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Support for a new tourism offering in Lavaux

The tourism offer, a real vector of economic development in the regions, is enriched by the new project: La route des Grands Crus.

This educational trail, supported by Promove and run by Lavaux Patrimoine Mondial (LPm), aims to inform walkers about the Lavaux heritage and encourage the promotion and direct sale of wines.


Become EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Switzerland 2024!

50 entrepreneurs apply every year in Switzerland to benefit from the advantages of this program: local and international events, networking, evaluation of your business strategy... Send in your application by April 5!
Categories: Trade & Services, Industry, High Tech & Life Sciences, Emerging Entrepreneur, Family Business


Call for application Tech4Eva 2024

Are you working on an innovative women's health solution?
Join Tech4Eva's growing FemTech community and apply for their 6-month accelerator program!
A joint program between EPFL Innovation Park and Groupe Mutuel


Investment in Swiss start-ups down in 2023

Swiss start-ups received CHF 2.6 billion in funding last year, 35% less than the previous year. Start-ups in the ICT and Fintech sectors had the hardest time raising funds.


[seal], a new player in Vaud's Trust Valley

EPFL, HEIG-VD, UNIL and the Canton de Vaud unveil the [seal] Program, aimed at stimulating inter-university collaboration and accelerating the transfer of knowledge in digital trust and cybersecurity to the socio-economic arena.


The Trust Valley, by EPFL Innovation Park, renews Trust4SMEs

This cybersecurity and digital trust support program for SMEs will run from March 2024 to February 2025 (approx. 1 day/month). Registration deadline: February 16!
An initiative subsidized by the Canton.


2025: a year of growth for the canton's economy?

Vaud's economy should benefit from the global normalization expected in 2025, but there are still many risk factors, especially in a tense global geopolitical situation. The canton's GDP is set to rise from 1.4% in 2024 to 2.0% in 2025 according to the latest forecasts from the Commission Conjoncture vaudoise, a partnership between the State of Vaud (SPEI), the CVCI, BCV and the canton's main industry associations.


MassChallenge Switzerland opens applications for the Early-Stage Accelerator 2024 program

Apply before February 28!
This program, supported by the State of Vaud, is aimed at start-ups from pre-seed to Series A. The Early-Stage Accelerator program is committed to supporting startups dedicated to innovation and sustainability. With 720 alumni since 2016, MassChallenge's Swiss hub offers access to over 15 industry leaders, a comprehensive Curriculum, the chance to meet over 400 mentors and win prizes ranging from $10,000 to $200,000.


Espace Ballon, Pays d'Enhaut's new permanent attraction

Espace Ballon will open its doors on January 21, 2024, offering a permanent, high-quality tourist attraction in the heart of the Alpine hot-air balloon capital.
This innovative venue will enable the public to test a gondola simulating a flight over a 3D-modelled Pays d'Enhaut, to immerse themselves in a 4D experience of a balloon flight through the seasons thanks to a 60m2 spherical screen, or to discover an exhibition on the history of human flight.