151118 SwissInnovationChallengeThe SwissInnovation Challenge takes a holistic approach to realising innovative business ideas

The eight-month-long competition offers attractive awards and tailored education and mentoring programmes, as well as access to sponsors and potential business partners. The challenge is open to businesses and individuals who wish to introduce and implement an innovation or who have undertaken an innovation within the last two calendar years. It can take the form of a product innovation, a new business idea, an organisational innovation or an innovation in management. We will guide and support you along the way.

SwissInnovation an overview

The competition lasts eight months and is divided into three phases. There will be a selection process at the end of each round. Participants who reach the final round have the opportunity to win prize money amounting to 30,000 Swiss Francs. The winner will be awarded 20,000 Swiss Francs and two runners up will each be awarded 5,000 Swiss Francs.

Benefit from

  • personal coaching
  • a mentoring programme
  • consultations with experts in the field
  • workshops
  • training und motivation events


Registering for the competition. Deadline is December 31, 2015!


Stefan Philippi, M.A. (lic. phil), Administrative Head

Prof. Dr. Rolf-Dieter Reineke, Business and Academic Head

University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
School of Business
Institute of Management
Bahnhofstrasse 6
5210 Windisch



David Spichiger, SCS