Just as innovation drives our economy, digitalization drives innovation, and trust drives digitalization.

In this context of the rapid digitization of our society, the notion of trust and security is at the heart of all concerns.

Essential for many industries undergoing change, the field is highly strategic for the canton of Vaud.

Thanks to the [seal] program, its key players are now able to work together to address this major challenge.

Secure funding for your innovation project

As part of a structured innovation process to generate ideas and identify partners, respond to our call for projects on priority topics.

Or submit your collaborative project on a free-standing basis when you're ready to move up a gear.

Ongoing call for projects


Are you a university researcher, a cybersecurity expert, or a private or public organization looking to innovate?

Then be part of a structured collaborative innovation process through our calls for projects.

Empowering Small Organizations to Fight Against the Exponential Growth of Cybercrime 

Opening: 31.01.2024
Closing: 31.05.2024


Get access to world-class scientific expertise

Discover the know-how and the areas of expertise of the three universities that are partners in the [seal] Program.

We can help you find the right people and you build your partnership.

EPFL Center for Digital Trust
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Unil School of Criminal Sciences

Will you be there ?

Join us at these upcoming events and let's start new projects together.

HEIG-VD Research and Innovation Day
01.02.2024 - Morges

Trust4SMEs Event
06.02.2024 - EPFL Rolex Learning Center

124th SICTIC Investor Day
07.03.2024 - Lausanne

Trust4SMEs 2024 Launch Conference - "Digital Trust, Cybersecurity and AI: how SMEs can benefit"
16.04.2024 - Centre Patronal, Paudex

high value-added support

To achieve your innovation ambitions, you may need advice or coaching, matchmaking or promotional activities, a suitable location or additional sources of funding.

We will then connect you with our specialized economic development and innovation support partners.

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Generously funded by
the Innovation Support Fund of the Canton of Vaud

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