J. Inhelder granted with business ideas@Fribourg


The 26th of March 2015 the yearly business ideas@Fribourg-Event took place at the School of Engineering and Architecture (HEIA). This event was organised in cooperation with the Innovation Club.

Besides the presentation of two successful local entrepreneurs in the field of „Sports Technology“, the Pitching-Contest for students took place. Jedidja Inhelder, fellow of ideas@iimt (Pre-Incubator for innovative and new business ideas of the iimt – University of Fribourg), participated in the contest with his business idea „MyCity“ and won the contest.

Prof. Dr. Alfes granted with the HR Swiss Award

HR SwissAwardProf. Dr. Kerstin Alfes, iimt lecturer for HR Management since many years, has provided with her doctoral thesis (“Einfluss der Kompetenzen von Personalverantwortlichen auf die strategische Rolle der Personalabteilung“ – ISBN 978-3-86618-322-3) a valuable basis in the field of HR. Her outstanding achievement is honored with the HR Swiss Award.

This thesis illuminates the competences of HR managers in the German-speaking part of Switzerland and demonstrates at the same time, where through personal development measures, competences have to be improved (e. g.: in the understanding of the business processes and in participation of the strategy development).

ICT Networking Party 2015

The 22nd of January 2015 the 13th edition of the ICT Networking Party took place at the Kursaal in Berne. 1400 guests from the ICT sector, economy and politics joined this legendary event. The ICT-Networking Party is the biggest party in Switzerland, and the atmosphere was – as always - great.

Next to representatives of the National and States Council and other leaders, the Kursaal in Berne was „the place to be“ and a unique opportunity to network with the „who is who“ of the Information- and Communications sector.

ideas@iimt – Interview NZZ Campus

The iimt offers its students the possibility to realise their own (business) ideas. Students can receive a working place, time, resources, coaching and a network with competent partners and coaches to develop and create their own ideas.

The idea behind this “pre-incubator” is to boost business ideas to a game changing business concept.

Top guest speaker from Shanghai

Rico Tang

Dr. Rico Tang, CEO Valurise Solutions Group, Pioneer and Innovator in the Chinese Health Service Industry and Winner of the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award hold a speech at the University of Fribourg. Dr. Tang’s speech was not only about his company but also about the market and innovation potential in China. The audience gained a lot of important insights in a changing and booming industry. The speech with the-person-to-know in the Chinese health care market has been organised by the Chair for International Management in collaboration with the iimt.

We gratefully thank Prof. Dr. Dirk Morschett and his team for this joyful cooperation.