eLuxury scouting and shortlist

eLuxury executive workshop

The eLuxury series of workshops is focused on innovative technologies and emergent business models within the luxury sector. It covers a wide section of the luxury market from jewelry, handcrafts and precision mechanics, including watchmaking, to luxury players in other segments such as cosmetics, vehicles, hospitality and more, bringing together leaders in the field to define strategic R&D guidelines for innovation as well as scouting and research projects of a future LifestyleTech Competence Center.

The workshops seek to identify the innovation requirements between and within companies in the sector, build bridges across different economic areas, including between investors and brands/retailers/manufacturers and also to connect all these businesses with upcoming and valid start-ups/scale-ups. The workshops represents an initial step towards the development of a LifestyleTech Competence Center, which would benefit all industry stakeholders within Switzerland and beyond.



This specific workshop aims to review progress on themes and projects set out in previous meeting. Thanks to the support of investment management firm Loomish SA, participants will be able to evaluate and access scouted start-ups working in the luxury technology area. Loomish will also present a short list of relevant university R&D projects and tech corporations interested in co-financing innovation initiatives.



  • Education: Free access to a series of educational workshops, dinners and events
  • Connect and share insights: Connect investors from Private Equity, VC , Family Office and holdings with C-level Directors of large innovative corporations to evaluate and access entrepreneurs and disruptive technologies
  • Fund R&D projects: Access to public funding to perform R&D activities in Switzerland with local and international research centers and universities
  • Open innovation: Define guidelines for the start-up/scale up scoutings. Definition of research criteria, participation to the scale up selections and participation to the meet up awards


22 April 2020



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