Marc Laperrouza

CM 2 271 (Centre Midi)
Station 10
1015 Lausanne

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Fields of expertise

China - emerging markets - economy - business models - value propositions - regulation - network industries - interdisciplinarity - project-based learning - pedagogy


Infoscience publications

Selected publications


Teaching & PhD


Humanities and Social Sciences Program


Competing with China

The course raises awareness on the implications of China's emergence as an economic and technological power by developing a critical approach on the domestic and international challenges created by such a transition.

Technologies, innovation and emerging markets

The course raises students' awareness of the importance of emerging markets in the global innovation landscape. It provides modeling tools for analyzing product/service innovations in the context of emerging markets.

Design for sustainability I

Design for Sustainability takes the participants through practical concepts, tools and processes to propose design solutions that aim to improve the co-existence of humans, preserve biodiversity, and life-supporting systems. It integrates environmental, economic, social and cultural dimensions.

The course explores approaches at different levels (material, product, product-service sys

Design for sustainability II

This course explores and practices some of the fundamental tools of designing for sustainability with a focus on the sustainability, desirability, and economic viability of solutions.

Design in innovation: creation for adoption

Challenges in health, environment or media show how adoption is critical for innovation. The course delves into design methodologies to rethink innovation from a human point of view. Creativity, transdisciplinary approaches will allow to build solutions bringing benefits to citizens and the economy.