iimt awarded with two Best Paper Certificates at the ICSGCE Conference!

From the 29th of May until the 1st of June 2018, the International Conference on Smart Grid and Clean Energy Technologies (ICSGCE 2018) took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR).

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel, Director of the iimt, presented the paper “Cybersecurity Guideline for the Utility Business - A Swiss Approach (S. Teufel, R. Burri, B. Teufel)” and Yves Hertig, Research Assistant at the iimt, presented his paper “The ‘Energy Community Management’ Framework for Energy Service Providers (Y. Hertig, S. Teufel).

Both papers were awarded with the Best Paper Certificates of ICSGCE 2018!

The iimt congratulates the winners for their excellent achievement.

More information available on: http://www.icsgce.com/

 

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(from left to right: Yves Hertig, Prof. Dr. Jason Z. Kang, Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel)

Customer Insight Workshop

On Wednesday, the 18th of April 2018, around 60 students from different Swiss Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences joined the Customer Insight Workshop, which was organised by the Innovation Club Fribourg. Meeting point was the Innovation Lab Fribourg.

Under the lead of Sébastien Niclasse and Sulamith Scheurer, both from INNOArchitects AG Bern, and Yves Hertig from the iimt, students had the opportunity not only to learn more about Customer Insights, but also to apply the methods and tools on two real life cases. Firstly, Junior Enterprise Fribourg (JEF), a student-led junior consulting company and secondly, Roll-e a futuristic shopping trolley. Both business ideas are currently coached by ideas@iimt at the iimt - University of Fribourg. The Workshop generated for both projects more detailed insights about current and future customer needs and potential solutions.

Several directors and managers from small and medium enterprises from Fribourg, as well as shopping trolley users were invited to this Workshop and interviewed by the students.

The Workshop was a great success and an unforgettable event for the students. After their Workshop experience, all participants received an official certificate and were rewarded with Pizza and Beer.

 

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Campana & Schott - Lecture on PPM

Our partner Campana & Schott offered our students a lecture based on Project Portfolio Management (PPM). The students learned first-hand, how to successfully implement the main fields of action of PPM, portfolio governance and resource management, portfolio structuring as well as portfolio sustainability.

The students could directly apply what they learned within a Case Study. We would like to thank Christian Schmid & Sebastian Lipp for they valuable contribution and are looking forward to welcoming them next year.

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