Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Promotion Agency, can fund innovation projects by researchers who have not yet found a partner to implement the result. More info here.
A new fund of the SNF, the Swiss National Science Foundation, named SPARK, aims to fund the rapid testing or development of new scientific approaches, methods, theories, standards, ideas for applications, ... More info here.
BRIDGE: Proof of Concept & Discovery. Joint programme conducted by the SNSF and Innosuisse – Swiss Innovation Agency. It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. More info here.