Changemakers and blaze award ceremony

An exhilarating event where you can explore EPFL’s innovation and entrepreneurship programs. Witness the unveiling of the latest projects and burgeoning futur startups at the Changemakers and blaze Award Ceremony – a glimpse into the future of EPFL startups!

Discover EPFL’s vibrant entrepreneurial community

Twice a year, in Spring and Autumn, immerse yourself in EPFL’s dynamic entrepreneurial community!

Whether you’re a student entrepreneur, a seed investor, a business Angel or simply curious about the latest startup projects emerging from EPFL, this event is for you.

During each event, EPFL students who have participated in EPFL’s entrepreneurship and innovation programs that are the Changemakers and blaze startup accelerator will pitch their startup ideas and projects to the audience.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of the action, twice a year, as we unveil the future of EPFL startups!

About the programs

The Changemakers and blaze Accelerator programs run throughout the semester, providing workshops, coaching, and networking events to support these startups in reaching new heights. 


A 10-week learning journey for bachelor, master and PhD students to boost their innovation and entrepreneurial skills whilst turning their idea into a real-life project.

blaze startup accelerator

An accelerator program designed to advance student startups towards a successful market launch, by transforming founders into leaders and projects into startups.