• creation and activation space




    Colab Fribourg is a coworking and event space where entrepreneurs, techies, creators, hackers and consultants can create tomorrow's solutions by collaborating in an interdisciplinary environment.

    Work in our quiet and comfortable workspaces or have coffee and a discussion in the lovely café of the Villars Swiss chocolate factory downstairs.

    You decide day by day.


    Check in with us, and enjoy the first day at Colab for free. Then sign up for another day, week or even longer.


    Colab, more than just a workspace.

  • Upcoming Events

    Join one of our next Events in the Colab.




    Company providing methods and tools to facilitate innovation in your organisation.


    Recto verso

    Typography, Graphic Design & Digital


    recto verso is a company specializing in graphic arts. It's focused around typography, graphic design and digital world since 2000. Its specialty is the layout of complex scientific books.


    Its clients include publishers, and various companies, corporations and associations.


    1to1 smart services & communication


    dashcom is an innovative and lean start-up offering big data driven digital solutions. dashcom provides products to Event, Retail or Office markets letting them and their stakeholders serve consumers personally.



    Development, IT, Consulting


    Amplitude is active since 2008 in IT consulting and services for small and medium enterprises. Its activities are centered around the development of custom applications, the design and maintenance of computer networks and the implementation of websites or web applications.


    Graines d'apiculteurs

    Apiculture, sauvegarde des abeilles, sensibilisation à l’environnement


    Graines d’apiculteurs est une startup qui propose toute l’année des activités à la découverte du monde des abeilles pour petits et grands de 4 à 107 ans!
    Les activités phares sont les ateliers découverte au rucher, les ateliers pour enfants, les fêtes d’anniversaire, les conférences, les sorties d’entreprises.

    Elle offre également la possibilité aux particuliers et aux entreprises d’engager 50’000 abeilles pour produire leur propre miel en installant des ruches chez eux et en s’occupant de tout!

    Espace Bureau


    Le partenaire officiel du Colab Fribourg en équipement de bureaux.

    Bleu je te veux

    Création et célébration de cérémonies de mariage personnalisées.



    Heirloom Computing

    Transforming entreprise applications to Java and the cloud


    Stax Agency

    La Stax Agency est une agence experte en webmarketing, proposant des solutions de visibilité et de génération d’audience sur internet.



    Take work seriously, but don't take yourself too seriously!


    As an expert in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Systeo is honored to serve the needs of more than 50 partners in Switzerland. Making your daily business easier is our mission!



    More than just work – Convenient & flexible.

    all 5 workdays


    Colab is open 24/7. All offers include a key that allows you to come when you want, early in the morning or late at night.


    Inspiring workplace


    Enjoy a quiet and unique athmosphere in an old chocolate factory, next to university, engineering school, art & design school, and the beautiful & relaxing botanic garden.


    Have a drink and buy some chocolate in the shop of Villars chocolate factory, right under the Colab. The perfect place to welcome your customers, and have interesting discussions (collaborations?) with your coworkers.

    Colab facilities


    Quiet workspace, free drinks and your own postal mailbox. Optional logo on our website, and a key for 24/7 access. Optional fixed workplace, with locked cabinet for your important stuff. Kitchen, discussion room, A4 and A3 laser printer, copier & scanner. And a big fridge for fresh drinks! Creative space with vintage furniture for inspiring teamwork. Beautiful conference room equipped with a large touch screen TV for classy presentations and effective workshops.


    Many restaurants, cafeterias & take-aways near the Colab: enjoy your meal before going back to work!

    7 car parks available for coworkers at half the price of city offer, and train station is not very far: 10 minutes by foot, and even less by bus.

    Meeting rooms


    Think box (up to 4 persons) you can book anytime. Equipped with a big whiteboard.


    Conference room (up to 12 persons) you can book anytime. Equipped with a large touch screen TV, magnetic wall & flipchart for classy presentations and effective workshops.


    Creative space (up to ~20 persons) can be reserved before 08h00 or after 17h00, and during lunch (12h00 - 13h00). Equipped with a flatscreen 55'' tv.


    Contact us for more infos.

    Large events


    Bring your own event to the Colab, up to 60 persons! Contact us for more information.


    Internet feed


    Professional & lightspeed symetrical Gigabit internet access (Ethernet & Wifi) provided by Senselan in Düdingen, that also provides fixed phone numbers & data replication + backup services for your local data


  • Creative Space

    Colab has a new room: the creative space

  • 3rd floor

    Colab now on the 3rd floor too, with a total of 450m2

    We are glad to announce that Colab Fribourg is now 450m2 in size, with several new individual offices between 15m2 and 40m2. Build your own universe in your private space, and meet other coworkers when you want to! Need to change atmosphere? No problem, work in an open-space one day or two, or simply have a drink in the lovely café on the first floor.

    These private offices are situated right above the Colab Fribourg workspace, in an old early 1900’s chocolate factory building in the heart of "academic” Fribourg.

    A conference room for up to 12 people on the same floor and a small kitchen are available.

  • News

    Ouverture prochaine d'un nouvel espace résident

    Plus on est de fous, plus on....travaille. Bien entendu!


    Le Colab ouvre prochainement un nouvel espace résident. Quatre places fixes dans un bureau tout à fait charmant.Loyer 400.- / mois tout compris (cafétéria, salle de conférence, wifi et plein de choses encore...).

    Cet espace pourrait également convenir à des créatifs (couture, graphisme, peinture, photo etc....).


    Plusieurs intéressés se sont déjà manifestés. Ne tardez pas trop à nous contacter si vous avez envie de nous rejoindre. Nous nous réjouissons de vous rencontrer.


    12 juillet 2018: Désolé, sold out...


    First Day Free


    Don't trust us? Just drop by. Get your desk. Start your engine. Work hard. And get a pass for tomorrow!

    NOmad Flex

    CHF 30.- / day | 15.- / half-day

    Want to grow your business organically? Or just looking for an occasional workplace in the center?


    CHF 120.- to 290.- / month

    Want to spend one to five days per week with us, or work during the week-end? Ok!


    CHF 360.- to 400.- / month

    You need a place where you can create your own universe, with private furniture and a lot of place to pack your things in? We have what you need on our 3rd floor...

    THink Box

    Our Think Box is ideal for meetings, discussions, phonecalls... It's free and limited to Colab members. Availability is between 1 and 5 hours per week, depending on package.

    Creative space

    The Creative space is a workspace for coworkers during office hours, but it can be used for small conferences and private meetings too, at specific times of the day: before 08h00, between 12h00 - 13h00 and after 17h00. It's free for Colab members (usage is limited), and can also be rented for CHF 25.- / hour.

    Meeting Room & cafeteria

    On the 3rd floor, or brand new meeting room is the perfect place for meetings or workshops, next to a small cafeteria with kitchen. We can arrange the catering for you. It can be rented for CHF 25.- / hour.

    Workshops, Events...

    Bring your own workshop, meeting or event to the Colab, up to 60 persons. Contact us for more information. Only available in the evening and during the week-end. Contact us for availability & prices.


    We have 7 car parks for you that cost as low as CHF 9.- / day.

    Price List



    Rte de la Fonderie 2
    CH - 1700 Fribourg




    +41 79 351 49 94


  • Team

    Philippe, Tania & Anne


    "Companies that depend on innovation are redesigning work spaces to encourage a certain kind of accident: the human collision."


    8th June 2016

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