swissnex is a network of science and technology outposts run by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), in close cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).

The SERI currently handles five swissnex offices:

• Boston, USA (2000), with an outpost in New York City

• San Francisco, USA (2003)

• Shanghai, China (2007), with an outpost in Guangzhou

• Bangalore, India (2011)

• Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013), with an outpost in Sao Paolo