IMD ACE: Managing Innovation Lifecycle at EPFL

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Date Monday, October 30, 2017
Time 9:00 - 12:30
Speaker(s) Prof. Michael Gretzel.
Hervé Lebret, Manager of Innogrant @ Vice President for innovation.
Jean-Philippe Lallement, Managing Director of EPFL Innovation Park.

IMD ACE in collaboration with IMD Advanced Strategic Management Program is pleased to present "Managing innovation lifecycle at EPFL".

Visit will expose participants to the Innovation Management Lifecycle of EPFL, from fundamental research to commercialization of ready products and spinning off independent businesses.

Event agenda:

9:00 Registrations and coffee
9:15 Welcome and introductions
9:25 From Research to Industrial collaboration: Prof. Michael Gretzel
10:05 Creating Silicon Valley dynamics in Lake Geneva Region: Hervé Lebret, Manager of Innogrant @ Vice Presidency for innovation, EPFL.
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00 Accelerating high-tech enterprises, Jean-Philippe Lallement, Managing Director of EPFL Innovation Park
11:30 From researcher to entrepreneur, case of Dr. Ata Tuna, CEO of Lunaphore
12:10 Visit to ArtLab
12:30 Closing


The Online IMD ACE community is vibrant and well complements face-to-face events. On the community you can access the recordings the previous events and take part in discussions around entrepreneurship and innovation.

Venue EPFL Innovation Park
Dress Code Business Casual
Registration Deadline Friday, October 27, 2017
Contact Igor Karpachev

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