Business Creation
Module 3 Social Entrepreneurship

Create your impact start-up
Start date
18. May 2021
Deadline 18. October 2021
Course dates
Here you will find all the details of the Business Creation course

After the course, you will have:

  • Hands-on knowledge to develop a profitable and impactful business model
  • Professional and personal competences to design, develop and realise your business idea with a special focus on the social impact of your start-up
  • A prioritised set of actions to take you to the next step
  • A fantastic network of coaches, consultants and participants


To participate, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You have founded a startup or are planning to do so in the next 6 to 12 months
  • You have developed your business idea or maybe a first draft of your business plan
  • Your business idea is a technological, scientific or business model driven innovation that will have a positive impact on society or environment
  • You are ready to challenge yourself as an entrepreneur and are willing to invest a significant part of your time (at least 30%) into the project

The final course dates will be published as soon as possible.

This course will be held in cooperation with our partner EPFL Innovation Park.

Course program
Start date
18. May 2021
Deadline 18. October 2021
Course dates
Information material
Flyer with course schedule

Bâtiment C
CH - 1015 Lausanne
+41 58 934 65 00


«In the Business Creation course I learned as a researcher how to transform my scientific project into a profitable business model.»

Sabrina Badir

«The specific, often highly detailed, feedback of the lecturers impressed me.»

Brigitte Daetwyler
Atelier Daetwyler

«I’ve learned that knowing one’s customers and a well-constructed team decide on success or failure.»

Claudio Ruiz

«The course gave me some valuable insights into the Swiss innovation landscape.»

Sven Hobbie