5th TechMakers Brazil Open Call

The innovation promotion agency of Brazil (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa e Inovação Industrial – EMBRAPII) - with the support of ApexBrasil and the Swiss Innovation Agency (Innosuisse) - is announcing the 5th edition of the TechMakers Brazil-Switzerland joint call 2024. Apply until 30 September 2024!

Participants from Switzerland and Brazil are invited to submit joint project proposals for research and development of innovative products and applications with strong market potential in Switzerland and Brazil. The call is open to Brazilian and Swiss collaborators and encourages innovation in, but not limited to, the following technologies:

• Biotech; Medtech; Healthtech
• Agritech and Foodtech
• Bioeconomy; Circular economy
• Climatech and sustainability
• Cleantech; Clean energy & water


26 Feb 2024 >>>> Call launch

20 Mar 2024 >>>> Webinar (register here!)

30 Sep 2024 >>>> Deadline for submissions

01 Dec 2024 >>>> Notification of decisions

01 Jan 2025 >>>> Earliest project start date


For further information, CLICK HERE.

How to apply:

• Brazilian participants must submit an application to the EMBRAPII unit
• Swiss participants must submit an Innosuisse application via the Innosuisse application platform including:



The search for project partners in Brazil and Switzerland is supported by Enterprise Europe Network EEN (Nicolas Lentze, +41 58 469 07 59, [email protected]) through the b2match platform.


Potential applicants are invited to register for our information webinar on 20th March at 15:00 hrs (CET).


  • Innossuisse
  • ApexBrasil
  • Embrapii