The UZH Innovation Hub is a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Zurich. It serves as a central repository for knowledge and competencies at the university, connects students and researchers with the innovation ecosystem nationally and internationally and helps to turn research results into marketable products and transform innovative ideas into reality by founding start-ups.
The UZH Innovation Hub strengthens innovation at the University of Zurich in strategic thematic areas and increases the visibility of academic innovation successes. As a catalyst, the UZH Innovation Hub accelerates the development of new inventions and ideas and strengthens the transfer of innovative research and teaching to the economy and society.
UZH Innovation Hub Mission Statement
Four strategic thematic clusters of the UZH Innovation Hub with intensive innovation activities have been identified: life sciences, digitalization, aerospace and healthy longevity. Further strategic themes will follow.
UZH Innovation Hub: Innovation Clusters
Researchers and students with business ideas can get help in turning research findings into marketable products and innovative businesses. Four areas of activity are covered:
The aim is to make it easier for entrepreneurs to take the first steps in setting up a business and to support them in implementing their entrepreneurial project. Students and researchers interested in founding a company have access to a broad range of information, services and programs, some of which have been developed and are offered in collaboration with external stakeholders.