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.
The center digitize and preserve audiovisual collections and add value to them by organizing research and innovation projects with EPFL laboratories, start-ups, and partners
Innovation to fight COVID
BioT wins the 10th edition of the START Lausanne Contest
The startup BioT has won the 10th edition of the START Lausanne Contest. The startup launched in September 2020 by two students and an EPFL alumni received the first prize of CHF 30,000 during the closing ceremony. The startup Hikane was also awarded the prize for the startup with a direct impact on a societal problem.
Startup Champion Seed Night: 10 years of discovering new talent
The 10th edition of Startup Champion Seed Night is taking place this Thursday, 29 April 2021. Nicolas Durand, CEO of Abionic – an EPFL spinoff that specializes in rapid testing based on nanofluid technology – looks back on his involvement in the competition’s first edition in 2012 and how his company has developed over the past decade.
Rethinking supply chains to cut carbon and sulfur oxide emissions
Building a better future by creating supply chain excellence. That’s the goal of the Executive Master in Global Supply Chain Management program offered at EPFL by the International Institute for the Management of Logistics and Supply Chain. And the in-company projects performed by program participants show that their novel ideas could considerably reduce CO2 and sulfur oxid emissions.
Workshop Launchpad – Validating your project with customer insight
Workshop Summary In this workshop you will learn how to get feedback from the people you are designing your product or service for. You will be given simple tools to help you get started and get into the habit of learning…
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