Great success for the iimt course Strategic Leadership

Last week, the iimt's «Strategic Leadership» course took place in the Halle Bleue on the blueFACTORY site, the former Cardinal brewery, and now leading innovation center in Fribourg. Through theories and practical exercises, Prof. Dr. Amanda Shantz gave the 13 participants the tools to familiarize themselves with the different types of Leadership. The course also gave them the opportunity to provide a 360° personal feedback that allowed the participants to get familiar with their Leadership skills.


Welcome Lauriane Schouwey

LS webLauriane Schouwey is working as a Course & Marketing Manager at the iimt since February 2019. She was born in Fribourg, where she also obtained her commercial maturity in 2014.

She then worked at Swisscom (Switzerland) Ltd. for four years in various fields such as marketing and digital. She continued her studies and obtained in 2018 her federal certificate as Marketing Specialist.

Lauriane is passionate about sports. She plays Volleyball in the National League B and enjoys hiking in the mountains and discovering new landscapes. 

She looking forward to working at the iimt and expanding her language skills. 

The iimt staff is looking forward to working alongside Lauriane and wishes her a good start.



The iHomeLab Luzern

The iHomeLab Luzern, a Swiss research center for building intelligence, visited the smart living lab on the 5th of March as a guest of the iimt. The members of the iHomeLab presented their newest research on Smart Energy Management and Active and Assisted Living during the Invited Talk series at the smart living lab. The visit was concluded by the master thesis presentation on knowledge management and user involvement within a Living Lab by our Junior Research Assistant Yanina Iskhakova.

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Welcome Manuel Drazyk

MD 2Manuel Drazyk is working as Junior Research Assistant at the iimt since December 2018, where he takes over the tasks of Joelle Simonet.

He was born, raised and went to school in Krefeld, Germany. After that, he visited the RWTH University in Aachen, in which he graduated with his bachelor's in computer science in 2018. Now he attends the Swiss Joint Master of Science in Computer Science Program, where he focuses in Data Science and Software Engineering.

In his free time, he likes doing sport, reading or working on small software projects.

The iimt staff is looking forward to working alongside Manuel and wishes him a good start.