Organization Executive Board and Central Administration

Executive Board and Central Administration

Innovation Office

First point of contact for questions related to innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Bern.

To promote innovation, we offer support such as:

  • Analysis of potential for Innovation proposals of university-linked research
  • Advice for projects in the field of innovation (Innosuisse, Bridge grants, EU projects)
  • Strengthening networking for Bern researchers with industry, third-party funding agencies and other stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem
  • Support and advice for the creation of start-ups and other commercial constructs of researchers from the university
  • Advising the University Board of Directors and faculties on innovation topic

The Innovation Office is part of the Vice-Rectorate Research. It provides information and personal advice on the transfer of innovative research into business and society to organisational structures and researchers at all levels of the University of Bern and the "Inselspital" Bern University Hospital.