EPFL Valais Wallis

With its 17 laboratories active in the key areas of energy, environment and health, managed by researchers and doctoral students from 40 nationalities, the Valais campus, solidly integrated into the Energypolis project, plays a full role in promoting research and innovation in the heart of the Alps.

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Pole of Excellence at the foot of the peaks

The EPFL Valais Wallis campus is mainly dedicated to scientific research and innovation in the fields of energy, health and the environment and brings together researchers from four faculties. EPFL and the Valais State Council have also signed an agreement in principle to create a national research, innovation and training pole around the green energy transition.

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EPFL to create six new research chairs in Valais by 2032

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EPFL and the Valais Cantonal Government signed a third amendment to their agreement today in Sion, officially launching the third phase of EPFL’s expansion into the region. The two parties will pool their resources to create a new teaching, research and innovation hub devoted to the energy transition, with the goal of contributing to technological advancement in Switzerland and abroad. EPFL will set up six additional research chairs at the EPFL Valais Wallis campus, including two funded by the Canton of Valais.

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EPFL Valais Wallis
Route des Ronquos 86
1951 Sion
Tél. +41 21 695 82 00

Operational Director EPFL Valais Wallis
Vincent Hiroz

Deputy to the Operational Director EPFL Valais Wallis
Rachel Gay

Executive Assistant to the Operational Director
Jennifer Brady

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