Based on key values such as creativity, responsibility and sustainability, the Entrepreneurship and Management Institute (IEM) offers open and collaborative innovation spaces. It works as a regional catalyzer to reinforce innovation capacity and increase local business competitiveness. About twenty team-members work for the institute.

IEM reaches its objectives mainly by:

  • offering unique and integrated education programs recognized at the regional and even national level : Business eXperience, Team Academy, Master in Quality & Strategy Management ;
  • fostering the transfer and exchange of know-how among local stakeholders : Energy Forum, BusiNETvs, les Entre'mets;
  • carrying out applied research projects in cooperation with economic and institutional partners : Innosuisse, Interreg, Innotour, public mandates (SERI, State of Valais, Municipalities).

 Research orientations:

  • Inno Lab --> stimulating and managing innovation
    • Ideation, business model design, open innovation
  • Lead lab -->  development’s strategy and leadership
    • Strategy check, cockpit, entrepreneurship, coaching
  • Energy Management Lab --> contributing to the energy transition
    • Market forecast, energy living lab, energy contracting
  • Living Lab --> Development of innovative products and services
    • Responsible and sustainable growth, impact on the world
Institute Entrepreneurship & Management
Technopôle 1 - Le Foyer
3960 Sierre