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Matchmore, a start-up born at HEC Lausanne
Matchmore is an innovative start-up created at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne (UNIL). It offers a cloud-based service for developers of location-based mobile apps and incorporates an innovative concept known as geomatching. Launched as part of a research project instigated around ten years ago by Prof. Benoît Garbinato, it has benefited from both InnoTREK funding and support from InnoSuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency. A look back at the stages in the launch of a cutting-edge start-up that combines research and technology.
New book by Prof. Tomassini
Marco Tomassini, Professor Emeritus at HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) and an expert in game theory, has just published his book “Metaheuristics: an introduction to metaheuristics for optimization”. Co-authored with Professor Bastien Chopard (University of Geneva), the book is based on the lectures given by the two researchers in their respective institutions. It is aimed at students reaching the end of their Bachelor’s degree or starting their Master’s in computer science and applied computer science, as well as people working in other disciplines, who want to understand the principles of metaheuristics for optimization.
Monito wins the Prix Strategis
The Lausanne-based start-up Monito has won the Strategis Prize 2018, which was awarded at the University of Lausanne on Monday April 30, 2018. The Prix Strategis is an entrepreneurship competition that has been awarded for the last 25 years by the students’ association HEC Espace Entreprise, which is attached to HEC Lausanne. The winners receive a check for CHF 50,000 at the ceremony. Since the award was launched, most of the winning start-ups have gone on to become leading lights in the Swiss economy.
Continuing education: HEC Lausanne and EPFL launch a new CAS in Data Science &...
Set up jointly by HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and EPFL, this combined data science and management program offers a promising opportunity for all executives who are looking to ride the wave of digitization! The course will cover the knowledge and tools needed as part of a corporate strategy in order to capitalize on digital data. Managers and engineers are both welcome.
Concours MT180: deux candidat·es ont représenté HEC Lausanne
"Ma thèse en 180 secondes" (MT180) est un concours de vulgarisation scientifique ouvert à tous les doctorant·e·s. Chaque doctorant·e doit faire, en trois minutes et avec des termes simples, un exposé convaincant sur son projet de recherche devant un public diversifié. Cette année, ce sont Irina Prostakova et Hazbi Avdiji – tous deux doctorants à HEC Lausanne – qui ont exposé leurs travaux.
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