Business Creation
For Social Entrepreneurs

Create your impact start-up
Start date
29. August 2018
Deadline 28. August 2018
Course dates
28 | 29
04 | 11 | 12
Here you will find all the details of the Business Creation course at EPFL in Lausanne.

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
Course program
Start date
29. August 2018
Deadline 28. August 2018
Course dates
28 | 29
04 | 11 | 12
Information material
Flyer with course schedule
300 CHF
PSE C, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

c/o ZHAW School of Management and Law
Stadthausstrasse 14
CH- 8401 Winterthur
+41 58 934 65 00


«The course has structured my thoughts and has given me many thought-provoking impulses.»

Franziska Ullrich
Ophthorobotics AG

«The course is a great networking platform; you also take home a lot to use later.»

Karina Ehrensperger

«If you launch a startup, you get a lot of applause. The Innosuisse coaches confronted me with critical questions for the first time.»

Olivier Stamm

«I have learned how to explain my project to medical non-experts.»

Irina Banzola
ONtrack Diagnostics