Dominique Foray appointed new chairman of the KOF Advisory Board

— The Swiss Economic Institute (KOF – Konjunkturforschungsstelle) of the ETH Zürich has appointed Prof. Dominique Foray as the new chairman of the KOF Advisory Board in 2018, for a period of 4 years.

Innovation Policy and Digitalization

— Dominique Guellec is Head of the Science and Technology Policy Division of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He was invited by the College of Management of Technology to discuss the major societal implications of digitalization. Professor Gaétan de Rassenfosse took the opportunity to interview him.

Members from CDM achieve Top 5 in EPFL's ACT FOR CHANGE Competition

— Team OES finished in fifth place out of 285 teams who participated in the Food Challenge of the ACT FOR CHANGE Competition in November. For three weeks, over 1250 participants practiced a more sustainable lifestyle and generated numerous ideas for building a more sustainable EPFL campus.

A new publication for Professor Foray

— Professor Dominique Foray has just published a new article entitled "On sector-non-neutral innovation policy: towards new design principles" in the Journal of Evolutionary Economics.

New publication in Research Policy about grants applications

— Dr. Fabiana Visentin and PhD Student Charles Ayoubi have a new publication forthcoming in Research Policy on the benefits of applying for grants, co-authored with Michele Pezzoni.