Newsletter Autumn 2022


Unitec Newsletter - Fall 2022
Upcoming events
Geneva Entrepreneurship Week , Nov 14th to 19th
Do not miss the largest serie of entrepreneurship events organized in Geneva by Libérez vos idées !
  • Network with the ecosystem of coaches, entrepreneurs, companies, incubators etc... 
  • Learn to decrypt in a simple way what seems complicate;
  • Get honest feedback from experts on your ideas; 
  • Get skills, contacts and opportunities useful for you.
Opening conference with 4 talented entrepreneurs Monday 14th at 17h at the FER-Genève. Free entry on inscription here.
Unitec news
Matthias Kuhn elected
President of the Swiss Technology Transfer Association

Licensing Officer at Unitec in the field of physical sciences, Matthias Kuhn, has been elected President of swiTT, the Swiss Technology Transfer association.Kudos to him !!

The association groups technology transfer professionals active in public and private research organizations.

Guidelines for UNIGE spin-offs
Unitec is pleased to announce guidelines that aim to simplify and clarify how the technology transfer is done when a spin-off company wishes to use and base its business on UNIGE intellectual property.
The guidelines have been discussed within the Conseil Unitec. Thanks !
Latest news
RENOWAVE Flagship Initiative founded
The Energy Systems Group of Dr Pierre Hollmuller at UNIGE received support from Innosuisse for its Flagship initiative RENOWAVE. Unitec provided the consortium agreement which set the rights and obligations of Empa, HES-SO Genève, HES-SO Fribourg, HSLU, UNIGE, UZH, ZHAW and 46 companies, public organisations & NPOs. RENOWAVE aims at decarbonizing Swiss buildings.
Financial support for highly innovative startups
The W.A. de Vigier Foundation offers up to six times CHF 100'000 per year to highly innovative entrepreneurs who want to launch performance- and growth- oriented businesses in Switzerland. Application deadline January 6, 2023. More information and registration here.
Deadlines reminder !
5 December 2022 for BRIDGE Proof of Concept - supporting young researchers on their way to entrepreneurship or their efforts to implement and apply their research results with a private partner.
Venture 2023 open for submissions
Anyone with an innovative idea has the chance to register and submit their startup plan to the >>venture>> competition. Prizes include CHF 600,000 in non-dilutive cash prizes, access to extensive network of experts, and a McKinsey & Company business consulting package. Kickoff event in Lausanne on Tuesday, November 22. Submissions here.
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