Innovation Hub Directories

New Life Sciences Startups founded in ZURICH per Year

50

Academy & Industry Research cooperations Ranking Western Europe

ZURICH #1

Of Swiss Life Sciences Jobs are in Zurich

14%

Student Nationalities LSZ Graduate School

88

Number of PHD Students at Life Science Zurich Graduate School

1626

Capital Invested (CHF) in Startups in Zurich in 2020

636 M

Infographics – data sources: Academy and research cooperations in Western Europe. AWA Business & Economic Development, Canton of Zurich, Cluster Study Life Sciences Zurich 2021/22. Life Sciences startups founded in Zurich per year (2013-2018).Life Sciences startups founded in Zurich per year (2013-2018). Federal Statistical Office (UDEMO). Number of Life Science Graduate School students. Life Science Zurich, annual report 2020. LSZ Graduate School student nationalities. Life Science Zurich, annual report 2020 and LSZ Graduate School database. Life Sciences jobs in Zurich. AWA Business & Economic Development, Canton of Zurich, Cluster Study Life Sciences Zurich 2021/22. Capital invested (CHF) in startups in Zurich (2020). Swiss Venture Capital Report 2021.

Innovation Hub Directories

Thanks to a unique combination of scientific excellence, the abundance of specialized medical institutions, the promotion of startup entrepreneurs, a healthy economy, and a strong financial center, Zurich is one of Europe’s leading centers for life sciences. Remarkable academic performance, high-quality education programs, and a good quality of life make Zurich not only highly competitive in the global market for talent, from students to professors, but also at the entrepreneurial level.

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The AO is the premier innovator in the surgical treatment of bone fractures and disorders. Innovation at the AO goes from bench to bedside, including...

 Foundations /  Davos

BaseLaunch partners with scientists and entrepreneurs to help launch and grow exceptional biotech ventures from inception to Series A funding. BaseLaunch actively aims to build...

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Basel

The BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation (BEI) program offers hands-on education and training for researchers in the field of Life Science, MedTech, and Pharma who aspire to...

  • Institution: UZH

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Schlieren

BML is a collaborative and interdisciplinary consortium based at ETH Zurich bringing together biologists, biophysicists, chemists, and material scientists. The research of the consortium orbits...

  • Institution: ETH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis is a technology platform specialized in high end light and electron microscopy, supporting the research community at the...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The Centre on Aging and Mobility, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, is part of the geriatric clinics of the University Hospital Zurich...

  • Institution: USZ

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The Children’s Research Center (CRC) is a unique institution in Switzerland, which bundles, coordinates and promotes scientific research at the Children's Hospital Zurich. It aims...

  • Institution: University Children's Hospital Zurich

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

In the field of congresses and conferences, the Convention Bureau is oriented to the economic industries of the Canton of Zürich. Congresses and conventions follow...

 Public Sector /  Zürich

Advancing life sciences at the interface of technology and biology CSEM is a non-profit public-private Swiss technology innovation center renowned for developing advanced technologies with...

 Technology Transfer /  Zürich

The Datalab is a cross-departmental cooperation of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences that unites several institutes in the field of Data Sciences. Our goal...

  • Institution: ZHAW

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Winterthur

There is an impressive number of researchers from different disciplines at the UZH who investigate development and developmental changes across the entire life span and...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

In the digital health center bülach (dhc), start-ups, established IT companies and healthcare organizations work together to develop common solutions in the field of digital...

 Incubators and Innovation Parks /  Bülach

dTIP is an ETH technology platform created to support researchers in clinical evidence generation and support entrepreneurs with the regulatory aspects of product development. dTIP...

  • Institution: ETH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Baden

The Electrophysiology Facility (e-phac) offers expertise, instrumentation and support in the area of in-vitro electrophysiology to researchers from UZH and associated institutions. We combine in-vitro...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

Excellence in entrepreneurship at ETH Zurich is driven by world-class research and education. It gives rise to groundbreaking new ventures that consolidate Switzerland’s technological leadership....

  • Institution: ETH

 Incubators and Innovation Parks /  Schlieren

The ETH Phenomics Center (EPIC) is a centrally organised, state- of-the-art research and service platform for experimental laboratory animal research with a focus on laboratory...

  • Institution: ETH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

Overview of spin-off companies of the ETH Zurich.

  • Institution: ETH

 Company Databases /  Zürich

The mission of Eureka’s Eurostars-3 program is to support innovative SMEs to develop products, processes and services and bring them to the market through funding...

 Grants & Funding for Research & Innovation /  Bern

feminno offers all female scientists (from life sciences, natural sciences, medicine, health, psychology, and tech) the opportunity to bridge their academic research with innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry....

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Zürich

We advertise, accommpany and empower people with rare diseases and collaborating with associated projects in Switzerland as well as abroad that carry out educational, social...

 Foundations /  Zürich

Healthtechpark Zurich-Schlieren is a hub for Medtech, Invtitrodiagnostics and digitalHealth Startups to booster their business idea. We provide experts know-how as well as lab-and office...

 Incubators and Innovation Parks /  Schlieren

The European Union’s 9th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe, runs from 2021 to 2027. It is the largest research and innovation funding...

 Grants & Funding for Research & Innovation /  Bern

The Minor (30 ECTS) offers new ways of thinking for a new generation of BioMed scientists! The combination of research knowledge and entrepreneurial thinking induces...

  • Institution: UZH

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Schlieren

Molecular Tumor Profiling is a state-of-the-art diagnostic facility in the Dept of Pathology and Molecular Pathology of the University Hospital. The Molecular Tumor Profiling Lab...

  • Institution: USZ

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Schlieren

The OPO Foundation is a charitable foundation that primarily supports third-party projects within the framework of its objectives. In accordance with the Foundation's purpose, the...

 Foundations /  Zürich

Personalized Health and Related Technologies (PHRT) is a strategic focus area of the ETH domain. The program has been financed by the ETH Board with...

  • Institution: ETH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to biological and biomedical data science. It is present in the main academic institutions of Switzerland and leads numerous national and international...

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Lausanne

BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and Innosuisse - the Swiss Innovation Agency. It offers new funding opportunities...

 Grants & Funding for Research & Innovation /  Bern

Superlab Suisse's «Lab as a Service» business concept includes innovatively designed laboratory facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and professional and concierge services, as well as financing support...

 Incubators and Innovation Parks /  Zürich

The Swiss 3R Competence Centre (Swiss 3RCC) promotes research, education and communication for the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal experimentation (3Rs principle). The Swiss...

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Bern

The Swiss Economic Award is most important prize for young entrepreneurs in Switzerland. It is presented yearly sind 1998.  The best start-ups in the categories...

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Bern

Innovations are a key driver of the Swiss economy. They ensure our prosperity. The presentation of the Swiss Technology Award supports and promotes this culture...

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Bern

TEDD (Tissue Engineering for Drug Development and Substance Testing) is an education, R&D and networking platform promoting the application of 3D organotypic technologies, with the...

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Wädenswil

The Therapy Development Accelerator (TDA) offers expertise and professional coaching to projects and spin-offs in the field of Life Sciences at the University of Zurich (UZH). We...

  • Institution: UZH

 Incubators and Innovation Parks /  Zürich

The University Research Priority Program (URPP) on Global Change and Biodiversity (GCB) examines feedback mechanisms between biodiversity loss and global change with the aim to...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

As part of the strategic orientation of the research conducted at the University of Zurich, the University Research Priority Program (URPP) "Human Reproduction Reloaded" |...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

Evolution happens in every biological system, and understanding evolutionary mechanisms is key to answer any biological question. Traditionally, Evolutionary Biology has been based on measures...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The University Research Priority Program (URPP) Adaptive Brain Circuits in Development and Learning (AdaBD) is a network of researchers from the University of Zurich and...

  • Institution: University Children's Hospital Zurich, UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The University Research Priority Program (URPP) ITINERARE fosters excellent translational research on rare diseases at the University of Zurich (UZH) and beyond. Furthermore, ITINERARE addresses...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Schlieren

With the UZH Entrepreneur Fellowships the University of Zurich provides funding, coaching, training and lab facilities to young researchers who intend to start up a...

  • Institution: UZH

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Zürich

The UZH Healthy Longevity Center is the center for research, innovation and societal impact for healthy longevity at the University of Zurich.

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The VVF is a central technology platform of the UZH, offering production of viral vectors and associated services to the scientific community worldwide. The VVF...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich

The Wyss Zurich is a joint accelerator of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich), which was made possible...

  • Institution: ETH, UZH

 Incubators and Innovation Parks /  Zürich

The ZHAW Digital Health Lab is a virtual, interdepartmental organization of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) that connects experts from the fields of...

  • Institution: ZHAW

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Wädenswil

The Zurich Kidney Center (ZKC) is a research network that brings together leading specialists in experimental and clinical nephrology in Zurich. It has evolved from...

  • Institution: UZH

 Scientific Competence Centers & Academic Networks and Initiatives /  Zürich