Associate Vice Presidency for Research (AVP-R)

@ Alain Herzog / EPFL 2021

About the AVP-R

The Associate Vice Presidency for Research coordinates and oversees the activity of the central services for research support, the Research Office and the Technology Transfer Office. It contributes to the management and tech transfer of EPFL’s research projects.

Prof. Andreas Mortensen, Associate Vice President for Research

Services and Units

The Research Office mainly supports EPFL research community in administative tasks linked to research projects. It also coordinates large projects and ensure ethical clearance for research projects.

The Technology Transfer Office works with EPFL researchers to turn their technologies into business opportunities that can benefit society – in particular by capturing and licensing EPFL’s intellectual property assets, managing collaborations with industry, and by accelerating the commercialization of early stage technologies.


AVP-R Administrator and Secretary

Tina Karati

[email protected]

+41 21 693 9294

Deputy to the Associate Vice President for Research

Caroline Ferguson

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