EPFL considers entrepreneurship through start-ups as an essential continuation of its research. The Vice Presidency for Innovation supports individuals interested in start-up creation with a variety of tools and mechanisms.

Entrepreneurship and start-up at EPFL

Disclose and protect your ideas

The EPFL supports the creation of companies wishing to develop and commercialise technologies resulting from research carried out at EPFL.

Discover Student Entrepreneurship

Academic courses, support programs, student associations, events, etc, check what you can do with us!

Start your venture

EPFL is helping its entrepreneurs through many tools and mechanisms. The close-by EPFL Innovation Park is a major tool. However the local entrepreneurial ecosystem does not limit itself to the campus and the support is extremely rich.


If you have any question, don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

Startup Unit
Vice Presidency for Innovation
EPFL Innovation Park
Building J
1015 Lausanne