At HITS, we inject innovation into corporates by partnering with startups, we call it Corp-up. Corp-up is the matching of corporate needs with startup solutions, shaping and nurturing partnerships between the two to accelerate and scale corporate innovation.
Enable and promote the creation of technological innovation clusters in joint and open collaboration with the scientific excellence communities and companies. Strengthen the local and national network by joining the Switzerland Innovation network. Attracting innovative enterprises from abroad for their settlement in Ticino.
Suglio Business Center
Via Cantonale 18
At dieCuisine, everything revolves around sustainable nutrition. We rent a professional kitchen and rooms for events, workshops and seminars. You can let us cook for you or you can prepare your own meal under the guidance of our kitchen team and learn about important connections along the way. We organize cooking workshops and are involved in various projects for a sustainable food system. Because food is culture and community for us, on certain days we open our kitchen to anyone with a desire for a social engagement.
Current projects: GastroFutura, FoodSave Market, SocialCuisine, Canteen with a future
The digital health center bülach (dhc) is a physical center for innovation and digitalization in the healthcare sector. In addition to physical workstations and offices, it offers various services for the different industry players.
The vision of the dhc is to drive digitalization in the healthcare industry by bringing together startups, hospitals & clinics, retirement and nursing homes, health insurers, and other stakeholders, as well as ICT companies, software developers and other solution providers. The dhc facilitates and promotes exchange, networking, finding synergies, project partners and practical solutions for the challenges and issues of individual members through virtual and physical events, among other things.
The dhc is organized as an association and after a short time has already grown into a large and interdisciplinary network of around 60 members and more than 30 network partners. Our expertise in the field of digitalization is extremely broad and ranges from classic strategy consulting to data protection, technology consulting, innovation management, coaching and the implementation of thematic workshops. For healthcare start-ups, the dhc has already grown into a full-service agency and is a popular first point of contact for people,
Membership is open to all individuals and companies who are willing to actively contribute their knowledge, skills and experience to the network and want to tackle digitization projects together with other partners.
Switzerland Innovation Park Central - Connecting Great Minds
We promote cooperation between companies, start-ups and universities for innovations in the building and energy sector. Together with our partners, we create an ecosystem that accelerates the translation of research results into marketable products and services. We offer space in an inspiring environment, labs, project funding, innovation support, a digital co-creation platform and inspiring events within a strong community.
Where people work, meet and connect.
In the modern startup space, we offer co-working workstations and offices, a domiciliation service, meeting rooms and seminar rooms, the LOX restaurant, and an event space for up to 300 people. The location was completely renovated in autumn 2021 and is now very popular with tenants (startups, SMEs, corporates, initiatives) and users of the seminar and event space. The startup space is located directly at Schlieren railway station and can be reached by public transport from Zurich main station in just 9 minutes. There are also over 100 parking spaces available. Come and experience startup space.
Do you only need a flexible workspace from time to time or an entire office for your team? With us, you can expect state-of-the-art workplaces in an innovative and thriving working environment just nine minutes from Zurich's main train station.
Company event, workshop, seminar, congress or your private birthday party - event space is your location for every occasion. In various rooms as well as on our terrace we offer space for small and large events with up to 350 people and individual catering service.
We shape the future together. Exchange ideas and get inspired by our community. As a member of the community, you are part of an innovative network of founders and investors and always stay up to date via the startup space web app.
In our in-house gastronomy you will be spoiled daily with fresh and local delicacies. With the Arbeitskette Foundation, we also represent a restaurateur who combines social commitment with entrepreneurial thinking and action.
Direkt am Bahnhof Schlieren - 9 Min. vom ZH HB
It is precisely in the early phase of a startup's business development that the course is set that will massively influence its future chances of success. Professional guidance and support for young entrepreneurs is of central importance here, because they usually do not have management experience and access to infrastructure.
The glatec support association operates a "Business Incubator" in Dübendorf to facilitate and support startups and innovation processes in the field of materials science, environmental science and technology.
The House of Lab Science is the community company for the laboratory industry, where innovation and business are at home.
We provide the laboratory technology sector in Switzerland with innovation clusters where large companies, SMEs, industry associations, startups and the best talents can be found under one roof.
The House of Lab Science is the perfect “home” for your company, startup or project, offering the best conditions and services, so that you can focus on and grow your business or idea:
• affordable and modular lab space (S-1 and S-2 standard)
• office space, meeting rooms and collaboration rooms
• lab management services
• facility and ICT services
• on-site, online, and hybrid events, networking and cooperation opportunities
Join us and be part of a highly diverse, innovation-friendly, yet business-driven lab tech cluster.
Strickhof offers high-quality, practice-oriented basic and advanced training and consulting in the fields of agricultural, food technology and home economics.
Incubator Programme of the University Hospital Zurich.
Direktion Forschung und Lehre
Tenity is a global startup incubator and accelerator with an integrated investment arm that invests in innovative technology companies in the financial and insurance industries. Tenity's investment strategy focuses on early-stage companies and seeks broad geographic diversification. More than 300 companies have participated in Tenity programs so far. The new fund will seek to invest in up to 300 new companies.
Tenity Group AG
The Balgrist Campus is a research institution of national importance by the Swiss Government.
It is a non-profit, tax-exempt institution that is entirely inspired by the musculoskeletal patient of today and specifically dedicated to the patients of tomorrow.
In the role of an incubator, patients, physicians, researchers and industry are brought together under one roof with the common goal of improving musculoskeletal health.
ESA BIC Switzerland is a incubator that offers extensive support packages (technical, business and financial support plus networking and community building) to startups that exploit technologies related to space for application on earth or technologies from earth adapted for usage in space. This relates to application fields such as navigation and positioning, telecommunication, cybersecurity, earth observation, materials & processes, space transportation & logistics or robotics.
The Healthtechpark is a physical hub for healthtech companies and a community that provides hands-on support for healthtech start-ups in the Zurich region. We organise qualified workshops, coaching and services for start-ups in the Healthtechpark. We arrange suitable offices, laboratories or workshops.
In close proximity to the ETH, the University and the University Hospital Zurich, a nationally and internationally important science park for companies and institutions from the life science sector has been created over the last two decades. On the former site of the Schweizerische Wagons- und Aufzügefabrik AG with a floor space of 55,000 m2 and on adjacent areas, the park today counts 50 companies as well as academic institutions that represent a healthy mix of young startups, globally active companies as well as university clinics, institutes and research groups.
As part of the Technopark Alliance, the Bio-Technopark supports young entrepreneurs, provides them with a tailored infrastructure and promotes exchange between all the life science organizations based here.
The Bio-Technopark received attention, among other things, thanks to successful sales of startups to large corporations and internationally active companies such as Roche, Novartis, J&J, GSK, Pfizer, Thermo Fisher Scientific. Notable financing rounds, the stock market listing of Molecular Partners and Kuros, and successful product developments also made headlines. Today, the life science organizations employ 1,500 people locally.
The Startup Organisation Wädenswil (grow) promotes startups and supports business ideas primarily in the field of life sciences. In principle, however, grow is open to all sectors. For example, grow also counts companies from the IT sector among its members. What is important is a high potential for technical innovation. Grow offers advice and assistance in the founding and further development of startups. Grow also offers space (labs, offices) and networking with other startups and universities, such as the ZHAW.
The IPZ creates a new, optimally networked platform for research, development, and innovation for cooperation between science and industry on the site of the Dübendorf airfield.
Stiftung Innovationspark Zürich
The Bluelion Foundation is a non-profit incubator and accelerator based in Zurich. We help entrepreneurs create fast-growing and sustainable businesses.
The Home of Innovation is the largest center for startups, coworking and innovation in Winterthur. With two locations and an area of 6000 sqm, we offer a very comprehensive all-round service for different target groups.
Where startups take off
The ZHAW Proof of Concept Lab (PoC Lab) is a collaborative innovation and maker space in which companies, start-ups, university institutes and students work together to develop new business models, product innovations and innovation methods.
ZHAW Zentrum für Produkt- und Prozessentwicklung, Lagerplatz 22
In the heart of the Swiss business center, Trust Square offers two places where entrepreneurs, startups, universities, and investors from blockchain, technology, and innovation come together to implement and realize ideas. We offer you private offices and working desks at Rennweg and Paradeplatz. Our events inspire, connect, and promote exchange, and our Service Portfolio enables us to bring concepts and ideas to success. The Venture Service team assists our clients with daily operations so they can focus on their core business and growth.
We support you and your startup in the pre-seed and seed phase through a targeted coaching and mentoring program.
- We support business ideas from all industries and geographical regions in Switzerland.
- We are located in Technopark Winterthur - 20 minutes away from Zurich.
- We are part of the Zurich startup ecosystem and offer access to services such as workshops, training and events of the
- We are a program of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the ZHAW Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Technopark Zurich creates a stimulating environment and promotes innovations in the market.
As a visible result, new jobs are created that strengthen the economic cycle. The successful mix of different industries and disciplines, universities, research institutions, start-ups and established companies as well as careful tenant selection, contribute to the fact that the "Technopark" brand is now a widely recognised quality label.
The Impact Hub curates the largest network of creatives, startup founders, and techies in Switzerland. Our thriving community works together across organizations, cultures, and generations to create a sustainable and livable future.
We connect entrepreneurs, corporates, NGOs, public institutions, and many other makers to a unique, collaborative innovation ecosystem. With over 700 members and a large network of partners, Impact Hub Zurich is one of the largest entrepreneurial communities in Zurich and Switzerland.
With over 2,000 members in 6 hubs in Switzerland and over 24,000 members in more than 100 Impact Hubs worldwide, we are one of the largest national and global networks for innovation and social entrepreneurship.
Impact Hub Zürich Colab
Impact Hub Zürich Viadukt
Axelra is a Zurich based Tech Venture Builder accelerating digital business models for corporates and startups with skin in the game. We are co-creating and shipping revenue-generating MVPs after 100 days since 2019. Our Services cover Product, Management Support, and Growth.