Student Impact Programs

We provide innovative educational and immersive experiences to help you explore how technologies can be used to create positive societal impact.

By raising awareness for sustainable development issues and the challenges of the 21st century, we prepare you to act as knowledgeable change agents and equip you with the tools to uncover opportunities for generating social and/ or environmental impact in our interdependent and globalized world.

INNSINC Program:
INSSINC is a 2 week-long social innovation program designed in collaboration with EPFL CDH, EPFL-ECAL Lab and EPFL Tech4Impact  that immerses students in Bangalore to tackle social innovation challenges on the field.


Participants work in interdisciplinary teams, mixing engineering, design and social science competencies to address local problem statements with SELCO Foundation and swissnex India.

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This course provides an introduction to sustainable entrepreneurship. By adopting a process perspective – from initial problem recognition all the way to establishing an impactful venture – this course offers a holistic overview of the steps involved in creating businesses for societal change:


The YGrant program supports EPFL Bachelor and Master students who want to start/ have recently started a social/environmental impact-driven venture.

For more information, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

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