Entrepreneurship at CERN is all about building bridges: between engineers and financers, between physicists and marketers, and more generally between science and business. CERN continuously works on building a culture of entrepreneurship within the Organization.
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An international network of ten Business Incubation Centres of CERN technology (BICs) aims to assist entrepreneurs and small technology businesses bringing CERN technologies and expertise to the market.
CERN encourages the creation of startup companies and offer support to CERN personnel and external entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business using technology and/or know-how from CERN.
Existing CERN spin-offs are based completely or partly on CERN technologies and/or know-how. Current startups and spin-offs are listed here.
Promoting and facilitating for high-tech entrepreneurship is a natural step for CERN. Through various courses and challenges future entrepreneurs are educated and inspired.
The Entrepreneurship Meet-Ups (EM-Us) are where innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs meet. Experts are invited to share their knowledge, followed by discussion and networking.
The CERN Entrepreneurship Student Programme (CESP) is a 5 week programme for master's-level students to develop entrepreneurial skills, to which you can apply as an individual or as a team (2 to 4 members).
CERN Knowledge Transfer group in collaboration with the Business Incubation Centers (BICs) of CERN technologies hosts a screening week to connect entrepreneurs with technical experts at CERN to explore new areas of application of CERN technologies