High-Profile Newcomers to the STARTUP CAMPUS Consortium

STARTUP CAMPUS is expanding its membership in 2017, which now includes ETH Zurich, Impact Hub Zurich, Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), and Social Entrepreneurship Impact & Finance (seif). Together with 11 other leading universities and incubators, they support professional training programs for existing and prospective startup founders. The startup promotion initiative welcomes four new […]

Cleantech Startup LEDCity Finds a Niche in Cities

Lights on: Here comes LEDCity! LEDCity produces lighting tubes which, in contrast to conventional tubes, are equipped with an intelligent control system and therefore only light up if light is actually needed. The aim is to reduce energy consumption in the public lighting sector by an average of 12%, thus contributing to sustainable and efficient […]

Smart Home Technology

Saving energy while you sleep This is what the world has been waiting for. Zero-standby technology by Zurich-based electrical engineer Felix Adamczyk is creating quite a stir. “Sleeping” televisions, ovens, and computers consume 810-gigawatt hours per year – and that’s just in Switzerland. This corresponds to 1.4% of total electricity consumption and costs a four-person […]

STARTUP CAMPUS Connect – Business Concept

Every beginning is hard. That is a lesson that every startup founder has to learn. It takes entrepreneurial skill to make a brilliant business idea come to life. To acquire, practice, and perfect their know-how, about 85 young entrepreneurs spent 12 weeks on the CTI Entrepreneurship Startup training course “Business Concept.” On 30 November 2016, […]