Strengthen the links between South Africa and Switzerland.

Swiss South African venture leaders is a framework providing motivation, entrepreneurial know how and support to South African and Swiss scientists while contributing to strengthen cooperation between the industries of South Africa and Switzerland.

The cycle starts in December in South Africa with the 3-day SSAJRP Venture Workshop then continues with the Swiss South African venture leaders running in Switzerland the following June. The workshop and the business development program are designed to make a real impact on participants' entrepreneurial careers, encouraging and enabling them to drive their projects and business ideas forward towards becoming successful companies.

Swiss South African venture leaders is a 5-day entrepreneur training programme in Switzerland for young, ambitious South African and Swiss entrepreneurs. Sponsored by the Swiss South African Joint Research Program (SSAJRP) this business development program includes visits to start-up companies and workshop sessions on topics such as intellectual property, marketing and start-up financing.

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