Swiss Accelerator for start-ups and SMEs

Swiss Accelerator for start-ups and SMEs

Swiss Accelerator: 753 applications submitted

The Swiss Accelerator is generating a lot of interest. The first phase of the call for projects ended on 10 May 2022 and a total of 753 Swiss companies submitted a short application. The funding amount requested per application averages 1.85 million Swiss francs. Innosuisse has recruited 50 additional experts to evaluate these applications.

Taking the leap into the big wide world

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Taking the leap into the big wide world

Switzerland’s high innovative strength and
excellent framework conditions for business and research are optimal foundations for creating globally competitive products and services. How can innovative companies and start-ups from Switzerland gain an international foothold?

systematic monitoring the impact

Impact monitoring by Innosuisse

Funding strengthens added value at Swiss companies

Innosuisse has been studying with a systematic monitoring the impact of supported innovation projects on companies since the beginning of 2021. The results show that the funding promotion quickly benefits the Swiss economy. 

New experts wanted


Election of additional experts 2022

To ensure a proper evaluation of the applications submitted to us as well as an appropriate supervision of the funded projects, we are looking for Experts (w/m), with a solid academic and professional background.

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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.

Guide for finding the right support offer

Innosuisse Guide

The Innosuisse Guide helps you find the right support offer in just a few steps. From individual advice through to national and international networking opportunities and financial support.

Submit an application

Application platform Innosuisse

Innosuisse application platforms

The platforms Innolink and Analytics are used to submit and manage applications to Innosuisse. Project partners and start-ups can submit applications. Innosuisse members can access the projects and cases assigned to them.

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.