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

Autumn 2019 – Call for Projects

1 September 2019

A question?

Contact the team:

Responsible for Call for projects – Design:
Helen Muggli

Information days: How to apply for a call?


«Call for projects – Design» is part of Pro Helvetia’s «New models of collaboration (Culture and Business)» pilot programme. In 2019, the Swiss Arts Council is supporting innovative design projects. The budget of this call amounts to CHF 250,000.

The support measures are aligned to four stages in a project’s evolution from concept to market launch:

  • Concept grant
  • Grant for the development of prototypes
  • Production grant
  • Grant for project extension

The supported projects are target-oriented and characterised by originality, formal and artistic quality, feasibility, as well as long-term use, high degree of innovation und marketability.

Project submission: