Lausanne, November 16, 2022 – At the end of an intense day held in the spectacular IMD in Lausanne-Ouchy, the jury delivered its verdict and Bally CEO Nicolas Girotto was able to present the winner of the 4th edition of the Fashion Innovation Award (FIA). The milestones that brought the twelve finalists to the shores

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Barilla and Lavazza, two multinational food giants part of Lifestyle Tech Competence Center, announced the winners of the Food Tech Award 2022, following a pitch day at the Microsoft headquarters in Zurich. Adventr from United States and Nexoya from Switzerland are the winners of this year’s edition. Zurich, October 27, 2022 – Barilla, the world’s

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Zurich, October 26, 2022 – The Management Committee Board and General Assembly gathered in Zurich, hosted at the Headquarters of Microsoft. It was an occasion for the Association to have an update about the last six months of activities, plan for 2023 and discuss strategic topics in the pipeline. The next meeting will take place

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In partnership with the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center (LTCC)  GUESS Europe launches its third GUESS Gen Z Lab initiative. Bioggio, Switzerland, 20th September 2022 − GUESS Europe and the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center announce the launch of the third GUESS Gen Z Lab insight workshops, developed as a co-creation platform for Generation Z.

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Lugano, 5th September 2022 The Lifestyle Tech Competence Center (LTCC) Association, part of Switzerland Innovation Park Ticino, is pleased to announce the membership of the City of Lugano among its esteemed Associates. During the press conference, the association’s and its members upcoming investment plans and research and development activities in the region, in collaboration with

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Lugano, May 17th – 2022 The General Assembly and the Steering Committee approve: the 2021 financial statements consolidating 1.6 million CHF of investments in research and development projects carried out in Ticino entry among the Associates of Antares Vision Group who will collaborate with SUPSI and which plans to attract highly qualified resources and profiles

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This Webinar presents the Microsoft Certifications program dedicated to all Ticino professionals, an initiative promoted by Microsoft and Moresi to enhance digital skills across both Business and IT workers. To access the Webinar Recording, please fill in the form below. You will be redirected to the webinar recording. Thank you!

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Manno, 10th March 2022. Today, we announce the achievement of a major milestone of our Association: the signing of a three-year contract for the project “Heritage and Innovation” with Bally, Hyphen, and USI, supported by our infrastructure partners Microsoft and Moresi. The agreement will see LTCC and Bally work together to digitize Bally’s impressive physical

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The Lifestyle-Tech event returns with a sensational edition that will bring top managers from leading Brands to Lugano. The Lifestyle Innovation Day (LID) 2022 is an exclusive event powered by Dagorà and sponsored by the LTCC. It will be held at @LAC Lugano on May the 16th 2022, showcasing a multitude of Innovation topics in

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The Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center (LTCC) together with Microsoft and Moresi are bringing to Ticino two of Microsoft most in-demand certifications: Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals: this course and certification validates your basic knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Azure. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of cloud concepts,

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Manno, 25 January 2022. The Lifestyle Tech Competence Center (LTCC), in collaboration with its members, GUESS, Hyphen, Loomish and UBS hosted the wealth management – and family offices community of Ticino at the Fashion & Technology event at Dagorà Lifestyle Innovation Hub. LTCC has been dynamically attracting technology companies and industry investments through innovation projects

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INVITO EVENTO: L’Associazione Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center in collaborazione con i propri associati UBS, Dagorà, GUESS e Hyphen, è lieta di invitarvi all’evento:  Moda e tecnologia: le​ opportunità di crescita per il Canton Ticino Data & Ora: 25 Gennaio 2022, 17:00-19:00 Sede: Dagorà Lifestyle Innovation Hub, 2° piano, Galleria 1, Via Cantonale, 6928 Manno RELATORI Carlo Terreni, President LTCC & Founder Loomish Dario Cardamone,​

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Heritage & Innovation Intern The Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center (LTCC) in Lugano is looking for a motivated student to help our growing organization. About us The Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center (LTCC) is focused on stimulating R&D activities in lifestyle-related industries (fashion, travel, design, etc.), scouting and innovative labs set-up, promoting knowledge and competence sharing among private firms, Swiss universities,

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GUESS Gen Z Lab 2.0 Dec 21, 2021

Bioggio, Switzerland, 15th of December 2021 −   GUESS Europe launches the second version of the Gen Z Lab with students from Milan, Italy GUESS Europe partners with the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center and IED, European Design Institute, to launch the second version of its insight platform, GUESS Gen Z Lab, in 2021.   GUESS Europe

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The full-time researcher to join a center of academic excellence in Digital Fashion Communication at USI, while working directly on LTCC’s project Heritage and Innovation, alongside partners such as Bally, Microsoft, and Hyphen Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center, with its mission to facilitate R&D by connecting the industry with the academic world in Ticino, is thrilled to

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Bally and The Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center celebrate the winners of the Fashion Innovation Award, virtual fashion edition   Swiss luxury brand Bally is proud to sponsor the Fashion Innovation Awards and today, as a founding member of the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center, the Swiss association that drives innovation in the Lifestyle sector, the company announced the

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November 23, Caslano. The Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center Association confirms its further investments in R&D in Ticino.   18 months into its existence, the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center wraps the year with over 1 million Swiss Francs investments in Ticino and the confirmation of its members to scale their investments in the next 3 years. The General

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PRESS INVITATION: The Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center Association, in collaboration with one of its founding members, Bally, is pleased to invite the media to the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center Press Event & to the Fashion Innovation Award 2021. Date: 23 November 2021 from 11.00 to 18.00 Location: Bally Headquarters, Via Industria 1, 6987 Caslano, Switzerland AGENDA 11.00

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In the below videos, our members explain the benefits of LTCC for their companies and the Canton Ticino   Carlo Terreni, President at LTCC • Click here to view the English version. • Click here to view the Italian version.   Jelena Tasic Pizzolato, Managing director at LTCC • Click here to view the 1st

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Lugano, 12 October 2021. Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center, Accenture, and Dagorà announce Innovation and Investment plans for Ticino.  LTCC (Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center) together with Accenture, and Dagorà announced today its plans to boost Innovation activities and Investment in Canton Ticino in the next months.   LTCC is a nonprofit association, co-founded in 2019 and financed by

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HIRING: Digital Fashion Designer Company: The LifestyleTech Competence Center Job Title: Digital Fashion Designer Location: Lugano (CH) About us The LifestyleTech Competence Center (LTCC) is focused on stimulating R&D activities in lifestyle-related industries (fashion, travel, design, etc.), scouting and innovative labs set-up, promoting knowledge and competence sharing among private firms, Swiss universities, and research partners.

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INVITO CONFERENZA STAMPA: INNOVAZIONE & INVESTIMENTI IN TICINO L’Associazione Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center in collaborazione con i propri membri Accenture e Dagorà, è lieta di invitare i media alla conferenza stampa dal titolo “L’innovazione come volano di attrazione per nuovi investimenti in Ticino” Data: 12 Ottobre 2021, 10:30-12:00 h Sede: Dagorà co working, 2° piano, Galleria 1,

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Lugano, September 27, 2021 – Bally and Loomish are looking for Technologies that enable Virtual Fashion and Augmented Customer Experience Loomish, the Swiss-based investment management firm, is collaborating with Swiss luxury fashion and shoe brand, Bally, launching the Fashion Innovation Award 2021. This call aims to find mature B2B and B2B2C tech start-ups and scale-ups that can

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HIRING: Innovation Manager Company: The LifestyleTech Competence Center Job Title: Open Innovation Manager Location: Lugano (CH) About us The LifestyleTech Competence Center (LTCC) is focused on stimulating R&D activities in lifestyle-related industries (fashion, travel, design, etc.), scouting and innovative labs set-up, promoting knowledge and competence sharing among private firms, Swiss universities, and research partners. Among

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Lugano, July 16th – Bally Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center: Accenture, Bally, Loomish join forces to innovate the dress footwear industry with the introduction of new technologies: Implementing Made to Measure process using 3D scanning technologies. The luxury fashion brand Bally together with Accenture and the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center team up in Lugano, in a quest for

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Accenture unveils ambitious plan for hiring in Ticino Accenture, the world’s leading consulting company, has announced a strong hiring strategy for the Ticino region for the next 18 months: over 100 professionals by the end of 2022. Currently, the consultancy giant is present in Switzerland in several major cities, with an office in Ticino since

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Call for partners: Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center and GUESS Europe looking for partners for a Generation Z project In May this year, GUESS Europe, the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center (LTCC), and Microsoft launched the GUESS Z Lab, an innovative concept conceived to collaborate and co-create with the members of Generation Z, i.e. young people aged up to

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On June 15, 2021, Jelena Tasic Pizzolato appointed the Managing Director of the LifestyleTech Competence Center  The Members of the General Assembly and the Committee Members of the LifestyleTech Competence Center, unanimously voted for the appointment of Jelena Tasic Pizzolato to the role of the General Director of the Association.  The Committee and the General

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LifestyleTech Competence Center Celebrates its First-Year Milestone Ticino-based Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center (LTCC) has celebrated its first year since its successful launch last summer.  The first-anniversary milestone was celebrated on the occasion of the association’s General Assembly on June 15, 2021, at the new USI-SUPSI Campus in central Lugano. It gathered senior leaders from the association’s

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The final event of the CAS SUPSI DTI in eCommerce course, organised by SUPSI & Netcomm Suisse Yesterday, the Dagora Innovation Hub hosted a physical event with a delegation of students and teachers coming from the SUPSI e-Commerce Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS), sponsored by the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center.  The objectives of the event were to

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Microsoft & Moresi support students from Ticino in developing digital home office fashion Microsoft Switzerland and the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) are working on strategies that improve the home office experience: fashion and technology are combined to develop filters, backgrounds, and a digital cloakroom for professional online meetings. The students of the USI Master in Digital

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GUESS Europe launches the Guess Z Lab, in collaboration with the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center and Microsoft.   Through the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center, GUESS Europe partners with international universities and Microsoft on a strategic project to reshape fashion creation through innovation and direct exchange with members of Generation Z.   Bioggio, Switzerland, 20th May 2021 −

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Invited Guests Only Location: campus USI-SUPSI Timing: 9.00-12.30 Agenda • Welcome • First-year of activity review goals, achievements, and next steps • presentation 5 key strategic projects by founding members • Proposal and Approval of new board members from Microsoft • Proposal and approval of new General Manager • Welcome first employees • Review and

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Lugano, 1 Marzo 2021 – Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center: Accenture, Barilla, Lavazza, Loomish, Microsoft e UBS uniscono le forze per accrescere l’innovazione nel settore alimentare, presentando il: Food-Tech Innovation Award, Retail Edition Due colossi italiani del settore alimentare si uniscono al Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center di Lugano, alla ricerca di soluzioni ICT innovative nel settore del “food

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Zurigo – Lugano, 25 febbraio 2021. Microsoft-USI-LTCC: Digital Fashion a servizio del telelavoro  Un progetto di collaborazione tra Microsoft Svizzera e Università della Svizzera italiana per ideare strategie che consentano il miglioramento dell’esperienza di telelavoro combinando moda e tecnologia per sviluppare filtri, sfondi e un guardaroba digitale per riunioni online professionali. Il progetto coinvolge gli

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Barilla, Lavazza, Microsoft, UBS e Accenture insieme nell’Associazione Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center per accrescere l’innovazione digitale nel settore food e retail Invito conferenza stampa online (in presenza solo per i media registrati), Lunedì 1 Marzo 2021, dalle ore 10.15 alle ore 11.15 Relatori Marco Borradori, Sindaco di Lugano* Carlo Terreni, Presidente LifestyleTech Competence Center* Igor Nuzzi,

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Job Title: Innovation Manager   LifestyleTech Competence Center (LTCC) in Lugano is looking for a highly skilled and dynamic Innovation Manager to join our growing organisation. About us The LTCC was founded by some of the world’s leading companies, including Accenture, Bally, Guess, and Microsoft. It aims at becoming one of the leading innovation hubs in

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Bally, founding member of the Lifestyle-Tech Competence Center, is offering a scholarship for the Digital Fashion Summer School at the Istituto Svizzero, in Rome.   The image of a nation is reflected in its creative industry and, in return, is produced and promoted by it. In this context, fashion plays a huge role, both for its

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Open position at Guess Jan 15, 2021

Job Description: CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER (CISO) PURPOSE OF THE JOB The CISO provides the strategic vision of cybersecurity, implementing programs for the protection of information assets, defining processes to limit the risks associated with the adoption of digital technologies, and providing an “external” view on business processes that impact information security and in maintaining

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Accelera la crescita del Centro Competenze LifestyleTech di Lugano: Lo sviluppo di progetti di ricerca Universitari, il piano di “open innovation” finanziato da Microsoft, la creazione di 30 nuovi posti di lavoro da parte del gruppo Accenture nel 2021 e il sostegno del gruppo UBS. Sostenuta dal Municipio di Lugano, l’associazione LifestyleTech Competence Center, co-fondata

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Lugano, July 16th 2020 Accenture, Bally, Dagorà, Guess, Hyphen, Loomish, Microsoft and Swiss Universities SUPSI and USI found LifestyleTech Competence Center Association The Lifestyle-Tech Association aims to promote and support innovative companies that conduct research and development in the LifestyleTech sector. This will directly benefit Ticino as a tech business destination and promote innovation and

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