Management of Technology & Entrepreneurship Institute


The Management of Technology & Entrepreneurship Institute has been created to foster research and to offer strong programs in the fields of management of technology, entrepreneurship and public policy.

The institutes participates in several teaching programs:

Fields of Competences

  • Optimization
  • Business analytics
  • Economic Analysis
  • Technology & IP Policy 
  • Entrepreneurial strategies
  • Management of innovation
  • Technology commercialization
  • Operations & supply chain management
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"This training creates a bridge between engineers and industry"

— Chloé Carrière tells us why the Master in Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship (MTE) has given her new professional perspectives in the space industry.

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Congratulations to Dr. Christina Hertel for her new faculty position!

— Dr. Christina Hertel will be leaving EPFL and Prof. Marc Gruber's Chair of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization to start a new position as an assistant professor at the University of Geneva, starting in 2023.

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Forecasting sales using deep neural networks

— PhD student Yara Kayyali Elalem and Prof. Ralf Seifert have published a new article in the International Journal of Forecasting entitled "A machine learning-based framework for forecasting sales of new products with short life cycles using deep neural networks".

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Successful 2022 EDMT Research Day

— At the conclusion of the annual Research Day, the Doctoral Program in Management of Technology (EDMT) announced its 2022 winners of the Kilian Schindler Excellence Award, the EDMT Thesis Distinction, and a special recognition for the best research-day presentation.

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Determinants of Venture Capital Investment in Clean Energy

— The working paper entitled "Determinants of Venture Capital Investment in Clean Energy" written by Dr. Matthias van den Heuvel, former PhD student in the Chair of Innovation & IP Policy, with co-author David Popp has been publishedin the NBER Bulletin on Entrepreneurship.

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Keynote speech for Gaétan de Rassenfosse at the ZEW/MaCCI Conference

— Prof. Gaétan de Rassenfosse has been invited to give a keynote speech at the 9th ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting in Mannheim in November 2022.

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Daniel Kuhn named INFORMS Fellow

— INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences, has named Daniel Kuhn as one of 12 new Fellows.

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Bahar Taskesen wins INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize

— At the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2022 Bahar Taskesen, PhD student of Daniel Kuhn, received the INFORMS Optimization Society Best Student Paper Award for her paper "Semi-Discrete Optimal Transport: Hardness, Regularization, and Numerical Solution" (co-authored with her advisors Soroosh Shafieezadeh-Abadeh and Daniel Kuhn, forthcoming in Mathematical Programming).

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Dirk Lauinger wins the INFORMS ENRE Student Best Paper Award 2022

— At the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2022 Dirk Lauinger, former PhD student of Daniel Kuhn and now postdoc at MIT, received the INFORMS ENRE Student Best Paper Award for his paper “Reliable Frequency Regulation through Vehicle-to-Grid: Encoding Legislation with Robust Constraints” (co-authored with his advisors Francois Vuille and Daniel Kuhn).

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Daniel Kuhn wins Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

— Daniel Kuhn has been selected by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to receive a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in research.

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