News from the College of Management of Technology
Eco-mouse wins student prize of innovation and entrepreneurship
In the fifth anniversary edition of the graduate course “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Engineering,” students across many disciplines at EPFL tackled prototyping challenges related to the development of energy-efficient devices. Led by Prof. Véronique Michaud and Prof. Thomas Weber, and supported by a diverse group of additional faculty, nine student teams engaged in various industrial challenges, in collaboration with this year’s industry sponsors Boschung Mecatronic, Datwyler, Logitech, Schindler, and ZF Group. In addition to finding an innovative technological solution with a viable business model, the challenge included a quest for energy efficiency. This year’s winning team provided a bio-based alternative to conventional plastic used in the manufacturing of Logitech computer mice.
Renewed directorship for Thomas Weber at the head of the EDMT program
The College of Management of Technology is pleased to announce that Prof. Thomas Weber has been reappointed for a third term as the director of the Doctoral Program in Management of Technology (EDMT), ensuring continued leadership and excellence in the program.
"We're thinking about developing escape games in alternative forms"
Romane Cornali, a maths student with a passion for puzzle games, founded the EscapEPFL association. She chose the College of Management of Technology to train in entrepreneurship, with the aim of developing a spin-off game to stimulate the neurons of her friends and family.