Organising Partners


The AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science and Technology) was founded in 2000 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), EPFL, University of Lausanne, University of Geneva, IMD Business School, Ecole Hôteliere de Lausanne, Canton of Vaud and City of Lausanne. A not-for-profit foundation, the AISTS is committed to professionalising sports management through continuing education, applied research and an engaging platform for industry connections.


Innovaud is the access key to innovation in the Canton of Vaud. It focuses on all businesses that bring into being innovation projects – from startups to SMEs – and on the various support options that are available to each of them. Innovaud helps innovative start-ups and SMEs, based in Vaud, by putting them rapidly in contact with the right person in order to concretise their potential if they need hosting, financing, coaching and/or promotion.


CVCI (Chambre Vaudoise du Commerce et de l'Industrie) is an independent association that brings together companies from all economic sectors and whose missions are development of economy and enterprises, political action, services supporting businesses and being a networking platform and reflection.



Supporting Partners







International Scientific Partner