SHAPE IDEAS INTO BUSINESS 
Business Concept Training
APPLY FOR FALL 2021:

Innosuisse start-up training - Business Concept

Join our next program - FREE for researchers & students

Make your first steps in the entrepreneurial world! The Business Concept program is part of Innosuisse Startup Training, run by EPFL Innovation Park in western Switzerland. This free training provides you with the practical tools to transform your idea into a strong business project. Get introduced to entrepreneurs and industry experts, and meet other talents like yourself all over Suisse romande.

Click below to tune in to Tech4Impact Showcase

Upcoming Events

  • Unleash Your Superpowers - Workshop for Female Founders
    Unleash Your Superpowers - Workshop for Female Founders
    TBD Potential Hybrid
    Jun 09, 12:55 PM – 5:15 PM
    TBD Potential Hybrid
    An interactive workshop for female founders and leaders to hone in their negotiation skills, develop high impact leadership tactics and gain an understanding of legal frameworks.
  • Women Leaders in AI
    Women Leaders in AI
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86442096486
    Jun 02, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86442096486
    Enter the world of women entrepreneurs leading start-ups that combine creativity and AI to deliver business value and impact. In partnership with Women In Digital Switzerland.
  • Innovation in Women's Health
    Innovation in Women's Health
    Online
    May 27, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online
    Discover trends, challenges and latest technology in the world of female health and wellness.
  • YES YOU CAN! - Recruit Your Startup Team  at STIL Conference  (1)
    YES YOU CAN! - Recruit Your Startup Team at STIL Conference (1)
    ONLINE
    Apr 22, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    ONLINE
    Science2Market is excited to participate at this year’s STIL conference. Visit us at our booth and join us at our Business Ideas conference featuring serial entrepreneurs Frank Gerritzen  and Jean de Wolff.
  • Yes You Can! From Idea to Market at HIEG-VD Celebrons Nos Talents
    Yes You Can! From Idea to Market at HIEG-VD Celebrons Nos Talents
    Online Event
    Apr 14, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online Event
    Cet événement permettra de présenter et de célébrer le succès de start-up issues de la HEIG-VD, ainsi que de présenter les nouveaux outils de soutien à l’entrepreneuriat mis en place par la Haute Ecole.
  • YES YOU CAN! - Recruit Your Startup Team  at STIL Conference
    YES YOU CAN! - Recruit Your Startup Team at STIL Conference
    ONLINE
    Apr 12, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    ONLINE
    Science2Market is excited to participate at this year’s STIL conference. Visit us at our booth and join us at our Business Ideas conference featuring serial entrepreneurs Frank Gerritzen  and Jean de Wolff.
  • From Idea to Market: how to launch and scale an idea in the outdoor and sports world at DXO Hack
    From Idea to Market: how to launch and scale an idea in the outdoor and sports world at DXO Hack
    Online Event
    Mar 25, 5:10 PM – 6:15 PM
    Online Event
    GaitUp Founder, Benoit Mariani and CamptoCamp Co-Founder, Claude Philipona share their tips, challenges and advice in scaling technology in the outdoor and sports world.
  • Yes you can! Innovate in a post-COVID world
    Online
    Dec 16, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Online
  • Yes You Can! - Innovate in a Post COVID World
    Yes You Can! - Innovate in a Post COVID World
    Zoom
    Dec 16, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Zoom
    Can crisis create opportunities? How do you leverage your skills to scale an idea with positive impact? Join us to find out!
  • Yes You Can! Disrupt Traditional Businesses
    Yes You Can! Disrupt Traditional Businesses
    ONLINE
    Dec 09, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    ONLINE
    Explore how traditional businesses are still ripe for disruption despite technological advances.
  • Yes You Can! -  Innovate in Food!
    Yes You Can! - Innovate in Food!
    University of Fribourg, PER 21 A120
    Dec 07, 2020, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    University of Fribourg, PER 21 A120, Avenue de l'Europe 20, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Learn tips from two successful entrepreneurs on how to turn an idea into a company, and hear from newcomers who will pitch their business ideas.
  • Yes You Can! - Food Innovation
    Yes You Can! - Food Innovation
    Zoom
    Dec 07, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    La boulangerie d'aujourd'hui entre innovation & tradition.
  • SWISS ACCELERATORS' SHOWCASE 2020
    SWISS ACCELERATORS' SHOWCASE 2020
    TBA
    Dec 03, 2020, 10:00 AM – Dec 04, 2020, 5:00 PM
    TBA
    EPFL Innovation Park's incubator La Forge, with partners Geneus, Groupe Mutuel (Innopeaks), and Hewlett Packard Enterprises are glad to announce the first common startup Demo Day showcase!
  • Recycling Innovation for a Sustainable Future
    Recycling Innovation for a Sustainable Future
    ZOOM
    Dec 01, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    ZOOM
    How do you launch an idea with sustainable impact? Two entrepreneurs, Jeanette Morath of ReCIRCLE and Bardiya Valizadeh, of DePoly discuss how behavior change and innovation play an important role in our environmental future, and how you can be part of that change.
  • Yes You Can! - Business Ideas Talk and Pitch Competition
    Yes You Can! - Business Ideas Talk and Pitch Competition
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87279043534
    Nov 26, 2020, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+1
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87279043534
    Interested in innovation, research, and entrepreneurship? Join us for a discussion on how to develop a project into a potential business. Got a business idea, pitch it and win prizes!
  • Yes You Can! Scaling Tech Into Successful Companies
    Yes You Can! Scaling Tech Into Successful Companies
    https://2020.liberezvosidees.ch/gew/
    Nov 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    https://2020.liberezvosidees.ch/gew/
    How do you bring a live 3D hologram technology and the first-ever precision-medicine platform in the neurodevelopmental disorder space with to the market? Ask two rising CEOs how they managed and financed their tech, from start to scale.
  • Yes You Can! Balance Profit for Good at Sustainable Finance Hackathon
    Yes You Can! Balance Profit for Good at Sustainable Finance Hackathon
    Zoom
    Nov 17, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Zoom
    A dynamic conversation on the power of technology and innovation for the development of sustainable finance around the world at Sustainable Finance Hackathon 2020.
  • Unleash Your Superpowers - Workshop for Female Founders
    Unleash Your Superpowers - Workshop for Female Founders
    Online
    Oct 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Online
    An interactive workshop for female founders looking to develop, sales and negotiation skills, legal frameworks for business formation. TWO DATES: Oct 31st and Nov. 7th.

Latest news

Success start-up stories from alumni

Capture d’écran 2019-07-04 à 10.52.49.pn

Allure Sauvage

At Allure Sauvage, we provide ethically-made designer products with plant-based alternatives to leather and plastic. We are the first in Switzerland to be using the pineapple-leaf fiber Piñatex in our collections. 

416x416.jpg

Agrosustain

AgroSustain develops and brings to market natural solutions to stop and prevent development of molds on agronomically important crops in post-harvest.

45241100_375976096475889_875079317320839

hiLyte Power

hiLyte is a Swiss-based startup that aims at providing cheap clean energy for people who still use kerosene for lighting.  The hiLyte battery produces enough power to both charge a phone and give light to a room for one night. All the consumables being non-toxic and easy to find everywhere on Earth.

Testimonials

Partners

Partners

EPFL Innovation Park
logo epfl.png
UNIL
UNIGE
Idiap.jpeg
log ehl.png
HES-SO
CSEM
UNINE
UNIFR
Genilem

Thanks for submitting!