Exhibitors & Sponsors

Under the patronage of:

2020 Main Partners

SEBA BANK

Founded in April 2018 and headquartered in Zug, SEBA Bank is a pioneer in the financial industry, building a progressive technological bridge between the digital and traditional asset worlds. In August 2019, SEBA Bank received a Swiss banking and securities dealer license – the first time a reputed, regulatory authority such as FINMA has granted a license to a financial services provider with the main focus on digital assets. The wide and vertically integrated spectrum of services, as well as the high-security standards, make SEBA’s business approach unique. SEBA Bank enables clients to invest, safely keep, trade, and borrow against traditional and digital assets, as well as issue tokens in the future, all in one place.

ADDRESS: Kolinplatz 15, 6300 Zug – Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Sandra Frank Dudler
ROLE: Chief Marketing Officer
E-MAIL: sandra.frank@seba.swiss

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2020 Exhibitors & Sponsors

100 Women in Finance

100 Women in Finance is a global network of professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries working together to empower women at every stage of their careers. Through peer engagement, philanthropic, and educational initiatives, our more than 15,000 members are making connections and creating opportunities that help to advance careers and strengthen our field.

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Aberdeen Standard Investments

Aberdeen Standard Investments is a leading global asset manager dedicated to helping investors around the world reach their desired investment goals and broaden their financial horizons. We provide expertise across a breadth of markets, asset classes and investment approaches.
An Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) framework is firmly embedded within our investment philosophy and process. Approximately 1,000 dedicated investment professionals are located in over 40 locations globally, close to our clients and the markets where we invest.
As at 30 June 2019, we manage CHF 652,4 billion on behalf of governments, pension funds, insurers, companies, charities, foundations and individuals in 80 countries.

 

ADDRESS: Schweizergasse 14 – 8001 Zürich

CONTACT PERSON: Paola Bissoli
ROLE: Director, Business Development
TEL: +41 44 208 26 48
E-MAIL: paola.bissoli@aberdeenstandard.com

CONTACT PERSON: Crystal Williams
ROLE: Distribution Sales Support
TEL: +41 44 208 26 50
E-MAIL: crystal.williams@aberdeenstandard.com

 

 

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AIAF

AIAFAssociazione Italiana per l’Analisi Finanziaria – was founded in 1971 and counts over 1000 members who work in banks, SIMs, SGRs, investment funds, corporations and  independent professional firms. As part of the International ACIIA (Association of Certified International Investment Analysts) and EFFAS (European Federation Association of Financial Analysts Societies) networks, the Association contributes in its role as Standard Setter towards the development, transparency and the efficiency of financial markets. The latter thanks to its work groups dedicated to numerous topics influential for financial activities, such as fundamental analysis, sustainability, Fintech and, more generally, in all areas in which the ability to perform in-depth and relevant analyzes is now essential.  AIAF Financial School is the Association’s high-level training school which offers a certified educational program of excellence through its international CEFA and CIIA diplomas.

ADDRESS: Corso Magenta, 56 Milano – Italy
CONTACT PERSON: Ivana Bravin
ROLE: 
Responsabile Segreteria
TEL: 
+39 02 72023500
E-MAIL: 
ivana.bravin@aiaf.it

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Alternative Alpha

Assofintech

AssoFintech is a free trade association, non-partisan and non-profit, open to all people and companies interested in the Fintech and Insurtech sectors.
AssoFintech’s mission is to encourage the growth of an ecosystem that allows Italy to be a candidate among the main international hubs for fintech and insurtech.
Our operating model stems from dialogue and comparison with the main international associations, with the aim of replicating the most successful experiences, sharing what has been done in other countries.
AssoFintech is open to all players in this world, made up of startups, banks, financial intermediaries, insurance companies, venture capital and private equity funds, business angels, producers of technological infrastructures, hardware and software, experts and enthusiasts of applied technology to finance.

CONTACT PERSON: Samantha Barbero
ROLE: Ecosystem Development
TEL: +39 347 3254935
E-MAIL: marketing@assofintech.org

 

 

 

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Best Vision Solutions & Services

Best Vision is an international group that has been acquiring different entities operating worldwide in technology and services for the finance sector.

Traditionally committed to the principle of “Swiss Quality”, Best Vision is a specialized provider of software solutions and back/middle office services for private, commercial and universal banks, asset management companies and family offices.
New finance frontiers such as fintech banking, mobile banking and blockchains are also part of our offer.
Best Vision supports the innovation as a strategic asset and as key for its growth: “technology is not a commodity” is our credo.

ADDRESS: Via San Gottardo, 10
CONTACT PERSON: Fabrizio Rizzi
ROLE: Director
TEL: +41 58 307 04 63
E-MAIL: f.rizzi@bestvision.ch

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Biomine

Biomine deals with the concrete component of cryptocurrency world: the mining. Producing cryptocurrencies involves costs and requires constant research and development to stay abreast of a rapid and constant technical evolution. We produce cryptocurrencies in the best possible way.

Today the production of mining-hardware counts reality with billions revenues distributed between China and the USA mainly, our mission is to bring the knowledge and the developments of the deep mining community, contributing and developing advanced solutions to improve the applicability of this technology in our territories, thanks also to the patents that exploit the water of the hydroelectric power plants also to cool the hardware, reducing cooling costs by up to 80% as well as for clean energy. The company can guarantee specific conditions in the European context, thanks to the low-cost, 100% green energy source, the international collaborations on hardware development and the skills acquired in 7 years of mining experience.

Biomine designs and builds eco-sustainable mining farms, offers Housing space for miners, manages hardware for third parties in Hosting and distributes the best Hardware available on the market every day. We currently distribute the best Ethereum mining machine in the world, based on FPGA processors.

AUM: 150.000 €
ADDRESS: Via Asiago 19, 28866, Galliate (NO), Italy
CONTACT PERSON: Gianluca Lilla
ROLE: Founder, CEO, R&D Manager
TEL: 0039 3492908424
E-MAIL: gianluca@biomine.it

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BOV Fund Services

BOV Fund Services Ltd is Malta’s fund industry pioneer and a fully owned subsidiary of Bank of Valletta plc, Malta’s largest banking group. The Company was set up in 2006 to provide a comprehensive and integrated range of high-end fund administration solutions to the funds industry.
Through the dedication of its highly qualified and professional human resources as well as significant investment in state-of-the-art technology, BOV Fund Services has positioned itself as Malta’s leading fund administration company, with assets under administration representing around 20% of the local market share.
The Company also provides fund managers and promoters from multiple jurisdictions with a one-stop-shop solution in delivering fund structuring and redomiciliation solutions on a turnkey basis, as well as a comprehensive suite of fund administration services including fund accounting, shareholder registry, regulatory reporting, corporate services, and other ancillary services.
BOV Fund Services is recognised as a Fund Administrator and licensed as a Company Services provider by the Malta Financial Services Authority

ADDRESS:TG Complex, Suite 2, Level 3, Triq il-Birrerija, Central Business District, Birkirkara, CBD 3040, Malta

CONTACT PERSON: Rebecca Xuereb
ROLE:
Manager Business Development
TEL: 
+356 227536821
E-MAIL: 
rebecca.xuereb@bov.com

CONTACT PERSON: Simone Meneghini
ROLE: 
Legal Representative for Italy
TEL: 
+39 345 7536651
E-MAIL: 
simone.meneghini@bov.com

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Caia Association

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association is the world leader in alternative investment education. CAIA programs include the CAIA Charter® and the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program®.  For more information, please visit CAIA.org.

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Carnegie Fundservices

Carnegie fundservices is the leading legal representative of foreign funds in Switzerland, authorised and regulated by FINMA since 2003. We represent some 800 funds for more than 100 fund managers globally. We provide to our clients an integrated solution for entering the Swiss market, including representation, paying agency, translation, general distribution and tax reporting. Carnegie fundservices offers solutions for FinSa and FinIA compliance and Distributor Due Diligence services through the Due Diligence Hub platform.

fundeyeTM our web-based platform provides fund data and document publication and dissemination in more than 60 countries on 5 continents.

Carnegie fundservices has a team of lawyers, qualified translators, IT professionals and a number of experienced fund administration specialists in our operations department, allowing us to offer efficient and cost-effective service. We are an independent, management owned company.

ADDRESS: 11 rue du Général-Dufour, 1204 Genève – Switzerland

CONTACT PERSON: Alexandre Pini
ROLE: Director, Business Development
TEL: +41 (0) 22 705 11 77
E-MAIL: a.pini@carnegie-fund-services.ch

CONTACT PERSON: David Heierli
ROLE: Analyst
TEL: +41 (0) 22 705 11 77
E-MAIL: d.heierli@carnegie-fund-services.ch

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Centro Studi Villa Negroni

Main provider of lifelong learning courses for the banking and financial market in Ticino , nationally recognized for the quality of the training offered.

ADDRESS: Via Morosini 1, 6943 VeziaSwitzerland
TEL: +41 (0)91 967 42 64
E-MAIL: info@csvn.ch

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Conser Invest

Conser – building trust through ESG verification
Independent ESG advisor since 2007, Conser supports institutional investors finding their way in the sustainable investment landscape.
Its mission is to build trust between asset owner and asset managers.
Its goal is to translate the ESG complexity into an accessible journey through user-friendly tools based on financial markets based collective intelligence.
Conser acts as third-party verifier to establish transparency as a core value.

ADDRESS: Boulevard James-Fazy 11, 1201 Genève – Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Matteo Bosco
ROLE: Partner
TEL: +41 (0) 79 173 03 32 
E-MAIL: matteo.bosco@conser.ch

 

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DIAMAN PARTNERS

DIAMAN PARTNERS is a fintech management company that uses digital technology to manage all investment processes. Starting in the North of Italy 18 years ago, Diaman has always focused on quantitative models and rigorous processes obtaining concrete results that attest to its expertise.

DIAMAN company profile includes: consultancy for institutional clients, the development of dedicated software and a technology that is increasingly simple to use and, above all, effective.

Today DIAMAN Group is expanding in Europe and is present in Malta with a project focused on AIF.

In fact, MFSA has recently approved DIAMAN sub-fund of a Notified Alternative Investment Fund (AIF), its name is Global Series SICAV Digital Asset Fund.

Through this fund, Diaman wants to open up to the asset management industry the possibility of benefiting from crypto assets, that have been internally studied and managed with a quantitative approach, always in the DNA of the company.

Diaman Group is strong on knowledge of the industry, field experience, solid expertise and management transparency.

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EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD

THE EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD GROUP: The Edmond de Rothschild group is an independent, family-owned group specialized in Private Banking and Asset Management. The group is also active in Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Fund Administration. Founded in 1953, the group has been chaired by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild since 1997.

EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD ASSET MANAGEMENT: Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management’s offer is focused on a clear objective: delivering superior long-term performance driven by active management and strong convictions. EdRAM has developed a multi-specialist model that leverages on our long history of research and innovation, in order to offer investors the very best in portfolio management.

AUM: CHF 173bn
ADDRESS: Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management (Suisse)
Beethovenstrasse 11  8002 Zurich – Suisse
CONTACT PERSON: Julian Allenbach
ROLE: Senior Sales
TEL: 058 201 7583
E-MAIL: j.allenbach@edr.com

 

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Hetica capital

“Alpha” returns thanks to new investment opportunities

Hetica Capital offers quality investments linked to the Luxury hotel , gold and blockchain sectors (STO). A new opportunity has also just opened up regarding vintage cars, for which the first dedicated investment fund is being designed.

ADDRESS:
Headquarter: via Al Giardinett ,22 6535 Roveredo (GR)
Operations: via Guglielmo Marconi, 4 – 6900 Lugano (CH)
CONTACT PERSON: Ettore Spinoccia
ROLE: Senior Advisor
TEL: +41 91 921 02 67
E-MAIL: ettore.spinoccia@hetica.capital

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IBooster

ADDRESS: Via Ferruccio Pelli 10 Lugano – Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Federico Viganò
ROLE: Co Founder and CMO
TEL: +41 (0) 78 659 60 51
E-MAIL: f.vigano@icobooster.io

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IG Bank

Institutional prime services from a global leader in financial trading 

IG has been present in Switzerland since October 2014, with its Swiss subsidiary IG Bank S.A. which offers dedicated services to the Swiss market in all local languages with two local offices in Geneva and Zürich.
IG Bank S.A. is authorized and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) as a bank and a securities dealer.

Part of IG Group Holdings plc, regulated by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and a member of FTSE 250 (IGG) with a market cap with a market cap of GBP 1.98 billion (31 May 2019).
IG Group was founded in London in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since.

Extensive product suite & deep liquidity

Benefit from a fast and flexible access to an extensive product suite of over 16,000 financial markets:

  • Over 8000 equity CFDs, with excellent access to the lending market
  • Major, minor and exotic FX, with access to bank and non-bank liquidity
  • Forward and spot commodities, plus access to our internal liquidity
  • Options CFDs on a wide range of markets

Cutting edge technology: professional platforms and APIs

We have developed a range of award -winning platforms, as well as offering access to our formidable back-end via APIs, proprietary reporting tools and services.

Dedicated institutional service from the experts
Our dedicated institutional team is on hand around the clock to offer expert support and facilitate our clients’ trading.

 

ADDRESS: 42 rue du Rhône, 1204 Geneva
CONTACT PERSON:  Yannick Klein
ROLE: Head of Marketing and PR
TEL: 022 888 10 82
E-MAIL: yannick.klein@igbank.ch  

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Kellerhals Carrard

With more than 200 legal professionals (consisting of partners, of counsels, associates, tax advisors and notaries) and more than 300 employees, the firm, which has its origins in 1885, is one of the largest and most traditional law firms in Switzerland, with offices in Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich, and representative offices in Binningen, Sion, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Kellerhals Carrard is active throughout Switzerland, maintaining very strong local roots, whilst advising clients nationally and abroad.

We advise and represent companies and entrepreneurs from all industries and economic sectors, public authorities, national and international organisations and private individuals before all judicial and administrative bodies nationally and abroad in practically all areas of the law. Our activities are focused on:

  • Company and corporate law, external legal department
  • Litigation, arbitration and insolvency law
  • M&A and capital markets law
  • Regulatory financial markets law, financial services, collective investments, leasing, insurance
  • IT/IP, distribution, competition and anti-trust law
  • International sports law
  • Tax
  • Public law
  • Employment and social insurance law
  • Commercial criminal law and international mutual assistance / compliance
  • Family and inheritance law for private customers
  • Notarial office

We focus in particular on the areas of financial services, life sciences, IMT (Information, Technology and Media), sport, energy, real estate/construction as well as on trading and retail.

 

ADDRESS: Via Canova 15, 6901 Lugano – Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Lars Schlichting
ROLE: Avvocato, LL.M. | Partner
TEL: +41 (0) 79 391 9170
E-MAIL: lars.schlichting@kellerhals-carrard.ch

 

 

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Leverage Shares ETPs

Leverage Shares is a European leader in leverage and inverse exchange traded products (ETPs), offering experienced traders magnified exposure, daily investment objectives, and efficiency when buying stocks on leverage.
We are the only provider in Europe that offers physical replication of the ETPs. Leverage Shares ETPs are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

ADDRESS: J34 E Putnam Ave Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
CONTACT PERSON: Piero Guseo
ROLE: Senior Institutional Sales
TEL: +39 342 0979913
E-MAIL: pguseo@leverageshares.com

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LPX GROUP

LPX AG is a leading research house in the field of Listed Alternatives with a focus on Listed Private Equity, Listed Infrastructure and Listed Debt. As an index sponsor, LPX AG offers representative benchmarks for the asset classes Private Equity, Infrastructure and Private Debt. Based on in-depth research, LPX AG offers investment advisory and actively managed funds to institutional investors seeking liquid exposure to alternative asset classes. LPX is regulated by FINMA as asset manager und recognized by ESMA as administrator of benchmarks.

ADDRESS: Florastrasse 17, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Dr. Michel Degosciu
ROLE: Founder & CEO
TEL: +41 (0)44 382 9022
MOBILE: +41 (0)76 558 7890
E-MAIL: md@lpx-group.com

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Lyxor ETF

Lyxor has been running ETFs since 2001, longer than any other European provider. Our pioneering spirit helped shape the market as you know it today. Over the last 15 years, we’ve become a fixture among Europe’s 3 largest EFT managers. And we’ve built one of its most far-reaching ranges, which spans all asset classes, and includes some of the largest and most efficient ETFs.

All information on Lyxor ETFs are available on the website www.lyxorETF.ch

ADDRESS: Talacker 50, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Roland Fischer
ROLE: Head of Lyxor ETF, German-speaking Europe
TEL: +41 (0)58 272 33 44
E-MAIL: info@lyxorETF.ch

 

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Medigest

Medigest SA is a fiduciaria finanziaria under Swiss law founded in 1993 by a group of professionals with a well-established expertise on brokerage in the banking sector.Its mission is to provide clients with ongoing operational support and to act as a link to the international financial markets for them.Medigest is a member of the OAD-FCT or “Organismo di Autodisciplina dei Fiduciari del Canton Ticino” (the self-regulatory association for fiduciari in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino) and its activities are regulated by the regional surveillance authority in charge of monitoring fiduciarie finanziarie.Currently, Medigest is structured in different divisions in order to provide its Clients with a 360-degree service ranging from financial and strategic consulting to art advisory and capital market services.

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OpenFunds

OpenFunds Investment Services AG is an independent company established under Swiss law, licensed and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (‘FINMA’) as legal representative and as distributor of foreign collective investment schemes for qualified investors.
We operate within the framework of the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act (CISA) and offer two types of services for funds catering to qualified investors
Swiss legal representative services.
We work with selected funds that have undergone strict due diligence – covering legal, operational and investment criteria – and that cater to qualified investors.
We are careful about which funds we represent, and we maintain a strict focus on the delivery of high quality services to our clients. These include customised services if these are required.
Distribution services for selected funds
The principals of OpenFunds have many decades of experience in distributing selected funds to their networks of qualified investors, located predominantly in Switzerland and the Middle East.

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Pangea Blockchain Fund

Pangea Blockchain Fund offers intellectual and financial capital to exceptional early and medium stage blockchain companies across the globe. In particular, Pangea focuses on implementing blockchain technology solutions in companies to create strategic advantage and competitive edge across industrial verticals

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RepRisk

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Switzerland, RepRisk is a pioneer in ESG data science that leverages the combination of AI and machine learning with human intelligence to systematically analyze public information and identify material ESG risks. RepRisk’s flagship product, the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform, is the world’s largest and most comprehensive due diligence database on ESG and business conduct risks, with expertise in 20 languages and coverage of 150,000+ public and private companies and 35,000+ infrastructure projects. For more than a decade, the world’s leading financial institutions and corporations have trusted RepRisk for due diligence and risk management across their operations, business relationships, and investments.

ADDRESS: Stampfenbachstrasse 42, 8006 Zürich, Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Alessandra Oglino
ROLE: Senior ESG Advisor
TEL: +41 (0)78 72 67 111
E-MAIL: alesssandra.oglino@reprisk.com

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Robeco Switzerland

Robeco is a pure-play international asset manager founded in 1929 with headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and 17 offices worldwide.
A global leader in sustainable investing since 1995, its unique integration of sustainable as well as fundamental and quantitative research enables the company to offer institutional and private investors an extensive selection of active investment strategies, for a broad range of asset classes.
As at 30 June 2020, Robeco had EUR 155 billion in assets under management, of which EUR 144 billion is committed to ESG integration. Robeco is a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation Europe N.V.
More information is available at www.robeco.com 

ADDRESS: Josefstrasse 218, CH-8005 Zürich
CONTACT PERSON: Christèle Clémence
ROLE: Deputy Head of Wholesale Switzerland & Liechtenstein
TEL: +41 44 529 06 12
E-MAIL: Christele.Clemence@robecosam.com

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SUPSI (Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana)

Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF)

Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) strengthens Switzerland as a leading voice and actor in sustainable finance by informing, educating and catalysing growth. The association, founded in 2014, has representation in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano. Currently SSF unites over 160 members and network partners from financial service providers, investors, universities and business schools, public sector entities and other interested parties.

ADDRESS: Grossmünsterplatz 6, 8001 Zürich – Switzerland
CONTACT PERSON: Alberto Stival
ROLE: Representative Ticino
TEL: +41 (0) 44 515 60 50
E-MAIL: alberto.stival@sustainablefinance.ch

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Ticino Blockchain Technology Association

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USI (Università della Svizzera Italiana)

Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is one of the 12 certified public universities in Switzerland and member of swissuniversities. USI is a young and lively university, a hub of opportunity open to the world where students are offered a quality interdisciplinary education in which they can be fully engaged and take centre stage, and where researchers can count on having the space to freely pursue their initiative. USI and its affiliated research institutes attract a considerable substantial amount of competitive research funds every year, mainly from the Swiss National Science Foundation and the European Union. USI is featured in the most important international rankings. In particular it ranks 26th worldwide in the prestigious QS Top 50 Under 50; 54th in the Young University Rankings’ of the Times Higher Education, and 20th in the ‘THE world’s best small universities 2020’ rankings.

USI Institutional Communication Service
ADDRESS: via Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
TEL: +41 (0)58.666.47.92
E-MAIL: press@usi.ch

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