What is the process?

1. Application via the online form 

2. Pre-evaluation of the project by Innovaud 

Innovaud is the innovation and investment promotion agency of the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. During an interview of about 1 hour, the start-up and Innovaud review the project. 

3. Validation of the application by FIT

During an interview lasting approximately one hour, FIT examines the project with the start-up. 

4. Pitch to the Selection Committee

The session starts with a 10-minute pitch for the startup, followed by a 10-minute Q&A by the FIT Digital Committee. 

5. Definition of milestones and validation of the use of funds with FIT

6. Signature of contracts

7. Release of funds

8. Monitoring of KPIs (+3 months) 

Innovaud (the innovation and investment promotion agency for the canton of Vaud) is in charge of the pre-selection of startups.
Apply for FIT support via the Innovaud form:

Key dates

Submission of applications:

Selection Committee:

09 March 

11 May 

12 August 

10 November 

30 March 

01 June 

02 September 

01 December