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
© Alain Herzog

Is research in Switzerland condemned to growth?

— Is it worth it for a small country like Switzerland to lead this incessant "race for size" to remain competitive in science?

© 2022 EPFL

Daniel Kuhn appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Mathematical Programming

— As of 1 January 2022, Daniel Kuhn was appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Mathematical Programming Series A and B.

Francesca Nicoletti, Zineb Agnaou & Maxime Dulon

First place in ML4Science project pitches

— Francesca Nicoletti and Maxime Dulon, students in Mechanical Engineering, and Zineb Agnaou, a student in Mathematics, have obtained first place in the pitch contest for the highly popular ML4Science project as part of the Machine Learning Course CS-433. This course, co-taught by Profs. Nicolas Flammarion and Martin Jaggi, seeks to provide fundamental principles and machine learning methods. In the ML4Science project, students can bring their ML skills to practice by joining forces with any lab on the EPFL campus, or other academic institutions, across any discipline and topic of their choice.

Sabrine Boumelala (Deloitte), Arsenii Gavrilenko, Quentin Le Guennec (Deloitte), Edmond Toutoungi (Deloitte), Nils Hasselmark, Hugo Parent-Leduc, Thomas Weber (EPFL).

9th Deloitte OES Prize for Optimizing “Co-Working” at Cafetaria Niki

— The 2021 Deloitte OES Prize for the best student project in Prof. Weber’s graduate course “Operations: Economics and Strategy” has been awarded to Arsenii GAVRILENKO, Nils HASSELMARK, and Hugo PARENT-LEDUC. The Deloitte OES Prize competition, which involves finding operational improvements in local businesses, has been held each year since 2013. The 2021 edition represents the 9th year of continuous cooperation between Deloitte and the EPFL Chair of Operations, Economics and Strategy.


On the Economics of Economic Knowledge

— Prof. Dominique Foray published a new article in the latest Capitalism and Society issue, a journal of the Center on Capitalism and Society of Columbia University.


Sustainable Entrepreneurship for Bachelor students

— Since September 2020, EPFL Bachelor students can follow a new set of SHS-MGT courses in Management & Finance. Dr. Christina Hertel taught "Sustainable Entrepreneurship" during the Spring Semester and tells us more about it.


Building and Nurturing a Community of Ph.D. Students

— Together with two former IIPP (Chair of Innovation and IP Policy) postdocs, who are now assistant professors in Italy and the Netherlands, Prof. de Rassenfosse has set up REGIS, a pan-European virtual reading group focusing on topics in Science, Technology and Innovation.


US Environmental Policy Study

— Matthias van den Heuvel, a Ph.D. student at the IIPP chair, and his colleagues Joelle Noailly and Laura Nowzohour (CIES – Graduate Institute Geneva) have produced a novel monthly index measuring the salience of US environmental policy over the period 1981–2019. The index, built using text-mining techniques, captures the evolution of the proportion of articles discussing environmental and climate regulations in the news.

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Welcome to all new EDMT doctoral students!

— On October 7th, 2021, the doctoral program in Management of Technology hosted its annual event to welcome its new students and to deliver the 2nd annual Kilian Schindler Excellence Award.


Congratulations to our Alumni & their teachers

— The College of Management of Technology was proud to hand out several awards to the teachers and teaching assistants of the MFE and MTE sections, during the traditional graduation ceremony on October 2nd, 2021, which was held on campus.

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