All Swiss Grants and funding opportunities in Switzerland. Your guide to the most important research and development grants in Switzerland. At the moment there are various grants, such as Innosuisse Innovation, BRIDGE or the NTN Innovation Booster.
Subsidy: No maximum budget
Scope: Innosuisse helps leverage your innovation: they support science-based innovation projects carried out by companies – particularly SMEs – working with public-sector research partners. Innosuisse wants to support projects close to the market, no basic research.
Swiss grants like Innosuisse support projects from all areas of research-based innovation topics. The applications will be assigned to one of five primary funding areas: Energy & Environment, Engineering, Life Sciences, Social Sciences & Business Management, and ICT.
BRIDGE Proof Of Concept
Subsidy: 130,000 CHF
Scope: Support young researchers who aim to develop an application or service based on their own research findings. These projects may feature any type of innovation or research field.
Subsidy: 850,000 CHF for single applicant and max 2,550,000 CHF (consortium of 3 partners)
Scope: Aimed at experienced researchers for basic as well as applied research with a strong societal or economic impact, in order to realise the innovation potential of research findings.
NTN innovation booster
Subsidy: max. CHF 500,000 annually
Scope: The NTN – Innovation Boosters bring together interested teams from universities, business and society at national level around a defined innovation theme and stimulate the emergence and testing of concrete innovation ideas.
Themes of economic relevance are to be addressed in an innovative manner: new scientific findings provide important momentum and may lead to the launch of process, product or service innovations in the foreseeable future. The novel applications can impact both industry and the services sector.