SME Program
Stimulating the innovative potential of SMEs in Neuchâtel

Microcity helps you to forge your vision and realise your ambitions through a structured and collaborative approach to innovation. We identify R&D and industrial partners, experts and sources of funding to see your innovation projects through to success. We play a facilitating role in your relations or, on request, take on project management.

Our Services

Coaching & Mentoring

  • Needs analysis
  • Proposal of areas of innovation
  • Putting you in touch with strategic partners
  • Collaborative project set-up
  • Project management and follow-up
  • Activation of coaching Platinn in business innovation (more than 60 specialized coaches)
  • Activation of coaching Alliance for Business-High School Collaboration (4 specialized consultants)

Valorisation

  • Activation of our communication channels to give you cantonal, national and international visibility
  • Production and distribution of a video on your innovation project
  • Relay of your communications on social networks
  • Public relations
  • Participation in our events and Public Relations
  • Access to the 4 sector promotion platforms in Western Switzerland (Micronarc, BioAlps, Alp ICT, CleantechAlps)

Networking

  • Free access to our Matchmaking platform
  • Preferential access to the services of our sponsors
  • Contact with the economic and academic network
  • Orchestration of interactions with public authorities and business support organizations
  • Access to the 4 sector promotion platforms in Western Switzerland (Micronarc, BioAlps, Alp ICT, CleantechAlps)

Financing

  • Assistance in the preparation of funding applications to NECO, Finergence, and Innosuisse
  • Contacts with private investors (business angels, VC, family offices)

Hosting

  • Premises (coworking, private offices, industrial workshops, clean rooms) on 3 sites in Neuchâtel and La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Business domiciliation services, reception, mail, IT...
  • Flexible and scalable lease agreements
  • Possibility of a temporary rent subsidy for small and medium sized businesses qualified in our program.
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Our Sponsors

"With the help of Microcity, we were able to develop the collaborative project COLEARNIS and find other partners."
Francesco Termine
Head of Ra&D - He-Arc Gestion
"Thanks to its large network and its very good knowledge of the industrial fabric, Microcity brings us together with various partners and experts in order to develop our activities!"
Florian Stauffer
COO of Ciposa SA
"Microcity is the ideal partner for us to inspire and support our member companies in innovation."
Philippe Lebet
President of AIP
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Accompanied SMEs

Fabrinal SA

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GMT Fine Chemicals SA

GT Cadrans SA

Gimmel Rouages SA

Gravity.Swiss SA

Laboratoire Dubois SA

Totems Position Sàrl

Ventura Mecanics SA

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