Between the 31st of May and the 2nd of June 2016, already for the seventh time, the Powertage took place in Zürich. Meeting point for the Swiss electricity sector! The Powertage are a mixture of professional information, exchange of know-how and company presentations. This event concept is creating valuable synergies and offers a broad overview of the energy sector.
A Swiss team has been selected by the US Department of Energy to take part in a worldwide challenge on sustainable building. To win the Solar Decathlon competition, students have to design the best full-scale and fully operative housing unit powered only by the Sun.
Three university students have examined within the "Swiss Living Challenge" course at the iimt, if a crowd could be a solution to minimize food waste of Swiss consumers, a so-called "Crowd against Food Waste". Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel and Marie-Charlotte Prallet have published an article about this concept on ICT Kommunikation.
Andreas Barmettler, ideas@iimt-fellow, wins Business Ideas @ Fribourg Contest. Andreas Barmettler (in the middle) won with his idea of a stackable and intelligent worm farm the Business Ideas @ Fribourg Contest 2016 organised by the IFJ. Andreas Barmettler, Master student from the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, receives since 3 months an intensive coaching by the ideas@iimt-team.