Circular Building Industry
Enabling a transition to a circular building industry through systemic innovation and collaboration.
Circular Building Industry Innovation Booster, powered by Innosuisse, aims to enable a transition to a circular building industry through systemic and joint innovation.
The CBI Innovation Booster serves to be the first open innovation platform in Switzerland bringing together key stakeholders in the building industry around the topic of circular economy. We support promising innovation ideas with direct funding contributions and methodological support.
Provide innovation teams with funding up to 25,000 CHF to develop ideas
National network of stakeholders from research, industry politics and society
Open innovation platform to develop and test ideas, concepts and prototypes
Bridge the gap between research and industry by bringing scientific knowhow into practice
Technical support from experts on the topic of circularity in the business industry
Communicate findings with the community members, policymakers and the general public
Discover our 5 Steps.
Two times per year, an open call for project applications is published on the open innovation platform Jointcreate.
An expert jury reviews the ideas. Short listed ideas are invited to pitch at the Pitch and Fund event, where the jury makes a decision on which projects receive funding and expert support. The Jury is independent, and is composed of members that represent Industry, Society, and Research. The ideas are judged based on their level of innovation and potential to drive the building industry to circularity, team composition, and sustainability.
Innovation teams develop their ideas with support from topic experts and targeted workshops.
Innovation teams present their progress in front of the expert jury.
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Do you have
a project idea?
Do you have an idea for a new product, service, or business model that strengthens the circular economy within the Swiss building industry?
Call #3 is open for applications! Deadline is April 4, 2023.