To apply for the Swiss Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Start-Up is registered in Switzerland
  • Start-Up has at least Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
  • Start-Up has a tourism-related concept or it could be related to tourism in the future
  • Start-Up fits into one of the following categories*:


Booking-platforms, inspiration-sites, travel content, anything connected to „before travel“

Local attractions and new destination-concepts

Food & Beverage, hotels, vacation rental, anything connected to the topic „accommodation“

Smart transportation concepts on air, sea, ground

Eco-travel, community tourism, and anything which has a positive impact on people, environment or peace by tourism

*If you are not sure to which category you belong, please choose the one that in your opinion fits you the most. If needed, the jury will allocate you to the most relevant category. 


The best start-ups of each category will be invited to the Swiss Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018 in Lucerne on 9 November. 




    06 August - 23 September 2018: Submission of Start-Up applications

    24 September - 19 October 2018: Jury evaluation of the Start-Up applications

    22 - 26 October 2018: Announcement of the finalists and invitation to the Swiss Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018 

    09 November 2018: Swiss Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018 in Lucerne, Switzerland