EPFL turns 50: Innovation Day

For the EPFL, 2019 marks 50th year of transferring cutting-edge technology to industry. To mark the occasion, the institution isholding a special Innovation Day inviting industry leaders and successful entrepreneurs to share their experience and vision. Entrepreneurs with an exceptional path will give an overview of their experience, their determination to succeed and how EPFL has been contributing to their success.

Rolex Learning Center, Lausanne

Free tickets for PME & Startups


Innovation by Design Challenge 2019

For its 3rd edition, the Challenge offers the opportunity to innovative companies and designers of the region to collaborate for improving the attractiveness of their products or services.



EPFL turns 50: Investor Day

EPFL is very young yet routinely ranks among the top 20 engineering schools worldwide. And it is home to a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem flush with initiatives and backed by generous government support. The first Investor Day, as part of the EPFL's year-long 50th anniversary celebration, will be the perfect opportunity to learn about many of the local startups – from budding enterprises to late-stage companies.

Rolex Learning Center, Lausanne

Free tickets for PME & Startups


Vaud International Business Award

The Department of Economy, Innovation and Sport (DEIS), the Vaud Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CVCI) and the Economic Development (DEV) – Canton de Vaud are organizing the 6th edition of the PVEI (Vaud International Business Award). The purpose of this award is to highlight the contribution of international companies, the diversification they bring and their positive impact on the local economy.

IMD, Lausanne


Les Petits Déj'

Le dernier rendez-vous de l'année des Petits Déjeuners sera conjointement organisé par le Centre Patronal et le SPEI sur le thème "Gestion des données : quels défis éthiques à l’ère du digital ?".

Centre Patronal, Paudex


Swiss Pavilion @ Consumer Electronics Show 2020 (CES Las Vegas)

The CES is the largest international exhibition dedicated to technological innovation in the field of consumer electronics. For more than 50 years, this annual gathering has been tested on state-of-the-art developments prior to their launch on the market. The SWISS pavilion is a great opportunity for startups to launch a new idea or a new product or service. Subscription deadline : mid-October 2019 !

Las Vegas


Applied Machine Learning Days

Five days of talks, tutorials & workshops on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence with top speakers from around the world.

Swiss Tech Convention Center (EPFL)