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First Ventures

The programme promotes students of universities of applied sciences (UASAs) who are developing an innovative business idea during their studies. It is based on a collaboration between the Gebert Rüf Stiftung and swissuniversities.

First Ventures focuses on entrepreneurial UASA students who want to pursue their innovation projects during their studies or immediately after graduation.. The support includes progressing contributions up to a maximum of CHF 150,000 as well as an individually tailored coaching programme. For this focus, programme funds of CHF 2 million p.a. are available.

Information on the programme as well as on the submission of project applications is available at Gebert Rüf Stiftung.