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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News

6/26/2024

Aspivix and Xemperia both receive support from FIT

The Foundation for Technological Innovation is pleased to announce two new loans to Aspivix and Xemperia. Aspivix has been awarded a Tech Growth loan of CHF 500,000 for its non-traumatic device for all gynaecological procedures, while Xemperia, which offers blood test for the detection of breast cancer, has been granted a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100,000.

6/24/2024

FIT backs Ex Nunc Intelligence and Carewell

The Foundation for Technological Innovation is supporting Ex Nunc Intelligence and Carewell. The artificial intelligence-based platform developed by Ex Nunc Intelligence for legal professionals has been awarded a Digital Seed loan of CHF 50,000, while Carewell and its digital marketplace for healthcare replacements has been awarded a Digital Grant of CHF 20,000.

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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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