About HEIG-VD and IICT
HEIG-VD, the School of Engineering and Management Vaud, is the largest school of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland, with more than 2,000 students in its Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate programs. With 13 institutes and groups dedicated to R&D, HEIG-VD aims to be a leader in innovation, acting as a crucible for teachers, students and companies. The Institute for Information and Communication Technologies (IICT) is the largest research institute of HEIG-VD. It operates in all areas of information technology and telecommunications. IICT is involved in some 50 applied research and development projects, many with industry partners. Since 2007, four start-up companies have emerged out of IICT.
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