swiss made software

was bedeutet das label

swiss made software denotes high-quality Swiss ICT products and values such as quality, innovation, and precision in software development.


There are three criteria which must be met for a product to be advertised as Swiss with the swiss made software label:

The proportion of production costs incurred in Switzerland must make up at least 60% of total production costs.

  1. The most significant part of the manufacturing process must have taken place in Switzerland.
  2. The company must be based or have a base in Switzerland and be registered in the commercial register.
  3. It can therefore be the Swiss subsidiary of a foreign parent company.

The definitive criteria are those defined in the Trade Mark Protection Act (TmPA, German: Markenschutzgesetz, MSchG), as amended on 1 January 2017 (SR 232.11), specifically articles 48 to 48d of the act.

how is the 60 percent calculated?

Costs of production include the costs of research and development, material costs, and actual product creation costs (including costs for quality assurance and certification). In the case of software, this is essentially the salaries paid to professional employees (interns, apprentices etc. are not included).


Improper description of a company’s products or services as Swiss-made is a punishable offense (see article 61 et seq., MSchG)

Use of the swiss made software logo without explicit approval is prohibited.

In the event of doubt, swiss made software reserves the right to use additional criteria and assessments to determine the Swiss character of products and services.

An important milestone was reached in April 2009. Since this time, a partnership with SGS, Sociéte Générale de Surveillance SA, has made it possible to complement the swiss made software label with ISO-25001 certification. The certification helps to make swiss made software a hard factor to differentiate the company’s profile from international competitors.

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Important: Incorrect or misleading use of the description “Swiss-made” is prohibited by law. Please only display the logo if you meet the conditions listed below and the relevant legal requirements. Violations will be treated as a criminal act. The conditions set out in terms of use for the swiss hosting logo apply.

The conditions for the use of the swiss digital services logos can be found here. The conditions for the use of the swiss hosting logo can be found here.

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