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
  • Entrepreneurial strategies
  • Management of innovation
  • Technology commercialization
  • Operations & Supply chain management
  • Innovation policy
  • Intellectual property rights policy and regulation
  • Science and technology policy
  • Transportation and mobility policy and regulation
  • Energy policy and regulation
  • Telecommunications policy and regulation
  • Information society and digitalization policies and regulation
  • Urbanization policy
  • Environmental policy and regulation

Sustainability Lecture for Supply Chain Leaders

— IML is delighted to welcome esteemed lecturer and inspirational public speaker, Guido Palazzo for the introductory lecture of our executive Master Class, our future sustainable supply chain leaders of 2020. To mark the occasion, we are opening the morning lecture to the Class of 2019, IML Alumni & Guests on January 24, 2020. 

7th Annual Deloitte OES Prize for Optimizing Mexican Restaurant

— The 2019 Deloitte OES Prize for the best student project in Prof. Weber’s graduate course “Operations: Economics and Strategy” was awarded to Andres ENGELS, Máximo JARA JARA, and Maina ORCHAMPT-MARESCHAL. The Deloitte OES Prize competition, which involves finding operational improvements in local businesses, has been awarded each year since 2013 rendering the 2019 edition the 7th year of uninterrupted cooperation between Deloitte and the EPFL Chair of Operations, Economics and Strategy.

UNIL, IMD and EPFL team up on sustainable management

— The Enterprise for Society Center (E4S) will train future managers to meet the challenges of sustainability and social responsibility, in part by leveraging the opportunities presented by digital technology. The aim of E4S – a joint initiative between University of Lausanne (UNIL), International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and EPFL – will be to inspire the development of a sustainable, inclusive economic system. The first step will be the launch of a joint Master’s program.

International Geneva award for Prof. de Rassenfosse

— Prof. de Rassenfosse has received the International Geneva (IG) Award by the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) for his paper entitled “Are foreigners equally treated under TRIPS?”. The IG Award was established to encourage outstanding research scientists to produce publications that are particularly relevant for International Organizations. 

Tutorial by Daniel Kuhn at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle

— Daniel Kuhn delivered a tutorial on Wasserstein Distributionally Robust Optimization and Machine Learning at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle, October 20-23, 2019.

Congratulations to Dr. Viet Anh Nguyen for obtaining his PhD

— Dr. Viet Anh Nguyen obtained his PhD in September 2019. His dissertation, supervised by Prof. Daniel Kuhn, is entitled "Adversarial Analytics".

Congratulations to Dr. Higham for his new position!

— Kyle Higham, currently a postdoc working at the Chair of Innovation and IP Policy with Professor Gaétan de Rassenfosse, has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship starting in 2020 at the Institute of Innovation Research based at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan.

Meet a professor – Philippe Wieser

— Prof. Philippe Wieser, director of the Chair LEM (Logistics, Economics and Management) will soon retire and has accepted to answer a few questions, assessing his years at EPFL.

Top place for 8 faculty members in the Forschungsmonitoring rankings

— The Forschungsmonitoring rankings in Business Administration and Economics established by the Swiss Economic Institute (KOF) at ETH Zurich has listed 8 professors of the College of Management of Technology among the top 300 researchers. Given the size of the College, these results reflect the excellent research conducted by our faculty members.

New article in Nature Scientific Data

— Prof. de Rassenfosse has published a paper in Scientific Data, a journal by Nature Publishing Group that provides open access data to the scientific community.

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