Innovation Forum Lausanne in the news

Innovation Forum builds bridges between academia, industry and government
In July 2015, the magazine of the University Hospital of Lausanne, In vivo, published an interview of Manuel Fankhauser to present Innovation Forum Lausanne. You can read it in French and English (page 10).
Swiss start-ups in Cambridge with the Innovation Forum
On 12 June 2015, Le Temps published an article about the Swiss start-ups looking for partners and funding in Cambridge in collaboration with the Innovation Forum.
A matchmaking event where start-ups find experienced investors and supporters
On 11 May 2015, the Innovation Forum Lausanne presented itself at the 20th Investor Day of the Swiss Information and Communications Technology Investor Club (SICTIC). The event and our presentation was reported by L'AGEFI in this article.
A start-up incubator to boost innovation
On 27 March 2015, a dispatch from AWP finance news about innovation in the pharmaceutical industry, featuring two speakers from our inaugural event and the president of Innovation Forum Lausanne, was published by Romandie.com, Le Temps and the business magazine Bilan.
We support a rich ecosystem as entrepreneurs need a very diverse support system
On 17 March 2015, Startupticker.ch released an interview of Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli, Vice-President for Innovation and Technology Transfer of the EPFL, who delivered the opening talk of our inaugural event.
The association aims to further strengthen the position of Lausanne as a hub of innovation
On 13 March 2015, School of Life Sciences of the EPFL published a news article (in French) about the inaugural conference of Innovation Forum Lausanne and the fact that several of its committee members (including its president) are PhD students in life sciences at the EPFL.
Never trust the advice of friends and family
On 11 March 2015, Le News, the local Swiss news in English, published an article about our inaugural conference. Quote: "“Innovation” that increasingly over-used and tired word is one much bandied around by those who observe from behind the safety of their corporate desks, academic podia and political soap boxes. Last night the word won back its true energy and meaning at the launch at EPFL of the Innovation Forum’s Lausanne branch – the first in Switzerland". Find the on-line article here.
The event was addressed by top-level representatives
On 11 March 2015, the Swiss Biotech Association published an article reporting the inaugural event of the Lausanne branch of the Innovation Forum.
Innovation Forum establishes their first Swiss branch in Lausanne
On 11 March 2015, Le Temps published an article about our inaugural conference, featuring the start-ups Flatev and Nanolive.
World Radio Switzerland, Drive Time interview with Tony Johnston and Manuel Fankhauser
On 10 March 2015, World Radio Switzerland (WRS) aired a 7-minute interview with our president Manuel Fankhauser. Download and listen to the full interview here.
A new innovation forum in Switzerland
On 10 March 2015, both 24 heures and La tribune de Genène published an interview of Manuel Fankhauser about the creation of our association and our inaugural conference.
Press releases from our PR partner CPC
On 10 March 2015, we are proud to publish our first press releases thanks to our public relations partner, Cabinet privé de conseils (CPC). Feel free to download and share the French or English versions.
Inaugural Conference listed by BioAlps
On 3 March 2015, BioAlps listed our inaugural conference on their event page.
Innovation Forum Lausanne will facilitate the interaction of local talents with diverse academic and industrial backgrounds
On 18 February 2015, Flash, the newspaper of the EPFL, published an article to explain the Innovation Forum concept and announce the creation of the Lausanne branch.
Lausanne branch of a global network for scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders established
On 17 February 2015, Startupticker.ch published an article to present the Innovation Forum Lausanne and to advertise our inaugural conference "Disruptive Innovation for a Sustainable Future".


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