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

Canton of Vaud – Call for projects for the creation of video games

Since 2019, the Canton of Vaud contributes to the development of digital creativity through a specific financial support.

Aiming at innovative projects and making the link between artistic creativity, technology and commercial potential, this call for projects is endowed with an amount of 50’000 francs and aims to support video game creation that stand out thanks to:

  • their originality and technical innovation
  • their artistic creativity (game design, graphic/sound design, narration)
  • their technical architecture and its stability
  • their marketing and economic development strategy

More information

Online applications will be open from Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 30 August 2020

To the website

Press release (in French) available here

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.