Who we are

The EPFL Innovation Park team are delighted to serve the companies we host and provide the ideal environment in which they can thrive. Our goal is to provide a 360° service, encompassing all of their business needs. We manage everything: coaching, events, business support, user experience, sustainability, real estate, infrastructure, administration, human resources and finance. We’re always happy to go the extra mile to help our clients!

Alice Polo

Project coordinator

Coordinating the management of the Ecotope project and assisting the project management team. Supporting the teams of other strategic projects and initiatives as required and available.

Anne Morel

Deputy head of finance & administration

Management of accounting, including operations related to buildings as well as various training courses and programs.

Björn Ignell

Marketing & course manager

Manager of Sales Management Academy, Startup Board Academy, Board Matching Switzerland platform, Innosuisse Social Entrepreneurship Business Creation training and themed workshops for EPFL Innovation Park startups.

Christelle Tagan

Finance manager & personnel management assistant

In charge of the accounting for the corporate accounts. Support in the area of personnel administration.

Christine Prudente


Providing customer care at the front desk to resident companies and visitors and administrating the access to all the buildings of the Park.

Emma Dorée

Head of sustainability & real estate services

Leveraging the potential of business to drive Sustainability as a strategic enabler for major societal impact. Hosting outstanding companies with a team of experts in real estate and user experience.

Erita Kadiri


Support in accounting, particularly related to real estate financial aspects and fixed assets.

Flaminia Giuncato

Operation and startup manager

Manages and grows the Trust Village Incubator and the Tech4Trust Acceleration program. Coordinates and organizes events, project scouting, partnership and project demos. Promotes national and international visibility of the Incubator.

Gaviota Motta

Architect / Project manager

Project management for the buildings hosting corporates, for external infrastructures and for the Campus Biotech Innovation Park building (Geneva).

Jean-Luc Menetrey

Head of infrastructure

In charge of new building construction, new spaces layout for companies, installation of technical equipment and maintenance of all infrastructures and equipment.

Julian Bruno

Real estate & digital experience manager

Managing rental leases for large companies hosted in the EPFL Innovation Park and the Campus Biotech Innovation Park. Improving user interactions with the various digital touchpoints such as the website, mobile application and equipment.

Julien Bidlingmeyer

Maintenance manager

Responsible for the maintenance team. In charge of repair, technical installation and maintenance of all equipment.

Lan Zuo Gillet

Deputy managing director

Head of startup training, acceleration and executive programs, leading Femtech startup accelerator Tech4Eva and executive program Tech4Growth, developing new strategic initiatives with external institutional partners.

Lennig Pedron

Executive director Trust Valley

Leads and manages Trust Valley cybersecurity and digital trust ecosystem, lead Tech4Trust acceleration program and Trust4SMEs program and develop strategic initiatives with corporate, academic and public partners.

Magaly Mathys

Program & education lead

Manage and grow Trust Valley ecosystem and acceleration programs (i.e. Trust4SMEs, Tech4Trust). Plan, design and implement education and training activities for Trust Valley and associated initiatives.

Manon Le Pezennec

Interior designer / Project manager

Interior designer & project manager for existing infrastructures and new constructions.

Mathilde Durvy

Program Manager

Manages the Future of Health Grant and acceleration program. Responsible for the selection of startups for the La Forge incubator.

Micael Ferreira

Maintenance technician

Maintenance, repair and installation of EPFL Innovation Park technical equipment. Technical support for startups.

Nikolina Maric

Front office supervisor

Providing customer care at the front desk to resident companies and visitors and administrating the access to all the buildings of the Park.

Piyawat Mikota

Apprentice commercial employee

Aspiring commercial employee, trained in the accounting and real estate departments.

Quentin Thiebauld

Marketing and event manager

Marketing and event manager of Innosuisse start-up training, coordination with academic partners to design and run entrepreneurship promotion events. Responsible for monthly newsletter and social media communication.

Rosario Bouzan

Head of finance, administration & HR

Responsible for accounting and financial management activities. Management of the HR department, ensuring the development and monitoring of processes.

Simone Terrapon

Human resources specialist

In charge of personnel administration and recruitment.

Simone Theiss

Program manager

Program manager Tech4Eva and Tech4Growth, responsible for the promotion and the operation of the 2 programs, supporting related entrepreneurs and innovators through events and business introductions.

Sinan Uyan

Project and operations manager

Manages the Tech4Regeneration program and the Tech4Trust startup accelerator, as well as the Trust Village Incubator.

Sophie Amy

Services coordinator

Interfacing with resident companies for all types of general requests related to life on the Park and leading the “Connecting the community” events. Also supporting sustainability projects.

Stéphane Dufour

Managing director

General management of the EPFL Innovation Park, coordination with key stakeholders.

Théo Bouchardy

Real estate administrator

Administrating the rental leases for the startups hosted in the EPFL Innovation Park and related sites such as those at Unlimitrust in Prilly.

Vincent Mahé

Architect / Project manager

Project management for new builidings, new Innovation Ecotope and other existing areas.

Véronique Bossel

Marketing & administration officer

Marketing and administration officer of Innosuisse Business Concept training and the incubator La Forge. Liaising with trainers, mentors and external partners to ensure the smooth runing of events, training and mentoring sessions.