See you next year

Our 2 weeks summer academy is now finished. Most of us went back home on Saturday and the others kept on traveling around the world. This trip had been an amazing intercultural experience for the students and professors. Rich in emotions, laughter, discoveries, worries, culinary wonders, hard work, stomach aches, visits, lack of sleep, jet […]

Gift & Tradition

In China, one of the key tradition is to offer gifts. So we took with us Swiss chocolate – obviously – Caran d’Ache pens for the professors and a Swiss « coucou » for the Dean. However, we also wanted to leave a personalized Innokick gift. One of the product design student, Massao, designed a Swiss made oak […]

Final presentation

During the week, the 9 intercultural and interdisciplinary teams worked together applying the Design Thinking approach to our Food&Oil challenge in order to present a first prototype of the product/service imagined. The team work had not been always easy as the Innokickers had to train the young freshmen students who had no business background being […]

Back to Chinese campus

My name is Yu Jie, I am an artist and hold a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts and have just finished the first year of my MSc Innokick. After having studied several years in Europe, it is the first time I have come back on a Chinese campus since 2008. My experience in Europe […]

Shuyan Zhou

Ms. Shuyan Zhou, Associate of Academic Affairs at SEM, is a guardian angel here at ShanghaiTech Univesity. Shuyan Zhou has held a variety of positions at SEM from 2013. Currently, she is responsible for overall administration of SEM undergraduate and graduate curriculum and programs, and has organized a variety of SEM extra-curricular activities, including MIT- […]

Oil factory

Thursday afternoon was dedicated to the visit of a company active in the trade of edible oil. Indeed, the challenge given to the students had to be around food and edible oil. Though it was important for us to better understand the oil industry process. During our adventure, we have discovered that in the Chinese […]

Swiss Innovation Day

Swiss Innovation Day – organised by swissnex China – took place on Wednesday afternoon in ShanghaiTech University in the building next to the Entrepreneurship and Management Faculty building where we had installed our sinoswiss camp. As usual, the event was very well organized and it gathered officials, entrepreneurs, companies and students. The Vice President, Jingkang […]

Lei Niu

Lei Niu is project leader in business & design at ShanghaiTech University. He was born and grew up in Shanghai China and then moved to NYC in 2005 where he spent 8 years studying and working. He graduated from New York University Master degree in Computer Science and Business Administration. Lei moved back to Shanghai […]