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

Spring 2020 – Call for Projects Design


1 March 2020


Responsible for Call for projects – Design:

Helen Muggli

Further information

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How to apply for a call?


Useful documents & resources


«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.

Please be aware that this is the only Call for projects in 2020!

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: