Women and innovation


Women and Innovation

Innosuisse is seeking to spark women's interest in entrepreneurship. Through portraits and interviews with heads of companies, the Swiss Innovation Agency is seeking to raise awareness about the support needed by women in business, draw attention to inspirational models and encourage networking.

Stable demand for innovation funding

Stable demand for innovation funding

Many Swiss companies and research institutions have continued to focus on innovation during the coronavirus crisis. They are supported by Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency. In the first six months of 2020, Innosuisse was able to support 208 innovation projects with a total funding amount of CHF 63 million.

Current calls in European funding programmes

Deux appels ouverts des programmes de financement européens Eurostars et AAL

Current calls in European funding programmes

The European funding programme “Horizon 2020” will soon be coming to a close. This will also mark the end of the partnership initiatives AAL and Eurostars. This summer, Swiss institutions from business and research have another opportunity to apply for funding.

New data protection policy

The protection of your personal data is important to us. Therefore we have introduced a new data protection policy. By visiting our website, you accept the current terms of use.

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Support innovation: an example

Support instruments

Innosuisse supports science-based innovation in the interest of the economy and society through: innovation projects, support for start-ups, internationalisation and networking support.

Submit an application

Gesuch eingeben mit Analytics

Innosuisse Analytics Tool

Analytics is Innosuisse’s platform for submitting applications. Project partners and start-ups can submit new applications, while Innosuisse members can access the projects and cases assigned to them.

Work at Innosuisse


Become part of Innosuisse and support Innovation in Switzerland with us. You will find all currently open positions. We look forward to receiving your application!

Support domains of Innosuisse

Innosuisse - Start and grow your business

You can become a CEO with Innosuisse

We support entrepreneurial thinking through targeted training and offer personalised coaching to start-ups and those interested in setting up a business.

Innosuisse - Start your innovation project

Innosuisse helps leverage your innovation

Innosuisse supports science-based innovation projects. From preliminary studies right through to projects without implementation partners – your start-up opportunities are manifold.

Gaining a foothold in the international market with Innosuisse

We help companies work together across national borders and start-ups who want to gain a foothold in the international market. 

Consulting and networking

We support networks and events in key innovation fields. Our innovation mentors help you kick-start your innovation project.