Entrepreneurial support

AMI considers innovation and entrepreneurship as an essential continuation of its research. AMI students and employees can further their personal competences, get hands-on experience, develop soft skills, build a valuable network for their future and may-be even kick-start their own company.

AMI is actively fostering this environment through initiatives on different levels:

Start-up creation

Individuals that are interested in start-up creation receive internal support for the acquisition of start-up funds, one-on-one coaching and career planning.

The individuals can benefit from favorable access to first-class research infrastructure and a well-established network.


The teaching module “Innovation” in the framework of AMIs specialized master’s program helps students to get acquainted with key concepts of innovation that range from inventions over IP rights to value propositions, collaboration models, lean development strategies, prototyping and business model creation. During hands-on exercises students learn the soft skills needed to be able to contribute in interdisciplinary innovation teams.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship ecosystem

In the framework of the Association for Student Innovation, AMI collaborates with key players on local and national level in order to share best practices, start new initiatives, overcome institutional barriers and facilitate interdisciplinary student innovation programs.

Innovation Culture

The Innovation Club is one of the great campus activities that AMI supports. For all students in Fribourg, who are interested in innovation & entrepreneurship the Innovation Club is THE community of like-minded people with complementary skills. They can get inspiration, exchange experiences, build a powerful network and form teams that work on game-changing ideas.