The role of government in supporting the emergence of clean energy venture capital investing in Switzerland
Key research questions:
1) What is the theoretical rationale for government intervention in the market for sustainable energy venture capital?
2) Which relevant schemes for support of venture capital and innovation in the Swiss sustainable energy sector can be identified?
3) Which policy options are available for government agencies to support the emerging energy VC market?
4) Which models have governments used in other countries to stimulate VC investment and/or sustainable energy ventures respectively?
5) Based on the above, which issues would need further analysis if BFE were to pursue the topic of government support for energy VC further?