1. September 2017, Dübendorf, Switzerland



The SFTF contributes towards a successful future for technical companies by serving as an invaluable source of information, as well as providing a forum for useful discussions. It facilitates interactive exchange among professionals involved in technology-oriented SMEs, large companies and start-ups, enabling the seamless introduction of revolutionary, high-end technology.

“The Swiss Future Technology Forum should provide a thought-provoking impulse to ensure that your products and technologies remain ahead of the competitors’ in the future, for the benefit of your employees, suppliers, share-holders and the Swiss society you are living in.“
Samuele Tosatti, CEO and Founder, SuSoS AG

The goal of this forum is to discuss different, even opposing perceptions and to learn alternative approaches to deal with the challenges of enabling your revolutionary, high-end technology. Cooperation and exchange of ideas within a company and with other people at a event such as the Swiss Future Technology Forum are crucial to lead a successful company, both today and in the future.

Join our World Café to get informed and inspired, and exchange actively with like-minded people in an informal and interactive setting!

Confirmed Speakers

Ph.D. David Turner, Johnson & Johnson Vision Inc., Head of R&D, New Growth Platform, External Innovation and Portfolio  
Ph.D. Andreas Hafner, BASF, Senior Innovation Manager  
Prof. Dr. Alex Dommann, Empa, Head of Department «Materials meet Life»  
Ph.D. Markus Rossi, Heptagon Advanced MicroOptics ams AG, CIO  
Ph.D. Rolf Gueller, Chemspeed Technologies, CEO  
Ph.D. Piero Pierantozzi, Radex AG, Owner  

Confirmed Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver Sponsor & Exhibitor

Organisation & Partners


Empa St. Gallen
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
NTN Innovative Surfaces
National Thematic Network supported by CTI
Swiss company specialized in thin film coating and surface analysis

Moderators SFTF 2017

Sabine Schmelzer
communication specialist and experienced moderator for largeevents and group workshops
Ralf Dümpelmann
Technology enthusiast, networker and optimist. Innovation promotion at BaselArea.swiss and entrepreneur. Managing Director of Inolytix – a company providing technical consulting and analytical services