In Ticino, the CTI Entrepreneurship program is organized by a committee composed of representatives of the Università della Svizzera italiana, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland and of the Start-up Promotion Center.

CTI Entrepreneurship Ticino organizes several training courses on entrepreneurship and some networking events. Moreover, it disseminates information on the support tools and programs available for start-up companies in Ticino and in the rest of Switzerland.

Overview of our training courses


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Business Ideas

Introductory event to entrepreneurship

Next event: 13th April 2017

Venue: Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano Campus, Auditorium

Coordinator: Prof. Siegfried Alberton







Business Concept

Semester course for students and anyone whishing to start an innovative business

Next course: October 10, 2017 – December 12, 2017

Venue: Università della Svizzera italiana, Campus Lugano

Coordinator: Prof. Francesco Lurati





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Business Creation

five days – workshop as a preparation to found an own business

Next course: from September 2017

Venue: SUPSI, Dipartimento economia aziendale, sanità e sociale (DEASS), Manno.

Coordinator: Prof. Siegfried Alberton