Using viscous metals in micro fibers
EPFL scientists have developed the first micro-structured fibers with a viscous metal inside – a perfect example of what cross-disciplinary teamwork can achieve.
New high-capacity embedded memories use half as much silicon
Researchers at EPFL and Bar Ilan University have developed a new type of embedded memory that takes up half as much space as traditional memory – and uses less energy – to store a given amount of data. The technology is being marketed through a new spin-off called RAAAM.
"It felt like we were living on another planet”
Julia Schmale is a truly adventurous researcher, and her favorite places to explore are extreme environments in far-flung corners of the world. During her most recent trip, she was stranded in the icy Arctic for four months, a long way from COVID-19 but impacted by its effects.
The reality of start-ups in a documentary
A Swiss director has filmed a three-part documentary series highlighting the day-to-day operations of a handful of startups. DePoly, an EPFL spin-off, made the final cut for the series, which will premiere online on 16 July.
“Even on such a small scale, it feels like we're making a difference”
In the middle of the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 lockdown, Samuel Bosch, EPFL student, and Alexander Sanchez de la Cerda, Computer Science graduate and Vice-President of the EPFL Quantum Computing Association, wanted to make a difference. So they founded a startup that will help create jobs.
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