Welcome Antoni Wiercioch


Antoni Wiercioch is working as a trainee at the iimt since June 2017. He grew up in Bern and finished his Bachelor in Business Administration at the Bern University of Applied Sciences in 2013. Afterwards, Antoni decided to enlarge his knowledge upon business administration at the University of Fribourg in the scope of a master’s degree. His fields of interest are strategy, marketing and entrepreneurship.

He already had the chance to convert his theoretical knowledge into business practice. He worked in the business development department at SBB as well as at Mobiliar Insurance.
Antoni made first contact with the iimt by attending the course “Innovation and Technology Management”. The course helped him to realize his business idea and facilitated his enthusiasm for innovations.

In his leisure time, he likes to go fishing or to do different sports. His big passion in traveling, where he gains insights in new cultures and cuisine.
He is looking forward to deal with future-oriented research topics, especially in the area of cyber security.

We look forward to work with Antoni and wish him a good start.



A self-sufficient home with solar panels on the facades only

EPFL, the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, the Geneva School of Art and Design and the University of Fribourg are taking part together in the 2017 international Solar Decathlon competition. Students have designed a house called NeighborHub that gets all its energy from solar panels installed only on the building’s facades. The NeighborHub will open its doors to the public next Saturday.

Welcome Fanny Guenat


Fanny Guenat is working as a Marketing & PR Manager, taking over Lisa Despont-Lenz’s activities. Fanny is assisting Kirstin Stadelmann in the marketing department.

Fanny was born and grew up in Neuchâtel, where she finished school with the “maturité gymnasiale”. She moved to Sierre (VS) to start her studies in Tourism at the HES SO Valais – School of Management & Tourism.

Do not miss: Next Course in June

Most people struggle when it comes to accounting and finance. Whilst we do like to have control of all finance aspects of our business (and private) life, we often hesitate to get ourselves into it. So why not change? We are offering a three weeks programme to help improve your knowledge. Experts around the topics of accounting & finance will lead you through six modules and provide you with the theoretical and practical know-how. Therefore, accounting and finance no longer needs to be feared.

 Management-Accounting Control 2017-BLACKBOARD Managerial Finance 2017 BLACKBOARD

S. Teufel elected as SATW member

The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW elected Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel, Director of the iimt, as member during its Annual General Meeting the 9th of May 2017, for her considerable performance record in technical sciences.

Suter Teufel Weder

Also Prof. Dr. Rolf Ingold and Prof. Dr. Christoph Weder of the University of Fribourg were elected as new SATW members for their achievement.