Stories

Venture Stories

venture stories

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:

Venture Stories 

UZH Entrepreneur Fellows

fellowship

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 Entrepreneur Fellows

UZH Spin-offs & Startups

Spin-offs

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.

UZH Spin-offs & Startups

Invented at UZH

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.

Invented at UZH

Pioneer Stories – Nobel Prize winners

Pioneers

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.

Pioneers