Lightweight, innovative and sustainable: Switzerland will be at Expo 2025

The Swiss Pavilion in Osaka, surrounded by a lush garden, will be made up of five "spheres" of film weighing just 400 kg

Swiss Pavilion:
The Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka will not only capture attention for its globe structure, distinguished by five "spheres" and surrounded by a lush green landscape, but also because it will be the pavilion with the lowest ecological footprint of the whole event

The next World Expo will be held in 2025 in Osaka, Japan.
Once again, Switzerland intends to use this major international event, which enjoys extensive media coverage, as a platform to further deepen relations with Japan, one of Asia's major trading partners, and to demonstrate its innovative and sustainability, presenting the lightest pavilion of the exhibition.
In almost exactly two years, i.e. from 13 April to 13 October, the next Expo will take place, dedicated to the theme "Designing the future Society for our Lives".

Innovation is the DNA of the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025

Swiss Pavilion: the presentation ceremony of the area destined to host the 2025 Universal Exposition in Osaka (Japan)
The presentation ceremony of the area destined to host the 2025 Universal Exposition in Osaka (Japan)

Approximately 13 countries and 13 million visitors are expected in the East (April 150-October 28)

The organizers expect the participation in 2025 of around 150 countries and 28 million visitors.
Japan, which is hosting the event, is of great importance to Switzerland as it is one of Asia's major economic partners.
Collaboration on the political and multilateral level is also close between the two countries.
In December 2022, the federal chambers therefore approved a credit of 19,4 million francs.
Following the acquisition of sponsors, the net costs borne by the Confederation amount to 13,2 million francs.

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Swiss Pavilion: the rendering of the main area destined to host the 2025 Universal Exposition in Osaka (Japan)
Rendering of the main area intended to host the 2025 Universal Exposition in Osaka (Japan)

Alexandre Edelmann: "We actively contribute to addressing major global challenges"

“Our presence in Osaka will be an important showcase for making Switzerland known and positioning it as an innovative and reliable country, which actively contributes to tackling major global challenges. This is why our participation must not only produce an effect on the general public, but also have a long-term impact on the economic and scientific fields ", says Alexandre Edelmann, Head of Presence Switzerland.

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Swiss Pavilion:
As part of a two-level tender for the design, construction and decommissioning of the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka, the project by the Nüssli team, Manuel Herz Architects and Bellprat Partners has been selected

Focus on "Life", "Planet" and "Augmented human beings" for the economy and tourism "CH"

Focus of participation inExpo 2025 in Osaka it is the positioning of the country as an innovative and driving force, with particular attention to the following three thematic areas: this is the mission of the Swiss Pavilion.
It is about "life" ("Life"), focused on life sciences, health and nutrition; “planet” (“Planet”), focused on the environment, sustainability, climate and energy; and "Augmented Human", dedicated to robotics and artificial intelligence.
The goal is to illustrate, in collaboration with the State Secretariat for Training, Research and Innovation (SERI) as well as Swiss players in these sectors and other partners, the innovative strength of the country in the service of sustainability and prosperity through concrete initiatives, research projects, services and products.
In view of the economic potential, participation is also of great interest for Swiss companies and the tourism sector.

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Swiss Pavilion:
The covering of the exhibition spaces of the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka is made up of a film supported by an ultra-light structure: it is recyclable and, once the Universal Exposition in Japan is over, it will be converted into original furniture

The spaces in Bern will have the smallest ecological footprint of the entire event

Il Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka it will not only capture attention for its globe structure, distinguished by five “spheres” and surrounded by a lush green landscape, but also because it will be the pavilion with the lowest ecological footprint of the entire event.
The covering of the exhibition spaces is made up of a film supported by an ultra-light structure.
Weighing just 400 kilograms, equal to only 1 percent of that of traditional building cladding, two or three cargo bicycles are enough to transport it.
The cover is recyclable and will be converted into original furniture once the event is over.

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Swiss Pavilion:
As part of a two-level tender for the design, construction and decommissioning of the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka, the project by the Nüssli team, Manuel Herz Architects and Bellprat Partners has been selected

Convinced yes to the Swiss Pavilion by the Nüssli team, Manuel Herz Architects and Bellprat Partner

As part of a two-level tender for the design, construction and dismantling of the Swiss Pavilion in Osaka, the project by the Nüssli team, Manuel Herz Architects and Bellprat Partners was selected.
As a founding member of the Bureau International des Expositions (“Bureau International des Expositions”, abbreviated to BIE), Switzerland has participated in the majority of world exhibitions held to date.
Under the leadership of Presence Switzerland of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), she succeeded with the Swiss Pavilion in creating an attractive brand for both foreign audiences and domestic partners.
The presence at Expo 2020 in Dubai also demonstrated this, where the Swiss Pavilion was one of the most loved and visited national pavilions.

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The filmed presentation of the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka (in English)

The filmed presentation of the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka (in Japanese)

The video rendering of the illustration of the Expo 20225 site in Osaka, Japan

Swiss Pavilion: weighing just 400 kilograms, equal to only 1 percent of that of conventional building cladding, two or three cargo bicycles are enough to transport the construction material of the Swiss Pavilion to Expo 2025 in Osaka
With a weight of just 400 kilograms, equal to only 1 percent of that of conventional building cladding, two or three cargo bicycles are enough to transport the construction material of the Swiss Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka