Funding for your innovation project

Is your SME helping to protect the climate by developing new products and technologies? If so, you can apply for financial support from the Swiss Climate Foundation here.

Your SME must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for funding:

  • The SME is based in Switzerland or Liechtenstein and has a maximum of 250 employees.
  • The SME is not a start-up in the initial establishment phase.
  • None or less than half of the company's capital is in the hands of larger corporations or public sector organisations.
  • The project will be implemented mainly in Switzerland or Liechtenstein.

More detailed information can be found under:

 

Further financing options can be found under Energiefranken (in German).

Making an application

We welcome your commitment to the climate! To submit your application you will first need to create a user account on our submission platform, where you will be guided through each step of the application process. You can also manage your applications on the submission platform and submit your documents if a grant is awarded.

Innovation project application

 

 

MAKING AN APPLICATION

You can submit your application in English, French or German. The deadlines for submission are 1 March and 1 September.

 

PERSONAL CONTACT

One of our advisors will contact you in order to get a detailed understanding of your project.

DECISION BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Board of Trustees of the Swiss Climate Foundation makes its decisions about applications in the spring and in the autumn.

DRAWING UP A FUNDING AGREEMENT

If your application is accepted, the Swiss Climate Foundation will draw up a customised funding agreement with you.

PROOF OF IMPLEMENTATION/PAYMENT

The funding amount will be paid out in accordance with the jointly defined milestones.

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