Discover our 5 Steps.

We are looking for project ideas that strengthen circular economy within the Swiss building industry.

Open Call

An open call for project applications is published on the open innovation platform Jointcreate.


Innovation teams create a profile on Jointcreate and submit a project proposal.

Funding Decision

Expert jury reviews the ideas and makes a decision on which projects receive funding and development support.

Project Development

Innovation teams develop their ideas with support from topic experts and targeted workshops.

Project Closure

Innovation teams present their progress in front of the expert jury.

Call #5 Deadline

The deadline for Call #4 is September 5, 2023.

Conditions for Funding and Support

Your team needs to meet the following conditions to apply for funding and support

1. Implementation Partner

At least one implementation partner is part of your innovation team. Implementation partners are actors who implement the innovation ideas, thus creating economic and societal added value. (e.g., start-ups, SMEs, larger companies, non-profit organizations such as municipal administrations). The implementation partner must be registered in Switzerland.

2. Financial Contribution

A financial (cash) contribution from the implementation partner equivalent to 10% of the funding requested from the booster to confirm commitment.

3. Post-booster Ambition

The team has the intention to move forward with the project after participating in the CBI Innovation Booster.

Do you have any other questions regarding the program, application process, or selection? Please have a look at our FAQ or contact us

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