ETH Zurich supports potential company founders who would like to develop market-ready products based on their inventions. ETH Zurich offers various means of support and consulting services.
Pioneer Fellowship Programm
Pioneer Fellowship is awarded to one or two persons intending to independently develop a highly innovative product or service to be exploited commercially and/or for the benefit of society. The offer is open to ETH graduates, master students and PhD students. There are two application rounds per year. The respective deadlines are March 1st and September 1st. more
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lab (ieLab)
Pioneer Fellows and ETH spin-offs can use the ieLab. The ieLab provides office and lab space and offers various types of support in an entrepreneurial community. more
ETH Zurich supports spin-offs in their early stages of founding. The young founders receive feedback on their business ideas and business models. Advice is given on the commercialization and licensing of ETH technology. ETH spin-offs can obtain information on support offers at ETH as well as on other support programs in the start-up community in Switzerland. mehr