Design Switzerland is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Swiss Green Economy Symposium

Design for Sustainability & Business

2 September 2021 | Switzerland

2 September 2021

Swiss Green Economy Symposium 2021

Stadttheater Winterthur, Theaterstrasse 6, 8402 Winterthur

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Pro Helvetia is pleased to offer young Swiss designers the opportunity to participate in a major event regarding Sustainability & Business in Switzerland: the Swiss Green Economy Symposium in Winterthur, which will take place on 2 September 2021.

Through a call for participation, Pro Helvetia chose 3 projects that propose ambitious and radically new solutions to current challenges for a more sustainable world.

The selected designers are:

These studios will benefit from an individual booth in the SGES-exhibition area to present their projects to a professional public.

In addition to the showcase, the designers will be offered opportunities to participate in matchmaking and networking events organised in collaboration with Lifefair.

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal ( by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.