Many successful inventions at the University of Zurich lead to new products that benefit the general public. Here are some of the products and companies:
UZH Entrepreneur Fellows
Twice every year, selected UZH researchers are supported by an Entrepreneur Fellowship. In this 18 months program, the researchers get funding, training, and advice to develop a UZH research finding into a product and test its market potential.
UZH Spin-offs & Startups
Since 1999, more than 100 spin-offs that develop or bring new products to the market have been founded at the University of Zurich based on UZH technologies. New startups are continuously being founded by students, alumni, and other members of the University of Zurich community.
Invented at UZH
Did you know? The famous Swiss toothpaste brand Elmex was developed at the University of Zurich. Find out here about a few other products, processes, and services that originated at Switzerland's largest university.
Pioneer Stories – Nobel Prize winners
Researchers at the University of Zurich have a long history of changing the world with their scientific ideas. Some of them have even received the Nobel Prize for their work. Learn more about the pioneers at the University of Zurich.