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Awards & Accelerator Programs

A large number of startup programs in Switzerland support the best entrepreneurial talents. Together with successful founders, leading academic and industry partners, they bring the best startups to success.

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

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

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

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

The TOP 100 Swiss Startups started in 2011 and has become a benchmark in Switzerland to discover the most promising deeptech startups. The platform comprises...

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  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 philanthropic initiative Venture Kick provides up to CHF 150,000 in seed funding to Swiss startups. In addition, it offers a well-structured entrepreneurial path towards...

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Schlieren

The Venture Leaders—the members of the Swiss National Startup Team—have a clear goal: They envision themselves as global players and want to take the first...

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Schlieren

The W.A. de Vigier Award is the oldest prize for young entrepreneurs in Switzerland and, with annual prize money of up to CHF 600,000 (six...

 Awards & Accelerator Programs /  Solothurn