With your support you enable future business people from one of the best Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland to obtain first-hand experience in one of the fastest emerging markets, do develop their intercultural skills and to strenghten their international orientation.

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”Focus India is a remarkable project. By executing such a project, FHNW shows that it has understood the opportunities as well as the special challenges of today’s business life. International collaboration already is and will be a key for doing effective business. I believe that India will play an even more important role in the future.”

Andreas Volz, Senior Manager Accenture


From a Human Resource perspective

We have talent

  • Get prime access to more than 10’000 talented and motivated students form 4 different campuses and 6 fields of studies

  • Get direct access to potential future employees. You will be granted access to CV’s of all delegation members (around 80 students).
    You may find the perfect candidate for one of your vacancies among the exclusive selection of talented students in their final year.

From an Employer Branding perspective

We capture attention

  • We provide you with a superb opportunity to promote your company to future talented graduates, and renowned guest speakers

  • A platform to present your organization at our preparatory and onsite seminar

  • Engage with talented students at our Career Fair

  • Social media publicity

From a Growth perspective

We create knowledge

  • You benefit from knowledge transfer and networking opportunities thanks to Focus India and the FHNW

  • Knowledge creation through collaboration


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions throughout the platforms Accenture Strategy, Accenture Consulting, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Having such an innovative partner on board is of paramount importance for the core existence of Focus India. Find out more about our main partner and job opportunities at


Sulzer creates reliable and sustainable solutions for its markets oil and gas, power, water, and the general industry. The company has strong engineering and application expertise in the divisions of Pumps Equipment, Rotating Equipment Services, Applicator Systems and Chemtech.
Sulzer Chemtech is a leading player in the fields of process technology and separation towers, as well as two-component mixing and dispensing systems. Their customers benefit from advanced solutions in the fields of process and separation technology, as well as two-component mixing and dispensing systems. Their global network with more than 180 production and service sites around the world ensures local knowledge and competence. Find out more about Sulzer and the Chemtech division here.


The independent and family-owned Swiss company Blaser Swisslube was founded in 1936 by Willy Blaser and has since grown from a small business into a global player leading in technology.
Blaser Swisslube develops, produces and sells high-quality metalworking fluids. Working with Blaser, customers all over the world successfully produce a range of parts – tiny parts for the watch-making industry, demanding parts in the medical industry, huge structural elements for the aircraft industry and mass produced critical automotive parts.
The goal of the company, from the beginning, has been to produce value-added products for customers, which are friendly for humans and the environment. A pioneering spirit and constant will for innovation runs through the company’s history like a thread. Find about more about the successful family business here.


As a leading ICT-provider worldwide, T-Systems offers their corporate customers integrated solutions for mobile communications, highly secured computing centres, as well as a unique cloud system built upon standardized platforms and global partnerships. T-Systems’ vast portfolio moreover includes services in the fields of digital transformation and suitable infrastructure, including services concerning big data, the indusrty 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT).
The latter provides technologies with interesting applications for Smart Cities. The Internet of Things bears possibilities like optimizing energy use, enhancing the safety of cities and creating smart homes. In India, T-Systems ICT India operates offices in Pune and Bangalore, both serving clients from around the globe such as Shell, Daimler or Bosch. Find out more about T-Systems Schweiz and job opportunities here:

“Make it wonderful” is the promise of Franke to make everyday life of their customers a little more special. With their broad range of products for kitchen systems, food systems, water, and coffee systems, the company does so by constantly innovating new, yet sustainable products. Moreover, Franke makes use of and developes smart ideas: A brand new example is the introduciton of intelligent coffee extraction in their iQFlow technology. Their unique strategy and the quality focus has made Franke the world’s leading provider of systems for food & beverage preparation. Just start paying attention to these systems around you, and you will soon notice that you are drinking many coffees served by a Franke device or brushing your teeth in a Franke equipped bathroom. Franke is currently present in 66 locations acrosss 40 countries, and two of them are located in India. Find out more about Franke and job opportunities here:

As developer and contractor, Steiner supports their customers in the life cycle of real estate: from development to completion and all the way to refurbishment and renovation. Since 2010, Steiner is part of the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) group, which is executing large-scale civil engineering and infrastructure projects such as hydropower plants, nuclear power plants, expressways and highways, tunnels and bridges. Steiner India Ltd. is a subsidiary of Steiner AG in Mumbai, founded in 2012 and employing around 200 workers. In India, Steiner aims to establish itself as a leading service provider in the premium high-rise sector and exploits the latest technologies to achieve this objective. Well-known projects of the Steiner Group inculde the construction of the Prime Tower in Zurich and parts of the EPFL campus in Lausanne. Find out more about Steiner AG here:

The Bosch Group is an international service and technology provider in Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods as well as Energy and Building Technology. Being a leading IoT provider, Bosch accounts for an excellent Focus India 2018 partner: Bosch lives digitalization in providing innovative solutions for Smart Homes, Smart Cities, Connected Mobility and Industry 4.0. Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” In India, Bosch is particularly strong in the automotive sector and operates its largest development center outside of Germany with more than 30,000 employees. Find out more about Bosch and job opportunities here.

Burckhardt Compression is the worldwide market leader for reciprocation compressor systems. They are the single manufacturer and service provider that covers the complete range of reciprocation compressor technologies and servcies. Burckhardt Compression’s leading technology, the high-quality compressor components, and the full range of services, help customers to minimize the cycle cost of their reciprocating compressors around the world. Since 1844, a highly skilled workforce has crafted superior solutions and set the benchmark in the gas compressor industry. In India, over 250 employees work for Burckhardt Compression in various fields, ranging from product design to customer service. Burckhardt Compression operates a countrywide service network in India, with local headquarters in Pune. Find out more about Burckhardt Compression and job opportunities here:


The Mibelle Group, headquartered in Buchs, Switzerland, is a full-service customer brand manufacturer and the third-largest force in the European proprietary brand market. As a venture of Swiss retailer Migros, Mibelle produces cosmetic and hygiene articles for Migros, but also delivers third parties. The group serves the three business units Personal Care, Home Care and Nutrition with sites in Switzerland, the UK and France. In 2015, Mibelle founded a joint venture with the Indian retail-group Future Group, creating new products for the Indian personal care market. The Group has around 1,200 employees and generates sales of approximately EUR 440 million. To find out more about Mibelle and job opportunities, visit their homepage here:


economiesuisse is the umbrella organisation of Swiss companies. The organisation represents economic interests before the Federal Authorities and takes action on a national and international level. economiesuisse acts as a mouthpiece for companies in public and provides the media, politicians and interested citizens with comprehensive information.

swissnex is a network with nodes in the world’s most innovative hubs, where the future is being shaped – Bangalore, Boston, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco and Shanghai. Each swissnex promotes public-private ventures. Partners, donors and sponsors provide vital financial support. swissnex India connects Switzerland and India in the fields of science, education, art and innovation. An initiative of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), in association with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, swissnex India is a part of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Bangalore.


Wir bei LATTESSO glauben daran, dass die Leidenschaft für Kaffee, die Natürlichkeit und der Style unserer Getränke untrennbar zusammengehören. Der einzige Kaffee ohne Zusatzstoffe:

Unser Frischeverfahren ist einzigartig, weil wir uns bei LATTESSO ein ganz spezielles Reinheitsgebot auferlegt haben.

Ohne die üblichen Zusatzstoffe der Industrie bereiten wir röstfrischen Espresso zu und vereinen diesen mit Schweizer Milch. Diese Sorgfalt zahlt sich aus: das Ergebnis ist ein Genuss voller Frische.

Die Experten für energieeffizientes, gesundes und energieunabhängiges Bauen. Architektur mit Fachkompetenz und Leistungsnachweis aus über 90 Neubauten und Modernisierungen im Bereich Minergie-, Minergie-P-, Passivhaus- und PlusEnergie-Haus-Standard.

In 1884, the Swiss pioneer Karl Elsener founded his cutler’s business. A few years later, he paved the way for an unparalleled company history by developing the legendary «Original Swiss Army Knife». Today, Victorinox produces and sells unique, high quality products worldwide which are of practical use in differing areas of life: Swiss Army Knives, Cutlery, Watches, Travel Gear, Apparel and Fragrances.

The brothers Robert and Max Frey laid the foundation for Chocolat Frey’s success story in 1887. Their passion for the finest chocolate products still lives on today and is expressed in every single product made by Chocolat Frey. For more than 125 years all of Frey’s chocolate products have been a hundred per cent manufactured in Switzerland. High-grade ingredients are used, for example the finest cocoa beans. In the processing, too, nothing is left to chance.

Die Genossenschaft besteht aus 92 Mitgliedern, davon sind 48 Traubenproduzenten. Diese bewirtschaften im Schenkenbergertal, nach IP Richtlinien, rund 35 ha der Rebflächen von Schinznach-Dorf, Oberflachs, Thalheim und Auenstein. Aus Elfingen, Habsburg, Hottwil (Wessenberg), Remigen (Rütiberg) und Tegerfelden übernehmen wir Trauben.