UCreate – Call for projects to join the fall 2024 session

UCreate – Call for projects to join the fall 2024 session


Are you a student, researcher, professor, employee or alumni of UNIL ? Do you have an idea with a social and/or environmental impact ? Do you need support to turn it into reality ? Join the UCreate program !

Since 2020, the HUB team and its UCreate program has accompanied more than 130 entrepreneurial projects. It has also created a community of more than 500 entrepreneurs, industry experts and business coaches to help, challenge and accelerate these projects towards market entry.

Discover here some examples of projects in healthcare, life science, food, education, art, sport, etc... led by students, researchers, professors, alumni and employees of UNIL.

You can be the next one to bring your idea to life ! 

Registration for the autumn session of the program is now open until the 22nd of September under this link : ucreate.ch/en/accelerator

Why join the UCreate program ?

  • Validate : test the desirability and commercial potential of your idea, shape it into a business
  • Build your network :  join our community, meet UNIL entrepreneurs and industry experts to support you on your entrepreneurial journey
  • Enhance your employability : develop cross-disciplinary skills, whether you will be an entrepreneur or not
  • Access the Villanova : a collaborative and creative space on the UNIL Campus

The UCreate program is structured in two phases. Projects selected at the end of phase 1 will be able to benefit from financial support of up to CHF 10’000.- to prototype and test their concept in phase 2.

Program Details :

📆 Phase 1 is from the 5th of October to the 18th of December 2024

📍  All workshops take place at the Villanova (UNIL Campus) from 18h00 to 21h00

🥪 A free meal is included during each workshop

✉️ If you have any questions please contact the UCreate Program Manager anne.liquois@unil.ch

Join an interdisciplinary and dynamic community at UNIL. Start your entrepreneurial journey and have an impact.