Apply Now (One Week Left): bench2Biz Workshop 2022 - from cutting-edge research to entrepreneurship

Are you wondering if your invention/research is commercializable? Do you need to get a clear picture on how to pursue your business idea? Would you benefit from personalized guidance from experts? The bench2biz workshop 2022 taking place as a hybridl event for aspiring entrepreneurs in science & technology has an open call for applications to all idea champions.

The workshop specifically targets very early to early high-technology entrepreneurial ideas from all fields and from all over Switzerland. Over 20 hours spread out over a bit more than a week,  the workshop participants answer 20 key questions regarding the commercialization of their idea through fast-paced sessions with support from experts, with whom they form a team simulating a start up environment. The workshop provides networking opportunities and prepares participants for the entry into the existing Swiss start-up promotion ecosystem. At the end of the workshop, participants leave with the business elements of their new venture well structured. Application is free of charge as well as participation for selected individuals or teams.

More info can be found on the workshop's website.
Also, check out the Voice of Experience video on YouTube featuring interviews with previous participants.

When: November 14, 15:00 - 19:00, On-Site in Bern. November 15, 16 & 17, each afternoon earliest from 13:00  and latest until 18:30 Online, November 21 09:00 - 18:30 On-Site in Bern
Where: 1.5 days in Bern & 3 afternoons online
Extended Application Deadline: October 14, 2022
Application Form:Link to Registration

Bench2Biz is a joint initiative of the NCCRs AntiResist, PlanetS, RNA & Disease, Automation, Bio-Inspired Materials, Microbiomes, Spin and MSE.

NCCRs are research instruments of the Swiss National Science Foundation.