The only way to have a sustainable future is to create it.

The HUB Entrepreneurship and Innovation of the University of Lausanne supports UNIL students, researchers, alumni and collaborators in their interdisciplinary projects with its UCreate activation programs. With its acceleration programs, the HUB particularly supports projects with a high societal and environmental impact.

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Are you a student, alumni, researcher or a collaborator from UNIL ?  UCreate activation programs are open to the UNIL community and kept online !

Depending on your needs and the degree of maturity of your idea, UCreate offers 3 programs. These programs are an opportunity to make your project a reality, acquire marketing skills, develop your network and increase your employability !

Do you have questions about an idea or a project ? Do you need guidance ? Contact a member of the HUB team.


  • 1 session with a team member or an expert
  • Duration from 30 minutes to 1 hour

Are you at the beginning of your idea process ? Do you have an idea that you want to confront to reality and mature ?

    • Exploration workshops over 3 evenings
    • 3 training modules
    • Support by a coach


    Do you want to make your project a reality and  acquire tools to launch it on the market ?


    • Program over 16 weeks 
    • 6 training modules
    • Access to a co-working space (250 m2)
    • Financial support up to 10,000.-/project
    • Support by a coach

    Relive our last events !

    Closing Event Hub GEW

    Être acteur de changement : témoignages de 5 entrepreneurs-alumni de l’UNIL

    Avec Leila Delarive (co-fondatrice de Amplify), Davide Staedler (CEO de Tibio), Oranne Corelli (co-fondatrice de Cadésio), François Briod (co-fondateur de Monito) et Marc Comina (fondateur de Comina Luvisotto).


    November 19th 2020

    18:00 – 19:00

    Opening GEW UNIL

    Objectif durabilité 2030 : une nouvelle vision de la responsabilité des entrepreneurs et des entreprises

    Avec André Hoffmann (Vice-Président du conseil d’administration de Roche), Christian Petit (CEO de Romande Energie), Sophie Swaton (Maître d’enseignement dans la faculté des géosciences et de l’environnement) et Jonathan Normand (Fondateur de B Lab Suisse).


    November 16th 2020

    18:00 – 20:00


    Entrepreneurial spirit and creativity never stop. The HUB accompanies you by sharing its webinars, podcasts, articles, testimonies from entrepreneurs as well as divers tools for entrepreneurship.


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    Join our vibrant community around entrepreneurship and innovation. The membership to this community is entirely free and will bring many benefits to the UNIL community…

    Join our community!


    Join our vibrant community around entrepreneurship and innovation. The membership to this community is entirely free and will bring many benefits to the UNIL community…

    Access to the HUB events

    Many workshops, round table, conferences and afterwork are organized for members of our community. Take advantage of expanding your network and meet key players in the ecosystem during unique events organized by the HUB on the UNIL campus.

    A network of professionals and experienced entrepreneurs

    Experts and coaches specialized in their field to support members in their reflections and / or in the realization of their projects. Take advantage of expanding your network and meet key experts, coach and trainers in the ecosystem.

    Discounts on our partner events

    Take advantage of discounts on conferences, workshops and round tables organized by the HUB and its partners in the region. Moreovers, community members have priority access to certain events.

    A collaborative space for co-creation on the campus

    The space is open to the whole UNIL community. It is located in the heart of the campus and promotes collaboration between the HUB, students, student associations and project teams. This co-creation space will encourage interactions between all members of the UNIL community.

    Space location : Amphipôle office 353-2


    Partners who support us

    We thank our partners U Change and the HEC Foundation for supporting our UCreate activation programs. Thanks to them, UCreate3 projects benefit from funding up to 10’000.- per project which allows them to considerably accelerate their progress and increase their chance of success (market research, prototyping, etc.).