Supporting the talented entrepreneurs of tomorrow in Western Switzerland

The Foundation for Technological Innovation provides financial supports to innovative and technological 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.

The two types of financial support, FIT TECH and FIT DIGITAL, are respectively open to innovative technological start-ups and digital start-ups with an innovative business model and strong growth potential. In 2021, FIT supported 45 projects for a total amount of 6.97 million Swiss francs.

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News

6/30/2022

The canton of Vaud renews its financial support to the FIT

As a founding member of the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT), the canton of Vaud today announces the renewal of its financial contribution to the Foundation, amounting to 16 million Swiss francs until 2030. Banque Cantonale Vaudoise is also renewing its support with CHF 4 million over the same period. With its convincing results over the last decade, the FIT will be able to continue to benefit from the support of the Canton and the BCV to ensure the continuation of its activities.

6/24/2022

A FIT Digital Seed loan of CHF 50'000 for School Rebound to improve children's handwriting

Founded in 2021, School Rebound has developed Dynamilis to help children overcome their learning difficulties. The Digital Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) will allow the start-up to validate its subscription business model, find the best acquisition channel and continue the development of Dynamilis.

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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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