BiographyGrégoire Bourban is head of Space Exchange Switzerland (SXS) a national platform funded by the Swiss Space Office (SSO) of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). SXS purpose is to support Swiss organisations and individuals with a platform to prepare for the future challenges in the space field. It is implemented by EPFL, as leading house, ETH Zurich, University of Zurich, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, and Università della Svizzera italiana.
Previously he was working at Space Innovation (former Swiss Space Center) as deputy director in charge of the national affairs and the relationship with the European Space Agency (ESA).
In this position he was coordinator of national studies funded by the Swiss Space Office of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI/SSO) between industries and academic laboratories in Switzerland.