List of potential sponsors

Loterie Romande (Main support for cultural projects in the Canton of Neuchâtel, in 2019 it distributed CHF 14 million. As a general rule, it pays half the price of the project)
Fondation du Casino de Neuchâtel
Fondation Neuchâteloise Assurances du 125e anniversaire
Ernst Göhner Foundation
Sandoz – Fondation de Famille
Pro Helvetia
Fondation Ernest Dubois
Le Cèdre Foundation
Pour-cent culturel Migros
Grünbaum Foundation
Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation
Foundation High Horology
Fondation culturelle BCN – Banque cantonale neuchâteloise
Fondation et association pour le patrimoine culturel romand
Fondation Bonhôte
UBS Culture Foundation
Gebert Rüf Stiftung
Science et Cité Foundation
Beisheim Foundation

Watchmaking companies in the Jura Arc whose history has an important link with the Observatory and whose link is part of the brand’s storytelling. In particular, we will contact Zenith (Le Locle), Ulysse Nardin (La Chaux-de-Fonds), Longines (St-Imier) and Omega (Biel).

And here are some other companies to contact:
Metalor (The world’s leading supplier of precious metals, in particular for the Swiss watch industry)
Cantonal health insurance fund (CCAP)
Zurich Insurance, Axa Insurance,…
Bernasconi Group (building contractor with a special department for the patrimony)
ECAP, cantonal insurance and provident institution

State of Neuchâtel
City of Neuchâtel
METAS (Federal Institute of Metrology)
Federal Office of Culture, Cultural Heritage and Historic Monuments Section

Local Heroes ( – Platform organised by Raiffeisen Bank

Other funding resources as well as possible partnerships are open.