As one of the worldwide leading innovation countries, Switzerland has an opportunity to make its unique technological expertise and innovation competencies available to society by supporting entrepreneurial solutions that have the potential to achieve sustainable impact in a comprehensive sense, i.e. in economic, environmental, and societal terms.
The objective of the “Switzerland Innovation Tech4Impact Initiative” (SI Tech4Impact) is to facilitate the realization of innovation projects that tackle society’s most pressing environmental and societal challenges, focusing on selected themes of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The SI Tech4Impact initiative will award 5 to 7 selected projects with a one-year project grant of up to CHF 85.000 each. The program focuses specifically on projects that aim to tackle one of the following SDGs:
- SDG 3 – Good health and well-being
- SDG 7 – Affordable and clean energy
- SDG 9 – Industry, innovation and infrastructure
- SDG 11 – Sustainable cities and communities
- SDG 12 – Responsible consumption and production
- SDG 13 – Climate action
Call details: sitech4impact.ch
Deadline: July 15th, 2021
If you meet the eligibility criteria and want to apply, feel free to contact Fondazione Agire at firstname.lastname@example.org.