Design Switzerland is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Prototype Pitch at the Design Days

Prototype Pitch

Friday 27 September

Pavillon Sicli
route des Acacias 45
1227 Les Acacias (Genève)

More information on the Design Days


The 11th edition of the Design Days will take place from 26 to 29 September 2019 in Geneva, with a strong focus on Swiss creativity, young design, fashion and digital design.

On this occasion, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia organises active formats that at the same time connect young Swiss designers with potential partners in the industry and link them with established peers to learn from their experience.

The Prototype Pitch consists of 7 minutes presentation of the design studios followed by questions of the invited experts. A chance for upcomig designers to get firsthand feedbacks from professionals.

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal ( by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.