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30,000 people follow the Swiss Innovation Agency on various social networks. Subscribers can follow the daily news at Innosuisse on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Internationally oriented companies are increasingly taking advantage of Innosuisse’s offers

International innovation projects are on the rise in Switzerland. In 2020, Innosuisse received 261 applications for innovation projects with foreign partners and approved 88 of them.

Innosuisse and the National Science Foundation to step up cooperation

In order to further bolster the interaction between science and innovation, the Swiss National Science Foundation and Innosuisse have concluded an agreement on closer cooperation.

The energy transition also represents an opportunity for the Swiss economy”

The energy funding programme, which has been managed by Innosuisse since 2013 will be completed at the end of 2020. The core element of this programme was the establishment and management of eight Swiss Competence Centers for Energy Research (SCCERs). Adriano Nasciuti, President of the Steering Committee and Innovation Council of Innosuisse, takes a look back at the past eight years in an interview.

Guarantee credit: Expert panel gives 122 assessments of start-ups

In April, the Federal Council decided to support promising start-ups with coronavirus-related liquidity bottlenecks via the guarantee system. In this way, in cooperation with the cantons, they should be protected from insolvency. The cantons were able to draw on a panel of experts coordinated by Innosuisse to assess the guarantee applications. By the submission deadline of 31 August, the panel had issued 122 assessments of start-ups.

Last modification 16.04.2021

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