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

    Take part in our events !

    Jonathan Bory and Max-André Haas

    21.10.2020 from 18:00 to 19:00

    Avocat-entrepreneur : cela bouge dans le domain du droit

    With Jonathan Bory & Max-André Haas, Alumni of UNIL  

    Ces deux jeunes avocats ont tous les deux fondé leur start-up après leurs études. La manière de pratiquer ce métier est en train d’évoluer, de nouveaux outils technologiques sont disponibles pour le soutenir et des start-ups viennent bouleverser la donne avec des modèles disruptifs. 

    *This event will be in French.

    Gib Bulloch - UCreate

    27.10.2020 from 18:00 to 19:00

    How to bring purpose and social contribution in an organization ?

    With Gib Bulloch, founder of Accenture Development Partners 

    Gib Bulloch will share his journey as a social intrapreneur within one of the world’s largest consulting firms, Accenture. A testimony to a battle of more than 25 years to bring a sense of social responsibility and impact within the company. Gib has won several awards recognizing his exceptional journey as an intrapreneur and actor of change.

    GEW 2020

    From 16.11.2020 to 19.11.2020

    Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020

    Organized by the student associations of UNIL and in collaboration with the HUB

    The Global Entrepreneuship Week 2020 will take place on the UNIL campus. This week which is part of a global movement allows the UNIL community to participate in conferences, workshops and networking events and aims to demystify entrepreneurship with its 4 topics : sustainability, health, digitalisation and sport & culture. Register to our newsletter to stay tuned !


    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 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…

    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.).