University of Art and Design Lausanne



We provide a connected strap for classical watchesto help alzheimer’s caregivers easily take careand find a lost r [...]


Less is more…


Team 4 – 2019-2020 –Enhance the relationship between plants and humans with a modern and new technology.


A smart headband for athletes tomonitor head impacts


Make your meetings more efficient

By attending CHIC, I learned so many things about the industry and the world of start-ups, but also about myself and the way I wish to be working in the future. I created amazing bonds with people from diverse fields in a way that would never have been possible without this experience.

Manon Membrez - Team Todoo - CHIC 2017

CHIC is an experience every future engineer should have at the beginning of their career. It teaches you almost everything you need to know to develop a successful startup

Mylène Dreyer - Team Hibachi - CHIC 2016

A great opportunity to push the boundaries of a project you believe in.

Elise Migraine - Team Livelo - CHIC 2017

CHIC gives you the opportunity to fulfill your dreams, overcome your own limitations, meet and work with awesome people from all around the world, and discover China. Nothing more, nothing less.

Leonard Golay - Team Hibachi - CHIC 2016

CHIC teaches you to keep an open mind and expect the unexpected

Jean-Baptiste Bruyère - Team Aimo - CHIC 2016

CHIC is a great way to have a better understanding of what your profession-to-be is like in the real world

Manon Membrez - Team Todoo - CHIC 2017

A unique opportunity to experience some of the toughest challenge that entrepreneurs face, with the support of great coaches, and without serious risk.

Leonard Golay - Team Hibachi - CHIC 2016

CHIC is a take off to a new land of opportunities where design meets innovation.

Elise Migraine - Team Livelo - CHIC 2017


Trobak, give value to your waste

Trobak is a smart composter that helps you reduce your impact on the planet by sorting your food-waste and turn it into [...]


Akane is a tool that will help you manage your noise level in the class room. If it’s to loud , the plant will clo [...]


A smart object that makes it easy to stay focused at work by preventing interruptions from coworkers and apps


Hibachi is the first self-heating lunchbox that warms your homemade meal to the perfect temperature, everywhere at any t [...]


We are an interdisciplinary team whose goal is to make technology understandable by 3 years old kids and useful to respo [...]


A low-priced & connected probe engineered for easy water level assessment.


Making knee rehabilitation simpler for a better global health


Secure, trusted and simple communication for a better healthcare


Dory is a simple and multifunctional research tool dedicated to kids in the age of 8-14. with its pluggable sensors, it [...]


More than a pair of sticks,a connected recovery experience.


OKEEP is a connected bicycle helmet for urban areas. It is designed to bring you safety with style. Be seen with front & [...]


Tikku is a pair of connected musical sticks, that will allow you to generate the sound you imagined without any constrai [...]


Joy is spontaneous. Our product has it and rents it, whenever you want at the place where you need it the most.


Todoo is the first watch specially designed for children with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) to help them to get on wi [...]


We are protecting children from risks linked to sun exposure thanks to a connected hat.


The first connected mailbox lock that will turn your traditional mailbox into a safe and shared deposit box!


A plush toy for kids that connects to their parent’s smartphone.It enables parents to interact and play games with the [...]

People involved

Associate Professor at ECAL University of Art and Design Lausanne. Bachelor Media&Interaction Design.
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  • Alain Bellet

  • Supervisor
I'm teacher assistant and very happy to be a part of CHIC family. You can see my work on these websites: or
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  • Lison Christe

  • Supervisor
Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard (*1980) graduated from a Bachelor in Graphic Design at the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada, before studying Product Design at ECAL/University of Arts and Design Lausanne in Switzerland. He is cofounder of Terrazzo Project, where since 2011, the studio creates tailor-made furniture and offers interior and product design consultancy. Along with his studio work, he also teaches design at ECAL where he is currently Head of the Industrial Design Bachelor department.
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  • Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard

  • Supervisor
Vincent Jacquier, interaction designer, lives and works in Lausanne. In 2009 he was appointed head of the Visual Communication Department at ECAL the University of Art and Design in Lausanne. Since three years he became president of representative board in the same institution. In parallel, he has created and maintained an independent activity with major international players of the luxury industry. His personal interests are in between creative projects and digital media strategy.
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  • Vincent Jacquier

  • Supervisor
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  • Cyril Diagne

  • Supervisor