Purchasing at EPFL

Your partner to simplify your purchasing procedures, on the best terms.

A dedicated team that guarantees the best purchasing terms for your EPFL projects.

Do you wish to place a purchase order or do you have a purchasing project?

A few figures

Online Shops


supplier catalogues to meet your essential needs


25 mio.

unique references at the best prices

Procurement Team


buyers to advise you and accompany you in your purchasing projects

What procedure to follow?

< 50,000.–

Order via CATALYSE

50,000.– and above

Keep track of the order. A list of all awarding over Chf 50,000 Chf have to be published.
2021 Awards list

150,000.– and above

Call for tenders by invitation with the drawing up of specifications, requests of at least 3 supplier quotes and involving the Purchasing Department.

230,000.– and above

Public invitation to tender with the drawing up of specifications and involving the Purchasing Department. Publication in SIMAP.