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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The 2021 annual report of the College of Management is now available

— The College of Management of Technology has published its annual report for 2021. It includes the highlights of the year, news about the faculty members, research and education overviews as well as financial and organizational facts.


Limiting the Impact of Supply Chain Disruptions

— Dr. Anna Timonina-Farkas and co-authors Dr. René Glogg and Prof. Ralf Seifert have a new article forthcoming in Production and Operations Management, a FT-50 jounal entitled "Limiting the Impact of Supply Chain Disruptions in the Face of Distributional Uncertainty in Demand".

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Congratulations to Dr. Dirk Lauinger for obtaining his PhD

— Dr. Dirk Lauinger obtained his PhD in June 2022. His dissertation, supervised by Prof. Daniel Kuhn and Dr. François Vuille, is entitled "Vehicle-to-Grid for Reliable Frequency Regulation".


Mentoring graduate students and junior faculty during the summer

— Prof. de Rassenfosse has been invited to participate in professional development workshops (PDWs) at all the major conferences in the field this summer. PDWs are pre-conference workshops usually targeted at graduate students and junior faculty. They include various session formats and learning experiences led by experts in the topic with intended takeaways for the participants.

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EPFL students acquire a taste for entrepreneurship

— In 2018, EPFL introduced a program whereby highly motivated Master’s students can create a startup for their Master’s projects. We spoke with two recent graduates who used the program to launch their own businesses.

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Redesign Human-Centric Manufacturing & Supply Networks: Industry 5.0.

— According to Professor Kiritsis of EPFL, specializing in ICT for sustainable manufacturing: "During the last few years, we have observed continuous progress of manufacturing, driven by emerging technological innovations, allowing us to reinforce sustainable and resilient growth. In order for this progress within the manufacturing in­dustry to be sustained and reach more end-users, create new jobs and align­ with the Circular Economy paradigm, a reallocation of skills is required to cover the needs for competencies in key topics of Sustainability & Resilience of Value Chains and the Enabling Technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution".

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"What matters is making a difference to patients' quality of life"

— Lisa Dupré, Legal Director Fresenius Kabi SwissBioSim GmbH, is currently participating in the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Biotech, Medtech and Pharma Ventures and she has shared about her career path and her experience in this program so far.

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Prof. Gaétan de Rassenfosse promoted to Associate Professor

— The College of Management of Technology is proud to count Prof. de Rassenfosse as a new member of its tenured professors. He tells us about his journey from Assistant Professor to his promotion by the ETH board in March 2022 as Associate Professor.

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EPFL EMBA participants connecting with EPFL labs for a Digital day

— Our EPFL EMBA participants experienced a special Digital Day on campus, changing from their usual classroom learning. They spent the day visiting labs and learning about robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) with Prof. Auke Ijspeert, Prof. David Atienza and the teams of their respective labs.

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Is The 25 Billion Dollar Eigenvector Robust Enough?

— Dr. Anna Timonina-Farkas & Prof. Ralf Seifert have a article forthcoming in the prestigious "Operations Research", an FT 50 Journal.

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