Innosuisse - Call for joint Innovation projects in Brazil and Switzerland

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Submission deadline:

Submission deadline: 30 April 2021 (pre-propossal)

Innosuisse and the Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa e Inovação Industrial (EMBRAPII) work together to support international innovation projects implemented by partners from Switzerland and Brazil. Research institutions and companies have the opportunity to submit funding applications in regular calls for proposals. 

Participants from Brazil and Switzerland are invited to submit joint project proposals in the research and development of innovative products and applications with a strong market potential.

The call is open for all topics. However, projects in following topics are particularly appreciated:

  • Biotech and medtech
  • Agriculture and food production
  • Industry 4.0
  • Advanced materials
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Clean energy & water
  • Sustainable cities and communities
  • Innovation and creativity (social, technical, cultural) und digitalization

How to take part, eligibility criteria and funding rates:
This is an international, bilateral funding measure and is subject to the funding rules of EMBRAPII for brazilian particpants and Innosuisse for Swiss participants. Please refer to the Joint Call Guidelines.

The search of project partners in Brazil and Switzerland will be supported and organised by Enterprise Europe Network EEN.

EEN Brazil and Switzerland will offer a web-based matchmaking platform to establish contacts between interested organisations.

A webinar for interested parties will be organized beginning of March 2021, in order to provide more information on the Call. Interested parties will have the opportunity to ask questions to representatives of EMBRAPII, Innosuisse and EEN.


For further information visit the Innosuisse dedicated page or contact Ms. Dafne Pedrazzoli.