The innovation and investment promotion agency for the canton of Vaud

Lausanne, Switzerland
Economic Development Organisation

Areas of Expertise

Innovaud is the innovation and investment promotion agency for the canton of Vaud, in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva region. They help tech-oriented companies develop their businesses and carry out innovation projects. They assist foreign companies wanting to set up in the region.

Working with GTM Global

The Vaud region is literally at the heart of Europe and provides access not only to a vibrant and innovative ecosystem in Switzerland but also a critical access point to the whole of Central Europe. GTM Global is delighted to be able to promote the region to ambitious scale-ups who will really benefit from landing and expanding from the Vaud!

Principal Services

Company Visits

Supporting companies with assessment of the canton of Vaud as a potential site for their business, R&D, or production activities by organising visits.

Fiscal & Financial Framework

Providing advice on financial tools available for newly registered companies.

Company Creation

Assisting companies in all the necessary steps to set up their company in the canton of Vaud, including choosing the right legal form or connecting with a bank and a notary.

Real Estate

Helping companies find and identify the best sites according to their needs, which could for example be in one of the canton’s seven state-of-the-art technology parks.

Key Advice & Support

Supporting companies arriving in the canton for all their administrative procedures related to the hiring of staff, such as visas, work permits, and the payment of salaries.


Offering companies the opportunity to network at the weekly or monthly events to facilitate their integration into the Vaud ecosystem.

Key Advisors

Frederic Dubois

Key Account Manager

Frederick is a Key Account Manager at Annovaud. He supports foreign companies wanting to establish a presence in the heart of Europe.

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