Useful addresses

Here’s a list of useful address broken down by topic to help you manage and grow your business.

Setting up a business

Need advice or support to help you set up your business? Here’s a list of organizations that can help.

Specialized advice and financing

Here are some useful addresses if you want to seek the services of a fiduciary, notary or lawyer, or need financing that cannot be offered by a bank.

Expanding abroad

If you’re involved in the import-export business, here's a list of organizations that help small businesses expand into the international market. We also provide contact information for other organizations that can help companies grow their business.


Centre Patronal - A private entreprise that supports businesses and professional groups. It helps, informs and advises business leaders.

Information on support for the unemployed to become sole proprietors - Includes help in the form of financial support and/or a guarantee, along with company management courses.

Fondation PSE - The foundation for the EPFL’s Science Park serves as an incubator for high-tech start-ups.

Y-Parc - The Yverdon-les-Bains technology park supports innovation in the region.