EPFL Innovation Park turns 30!


Event details

Date 20.06.2022 14:0018:30  
Speaker Philippe Leuba, Raymond Cron, Jean-Michel Chardon, Patrick Hertzog, Jean-Philippe Lallement, Ursula Oesterle, Martin Vetterli
Category Miscellaneous
Event Language French, English
Past, present and future: discover how EPFL Innovation Park has given way to success and the new vision of innovation for the next 30 years.

Innovation is part of EPFL's DNA and the Innovation Park is a living example of this! Launched in the 1990s by a group of visionary pioneers, it is today EPFL's flagship for the transfer of value to society. During this event, we will guide you through the key milestones and past achievement to then unveil the plan for the 30 years ahead. 


13h30 - 14h00 Welcome

Registration of participants

14h00 - 16h00 From the first years of the Park to the future we are creating
  • Federal and Academic Perspective, Martin Vetterli 
  • Today and future from Swiss perspective, Raymond Cron 
  • EPFL Innovation Park today, Jean-Philippe Lallement 
  • From past to futur for Logitech and Nexthink, Jean-Michel Chardon and Patrick Hertzog 
  • The future of innovation in the canton of Vaud, Philippe Leuba 
  • The future of innovation at EPFL and the unveiling of Ecotope, Ursula Oesterle
Moderated by Gaël Hürlimann, Head of Communication at EPFL

16:30 - 18:30 The future starts here!
  • Showcases, pitches, networking and aperitif

The event will take place at EPFL Innovation Park - Building J

The event is open to EPFL community, industry, startups, investors, innovation enthusiasts and the general public.


Practical information

  • General public
  • Registration required


  • Vice Presidency for Innovation



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