Are you missing project partners? We can help you identify the missing expertise and connect you with potential partners.
Our booster experts can support you not only with technological know-how, but also with knowledge of the potential market application.
We can support you with methodology know-how to apply novel tools for open and radical innovation.
You can get up to max. CHF 25’000 funding to test your idea and bringing it to the next level.
See how it works!
How does it work, Phase I:
What is a pressing need or challenge you’d like to solve? Put yourself in the perspective of your customers and look at things with fresh eyes. Build teams composed of different skills to apply a multi-solution approach!
Participate in one of our events and become member either in an ideation project or contribute to a challenge definition or just join a networking event to become familiar and part of our Photonics Ecosystem in Switzerland.
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How does it work, Phase II:
Find Solutions, Test Ideas
Encourage wild ideas and build concepts. Ask for direct feedback from the people you’re designing for. Prove the innovation content and ist economic potential.
1.Project Idea Description
Describe your idea and submit it with our Project Application form for a first check of eligibility.
Define the mission and the objectives of your booster project and apply for the matching grant with our Mission Statement form.
5. Project end report
At the end of the project, document your solution-assessment with respect to feasibility, innovative content and commercial potential with our Follow up Report form.
3. Expert Evaluation
Your submission will be assessed by booster experts. In case of a successful application, you will get a Funding Promise for your project and you can start boosting your idea.
4. Funding Promise
The promised financial contribution will be transferred to a bank account to be specified by the applicant together with the follow up report.
How does it work, Phase III:
A successful booster project is one that continues into a full development project.