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Application for 2023 is open!

We are looking for PhD and PostDocs eager to explore the commercial viability of their research findings. If you want to present your idea and become an idea champion, please fill out this Application Form. If you would like to…
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2022 edition

Business ideas took off in Bern In November 2022, a selected number of young researchers from Swiss universities and research institutes dared to step in and put their business idea to the test by participating in the Bench2biz workshop! Bench2biz…
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Atanis – bench2biz alumni wins 1st place

The team of Atanis around Noemi Zbären, Alexander Eggel, Thomas Kaufmann, Jean-Pierre Kinet, Rosa Robin van Brummelen won the 2022 “STAGE UP” Bernese business creation competition. Congratulations to our alumni! read more news article (paywall)
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Registration open for 2022

screenshot of application form 2022
This year’s edition of the bench2biz workshop is a joint initiative of the National Centers of Competence in Research (NCCRs) Automation, Microbiomes, RNA & Disease, PlanetS, SPIN and new also Antiresist. Participants can expect a new format which combines the…
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From bench2biz to ETH Spark Award

Photo: ETH Zurich / Oliver Bartenschlager
Edgar and Daniel, who participated in Bench2Biz 2021, together with their supervising professor have won the ETH Spark Award 2022 for developing an innovative biochemical method that allows proteins to be loaded with a drug molecule, which the protein then…
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