Supporting the talented entrepreneurs of tomorrow in Western Switzerland

The Foundation for Technological Innovation provides financial supports to innovative projects at different development stages.

FIT supports projects in energy & environment, information & digital technologies, life sciences & health, precision industries, and nutrition & agri-food.

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Founded in 1994, FIT supports the creation and development of new businesses in the canton of Vaud and in Western Switzerland.

FIT provides support through several programmes:

  • FIT Tech, for high-tech start-ups,
  • FIT Digital, for digital start-ups with an innovative business model and strong growth potential,
  • FIT Food & Hospitality Vertical, for projects in the field of nutrition and hospitality,
  • FIT Impact, for high-impact low-tech projects.
In 2023, FIT supported 44 projects for a total amount of 4.85 million Swiss francs.

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HemostOD and Emissium receive support from FIT

The Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) is awarding two loans to HemostOD and its innovative solution for producing blood platelets rapidly and on a large scale, and to Emissium and its software that enables users to monitor, improve and reduce their electricity-related emissions. The former is receiving a Tech Growth loan of CHF 500,000, the latter a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100,000.


Impact Award: Diabète, Même Pas Peur! grand winner, Musée à l'emporter and Nuole also rewarded

Diabète, Même Pas Peur ! won the FIT Impact Grand Prize. Alongside them, Musée à l'emporter won over the jury with a Coup de Coeur award, and Nuole Naturals won the Audience Award.

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In a context where sustainable development and related issues have become paramount, the Foundation for Technological Innovation is committed to supporting innovative ideas that contribute to a better future for future generations.

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