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Innovation & Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Manufacturing (IESMA)

EIT Manufacturing
3 weeks
Part time
Summer / Short course
Scholarships available
Lugano
English

About this program

Innovation & Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Manufacturing (IESMA)

The IESMA summer school offers a unique opportunity for developing innovation and entrepreneurship skills for the manufacturing world in an international setting. Participants are immersed in a stimulating learning by doing experience during which innovation experts and companies bring hands-on expertise by launching challenges, support team project works and share their experience, while international lecturers provide state-of-the-art knowledge.

The EITM IESMA Summer School will be the opportunity for master students and professionals alike to broaden their network with potential European partners and to boost their abilities and competencies to become entrepreneurs able to empower the sustainable manufacturing of the future.

The programme assessment is based on the evaluation of the final pitch developed on the industrial challenges they will work on and presented by teams of students in the last day of the summer school.

Admission requirements

A Bachelor of Science Degree is required.

English competency is a requirement for this course.

For any further information on the application procedure, please contact the institute.


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Program content

During the 3 week-period the summer school schedule will alternate different types of learning experience such as company visits, lectures and workshops on key topics in the innovation & entrepreneurship fields, team working on industrial challenges.

Digital nuggets on basics of innovation & entrepreneurship will be made available before the starting of the school to make sure all participants can enjoy and complete successfully the proposed activities.

Main topics touched on during the summer school are

  • IPR management
  • Design thinking for manufacturing and inclusive design for sustainable manufacturing
  • Human-machine interaction
  • Digital maturity assessment
  • Digital strategies
  • Digital entrepreneurship
  • Manufacturing innovation

Company visits are organized in

  • COMAU
  • Whirlpool
  • MADE

(Transportation from the summer school location to the visiting sites is organized by the summer school organization)

Program delivery

The programme will take place in the following cities

  • Lugano, Switzerland 
  • Milan, Italy 

Tuition

Early bird tuition fees

  • Main fee 1000 €
  • Students from the universities belonging to the EITM master school or to the IESMA organization consortium 600 €
  • Professionals from the EIT Manufacturing partners 600 €
  • Students from the RIS countries 600

Regular tuition fees

  • Main fee 1200 €
  • Students from the universities belonging to the EITM master school or to the IESMA organization consortium 800 €
  • Professionals from the EIT Manufacturing partners 800 €
  • Students from the RIS countries 800 €

Additional Information

  • Women participants are eligible to reserve an additional 10% discount for the corresponding categories
  • The IESMA summer school is mandatory and free of charge for EIT manufacturing master students, between first and second years of their studies

IMPORTANT: Please note the Summer School fee can be paid either by you or by a sponsor, for instance your home university, your company, etc. Please make sure to inform your sponsor, since they will sign the acceptance letter together with you.

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EIT Manufacturing

EIT Manufacturing is an Innovation Community within the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)– that connects the leading manufacturing actors in Europe. Fuelled by a strong interdisciplinary and trusted community, EIT Manufacturing offers unique education programs through its partner...


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EIT Manufacturing

Boulevard Thomas Gobert 2
91120 Paris
France

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