BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation Program (BEI) Module A: Beginners

28.01.2019 14:00 - 17:00
University of Zurich, Campus Schlieren, IREM , Wagistrasse 12, 8952 Schlieren

This workshop allows students and researchers to transform their ideas into real business solutions.

Switzerland considers itself the global leader of innovation, and Zurich is a dominant innovation hub for the Life Sciences. Many biotech companies are founded by scientists, whose startups often face similar challenges and pitfalls. The „BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation“ (BEI) Program supports aspiring entrepreneurs to soundly prepare and kick-start their spin-offs, taking a hands-on approach.

In Module A, successful BioEntrepreneurs and experts share their startup experiences to guide participants towards developing and pitching their startup idea. These pitches can be further refined in Module B and C.

The module dates are:

A1: 28 January & 20 February 2019, 14:00 - 17:30

A2: 29 May & 19 June 2019,  14:00 - 17:30


  • Understanding the difference between science, invention, and product

  • Finding a team and developing a business

  • Preparing and presenting your first company pitch

  • Testing BioEntrepreneurship as a career option


  • By being plunged in at the deep end - guided by central questions provided by us - you will proactively acquire the information you need to develop your company pitch. It is a safe environment; feel free to present your business idea!

  • The 3H team strategy for Founders to lead a successful company: Hipster - Hacker - Hustler

  • Intellectual property (IP), Finances, Startup planning

  • Real life case studies from Switzerland

The UZH team will guide the participants throughout the program to facilitate learning by doing. Teams will define and learn what they need to know for their pitch. The program offers opportunities for team building, networking with experienced and successful BioEntrepreneurs.

The workshop will take place at the University of Zurich, Campus Schlieren, IREM 9th floor, FoundersLab.

Registration is possible through email to


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