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The Sustainability Innovation Lab focuses on managing sustainability transformations in various sectors, exploring how organizations can implement economically attractive sustainable technologies. It engages in both basic and application-oriented research, covering topics like sustainable business models and digital "green" technologies, while collaborating with industry partners to apply these insights in practice.

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February 9, 2024

Zukunft-Fabrik.2050 Brownbag

Selina Lorenz from SIL addressed the realization of complex challenges such as energy and mobility transition in concrete projects during a keynote organized by Zukunft-Fabrik.2050 and featured by HSG Alumni. She shared insights from the initial phase of the ASCEND project, focusing on collaborative efforts among diverse partners to develop necessary solutions and strategies to turn districts energy positive.

February 9, 2024

GANDT Ventures Energy Roundtable

At the GANDT Ventures Co-Creation Space in Zurich, a gathering of energy experts, including a keynote by Selina Lorenz from SIL, explored the Swiss energy market's future. Discussions centered on ecosystems' impact on systemic change, with roundtable debates on decentralization, sector coupling, and the evolving roles of energy stakeholders in Switzerland's energy landscape.

Demonstrating our impactful projects and their significant contributions to sustainability, innovation, and transformative change in various sectors.


The goal of CoSi (Co-Evolution and Coordinated Simulation of the Swiss Energy System and Swiss Society) is to explore the interactions between political, regulatory and societal frameworks and the evolution of the energy system. This transdisciplinary expertise from the natural sciences, engineering, economics, social sciences and the humanities will be incorporated into simulation models and enable more meaningful scenario analyses to successfully shape the energy transition.


Together with our industry partner Siemens, we explore the potential of the Metaverse.