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What is included in the Scale-up Coaching


Scale-up Coaching grants you a voucher worth of up to CHF 75,000 for coaching sessions with Innosuisse accredited coaches over a period of a maximum of 24 months.  

Call for application

It is only possible to apply for the Scale-up Coaching voucher within a valid time period (call period).


Currently there is no open call for Scale-up Coaching applications. During a call period, the link to the registration form is published here. Sign up for the Innosuisse Newsletter to be informed about next opportunities and more.


In order to be eligible for Scale-up Coaching, your start-up must meet the following requirements :

  • Company is founded in accordance with Swiss law within the last five years or the last ten years in justified cases (e.g. time-intensive life science start-ups)
  • Innovative and science-based product or service
  • Business has high market potential and is defendable (IP, know-how, speed to market, etc.)
  • Business model is scalable and executed by an ambitious team of at least 5 FTE with the potential to achieve the growth goals

What your application should include

The application is to be submitted online following the link in a published call and should include:

  • Description of the innovative business and the motivation/vision driving it
  • Value proposition of offered product/service and explanation of USPs and competitive advantage
  • Market overview including key market drivers, addressable market size and competitor analysis
  • Business plan featuring general company status, details on operations, financial projections and funding status
  • Description of the team and their commitment and company growth plans including board members and advisors
  • Business achievements so far
  • SWOT and gap analysis
  • Growth strategy and execution plan including goals with defined measurable metrics and milestones
  • Investor pitch deck and company presentation

Submit application

Do you meet the requirements? Then enter your application following the link in a published call.

You will need to register and can go directly to the Scale-up Coaching application form after logging in.

After the application has been submitted, Innosuisse will start the evaluation process.

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Last modification 04.05.2021

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Start-up Coaching Support

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