Innosuisse : Manufacturing technologies impulse programme

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Drive digitalisation forward in Switzerland!


The Swiss Federal Council is putting forward CHF 62 million as part of its 2019-2020 action plan. Innosuisse are taking part in this initiative by implementing the “Manufacturing technologies” impulse programme.


Manufacturing technologies impulse programme

The programme funds innovation projects, conducted by Swiss companies and research institutions, which are at the interface between research and technology transfers focused on digitally-orientated “Industry 4.0 and Modern manufacturing technologies”.


Who should apply?

Swiss company and research institution consortia from the below non-exhaustive list of  industries:

  • MEM (mechanical, electrical and metal) industry
  • food industry
  • automotive supplier industry
  • medical technology industry
  • construction industry
  • chemical industry
  • pharma and biotech industry


Application Deadlines


Call for proposal closing Date

18 months project: 21 January 2019

12 months project: 20 May 2019


Funding decision

18 months project: Beginning of March 2019

12 months project: Beginning of September 2019


Project start

18 months project: 1 May 2019

12 months project: 1 November 2019


Project end

18 months project: 31 October 2020

12 months project: 31 October 2020


More information about the impulse programme