The Alpine High-tech Venture Forum (AHVF)            


June 24-25, 2015 in Lausanne, Switzerland


The event  will be a unique occasion for the most promising Life Sciences, Clean Technology and Information Technology entrepreneurs from Switzerland and Europe its surrounding regions to meet and present themselves to active international investors and corporations seeking investment and partnerships.

AHVF will be an important platform to promote a dynamic and professional image of innovative entrepreneurship and venture capital of the Alpine area to the rest of Europe. 

The best high growth companies
60 early stage companies active in the high-technology sectors of Cleantech - ICT - Life Science, will be selected to present at the Forum by the Selection Board, who will asses them on the basis of  their business potential, technology merit, competitive position, investment interest and  team experience. 

Presenting companies will be:

  • From Canton de Vaud and Switzerland
  • From surrounding regions (including Rhône Alpes, Franche Comté, Alsace, Baden Würtemberg, Bayern, Tirol, Aosta, Piemonte, Lombardia, Trentino Alto Adige - Süd Tirol)
  • European SMEs belonging to the EUREKA community.

The Alpine High-tech Venture Forum 2015 is also promoted as part of the 2015 European Venture Contest, and the top quartile (best 25%) companies will qualify for the European Venture Summit which will take place at the end of 2015.

At the Alpine Venture Forum 2014 took part +50 Swiss and International investors, business angels and corporate representatives, and 45 emerging entrepreneurs from the Alpine region presented their projects in front of an investor jury.

Testimonials from past participants

"Very well organised event, targeted to help the right companies meet the right investors. I created important contacts and had spot-on discussions which made it a perfect use of everyone's time. Proud to have gotten one of the presentation awards!'
Dietrich Wolf
CEO EyeTechCare

"Europe Unlimited has allowed us to get systematic, low cost, exposure to professional investors in the medtech field. The feedback we have received has been incredibly valuable and has helped launch our Company in the global arena."

Antonio Sfiligoj
Member of the Board, VivaBioCell

"We strengthened our public image by winning the Europe Unlimited awards"
Michel Trombroff

"Participation in Europe Unlimited Venture Contest is the key in raising capital in cleantech field today.
Alex Michine
CEO, MetGen