shaping the future
@ unvie

We bring knowledge-driven innovation to society by enabling students and (non-)academic staff to work on their entrepreneurial idea. 

what we offer

We support the creation both of not-for-profit and for-profit organisations to enhance the positive impact of higher education and research.


Our state-of-the art training programmes are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to bring your idea to life.


Experienced professionals will support you in navigating the entrepreneurial journey through insights, advice and encouragement.


Get access to our co-working space and various networking events where you can connect with industry leaders and other innovators.

our programmes

Our programs are designed for various sectors and bring together diverse, interdisciplinary teams. Being part of our ilabs means joining a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about having an impact on society.   

digital ilab

3-month intensive programme for master students and PhD candidates.

open ilab

6-month self-paced programme for teams working on ideas with societal impact through flexible training and mentoring.

quantum ilab

2-week programme for researchers from various universities to identify the commercial potential of quantum technologies.


2-month programme for early career researchers in collaboration with other institutions.


3-month intensive programme for advanced teams to bridge the gap between early development and market entry

stay in touch

Follow us on LinkedIn and join our Slack Workspace to stay up-to-date on our activities!
Got any more questions? Write us a message at 

Marco Masia

Head of Entrepreneurship

Clara Conrad-Billroth

Technology Transfer & Social Entrepreneurship