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The Council of Foundation

The Council of Foundation meets to ensure the supervision of the Foundation, and to monitor its strategic positioning and operations (including the context of relationships with many partners connected with the EPFL).

The Council of Foundation consists of:

  • Marc Gruber
    President (*)
    EPFL
  • Joao-Antonio Brinca
    Vice-President (*)
    BCV
  • Hervé Lebret
    Member
    EPFL
  • Raphael Conz
    Member
    State of Vaud, Department of Economy and Sport
  • Enrique Haller
    Member
    CVCI Foundation
  • Roger Roch
    Member
    Bobst
  • Marc Pellerin
    Member
    City of Lausanne
  • Stefan Kohler
    Member
    CHUV
  • Jean-Philippe Lallement
    Member (*)
    EPFL Innovation Park
  • Greet Van Eetvelde
    Member
    INEOS
  • Michael Ploog
    Member
    Swissquote Bank
  • Stéphane Bernard
    Member
    Debiopharm International
  • Julien Guex
    Secretary, external to the board (*)
    CVCI

(*) Member of the Advisory Council, which monitors the operational activities undertaken by the secretariat. It meets four times per year.

Selection Committee

FIT grant Selection Committee

  • Yves Dijamatovic
    President
  • Joao-Antonio Brinca
  • Bänz Ledin
  • Marc Pellerin
  • Roger Roch
  • Maxline Stettler
  • Greet Van Eetvelde
  • Julien Guex
    Secretary

FIT growth Selection Committee

  • Joao-Antonio Brinca
    President
  • Laurent Bischof
  • Raphaël Conz
  • Stefan Kohler
  • Marc Pellerin
  • Julien Guex
    Secretary

The Selection Committee is composed of the 13 members of the Council of Foundation and takes the decision to give the Seed and Growth loans.

FIT Digital Selection Committee

  • François Briod
  • Jean-Christophe Calmes
  • Alexandru Craciun
  • Dina Elikan
  • Bogdan Manoiu
  • Deborah Mattatia
  • Sylvain Pasini
  • Yves Pigneur
  • Laurent Prodon
  • Victoire Radoux
  • Cédric Rimella
  • Steve Savioz
  • Zina Singer
  • Julien Guex
    Secretary