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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Discover our activation programs

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

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.

FIRST GUIDANCE

Ask your questions.

Receive guidance from
our team members.

30 minutes to 1 hour

questions & answers session

with an expert

DISCOVERY 

Explore your idea.

Discover your entrepreneurial potential.

Understand your
skills gap.

5 weeks program

5 sessions including 1 individual

coaching session

1 prize worth CHF 2’000.-

 

PROJECT & TEAM GROWTH

Accelerate your entrepreneurship journey.

Empower your team.

Turn your project
into reality.

16 weeks program

7 modules

1 dedicated coach per team

1 financial support up to CHF 10’000.-

 

Discover the UCreate changemakers

Discover the teams and projects of our UCreate3 acceleration program. This program allows project leaders to benefit from 6 training modules, a workspace, a dedicated coach and financial support, for a duration of 16 weeks.

Discover the UCreate changemakers

Discover the teams and projects of our UCreate3 acceleration program. This program allows project leaders to benefit from 6 training modules, a workspace, a dedicated coach and financial support, for a duration of 16 weeks.

Relive the HUB events

ucreate at home

Entrepreneurship and creativity never stop. Relive all the past events of the HUB.  We are here to support you by sharing webinars and testimonials from entrepreneurs.

Relive the HUB events

ucreate at home

Entrepreneurship and creativity never stop. Relive all the past events of the HUB.  We are here to support you by sharing webinars and testimonials from entrepreneurs.

The UNIL accelerator a collaborative
space for 
co-creation

In order to support its activation programs and its community, the HUB benefits from a dedicated space at the heart of the UNIL Campus. The UNIL accelerator is currently located in the Amphipôle building (office 353-2). This space is open to all members of the UNIL community as well as to members of the ALUMNIL network.

A new space is under construction and will be accessible in summer 2022.

A new space for our community 
from summer 2022

We look forward to welcoming you from summer 2022 in this new 350m2 space spread over 3 floors and located in the heart of the UNIL campus !

This space dedicated to the HUB Entrepreneurship and Innovation will bring together the HUB team, programs and events around entrepreneurship and innovation. It will also host the projects and teams of our UCreate programs. The space will promote collaboration between the HUB, the UNIL community and its partners (see the location here).

© INDEX Architectes

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 and student associations. This co-creation space will encourage interactions between all members of the UNIL community. This space is located in the Amphipôle building (office 353-2).

Welcome to our new space
from summer 2022

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 and student associations. This co-creation space will encourage interactions between all members of the UNIL community. This space is located in the Amphipôle building (office 353-2).

© INDEX Architectes

Join our community

Join our vibrant and interdisciplinar community around entrepreneurship and innovation. Take part in our events and benefit from a network of professionals and experienced entrepreneurs.

Join our community

Join our vibrant and interdisciplinar community around entrepreneurship and innovation. Take part in our events and benefit from a network of professionals and experienced entrepreneurs.

Partners who support us

We thank our partners U Change and Romande Energie 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.).