Startups founded from a university in selected European countries 2016

This statistic shows the proportion of European startups that were founded as a spin-off from a university, or university project, according to the results of a 2016 survey. As can be seen in the statistic, Switzerland had the highest proportion of startups founded this way, with 18.1 percent of Swiss startups beginning in a university.

Percentage of startups founded from a university, or university project spin-off in selected European countries as of 2016*

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Source

Release date

November 2016

Region

Europe

Survey time period

May 27 to July 1, 2016

Number of respondents

2,515 respondents

Special properties

Startups

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Respondents were asked to indicate how they formed their startup, but the original wording of the question is not provided by the source.

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