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Events to power your startup ideas

Raising awareness for entrepreneurship, connecting innovators and giving way to new ideas is at the heart of EPFL Innovation Park. Join our Business Ideas events whenever you want to share, meet, exchange, network, learn and get inspired in the challenging road ahead. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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PAST EVENTS

  • The Female Entrepreneur Experience: Wisdom and Innovation
    The Female Entrepreneur Experience: Wisdom and Innovation
    Thu, 16 Nov
    Lausanne
    16 Nov 2023, 17:00 – 17 Nov 2023, 20:30
    Lausanne, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Rte Cantonale, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    16 Nov 2023, 17:00 – 17 Nov 2023, 20:30
    Lausanne, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Rte Cantonale, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • La Forge DemoDay
    La Forge DemoDay
    Tue, 14 Nov
    Building C, Main Hall & La Forge
    14 Nov 2023, 16:00 – 19:30
    Building C, Main Hall & La Forge , 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    14 Nov 2023, 16:00 – 19:30
    Building C, Main Hall & La Forge , 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Sustainable Finance Hack 2023
    Sustainable Finance Hack 2023
    Fri, 06 Oct
    Genève
    06 Oct 2023, 18:00 – 07 Oct 2023, 20:00
    Genève, Uni Mail, Bd du Pont-d'Arve 40, 1205 Genève, Switzerland
    06 Oct 2023, 18:00 – 07 Oct 2023, 20:00
    Genève, Uni Mail, Bd du Pont-d'Arve 40, 1205 Genève, Switzerland
  • Preparing for Fundraising: Valuation, Term Sheets, and Running the Round for Women-led Start-ups
    Preparing for Fundraising: Valuation, Term Sheets, and Running the Round for Women-led Start-ups
    Thu, 21 Sept
    Lausanne
    21 Sept 2023, 08:30 – 13:00
    Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    21 Sept 2023, 08:30 – 13:00
    Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Sustainability from Inception: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs as Innovators for a Better Future
    Sustainability from Inception: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs as Innovators for a Better Future
    Thu, 08 Jun
    Uranus Room, Building D
    08 Jun 2023, 17:30 – 09 Jun 2023, 20:00
    Uranus Room, Building D, EPFL Innovation Park, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    08 Jun 2023, 17:30 – 09 Jun 2023, 20:00
    Uranus Room, Building D, EPFL Innovation Park, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Breaking Barriers: Overcoming Challenges in Fundraising  for Women-led Start-ups
    Breaking Barriers: Overcoming Challenges in Fundraising  for Women-led Start-ups
    Tue, 06 Jun
    EPFL Innovation Park, Uranus, Building D
    06 Jun 2023, 09:30 – 13:30
    EPFL Innovation Park, Uranus, Building D, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    06 Jun 2023, 09:30 – 13:30
    EPFL Innovation Park, Uranus, Building D, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • BioInnovation Day: Bringing Life Sciences Innovators Together
    BioInnovation Day: Bringing Life Sciences Innovators Together
    Thu, 11 May
    Lausanne
    11 May 2023, 08:30 – 12 May 2023, 19:30
    Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 25A, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    11 May 2023, 08:30 – 12 May 2023, 19:30
    Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 25A, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Beyond the Hype: Realities of Entrepreneurship in the AI Industry
    Beyond the Hype: Realities of Entrepreneurship in the AI Industry
    Thu, 04 May
    Martigny
    04 May 2023, 10:30 – 12:00
    Martigny, Rue Marconi 19, 1920 Martigny, Switzerland
    04 May 2023, 10:30 – 12:00
    Martigny, Rue Marconi 19, 1920 Martigny, Switzerland
  • Innovation Crunch Time 2023
    Innovation Crunch Time 2023
    Fri, 24 Mar
    Yverdon-les-Bains
    24 Mar 2023, 15:00
    Yverdon-les-Bains, Rte de Cheseaux 1, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains, Suisse
    24 Mar 2023, 15:00
    Yverdon-les-Bains, Rte de Cheseaux 1, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains, Suisse
    Closing ceremony. Finalist solution pitches and talks from the two Innovation Crunch Time 2023 ambassadors.
  • Navigating the New Energy Landscape
    Navigating the New Energy Landscape
    Thu, 10 Nov
    Sion
    10 Nov 2022, 12:30
    Sion, Rue de l'Industrie 17, 1950 Sion, Switzerland
    10 Nov 2022, 12:30
    Sion, Rue de l'Industrie 17, 1950 Sion, Switzerland
    Learn about the latest innovations in technical, operational, and sustainability aspects associated with the Swiss energy sector.
  • Fundraising for Swiss Startups - Workshop for Female Entrepreneurs
    Fundraising for Swiss Startups - Workshop for Female Entrepreneurs
    Thu, 30 Jun
    EPFL Innovation Park, Neptune room
    30 Jun 2022, 15:00 – 18:00
    EPFL Innovation Park, Neptune room, Building C, EIP, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    30 Jun 2022, 15:00 – 18:00
    EPFL Innovation Park, Neptune room, Building C, EIP, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Join us on a journey through the various stages of a typical startup financing round and gain first-hand insights on best practices and legal pitfalls to beware of.
  • Women In Tech Lunch & Learn
    Women In Tech Lunch & Learn
    Tue, 12 Apr
    Online Event
    12 Apr 2022, 12:00
    Online Event
    12 Apr 2022, 12:00
    Online Event
    LEARN SKILLS TO BUILD RESILIENCE
  • From Science to Market – A Business Ideas Event
    From Science to Market – A Business Ideas Event
    Thu, 24 Mar
    Online Event
    24 Mar 2022, 12:00
    Online Event
    24 Mar 2022, 12:00
    Online Event
    Does research have commercial applications? How do you scale a project into a company? Join us for an honest conversation about the opportunities and challenges of the entrepreneurial journey in science. Hear from Gregory Segala, Founder of Fluosphera and Iris Crassee, Founder of RefIT
  • Innovation Crunch Time 2022
    Innovation Crunch Time 2022
    Fri, 18 Mar
    Yverdon-les-Bains
    18 Mar 2022, 17:00
    Yverdon-les-Bains, Rte de Cheseaux 1, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
    18 Mar 2022, 17:00
    Yverdon-les-Bains, Rte de Cheseaux 1, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
    Cérémonie de clôture. Pitch des solutions finalistes et talk des deux ambassadeurs de l'Innovation Crunch Time 2022
  • Launching a startup without sacrificing impact
    Launching a startup without sacrificing impact
    Tue, 15 Mar
    Lausanne
    15 Mar 2022, 17:00
    Lausanne, Rte de Cojonnex 18, 1000 Lausanne, Switzerland
    15 Mar 2022, 17:00
    Lausanne, Rte de Cojonnex 18, 1000 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Join a conversation with 3 entrepreneurs who will share their experience on building engaging tech solutions to world-wide problems. Hear from Natacha Reymond, Co-Founder of sustainable fashion brand Allure Sauvage, and Sami El Bouari, Co-Founder of Evoly Energy and Amael, CEO of Resilio Solutions.
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