"I often see business cases failing because of a lack in leadership, market view, liquidity planning etc. I highly appreciate the new study program of the University of Zurich in BioMed Entrepreneurship. It will close the business-related knowledge gap in life sciences and prepare students in entrepreneurship and for industry positions."
Co-founder and CEO Bio-Technopark Schlieren-Zurich
"As an entrepreneur, it is critically important to gather the best and brightest around you - and shape them into a team to conquer the world!"
CEO Vivor AG, Startup Campus expert
"Every entrepreneur should have a basic understanding of the legal aspects of business. An introduction to law will help you to avoid some of the pitfalls of running a business and to make your business idea a success."
Attorney at Law, FRORIEP Legal AG
"With co-co-co we design analogue, digital and collaborative formats for the development of innovative results. Problems and questions are developed together to clear and tangible solutions. Thinking through making leads to creativity of all participants, agile proceesses and a human-centered cultural change. Nora and Nadja will lead you through an intense co-creation workshop. You will learn how to find new ideas and concepts within a short time."
Nadja Müller and Nora Gailer
Designers and Co-founders co-co-co
"I believe that in these very uncertain and volatile times, understanding entrepreneurship is a key asset. Being an entrepreneur is not only a skill; it's a mindset which will help you under any circumstances and wherever you are."
President and CEO of Senozon, Start-up expert and ambassador
"Roche Innovation Center Zuric (RICZ) is a pharma research center for cancer immunotherapy. We offer exciting career opportunities, particular in our focus on the development engineered antibodies that address unmet clinical needs. As such, RICZ has a vivid interest in external innovation from biotech and spin-out companies."
Head Finance & Operation Roche Glycart
"As head of the Kellerhals Carrard Startup Desk, I regularly support founders of life science startups. I believe that the new BioMed Entrepreneurship program will comprenensively prepare life scientists for this exciting career path."
Dr. iur. Karim Maizar
Partner Kellerhals Carrard, Co-founder and head Startup Desk
"As a seed investor, I listen to hundreds of pitches each year from entrepreneurs seeking advice or capital. Virtually most of them would be better prepared for the future by attending a program in entrepreneurship. Knowing that the risk of failure is high and not every idea leads to a successful spin-off course increases your value as appreciated (requested) hire after graduation."
Dr. oec. Carole Ackermann
CEO Diamondscull AG
"Neuroimmune is a Swiss clinical-stage biotechnology company translating human immune memory into therapeutics. We offer exciting career opportunities dedicated to the development of novel therapeutic antibodies for the treatment and prevention of neurodegenerative and other severe diseases. As we wish to bring the best talent to our team, we higly value the BioMed Entrepreneurship program to prepare students for a career in biotech.
Michael Salzmann, PhD
COO Neuroimmune AG
"The BioMed Entrepreneurship is a great and very important program to show students the possibility how to start a Biotech company. I am very glad to support this initiative. I hope many new biotech companies will be launched to ultimately help patients with new treatments."
Dominik Escher, PhD
President Swiss Biotech Association, Executive Chairman CDR-Life