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UZH Innovation Hub

UZH Innovators Camp 2019

UZH Innovators Camp 2019

We are looking for social innovators!

The second edition of the UZH Innovators Camp supports social entrepreneurs from UZH, ETH, and ZHdK who contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 4, 5 or 12:

  • Quality education and lifelong learning
  • Gender equality and female empowerment
  • Sustainable consumption and production

The camp is designed to accelerate your social impact initiative within one week. Experts and coaches from the startup and impact ecosystem will support you to sharpen your business model, develop a convincing pitch, and improve your impact strategy.

  • Explore the social ecosystem in Zurich and Geneva
  • Work with mentors and experts to boost your social impact initiative
  • Meet social impact entrepreneurs 
  • Learn how to move forward with your social venture
  • The winning team receives seed funding (equity free grants)

Who can join?

  • Entrepreneurial teams with at least a prototype 
  • Prototypes need to contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 4, 5 or 12 
  • At least one team member needs to be enrolled or has recently graduated from UZH, ETH or ZHdK

Key dates

  • Soft kickoff: April 1, 2019, ETH Student Project House
  • Application deadline: May 20
  • Camp days:  July 5, - July 12
  • 9:00 - 18:00 at ZHdK, UZH, ETH Student Project House and in Geneva

Final Pitches & Award Ceremony

The final pitches take place on Friday, July 12th at 13:00h are open to the public - support, applause, and celebrate together with young entrepreneurs!

Collaborating partners of UZH, ETH and ZHdK






Impact Hub Geneva

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Weiterführende Informationen

Highlights 2018

The first UZH Innovators Camp took place at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine in July 2018.

Final Pitches, July 12, 2019

Support, applause, and celebrate together with young entrepreneurs!

Apply by June 2, 2019!

Key Dates 2019

Application deadline: 20th May

Camp days: July 5, - July 12

9:00 - 18:00 at ZHdK, UZH, ETH SPH and in Geneva

Programm 2019