Associate Vice Presidency for Centers and Platforms (AVP-CP)
About the AVP-CP
AVP-CP mission is to coordinate and promote the activity of centres and technology platforms at EPFL, to ensure excellence in knowledge creation and the sharing of competencies and resources.
Associate Vice President for Centers and Platforms
Center and platforms boost synergies and regroup resources to support EPFL’s research, teaching and innovation missions go beyond state of the art
Services and Units
The unit coordinates the acquisition of major scientific equipment at EPFL, manages financial aspects of large research projects, and oversees the management of technological platforms and of transdisciplinary and inter-instituional entitites.
Centers create networks, collaborations and synergies between researchers and students around state-of-the-art scientific subjects. They build bridges between researchers at EPFL and other academic institutions, foster innovation and contribute to advance and share knowledge on specific themes within and beyond the academic world.
Platforms provide access to cutting-edge technical infrastructure and know-how expertise to EPFL scientists and students to perform their research, making optimal use of resources. They are also a place where knowledge and knowhow is shared and where EPFL contributes to advance the state of the art in the techniques covered by the platform.