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

Executive Master in Global Supply Chain Management Program

— Global Supply Chain Management has evolved to be at the forefront of business today

Marc Gruber wins Academy of Management Mentor Award

— Marc Gruber, Chair of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization and Vice-President for Innovation at EPFL, has recently received the Mentor Award from the Academy of Management.

AMR Practice Award at the 2019 Academy of Management for Prof. Tucci

— Prof. Chris Tucci, together with his co-author Allan Afuah (University of Michigan), have won the inaugural AMR (Academy of Management Review) Practice Implication Award for their article "Crowdsourcing as a Solution to Distant Search".

New publication on innovation procurement

— Prof de Rassenfosse has recently published a study on the procurement of innovation by the U.S. government. The paper is written jointly with Emilio Raiteri, a former postdoc at EPFL who is now assistant professor at TU Eindhoven, and Adam Jaffe, a well-known economist. As part of the school’s commitment to open access, the paper has been published in PLOS ONE and the data have been made available openly to encourage replication and follow-on studies.

Daniel Kuhn gave a plenary talk at EUROPT 2019

— Daniel Kuhn was invited to give a plenary talk at the 17th Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization (EUROPT 2019).

Workshop on computational methods in social science

— On July 1st, the Chair of Innovation and IP Policy (IIPP) of Prof. de Rassenfosse organized a workshop on “Computational methods in social science: A focus on textual content”.

Study prepared for the Federal Council

— Prof. de Rassenfosse has recently produced a study for the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) of the Swiss Confederation.

New article published by Prof. Dr. Marc Gruber

— Marc Gruber has just published an article in the Academy of Management Review. The paper entitled “Reconceptualizing necessity entrepreneurship: A contextualized framework of entrepreneurial processes under the condition of basic needs” is written jointly with John C. Dencker (Northeastern), Sophie Bacq (Northeastern), and Melvin Haas (Asyril SA).

Daniel Kuhn gave a plenary talk at ORSIS 2019

— Daniel Kuhn was invited to deliver the Naor plenary Lecture at the annual meeting of the Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS), which was held in Shfayim, May 13-14 2019.

Life Science professionals: Learn about Healthcare Supply Chain

— We are delighted to announce that our next Executive Course in Healthcare Supply Chain Management will start end of August 2019 at IML EPFL.

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