National sources

Swiss National Science Foundation

Several programs exist which include funding for research in Switzerland or Swiss researchers abroad. The budget for SNSF in 2014 approached 1 Billion CHF.

Commission for Technology and Innovation

Funding for a Swiss research institution co-funded by a Swiss company.

National complementary activities

Several programmes have been put in place by the Swiss Space Office to support Swiss space research, such as the “Mesures de Positionnement” and “Call for Ideas”.  More information can be found on the website of the Swiss Space Center, who administers these calls.