Milestone Review


In phase 2 of the Scale-up Coaching programme, the voucher is split into multiple checkpoints to support the process and ensure progress. The checkpoints are defined by milestones set by Innosuisse and start-ups have to report on their progress at milestone reviews within a given time frame. Milestones are specific to each business case and ae defined in the interests of the successful development of the scale-up.

Evaluation and decision

You will be invited to a Milestone Review meeting to present the progress of your scale-up.

The start-up is set specific milestones in achieving the evaluation criteria, and the meeting is held to discuss the progress made in meeting the criteria under certain conditions.

  • Positive evaluation
    Innosuisse will inform you of the outcome of the review at the meeting and by email. An additional voucher budget will be released if required, and the next steps and new milestones will be defined.
  • Negative evaluation
    Innosuisse will inform you of the negative decision by e-mail and IncaMail. The communication will explain why the review was not successful. A negative decision closes the coaching voucher.

This process usually takes about two to three weeks.

Milestone reports are to be submitted using the Innosuisse online tool and a milestone review request is to be sent to Innosuisse by email (

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Last modification 21.07.2023

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