IMD ACE Lac Leman: Start-up investments in Robotics

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Date Thursday, November 01, 2018
Time 16:00 - 19:30
Speaker(s) Teams of three startups

Join IMD ACE on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 at SwissTech Convention Center for an investment event on robotics startups, in partnership with NCCR Robotics, Go Beyond Investing and EPFL alumni.

During this event, Jan Kerschgens, Managing Director of NCCR Robotics, will present highlights of innovation projects and opportunities developed within the NCCR Robotics consortium, followed by the pitch presentation of 3 promising EPFL Robotics startups.

You will then have the opportunity to visit 13 robotics startups in the exhibition hall and join a networking cocktail with other alumni, investors, entrepreneurs.

Please note that the number of places is limited and will be attributed on a first come first serve basis.

This event will take place right after the NCCR Robotics Industry Day, a one-day annual conference exclusively designed  to showcase the activities of NCCR Robotics, Swiss SMEs and startups active in the field of robotics, which you are welcome to attend as well (separate event, more information here) .

Event program:

16:00 Registration and visit of the startups exhibition hall

16:45 Welcome by Leïla Ojjeh, EPFL Alumni Director and Adrian Galea, Go Beyond Head of Deals    Management

16:55 Highlights of innovation projects at NCCR Robotics: Jan Kerschgens, NCCR Robotics Managing Director

17:05 Pitching - Q&A: 3 Startups selected by Go Beyond Investing

18:15 Networking Cocktail and Visit of the startups exhibition hall

19:30 End of the event

Please register via this link:

Event fee is 60 CHF


Venue SwissTech Convention Center
Route Louis-Favre 2, 1024 Ecublens
Dress Code Business Casual
Registration Deadline Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Contact Igor Karpachev

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