Startup Champions Seed Night 2019

 

The 2019 edition of the Startup Champions Seed Night, the annual flagship startup event coorganized by EPFL Alumni, EPFL Innogrants and venturelab, took place on April 11th. 22 startups pitched at the event for an audience of over 400 registered attendees. Two startups cofounded by EPFL graduates were part finalists – Resistell, co-founded and directed… Read more »

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Swiss Universities Alumni Meetup in Bangalore

 

On March 22, 2019, the alumni were invited to take part in the Swiss Universities Alumni Meetup in Bangalore, organized by swissnex India. The topic of this event was “Demystifying Cryptocurrencies”. It was a great opportunity to meet old friends, network with new faces and share thoughts about crypto, as well as to relish memories… Read more »

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Visit and watchmaking master class at International Watch Co

 

The EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland chapter organized a one-of-its-kind event on Friday March 22nd, 2019: an afternoon at IWC in Schaffhausen. International Watch Co is a world-famous watchmaking company founded more than 150 years ago in Schaffhausen. It is well-known for the great complexity of its production. After an introduction to IWC, alumni got the opportunity to discover the… Read more »

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Beijing Spring Outing

 

On March 23, 2019, the alumni from Beijing were invited to a Spring outing at Beijing Badachu. The group started the day hiking within Badachu Park and visiting temples. The walk was followed by a dinner.  

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Visit of Riviera-Chablai’s new hospital construction site

 

(Visit in French) Ce sont 15 Alumni qui ont eu le privilège de visiter le 15 mars 2019 le chantier du nouvel hôpital Riviera-Chablais VD-VS situé à Rennaz. L’engouement pour cette visite a été exceptionnel car les places ont été attribuées en quelques heures après l’envoi de l’invitation. Nous avons été accueillis par Robert Meier,… Read more »

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50 years of EPFL women

 

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day and of EPFL’s 50 year anniversary, EPFL Alumni and EPFL’s Equal Opportunities Office organized the event “50 years of EPFL women” on March 8th, 2019. With speeches of EPFL President Martin Vetterli and of member of the ETH Board Barbara Haering, the audience had the opportunity to hear… Read more »

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Visit of Aarau’s Museum of Fine Arts

 

(This visit was in French) L’antenne EPFL Alumni Suisse orientale organisait le 28 février 2019 une visite guidée en français de l’exposition « Big Picture. Das grosse Format » au musée des beaux-arts d’Argovie à Aarau. A l’ère des superlatifs, l’exposition proposait de réfléchir à la notion de grandeur en lien avec les œuvres d’art et de… Read more »

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Tour of the Grid2Mobility Demonstrator in Martigny

 

About forty alumni discovered on February 26 2019 the Grid2Mobility Demonstrator in Martigny, one of the projects of the Laboratory of Physical and Anticlinal Electrochemistry LEPA from the EPFL Valais Walliscampus. The motivation and objectives of the project are a need for clean mobility. Prof. Hubert Girault and his team presented their research for the full-size demonstrator which allows to produce, store… Read more »

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Guided tour of Fondarex

 

(This event was in French) Une trentaine de membres de l’antenne Vaud-Valais ont eu le privilège de visiter la société Fondarex, PME basée à St-Légier, dans les hauts de Vevey. Ils ont été chaleureusement accueillis par Konrad Baumgartner, président, et son fils Dominik Baumgartner, CEO de la société depuis 2015. Fondarex a développé la technologie… Read more »

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