FIT Tech Seed

How to apply for a FIT Tech Seed loan? What are the steps in the selection process? Who should I contact? What are the key dates?
Find all the information here!

What is the process?

1. Application via the online form on the FIT or Innovaud website

2. Assignment of a FIT coach subject to eligibility (+2 weeks)

The coach reviews the FIT Tech Seed conditions with the start-up

3. Tech Seed coordination meeting to review applications (+2 months maximum)

4. Invitation to pitch to Selection Committee (+1 week)

5. Signature of contracts 

The signature of the loan and guarantee contract is established within the following 3 months

6. Release of funds (+1 week)

To apply for FIT support, register via Innovaud (the innovation and investment promotion agency for the canton of Vaud), which is responsible for the pre-selection of candidates:

Key dates

Important: in order for your application to be presented to the Selection Committee, you must have submitted your complete application before the application deadline. This includes the meeting with a coach to check the application (step 2 of the application process).

Deadline for applications:

Selection Committee :

12 January 2024

27 February 2024

14 May 2024

03 September 2024

05 November 2024

23 January 2024

19 March 2024

28 May 2024

24 September 2024

19 November 2024