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 :

10 November 2022

19 January 2023

16 March 2023

17 May 2023

31 August 2023

16 November 2023

29 November 2022

31 January 2023

28 March 2023

30 May 2023

12 September 2023

28 November 2023