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Private & Public Funding OPTIONS 4 SME & Start-UPs


EUrelations has more than 15 years of experience in supporting companies and scientists to apply for funding from the European commission.


Although current Third Country status of Switzerland, HORIZON Europe offers multiple options for Swiss based SMEs and Start-Ups. Alternative options exists. EIC Accelerator for innovative SMEs has been for years a prime funding instrument from the European Innovation Council. The EIC aims to identify and support breakthrough technologies and game changing innovations to create new markets and scale up internationally. Up to four times a year, the EIC invites applicants from the EU and affiliated countries to apply. Applicants can receive up to 2.5 Mio Euros, as a single company (no consortium needed).

The EUREKA Network offers alternative options for Swiss based SMEs. Eurostars is the largest international funding program for SMEs wishing to collaborate on R&D projects that create innovative products, processes or services for commercialization. Your consortium must spotlight an innovative SME as the main project participant.

EUrelations and it's partners support Swiss based companies with their proposal writing based on a retainer and a success fee. Before entering in a contractual relationship with our clients, we analyse the company and project. We are only able to take on selected, highly promising projects.


We help innovative Start-Ups to find an investor, which suits their needs and fits to their business model. Together with our partner company GRECA Financial Services (part of Inspiralia Group), we help you to develop your pitch deck and give you access to out network of more than 1'500 private and institutional investors. GRECA stands for Growth, Equity and Commercial Alliances, using AI algorithm to match investors with your company. Through this efficient, cost- and time-effective model and more than 25 years of experience in financial management, more than 400 companies finance their next investment case thru GRECA.

Before engaging in a contractual relationship with our clients, we analyse your company data creating a Rating Assessment Classic Report free of charge, share a first Investor Match report. Companies with a rating of B+ or higher are taken on as our clients and given access to GRECA. Currently, more than 800 investors from Switzerland and Europe are active on GRECA

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