General

Edition

From Opportunity space to ideation

December 16, 2018

Hey Everyone! This week got off a flying start in Masschallenge, where we were glad to receive more critics about our work. This week has been for us some kind [...]

Our first pitching experience at MassChallenge

Snooze
December 16, 2018

[embed]http://vimeo.com/306663844[/embed]Hey readers ! Everything is going very fast in here and so many stuffs has happened since last time we wrote. Our project is going through and we are very [...]

No news, good news?

Zhu Zhu
December 16, 2018

Dear readers, It has been a long time since our last blog post!  Everything is going well for the ZhuZhu Team. After a great brainstorming session last weekend, we decided [...]

Finding and developing ideas

Unum+Solum
December 15, 2018

Hi everyone, Following the ideation workshop we had last week, we are still in the process of finding projects, so we did a lot of research on our theme and [...]

How might we….define our spaces ??

Friteam
December 12, 2018

Dear readers, Last week we defined our opportunity space: the health system in Switzerland. During our third meeting the team discussed about the interview that each member conducted with several [...]

In and out

ecal, EPFL, Event, Flowlin, FLUID, Institution, Snooze, T-Ψ, ToyGether, UNIL, VUKOVI (вукови), Zhu Zhu
December 10, 2018

A very busy evening for CHIC participants. We kicked-off with pitches from the 4 CHIC 2018-2019 teams in front of a jury of experts from industry (Peter Boehni, Daniel Brandenburger, [...]

Going back to the roots of food

VUKOVI (вукови)
December 10, 2018

Dear CHIC community, Another intensive week has passed. Monday we had the ideation evening, where through quantitative brainstorming we came out with interesting ideas. We spent also some time refining [...]

Getting ready for MASSCHALLENGE!

December 9, 2018

Hi everyone, After a creative ideation workshop, we had our weekly meeting on Tuesday. Urbain welcomed us to the premises of his association, The Forum, on the EPFL Campus (this [...]

Milestone 2: Ready, Steady, Go !

Unum+Solum
December 8, 2018

  Hello everyone! This week started with a new workshop to launch us on the new Milestone Objectives: Ideation! Now that we identified our opportunity space, and work to refine [...]

Second meeting done: we have our opportunity space!

Friteam
December 3, 2018

Hello everyone! Today we had our second team meeting to define our opportunity space. We choose to focus our attention to the health system in Switzerland. In order to define our human, [...]

MS1 Bites the Dust

VUKOVI (вукови)
December 2, 2018

[embed]https://vimeo.com/304046196[/embed] Dear CHIC Community, This week was very important for us since we had our first big step as a team: Milestone 1. It was quite an intense (read, insane) [...]

Milestone 1 is done!

December 2, 2018

Hi everybody! The first Milestone lies now behind us. Between the kick-off weekend in October and last Friday’s milestone, TΨ was able to further explore the opportunity space “Stress”. By [...]

This is only the beginning: meet the friteam!

Friteam
December 2, 2018

Dear readers, This is our first post for this big community! Let's start with the presentation of our FRITEAM (name might be change) composed by: -Stefania Sergi HEG - Business [...]

Milestone 1 – Done !

Unum+Solum
December 2, 2018

The first Milestone presentation is done! Last Wednesday, our team had to present our opportunity space with our human, physical and data space. We worked a lot all the weekend [...]

Time’s up for MS1!

Snooze
December 2, 2018

Hello to everyone! The last few weeks have been tiring but fun to say the least! We explored various physical spaces such as nightclubs, hospitals, train stations, grocery stores etc. Also, [...]

Decision Decisions!

VUKOVI (вукови)
November 25, 2018

Dear CHIC Community, as others have already said, time is ticking. Next week is already time to present our opportunity space and decisions have to be made. During the last [...]

Time is ticking…

Snooze
November 25, 2018

Dear CHIC community, since the article of last week, a lot happened. We started by going back to town last Saturday to interview more people and we captured a broad [...]

Time to sprint

Unum+Solum
November 24, 2018

Last Research Sprint! Hi everyone! These last days have been intense, REALLY intense. As you know, next week we have our first milestone and have to present our opportunity space. [...]

Shooting Day for The Zhu-Zhu Team !

Zhu Zhu
November 24, 2018

Dear readers, Last Wednesday evening we had our first photoshoot with the team, which was a first for some of the team members.  While being challenging to pose in front [...]

Jagui’s contribution to the Opportunity Space

November 22, 2018

Dear CHIC members, This week was pretty fruitful for TΨ: We gathered various insights to refine our opportunity space, interviewing different kind of people in their own environment. Working as [...]

Pitching, metting and green olive !

Zhu Zhu
November 19, 2018

Dear readers, All the team is really busy, but we finally find a moment to write you about our progress! Last week stand the pitching workshop which was a great [...]

Divergent Tacos

VUKOVI (вукови)
November 19, 2018

It's friday night, it's VUKOVI day, it's cold, and Ethan welcomes us at home. Up in his tower, the young man has got all the ingredients to treat us like [...]

Pitching workshop and brainstorming session

November 18, 2018

Hi everyone! On Monday, we had a pitching workshop with Benedict Stalder (CTI coach) in our usual BC building at EPFL. This evening was really helpful to prepare ourselves for [...]

Week 3 + Workshop 3

Unum+Solum
November 16, 2018

Another week, another workshop! This week has started with a new workshop to prepare us to pitch our opportunity space at the end of the month. The difficulty in these [...]

SUCCESful pitch on the way

Snooze
November 13, 2018

  Hello everyone, welcome on this week's blog post. Do you know what SUCCES stands for? We didn't either before having attended this monday's (November 12th) pitching workshop. As Benedict [...]

Brainstorming and time mana…what?

Zhu Zhu
November 12, 2018

Dear readers, Last Friday night we had our first meeting with the team. 📝💡 To better understand everyone's motivations, we all introduced our personal project portfolio and interests. After self-introductions, [...]

Workshop #2 / 1st team meeting

November 9, 2018

[embed]https://vimeo.com/299935574[/embed] Hi everyone! Last weekend we had a workshop at EPFL that was about team working and we focused on the difficulties of collaborating with different persons on the same [...]

Workshop 2+

Unum+Solum
November 9, 2018

Hi Everyone! It is only the beginning of our CHIC journey and we already have a lot to manage and to do! Last weekend, we had a workshop on team-building, [...]

First meeting with mentors

Snooze
November 8, 2018

Hello everyone, On Monday this week, after our brainstorming session reflecting on the information gathered by each member of the team, we held our first meeting with our two mentors: [...]

Re-START again: pitching, pitching, pitching…

ToyGether
November 7, 2018

Hello dear friends, during this third semester of our CHIC-experience you received less constant updates from your team Toygether. However, when you do, you already know it's only for positive news! [...]

Entering the matrix

Zhu Zhu
November 6, 2018

My dear readers, What a pleasure to write you about last CHIC friday night and last CHIC saturday. For our second kick-off meeting, we spent this Saturday in our, now [...]

Looking for the Holy Opportunity Spacez

VUKOVI (вукови)
November 4, 2018

Hi guys!   Conflict. Coordination. Communication.   These are only a few of the keywords of an intensive workshop on the topic of teamwork. We set up the basis of [...]

The first week after kickoff!

Snooze
November 4, 2018

  Hi everyone! This Saturday (3rd November) we all gathered to attend the team working workshop which was really productive and was a fun way for all of us to [...]

Another busy Saturday

ecal, EPFL, HEAD, HEG-GE, HEPIA, UNIL, Workshop
November 3, 2018

Only a handful of days have gone by since the CHIC 2018-2019 kick-off. This time, teams gathered for one day to explore teamwork. On the agenda, leadership, decision-making, conflict management [...]

A wonderful first week

November 3, 2018

Hi everybody! This week, on Thursday, we could develop the team spirit needed for a successful (we’re confident) CHIC-project! We went out, mentors included, to try an initial Chinese culinary [...]

Brainstorming 1+

Unum+Solum
October 31, 2018

A few days after the kick-off weekend of CHIC, and having the time to reflect all the new information we received, we met to organize our work for the coming [...]

Energy footprints

VUKOVI (вукови)
October 29, 2018

  Our opportunity space is  energy footprints which results of a combination of several different spaces. Data spaces. Pretending to be the target of your data collect can help you to gather [...]

Team Presentation

Zhu Zhu
October 29, 2018

Dear CHIC community, Kick-off weekend is done! After 2 days of meetings new people and brainstorming, we now have a team : Zhu Zhu. Zhū Zhú (zhū which means “pig”, [...]

CHIC 2018-2019 on its way!

ecal, EPFL, HEAD, HEG-GE, T-Ψ, UNIL, Zhu Zhu, вукови
October 28, 2018

Exhausted from a very intensive week-end but very glad to have launched a new edition of CHIC full of promises and with very motivated participants. While the kick-off gave us [...]