Business Concept

Would you like to become an entrepreneur by creating or joining a knowledge- or technology based start-up company? The “Business Concept” module will teach you how to think and act like an entrepreneur, how to transform an idea into a business concept and gain theoretical and practical expertise to play multiple key roles in a start-up, or to set up your own company.

The training is free and intended for highly motivated students (bachelor to PhD.), postdoc as well as researchers and engineers working at Swiss universities or schools of applied science. Seasoned trainers with strong entrepreneurial experience will teach you the basic tools and necessary knowledge for you to take your first steps of entrepreneurship and to develop your business ideas into promising start-ups.

Date: September to December 2017 (weekly)

Location: Lausanne, Fribourg, Yverdon & Valais

Time: 5.15 pm – 9.15 pm

Number of participants per course: 25

Course language: English (Yverdon: French)

Registration: Subject to formal approval by the CTI Entrepreneurship Training team for Western Switzerland

Apply here for Business Concept

Should you need more information, please contact us at business.concept (at) / +41 21 353 80 32


Business Creation & Business Growth

Please note that a participation fee of CHF 300.- per 5-day training is requested. Registration is subjected to approval by the CTI Entrepreneurship Training management team for Western Switzerland. The projects or start-up companies must be based in Switzerland. Limited number of participants per course. Training takes place during the day typically from 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM or 6:30 PM. Main language is English, however all trainers speak French and discussions / workshops can be conducted in French when appropriate.

Business Creation – Lausanne

BCr17.08: 23, 24,  30 November & 7, 8 December 2017 (FULL)


Business Growth – Lausanne
BGr17.04: 28 – 29 November & 5 – 12 – 13 December (only 1 seat available!)


Apply here for Business Creation and Business Growth

Should you need more information, please contact us at business.creation (at), or business.growth (at)
or +41 78 603 35 08