Incubation kick-off pitch #3


USI Startup Centre

Date: 6 March 2024 / 18:00 - 20:30

C2.09, USI Startup Centre, Level 2, Sector C, East Campus (via la Santa 1, Lugano-Viganello)

New startups admitted to the 2-year incubation programme at the USI Startup Centre get on stage to present themselves to the USI and SUPSI communities. Join us to get to know the entrepreneurs behind these projects, discover more about the products they are building and network with fellow innovation enthusiasts.

Event programme

18.00 – 18.10 – Welcome and introduction

18.10 – 19.30 – Startup pitches (10 min pitch + 10 min Q&A)

19:30 – 20.30 – Networking apéro

Pitching startups

  • Foldcast, a spin-off of the Academy of Architecture that uses thin formworks made from paper for the fabrication of optimized concrete structures while providing unique architectural designs.
  • InCatalyst, a startup providing a digital patent attorney that guides inventors along all stages of creating a patent.
  • Elysium Lab, a startup building a self-custody wallet for Digital Assets with a new onboarding technology.
  • Aility, a startup reinventing the hospitality business through intelligent occupancy detection and people flow analytics


The event is open to all members of the USI-SUPSI community – students, PhD, postdocs, professors and staff members. Please register here.