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

Gamescom 2019 in pictures

SwissGames at Gamescom 2019 (c) Julia Malcher PVM production

Gamescom 2019 came to an end last Saturday with a record attendance of 373 000 visitors.

The 18 independent studios forming the SwissGames delegation left Cologne after a week of meetings, business opportunities and a very special visit by Federal councillor Alain Berset who officially opened the SwissGames booth. Here is a look back in pictures.

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.