Innovation improves people’s quality of life and provides solutions that help deal with grand societal challenges such as climate change or the population’s ageing. Additionally, innovation is essential to the health of the Swiss economy.
Today’s scientific research plants the seed for tomorrow’s innovations. However, science does not translate into innovation magically. That’s the reason why an Innovation Team is wholly dedicated to acting as an interface between academia and industry. Its fundamental mission is to ensure that EPFL’s research has a real impact by finding its way into society.
Tech4Impact builds bridges to leverage science & technology for sustainable impact.
Discover the labs involved in the in sports-related research and all the associated projects.
Space Innovation builds on the multi-domain relevance of space technologies to support the development of innovative projects in the space sector.
Innovation to fight COVID
Parithera receives an Innogrant
The EPFL Tech Launchpad is pleased to announce they have granted an award of CHF100,000 to Parithera – an EPFL-startup which improves the efficacy of cancer treatment through an advanced method of treatment monitoring.
EPFL Tech Launchpad award two new Ignition grant
We are proud to announce that Emissium and Consulto, have each been awarded a CHF 30,000 Ignition grant as part of EPFL’s Tech Launchpad – a leading incubator dedicated to supporting groundbreaking and innovative startups.
Limula receives the Innovation by Design Challenge Jury Award
The fifth edition of the Innovation by Design Challenge of the City of Renens has just held its prize-giving ceremony on November 10th at the ECAL. Five young companies from the Canton and 10 designers were able to work on improving their product by using design levers. The Jury Prize was awarded to the EPFL startup Limula. The Public's Favourite Award and the City Council Award were both awarded to the CleanBoat project.
2022 >>venture>> Kickoff Online
Join us to celebrate Switzerland's leading startup competition, on the year of its 25th anniversary. Do you have a stellar idea and want to start your own business? Or you already have your startup, and want to take it…
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