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Swiss Challenge Entrepreneurs' Programme

The FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland promotes entrepreneurial and sustainable activities among SMEs, students and other university members.

Participants in the Swiss Challenge competitions receive support in different ways.

  • Promoting startups and supporting sustainable projects during the founding phase
  • Promoting innovation and internationalisation during the startup and growth phase

The three “mentoring” challenges – the Swiss Startup Challenge, Swiss Innovation Challenge and Swiss Sustainability Challenge – are free to enter and offer a comprehensive range of support:

  • Workshops, seminars and networking events
  • Tailored support with coaching sessions and mentoring
  • Networking events and various online tools

The competitions are funded by sponsors and work with a broad network of partner organisations.

The competitions

Swiss Startup Challenge

to Swiss Startup Challenge

Swiss Sustainability Challenge

to Swiss Sustainability Challenge

Swiss Innovation Challenge

to Swiss Innovation Challenge

Swiss Innovation Challenge ASEAN

to Swiss Innovation Challenge ASEAN