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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:

  • Ursula Oesterle
    President (*)
    EPFL
  • Joao-Antonio Brinca
    Vice-President (*)
    BCV
  • Raphael Conz
    Member
    State of Vaud, Department of Economy and Sport
  • Henri Haller
    Member
    CVCI Foundation
  • Marc Pellerin
    Member
    City of Lausanne
  • André Catana
    Member
    EPFL
  • Stefan Kohler
    Member
    CHUV
  • Jean-Philippe Lallement
    Member (*)
    EPFL Innovation Park
  • Patrick Oltramare
    Member
    SwissCaution
  • Déborah Philippe
    Member 
    Université de Lausanne (UNIL)
  • Michael Ploog
    Member
    Swissquote Bank
  • Nicole Rosenkranz
    Member
    Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)
  • Julien Guex
    Secretary, external to the board (*)
    CVCI

(*) Member of the Advisory Council, which monitors the operational activities undertaken by the secretariat.

Selection Committee

Tech grant selection Committee

  • Yves Dijamatovic
    President
  • Joao-Antonio Brinca
  • Bänz Ledin
  • Marc Pellerin
  • Roger Roch
  • Maxline Stettler

Tech growth preselection Committee

  • Joao-Antonio Brinca
    President
  • Laurent Bischof
  • Raphaël Conz
  • Stefan Kohler
  • Marc Pellerin
  • André Catana

Tech growth selection Committee

The growth selection Committee is composed of the 13 members of the Council of Foundation and takes the decision to give the growth loans

Tech seed selection Committee

  • Joao-Antonio Brinca
    President
  • Stéphane Bernard
  • Henri Haller
  • Stefan Kohler
  • Jean-Philippe Lallement
  • Marc Pellerin
  • Michael Ploog
  • Nicole Rosenkranz
  • Joachim Von Zitzewitz

FIT Digital selection Committee

  • François Briod
  • Jean-Christophe Calmes
  • Alexandru Craciun
  • Dina Elikan
  • Michel Jaccard
  • Michka Mélo
  • Bogdan Manoiu
  • Fabio Monte
  • Sylvain Pasini
  • Yves Pigneur
  • Laurent Prodon
  • Cédric Rimella
  • Steve Savioz
  • Zina Winnaretta Singer