India Opportunities: Momentum in India - Swiss SMEs Webinar Series

Posted: June 2020

The webinars, scheduled in two phases spread over two weeks beginning 25 May and ending 5 June showcased opportunities in various industry sectors in India. These online seminars saw participation from numerous Swiss SMEs (looking to explore India as a market and understand the emerging opportunities), national industry experts, stakeholders, and government agencies and covered the following industry sectors:


Food Processing
Medical Technology
Nutraceuticals & Wellness
Information Technology
Information Technology enabled Services
Microelectronics & Precision Components


The Embassy of India, Berne, along with the MISSP team at T&A Consulting curated topics, crafted infographic presentations and handouts for participants and also contacted external Indian industry experts to deliver sector specific presentations.


Videos and podcasts of all webinars will be available shortly on the MISSP website ( ).


Ashwin Merchant, Partner at T&A Consulting, said, “The entire MISSP team was pleasantly surprised with the overwhelming response we received from the Swiss SME sector, as well as with the hands-on support from Indian industry organizations like NASSCOM, APEDA, Chemexcil, Plexoncil, EEPC, IIP, ESC whose senior level management personalities made presentations on their respective industry segments.


All in all, this very positive experience has helped escalate Indo-Swiss bilateral trade and investment into the digital domain and maintain the impetus gained by the MISSP 2.0 initiative into the ‘new normal’.”


About MISSP: The Embassy of India, Berne, has been promoting India as an active economic partner and investment destination for Swiss SMEs, which make up 99% of the Swiss companies. The MISSP programme is implemented and monitored by the Embassy of India, Berne, with T&A Consulting as Knowledge Partner responsible for the day-to-day management of the program and Rödl & Partner as Tax and Legal Partner. The program is executed with the support of Central and State Governments in India and key Indian and Swiss industry partners, who assist the Swiss SMEs have a smooth experience in various aspects of doing business in India.


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