Smart-up Network

The following organisations belong to Smart-up’s Network:

  • CTI Entrepreneurship: The federal Training Programme for establishing science-based start-ups in Switzerland.
  • Technopark Luzern: Technopark Lucerne offers ambitious Start-ups an optimal environment to build and  develop their company successfully.
  • BusinessPark ZUG: BusinessPark ZUG offers inexpensive office space, modern infastructure as well as professional and customized services. Young companies benefit from a strong network of partners and supporters.
  • Co-Working at NEUBAD – inspiring working places: Work in a unique environment, exchange with like-minded people with various Backgrounds and from various sectors. Permanent workplace (CHF 350/month) or flexible option per day!neubad




  • Kreativfabrik 62: New co-working space, centre for start-ups and innovation and entrepreneurs club in Oberkirch/Sursee.
  • The online platform contributes to furthering the visibility of young companies and the networking within the start-up scene.
  • Brändi: Stiftung Brändi offers useful services for start-ups, such as postal packaging and delivery. Cooperating with Brändi means contributing to the professional, social and cultural integration of handicapped people.
  • A consulting company for start-ups that offers legal services for establishing companies, individual consultings and courses on law, taxes, business plans, accounting, and many more.
  • InnovationTransfer Central Switzerland: the regional hub for linking science to industry – the program zentralschweiz innovativ supports the transfer of business ideas into reality.
  • seif – social entrepreneurship initiative & foundation: seif supports people or teams who are looking for innovative entrepreneurial answers to important social questions. The goal of social entrepreneurship is the establishment of societal AND economic gains.
  • Jan Fülscher: An experienced expert for start-ups, accompanying them as consultant and/or business angel.
  • Swissnex: Swissnex San Francisco helps young start-ups enter the US-market and organizes Start-up-Camps.
  • Business Promotion Lucerne supports new companies in the Canton of Lucerne.
  • venturelab: venturelab organizes the „Fast Track for Startups“ und brings High Potentials and High Flyers among Swiss start-ups together.
  • IFJ: The focal point in the Swiss start-up Scene.
  • Raumbörse Luzern: The independent platform for advertising inexpensive workingplaces, offices,  ateliers, meeting rooms and Event locations in Lucerne.
  • Impact Hub Zürich: An innovation lab. A business incubator. A professional membership community. Located in buzzing Zürich West. 350+ members and growing. For students, they offer specific start-up programmes such as Summerpreneurship and the Social Impact Award.
  • microPark Pilatus: Linking start-ups to established companies – an entrepreneurial mix that offers valuable networking opportunities. In addition, the park offers individual mentoring or coaching for start-ups.
  • The platform for matching skills with ideas – this is where start-ups meet their team-members!
  • Geschä Looking for a business partner or a business idea? This online platform for active or future entrepreneurs, start-ups and investors helps you to find your team and/or to find the start-up idea you want to commit yourself to.
  • Economic Promotion Zug: The “one-stop-shop” cares for companies already situated in Zug and support those interested in moving to the canton. More information:
  • PriME Academy: priME Academy and priME Cup.

More Information at Lucerne School of Applied Sciences and Arts:

  • Careers Service: Careers Services at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts prepares students for the period after graduation and serves as an interface between University and industry – and offers useful information as well as consulting on self-employment.
  • Studirat: Studirat at Lucerne School of Business commits itself to the improvement of the school, the networking among students and the organization of events.