Vice Presidency for Research

EPFL © Alain Herzog

EPFL © Alain Herzog

Support, coordinate and promote EPFL research

The Vice Presidency for Research (VPR) wants to give EPFL researchers the means to excel in a stimulating, ambitious, diverse and welcoming community. The VPR formulates and implements EPFL’s research strategy. It is in charge of research contracts, technology transfer, scientific information and intellectual property while preserving the interests and values of the institution. It ensures the management of scientific equipment and technological platforms, as well as the coordination and monitoring of the development of EPFL’s inter-institutional and transdisciplinary entities.


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Andreas Mortensen is in charge of the Vice Presidency for Research.



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