16.12.2020 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.
14.12.2020 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.