Sustainable Entrepreneurship

The world is in need of a transition towards a more sustainable future. In this respect, entrepreneurs can act as change agents who realize opportunities for sustainable development.

At Tech4Impact, we support impact-driven entrepreneurial ventures by equipping (future) social entrepreneurs with the knowledge and tools to develop and scale their ventures with true sustainable impact.

EPFL Impact Ecosystem

EPFL is at the heart of a very rich innovation ecosystem, and the opportunities are numerous! We have listed impact-driven startups, impact research projects and programs:

  • Programs: grants, mentorship programs, networking events, etc..
  • Startups: impact startups of the EPFL ecosystem
  • Research projects: EPFL lab teams working on one of the SDGs



Tech4Impact supports EPFL entrepreneurs through two main grants:

  • YGrant: for EPFL students (Bachelor & Master)
  • Playgrants: for EPFL researchers (Professors, Postdocs & PhD students)


Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for more information!