SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Promoting Interactive Media

«Retimed» by Maniax Games (c) Maniax Games

Call for applications

Submission deadline:
1 March 2019

only via

Pro Helvetia supports computer games, virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) and interactive comics, as well as any other form of digital content whose use requires a high level of interaction. The focus is primarily on high-quality and innovative projects with international potential that combine creativity, state-of-the-art technology and marketability.

Swiss young studios can apply for funding for development, production and distribution via Pro Helvetia’s biannual call for projects. The new call is now open for applications until 1 March 2019. Please check our Calls page for complete information about the conditions.

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal ( by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.