Start your Venture


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Since 2005, the most important tool has undoubtedly been the Innogrants programme, a pre-seed funding for EPFL researchers and students as well as for entrepreneurs outside the university.

Support for entrepreneurs

EPFL helps entrepreneurs beyond financing through numerous tools and mechanisms. The entrepreneurial ecosystem includes many external partners and a multitude of other supports.

For EPFL community

EPFL – Wyss Center Call for projects

Are you developing a promising technology in the field of applied neuroscience or neurotechnology? Do you intend to bring it to the market? This joint EPFL-Wyss Center call for projects might be for you.

Startup success

How to find your market, tell your story and lead? Join our 3 workshops to help you build the company of tomorrow.

Visit the pages that are relevant to your project


Training, coaching and mentoring

Community services

Community & events

Financial support

Grants & Awards



Office space and desk abroad


Trips, camps & accelerators


Investors & venture capital

The EPFL ecosystem

The information about the ecosystem can be found in a single document “Support to innovation around EPFL”, download the pdf below. We are aware that this ecosystem looks complex and fragmented however the entrepreneurs’ needs vary with the development stage of their project. Do not hesitate to contact us!

You may also be interested in joigning the LinkedIn EPFL Start-up Community group.

(click here to download the pdf)


The EPFL Spin-offs

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There is no official list of EPFL start-ups or spin-offs. However, it was considered of interest to establish an unofficial list of high-tech companies created on the basis of EPFL technologies and/or personnel or which have had very close relations with EPFL since their creation, due to their activity.


For any information about startups, send us an email at [email protected]