December 4, 2023

Digital Journey Award 2023

This year, only five applications passed the preselection process. But one question remains:

Who will receive the 100,000 CHF technological development prize awarded by CSEM?

The race for digital development is on!

Join us at 5 pm for a special evening dedicated to digital innovation in Swiss industry and find out which of the five finalists will win the grand prize. 

You will learn more about each of the SME finalists and the excellent ideas that elevated them above the competition (and it goes without saying that the competition is fierce this year!) 

You will also have the chance to discover the inspiring success story of our 2019 winner: Federnfabrik Schmid. From winning the prize to their establishment in the canton of Neuchâtel, via the development of their new business model, you will find out all about how they accelerated their digital transformation. 

Go behind the scenes of a collaboration with CSEM.  

But we didn't stop there. The evening will also be an opportunity for us to unveil our new digital support strategy which will be put in place by CSEM to help Swiss industrial businesses with their digital transformation. It's the perfect opportunity to meet experts, make new contacts, and expand both your network and your horizons within a local and national industrial community. 

Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Come and celebrate digital excellence and gain inspiration from successful achievements in the field of industrial digital transformation. We would love to share our experience with you. 

📍 Location: EPFL Microcity in Neuchâtel in the main auditorium on the 1st floor.
⏱️Date and time: Monday December 4, 2023 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (doors open at 4:30 p.m.)
🗣️ Language of the event: English

In the meantime, here is a preview of the evening's program:


Welcome speech
Alexandre Pauchard, CEO CSEM


Opening address
Alain Ribaux, Neuchâtel State Counselor for the Economy.


Round table discussion: "The connected spring: from idea to reality"
Albert Enste (CEO, Federnfabrik Schmid), Fabian Käser (SME Program Manager, Microcity), Philippe Nasch (Innovation Advisor, Alliance) et Bahaa Roustom (VP Marketing & Business development, CSEM)


CSEM's digital partnership strategy
Serge Morisod, Digital Shaper 2023 & Chief Digital Officer, CSEM


Pitches from the Digital Journey finalists 


Final discussion and prize giving
Bahaa  Roustom, VP Marketing & Business Development, CSEM


Drinks reception
Raise a glass to celebrate the winner!

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