Innovaud is the Vaud branch of platinn and the gateway for requests for services from the platinn network. platinn provides coaching and strategic advice services to start-ups as well as small and medium-sized businesses in their innovation projects and in the development of their business model. Platinn contributes in this way to the strengthening of the innovation capacity and competitiveness of small and medium-sized businesses.

A network of certified business coaches working across Western Switzerland is available to provide different types of support: 

  • ORGANISATION: Helping to develop and optimize the organization, resources and processes 
  • BUSINESS: Helping to develop the business and sales model 
  • COOPERATION: Helping to develop partnerships and start collaborative projects
  • FINANCE: Helping to define strategies and financing search

INNOVATE in the canton of vaud : OUR services 







platinn certified coaches in Vaud

Marie-Laure Berthie, finance coach

• strategy, business development
• fundraising, investors relationship and negotiation
• partnerships & negotiation

Pascal Dutheil, business and finance coach

• financing of start-ups and SMEs
• financial planning
• investments

Olivier Gasser, business coach

• 20years + international experience in general management
• reorganization, M&A, integration and synergies
• recruitment, team management

Reto Hartmann, business coach

• Life Science
• BioTech
• MedTech
• B2B

Simon Johnson, business coach

• internet applications and solutions (SaaS, e-commerce, security, PABX virtual)
• mobile telephone/Internet, fiber optic communications
• drones (unmanned aerial systems), sensors and RFID solutions
• renewable energy

Kim Rochat, cooperation and organisation coach

• analysis and optimization of business & manufacturing processes
• risk management
• quality system implementation & audit (ISO 9000, ISO 13485 & ISO 27001) and medical devices regulatory
• projects design and management

Marco Ruedi, business coach

• LIFE SCIENCES: Industrie pharmaceutique, Biotech, Medtech
• HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS: e-Health, Market Access, Pricing, Système de santé (public)
• Business Development, Translational Medicine, • Product strategy and development

Christian Viollette, business coach

• international business development B2B & B2C
• distribution, technical sales and project management
• e-health, IoT, Cloud & Networks

Jean-Marc Wismer, business and finance coach

• over 20 years in Medical Devices, MEMS and Enabling Sciences
• financing and managing innovation

Jean de Wolff, business coach

• sales & marketing
• export & internationalisation
• exit strategy
• ICT, services & telco