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
Gaétan de Rassenfosse © 2020 EPFL

Prof. Gaétan de Rassenfosse coeditor of the Editorial Board of JEMS

— JEMS (Journal of Economics & Management Strategy) is edited at the Harvard Business School, and focuses increasingly on empirical work and innovation. Prof. de Rassenfosse joined its Editorial Board in July 2020.


New SHS-MGT courses in Management & Finance for future engineers

— Starting in September, the College of Management of Technology will be offering new SHS-MGT courses for EPFL Bachelor students.

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Member of the Scientific Advisory board of the OST

— As of June 2020, Prof. Gaétan de Rassenfosse has joined the scientific advisory board of the Observatoire des Sciences et des Techniques (OST), which is part of HCERES, a French independent administrative authority responsible for the evaluation of higher education and public research.

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The 2019 annual report is now available

— Highlights of the year, news about the faculty members, research, education as well as financial and organizational facts: all these achievements are now to be found in the 2019 Annual Report.

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Intellectual Property Protection and Innovation in Switzerland

— Prof. de Rassenfosse published a report in the “SERI dossiers” collection, on IP protection and Innovation in Switzerland. The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation publishes prospective studies, research results and reports on topical issues affecting education, research and innovation. These SERI publications are available to a large audience, and therefore contribute to the debate surrounding these issues.

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Case Writing Award for Prof. Ralf Seifert

— The case “Workshop: Building an Industry 4.0 Transformation Roadmap”, written by Prof. Ralf Seifert and Dr. Richard Markoff has won the 2019 EFMD Case Writing Competition in the Supply Chain Management category.

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Meet a professor – Negar Kiyavash

— Associate Professor Negar Kiyavash joined the College of Management of Technology in fall 2019 and holds the chair of Business Analytics (BAN). As the newest faculty member, she has accepted to answer a few questions.

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EPFL launches new classes in management and finance

— Starting in September 2020, Bachelor’s students will have the option to take new classes in management and finance. Offered by the College of Management of Technology (CDM), these classes are designed to equip future engineering graduates with broad, versatile skillsets.


Digesting the shocks: how supply chains are adapting to COVID-19

— As the world grapples with the human and economic crisis unravelling before us, supply chains are finding themselves squarely within the public eye and experiencing unique challenges of their own.

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Congratulations to Dr. Sebastian Maier for his new faculty position

— Dr. Sebastian Maier has been appointed to the position of Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in Statistical Science at University College London (UCL). His appointment in the UCL Department of Statistical Science will start in June 2020.

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