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Date and time 01.09.2019  
Category Call for proposal
What: Support to university-based, high-potential business cases from the Venture Kick programme with the aim of substantially accelerating their market entry. Support to proposals where a R&D or design boost can speed up the success of the deep tech business case.
 
Your project MUST be:
  • Already in the Venture Kick process
  • Already approved by a funding programme (e.g. BRIDGE PoC, Pioneer Fellowships, Innogrant)
  • Rooted at a Swiss university or research institution (ETH Domain, cantonal university, university of applied sciences)
  • Be beneficial to society
 
Funding & Duration: Max. CHF 150,000 for up to 18 months
  • For: salaries and materials costs directly related to the project.
  • Does NOT cover: infrastructure or overheads.
 
When to apply
  1. Informal access: submit a 1-2 page abstract to [email protected] well ahead of the deadline for proposals
  2. Proposal: 1 February, 1 May, 1 September and 1 December (every year) at 23:59
  3. Decision: after 3 months
  4. Interview (upon invitation) with GRS Board of Trustees
 
Application
  • Fill out the project proposal form
  • Letters of endorsement
    • from a funding programme (e.g. BRIDGE PoC, Pioneer Fellowships, Innogrant)
    • from (potential) customers, investors, industry partners
  • If not independent: provide a Letter of Support from the Head of the Unit.
  • Prepare an elevator pitch (3m)

For further information, please have a look at the call webpage and at the video launching the initiative.
 

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free

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