an academia-industry alliance to foster media innovation

What we do

Projects

We support researchers and media professionals leading innovative projects in the digital evolution of the media sector.

Matchmaking

We organize matchmaking sessions to align media needs with scientific expertise. Let us connect you with the right partners.

Curation

We curate information on media, innovation, and social issues, as well as events and projects we support. Get our latest updates.

Who we are

IMI is an academia-industry alliance founded and supported by EPFL, SRG SSR and Triangle Azur to support media companies in their digital evolution. We believe that collaboration and innovation are key to ensuring high-quality information, and we work to bring together the excellence of the academic and media worlds to stimulate interdisciplinary research and deliver transformative solutions.

Recent events

Innovative communication strategies: Bridging science, storytelling and social media
Innovative communication strategies: Bridging science, storytelling and social media 19 February 2024

  We were very pleased to partner with the Center for Climate Impact and Action[…]

Converging Metaverses & AI in the Media Space
Converging Metaverses & AI in the Media Space 05 September 2023

Today, the media industry is embracing immersive virtual worlds, also known as "metaverses," to deliver[…]

Our members

Our work and collaborative projects would not be possible without the trust and support of our members.

Founding members

Affiliate members

We are open to all private and public organizations in Switzerland and abroad who wish to join and are active in the relevant fields.

IMI - Initiative for Media Innovation

c/o EPFL AVP CP MEDIA
BAC 101 (Château de Bassenges)
Station 5
CH - 1015 Lausanne

+41 21 693 91 27
info@media-initiative.ch