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UZH Entrepreneur Fellowships

EF Call April

With the UZH Entrepreneur Fellowships the University of Zurich provides funding, coaching, training and lab facilities to young researchers who intend to start up a company based on UZH research.

Two fellowship programs are offered: for innovations in Bio & MedTech and Digital respectively.  

Bio & MedTech Entrepreneur Fellowships

Applications for the Bio & MedTech Entrepreneur Fellowships can be submitted twice a year until April 15th and October 15th.

Bio & MedTech Entrepreneur Fellowships

Digital Entrepreneur Fellowships

Applications for the Digital Entrepreneur Fellowships can be submitted once a year until April 15th.

Digital Entrepreneur Fellowships

Donations for the next generation of Entrepreneurs

Our Donors

The UZH Entrepreneur Fellowships are made possible thanks to generous donations by the Werner Siemens Stiftung and Hans Eggenberger Stiftung.

UZH Foundation

UZH Foundation is responsible for finding support for the University of Zurich’s strategic priorities and promote excellence in science. For more information follow this link.

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Eva Maria Håkanson

UZH Innovation Office



Meet the fellows

How did previous researchers experience the fellowship? Learn more about alumni from the program in these interviews.

fellow gallery

Supported projects

All the supported projects since the launch of the fellowship in 2018. Until 2021 the fellowship was only awarded to Bio & MedTech projects.