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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DOPPL receives a FIT Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 to develop a citizen-led precision medicine

Founded in 2022, Doppl is a pioneer in citizen-led medical research using a crowd-sourced biobank to power medical research and drug development. The Tech Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) will allow the start-up to expand its proof points for Cystic Fibrosis from one patient to eleven.


25 FIT Alumni in the TOP100 2022

Each year, the TOP100 Swiss start-ups list the 100 most promising start-ups in our country. This year, 25 FIT-supported start-ups made it into the ranking.

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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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