Interdisciplinary centers

Energy Center

The Energy Center (CEN) and the associated EPFL’s Energy Systems Management Chair intend to foster multidisciplinary research projects and networks to develop sustainable energy production, storage, transportation, distribution and end-use systems and technologies.

Transportation Center

The Transportation Center (TraCE) is the interface between EPFL and external world (private and public sectors) for all questions related to the transportation and mobility of people and goods. TraCE’s main role is to foster technology transfer in this field through the initiation of partnerships with industry and public authorities.

Cooperation and Development Center

The aim of Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV) is to promote and coordinate scientific cooperation activities within EPFL, using all disciplines represented on the campus.

Interdisciplinary Center for electron microscopy

The Interdisciplinary Centre for electron microscopy (CIME) is a central facility in electron microscopy dedicated to studies in solid state physics, material science and life sciences.


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