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Do you have a business idea with a positive social impact?

Do you believe you can make a difference? Do you have a business idea with a social impact? Thinking of fair fashion, innovative medicines or inventing a new technology – it doesn’t matter which issue you are trying to address – get coaching support for your idea in the Business Creation startup training tailor-made for social entrepreneurs provided together with SEIF – Driving Social Innovation, starting on […]

Intelligent Coating – Christian Mathis about the ETH Spinoff SuSoS

SuSoS has been focusing on consulting and the development of coating solutions using such thin polymer films since it was established as an ETH spin-off in 2004. “Thin-film polymers are all-rounders,” explains Christian Mathis. They are used as lubricating layers or adhesion promoters, and they prevent the formation of biofilms on surfaces or support the […]

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 […]