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New Chair on Management Information Systems

The ETH Board appointed Dr Stefan Feuerriegel as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at the Department MTEC. Through this appointment, MTEC is strengthening its links with computer science as well as with the areas of health and energy. Read more 


Digitalisation Has Little Effect on Employment

Staff numbers at Swiss companies hardly changed as a result of digitalisation in the period 2013 to 2015. Over one third of the companies managed to improve their competitiveness. Most popular are technologies raising production efficiency, social media and e-procurement. These are the first results of a new survey on digitalisation. Read more 


Teaching Innovations in the Pipeline

The spring semester is already over, and it’s high time to prepare for next autumn. MTEC decided to launch a number of exciting new courses, with topics ranging from “Digital Transformation” to “Mathematics in Politics and Law”. Two of these courses are highlighted in this article: Dr. Jana Thiel’s Deep Science Entrepreneurship course and Dr. Irena Pletikosa’s Executive Data Science course. Read more 


Where TIM meets MOC – Frontier Conference at ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich will host an exciting two-day conference dedicated to furthering research at the crossroads of Managerial and Organisational Cognition (MOC) and Technology and Innovation Management (TIM). The “Frontiers in MOC and TIM Conference” will take place from 29 June to 30 June 2017 in Zurich. The domain of MOC is the study of how organisation members model reality and how such models or knowledge structures interact with behaviours. Read more 


Apply now for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Seminar!

We are now welcoming applications for a unique learning opportunity: Study a real case on strategy and innovation in close collaboration with the top management of an outstanding Swiss technology company, Georg Fischer (GF). Read more 


Kathleen Eisenhardt joins ETH Academy on Ensuring a Sustainable Future

Kathleen Eisenhardt, Professor for Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, joins the 10th ETH Academy on Sustainability and Technology focusing on “Ensuring a Sustainable Future: Technological, Organizational, and Institutional Change.” Read more 

13.05.2017 | 1 Comment

MTEC keeps on running at Sola 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, the MTEC Chair of Sustainability and Technology formed the SusTec team to participate in the 44th edition of the annual ASVZ running contest “Sola Run”. But this year they were challenged by the newly formed MTEC Speedo Team of 14 highly motivated members from seven different MTEC chairs. Read more 


Change of Department Coordinator at D-MTEC

After 13 years at D-MTEC, Dr. Albert Schneider will retire in August 2017. While the time for farewell celebrations has not yet come, it is our pleasure to announce that his successor as Department Coordinator at D-MTEC, Ms. Susanne Boese, has already taken up work at the beginning of April. Read more 


Study Trip China

In spring 2017 around 40 students of the MAS ETH MTEC programme travelled to China as part of a study trip. The 6-day journey took the MAS students to Shanghai and offered a unique insight into the business world of China, as well as the opportunity to experience Chinese culture. Read more 


Best Dissertation Award 2017 for Ingo Becker

MTEC researcher Dr. Ingo Becker’s dissertation received the “Wissenschaftspreis” awarded by the EHI Stiftung and GS1 Germany. Congratulations! Read more 

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