerland as a leading global hub for digital innovation. digitalswitzerland Foundation mainly consists of partners from academia, public organisations and NGOs/NPOs, and provides an open, independent and neutral forum to discuss and address issues related to the digital transformation, while developing the digital literacy of the Swiss population.

About the digitalswitzerland Foundation

The Foundation is a non-political entity set up as a self-governed fund under the umbrella of the Fondation des Fondateurs (FdF). It consists of partners from academia, international organisations, non-governmental and non-political organisations, civil society, as well as public and private institutions. Operations started in 2021 with the creation of the Digital Xchange project and activities focusing around 3 pillars:

Key messages

Key messages

Bottom-up dialogue with the population

The Foundation, in collaboration with interested partners, raises awareness about current hot digitalisation topics and invites the public for dialogue to learn more about people’s hopes and fears, and competences needs. This open forum approach allows everyone to be heard.

Key messages

Digital Xchange Forum

The Foundation once a year convenes diverse actors to discuss and address challenging and current digitalisation topics to co-create tangible outcomes and recommendations by building bridges and breaking silos.

Key messages

Catalyst role

The Foundation acts as a catalyst for ideas by creating opportunities for stakeholders to meet, share experiences and implement the best concepts and projects. It uses its strong network of members to make this happen.

Public Focus Groups

Find out more about Swiss-wide public focus groups held during 2022 on the topic of digital inclusion.

Digital Xchange Forum

Read about outcomes from the Digital Xchange Forum 2022.

Le Temps Chronicles

Read article contributions from Sébastien Kulling, Executive Director, digitalswitzerland Foundation. Topics include digital transformation, digital inclusion, cybersecurity, ChatGPT, Metaverse and more.

Get involved

The Foundation is always looking to develop its network to increase its impact. It welcomes all interested actors to join its mission and activities.

By becoming a partner of the Foundation, you bring your own vision of digitalisation within a national initiative. Your voice counts in defining the key themes related to digital transformation. You will meet and exchange with diverse and complementary stakeholders and find new partners for collaboration. You can also strengthen your presence within the Foundation and take a more active role in shaping its specific objectives and contributions. Partners can use and disseminate content produced by the Foundation and share their own within the Foundation network.

Foundation Board

To reflect the various profiles of Foundation partners, the Board comprises representatives from academia, civil society, public institutions and business and guides the strategic vision of the Foundation. It oversees the Foundation’s work in promoting dialogue among various stakeholders and driving impact.

Contact us

Get in touch for more information on our varied programmes and activities.

Sandrine Denti
Lead, digitalswitzerland Foundation