Good News for Swiss-based researchers and organisations!
Although Switzerland is still a non-associated country, Swiss-based entities can participate in collaborative projects in Horizon Europe as ‘associated partners’. This means they can lead work packages and have an active role in project management.
The budget for the Swiss partner is covered by the State Secretariat for Education Research and Innovation (SERI).
The figure below (produced by the SERI) shows the eligibility of Swiss-based organisations at a glance:
For more information regarding this subject, have a look at the Euresearch factsheet on Swiss eligibility and participation in Horizon Europe.