Turn your idea into your own company

You can become a CEO with Innosuisse: we support start-ups and those interested in setting up a business with personalised coaching. Experienced business coaches advise and support you while you found and develop your company and ensure its sustainable growth.

Do you have an idea and want to found your own company? Or do you already have a start-up and want to develop your business further and take it to the next level?

Then register for our coaching now!

The programme is divided into three stages:

  • Stage A: Initial coaching
    Aim: Your business idea is reviewed and developed further with regard to its feasibility and marketability.

    Funding: up to CHF 5,000

  • Stage B: Core coaching
    Aim: The economic viability of your business idea is evaluated, you receive support with developing your strategy, structuring your organisation and entering the market as well as legal advice on issues surrounding protecting intellectual property, concluding agreements or taxes.

    Funding: up to CHF 50,000

  • Stage C: Scale-up coaching (available from 2nd quarter of 2018)
    Aim: Your company’s growth strategy is implemented, you receive support with finding funding, networking and establishing a scalable process and organisational structure.

    Funding: up to CHF 75,000
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If your application is approved, you will receive a voucher for coaching services and can select your coach from a pool of experienced entrepreneurs (XLS, 22 kB, 12.06.2018). The coaches have a proven track record in managing and developing companies, are well versed in innovation and have excellent connections. You also have the opportunity to receive advice from specialist coaches on matters such as intellectual property and financial planning.

Who can register for the coaching?

  • You intend to found or have already founded a company that has its headquarters in Switzerland.
  • Your start-up was founded within the last five years, with the exception of those in the pharmaceutical and medical industry, which must have been founded within the last ten years.

What are the assessment criteria?

  • The degree of innovation of your business idea, measured by the current state of the art and market competitiveness.
  • The market potential of your business idea.
  • The applicant’s potential to implement their business idea.
  • Performance to date and growth potential are taken into account for approvals for scale-up coaching.

Interested? Then get going now!

Turn your idea into your own company. You can register for Innosuisse’s start-up coaching here:

http://analytics.innosuisse.ch/pub

Further information

Last modification 29.06.2018

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Start-ups and Next-Generation-Innovators division

Daniela Apreda
Specialist Start-Ups and Next-Generation Innovators division

Tel.
+41 58 464 92 20

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Interested? Then get going now!

Turn your idea into your own company.

Submit your application!

Online application - screenshots of registration and log in (PDF, 714 kB, 08.02.2018)

Support E-Mail: analytics@innosuisse.ch

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Questions & answers

What does «independence of project partners» exactly mean? What happens during coaching? What are the responsibilities of the Innovation Council? You will find answers to the most important questions here.

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