Take part in the open innovation initiatives

With user-centric and agile methods, Innovation Boosters will help you identify and explore problems in interdisciplinary teams and learn to develop new, radical solution ideas. Fostering collaboration in a culture of open innovation, they create sustainable competitive advantages for innovative Swiss organisations and companies in particular.

Innosuisse selects Innovation Boosters based on regular calls for proposalYou can take part in the activities of any Innovation Booster initiative. Get involved, boost your capacity for radical innovation and generate novel solution ideas:

  • Be inspired by new inputs
  • Get connected to new partners
  • Explore problems with user-centric methods
  • Learn to develop more radical innovation ideas
  • Get funding and support to test your idea
  • Benefit from free patent searches for your funded idea
  • Learn from the results to reshape your solution idea if needed

Take part in challenge calls and ideation events

Discover all thematic initiatives that are running



Social media

Follow the Innovation Boosters on LinkedIn and with #swissinnovationbooster. Watch the Innovation Booster videos on Youtube.

Last modification 16.05.2023

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Knowledge and Technology Transfer

Emile Dupont

Rahel Herren

Angelina Keller

Samuel Lengen

Tel. +41 58 461 38 81


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A webinar on the 2023 call for proposals was held on 1 December 2022. Watch the video (password: aDamrNg6) and have a look at the presentation (PDF, 221 kB, 02.12.2022).

Patent research

Free patent search

Is your innovation idea funded by an Innovation Booster? Then take advantage of a free Assisted Patent Search from the Intellectual Property Institute.