Advice, courses, and coaching


Kanton Basel Stadt and Basel Landschaft:

Innovation Office University of Basel – supports members of the University of Basel in all matters related to innovation and entrepreneurship. 

BaselArea.swissPromoter of innovation and inward investment for the Basel region.

Unitectra – Unitectra supports scientists in their collaborations with industry involving commercialization of research results and contractual matters.

BASEL INKUBATOR – At BASEL INKUBATOR young entrepreneurs from the field of natural sciences, medicine, information technology and engineering technology can take their first steps towards creating a start-up.


Canton of Aargau

Aargau Services Economic Promotion – Aargau Services Economic Promotion answers your business and location questions and offers advice about setting up or expanding your company.

Hightech Zentrum Aargau –  support and advice in innovation matters in the areas of engineering, life sciences, medical technology, information and communications technology, micro and nanotechnology plus energy and environmental technology.

Genilem Aargau – offers coaching free of charge for young entrepreneurs. 


Switzerland – Overview of awards and workshops. Network of companies and innovators. 

Brochure «Gründen»  – Guide for various Swiss Initiatives around the topic “start-up”.

Switzerland Innovation – Umbrella organisation of Swiss Innovation parks at five sites (ETH Zürich, EPFL, in Villigen beim PSI, Biel, and Basel)

Innosuisse Start-up Training –  Course for members of universities and start-ups in Switzerland by the federal government’s funding agency for innovation and start-ups Innosuisse.—Entrepreuneurship-Kurse.html

Institut für Jungunternehmen (IFJ) Start-up support – Contact point for start-ups in Switzerland Initiative by Start-up Academy and Engagement Migros


Possible sites with support 

Technopark Aarau 

Park innovaare 

Technologiepark Basel 

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area 



Swiss Startup Challenge – Challenge of the University of Applied Science Northwestern Switzerland  

Swiss Technology Award

CTI Swiss Medtech Award