Who are we?

Bernese Networking Platform
for Innovation + Entrepreneurship

Providing optimum networking for entrepreneurs in Bern!

The Bernese Innovation Ecosystem is unique, offering a range of support options for SMEs, start-ups and business founders.

To enable Bern’s entrepreneurs to make the most of the advantages of this ecosystem, the central partner institutions and organisations of the Bernese Innovation Ecosystem have all come together to create the bottom-up initiative known as the be-connected networking platform.

SMEs, start-ups and business founders can use the offer search function to easily choose from over 100 offers of support from more than 40 partner organisations. Time-intensive searching for suitable support offers is now a thing of the past; this new approach allows Bern’s entrepreneurs to focus on their main priorities.


1001 kmu, Aare Ventures, ARCM, be-advanced, BFH, Consulting Cluster, Creative Hub, Design Preis Schweiz, Diginlab, Digital Impact Network, Eidgenössisches Institut für Geistiges Eigentum (IGE), Euresearch, Handels- und Industrieverein Kanton Bern, Impact Hub Bern, Innorookie, Innosuisse, Region Oberaargau, Regionalkonferenz Emmental, sitem-insel, Standortförderung Kanton Bern, Startup Academy Bern, Swicos, Swiss Startup Capital, Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne (SIPBB), Technologiefonds Schweiz, unitectra, Universität Bern, Volkswirtschaft Berner Oberland, Wirtschaftsraum Bern, Zentrum für Innovation und Digitalisierung (ZID)

If you have not received a response to your inquiry regarding a specific offer within three working days or experience any technical issues, please contact: info@be-advanced.ch.