31.08.16SUMMER SERIES on student projects – Five EPFL students participated in this year’s CanSat competition. Their mission: to fit all the components of a spacecraft into a 3.5-liter container, then release and fly the spacecraft at an altitude of 600 meters.
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29.08.16EPFL researchers have developed a type of glass that offers excellent energy efficiency and lets mobile telephone signals through. And by teaming up with Swiss manufacturers, they have produced innovative windows. Railway company BLS is about to install them on some of its trains in order to improve energy efficiency.
26.08.16EPFL and the Defitech Foundation are committed to putting technology to work for disabled people. At the Clinique Romande de Réadaptation in Sion, EPFL has created a chair for Friedhelm Hummel, a globally renowned expert in post-stroke rehabilitation.