It is with deepest dismay that we must announce that our member of the iimt Advisory Board and good friend Günter Pfeiffer surprisingly passed away last Tuesday.
Günter Pfeiffer committed himself remarkably for education and research. The encouragement of young people towards further education and research, both from a professional and private viewpoint, was of greatest importance to him....Read More
Mark Brandl, Innovation Manager at SBB Passenger Operating, acted as keynote speaker in the University lecture “Innovation- and Technology Management” at the iimt Chair of Management in ICT at the University of Fribourg.
After a short glimpse into the SBB’s organisation and mission, Mark Brandl introduced the students into the daily challenges of the mobility sector. As the mobility sector is...Read More
Students from the University of Fribourg, the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the Geneva School of Art and Design participated, as the Swiss Team, at the U. S. Solar Decathlon competition with great success.
The Swiss Team designed and built a full-size, energy-efficient and solar powered house, the NeighborHub, and exhibited...Read More
The afternoon was dedicated to the visit of the Solar Decathlon competition. After having received the fantastic news about the first prize in architecture as well as the first prize in the water category, the Fribourg Delegation was more than pleased to meet the Decathlets on site and to congratulate in person for these outstanding achievements.
Visiting the 11 compeeding houses was an...Read More
First stop of the day: the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Founded by the US Department of Energy it hosts more than 1700 employees who like to advance science and engineering for energy efficiancy, sustainable transportation and renewable power technologies. The Fribourg Delegation had the opportunity to visit the laboratories and to follow the researchers leading/innovative/inspiring...Read More
The Fribourg Delegation gathered in Denver and started their Sustainable Tour. First stop was the Alliance Center for Sustainable.
Approximately 50 tenants share and create all their ideas about energy saving, energy efficiancy, sustainability.
A pool of innovative ideas and a show case for sustainability and workspaces of the future.
Anton Sentić is working as a Senior Researcher at the iimt since October 2017. His focus will be on the smart living lab project, although he will also take part in teaching and thesis supervision in the future. Anton’s research interests are related to Transition Studies, Innovation Studies and Sustainable Development, particularly in the energy and waste sectors.
Born in Munich, Germany,...Read More
An educational and broadening journey
Tuesday, 10th of October 2017
A Fribourg delegation, with representatives from the iimt (University of Fribourg), the school of engineering and architecture (HEIA-FR), the EPFL, the city and canton of Fribourg, the blueFAC-TORY, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy as well as industry partners were heading off to Denver (USA). Main goal was the support and...Read More
Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel, Director of the iimt and Professor at the University of Fribourg, has been elected as a member of the scientific board of SBA Research.
SBA Research is the largest research center in Austria with renowned national and international partners with a network of more than 70 companies, 15 Austrian and international universities and research institutions.
The center has...Read More