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.




Internationality in iimt courses

Between the 18th and 21st of November the iimt course “Project Management” took place. The course participants learned why projects are essential to achieve the companies’ strategies and to lead projects to success.

But not only was the input from leading experts worthwhile, also the exchange of know-how between the course participants was remarkable as 10 different nations were represented in the classroom.

Exposition of the “Fitcoin” prototype

The first ideas@iimt prototype is presented on the 17th and 18th of September at the University of Fribourg!

The “Fitcoin” concept, designed by Mr. Philipp Zimmer, allows gym participants to produce energy while exercising (cycling). The produced energy could cover a part of the gym’s energy requirement and in return, the participants could collect “Fitcoins” for their efforts in form of bonuses.

Opening Speech

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel is invited to give the opening speech at the 7th International Conference on Computer and Electrical Engineering (ICCEE 2014).  Her keynote is in the field of Management of Energy Systems and will address „Decentralization and Energy-Prosumers“.The ICCEE 2014 will take place on 08th-09th October in Geneva. At the conference the latest research results in the field of Computer & Electrical Engineering will be presented.

Welcome Melanie Ackermann!

Melanie Ackermann is taking over from Manuela Buchs and is working as a course coordinator. Melanie will be assisting Petra Heumesser with the coordination and organisation of the iimt’s Executive courses. Melanie grew up in a small village near Fribourg. In her free time, she plays the traverse flute in a band in her village.