Business Ideas 2021


USI Startup Centre

Date: 21 May 2021 / 12:00 - 14:00

Business Ideas is a motivational event focused on the topic of entrepreneurship, dedicated to students and university researchers, organized by USI and SUPSI as part of the federal training program Innosuisse Start-up training. Two editions of Business Ideas will be held this year

  • Friday 21 May, 12:00 - 14:00, Online
  • Wednesday 24 November, 16:30 - 18:30, in attendance

The topic of this first edition will be: How to innovate by overcoming obstacles in startups and in established companies.

Through the testimonies of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs (entrepreneurs in the company), different methodologies and approaches to innovate will be discovered. You will be able to interact with guests, discuss your ideas, doubts and visions on the business world.

Students will be able to discover the importance of entrepreneurial attitude. Spirit of initiative and entrepreneurship are in fact not only essential for those who intend to build their own startup but are also highly demanded skills within large and well-established companies.


12:00 – 12:15: Welcome and Introduction
12:15 – 12:30: Intrapreneurship (being entrepreneurs within a company) – The Getkickbox methodology at RUAG AG - Athos Guanziroli – Innovation manager RUAG AG
12:30 – 12:45: Q&A
12:45 – 13:30: How to innovate: Intrapreneurship vs. startup - Roundtable:

  • Niklaus Stocker - Founder OpenLab Group SA
  • Jaime Agramontt -  Founder Daxtro Swiss Sagl & President of AITI UP!
  • Leandro Bitetti - Lecturer-researcher at SUPSI
  • Marc Ruecker - Research & Teaching Associate Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

13:30 – 13:45: Q&A


The event will be held in English


To register for the event and receive the access link, you must register here: