This list gathers all the high-tech companies that were created from EPFL technologies and/or people or with which EPFL had very close links from their foundation or main line of business.
Startups of the ETH domain and EPFL Innovation Park
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Canton of Vaud offers support for Enabled by Design platform
The Canton of Vaud supports the Enabled by Design web platform developed by the EPFL and the ECAL. CHF 100,000 per year will be injected for three years to ensure the sustainability of this tool, which promotes collaboration between designers and entrepreneurs.
ArcoScreen CEO Margaux Duchamp wins the Lopez-Loreta prize
The Lopez-Loreta prize is a relatively new award, which was launched in 2018 by the foundation whose name it bears. It rewards academic excellence and is given to four researchers from four French and Swiss public polytechnic schools, including EPFL. This is the first time that the award – which includes prize money of 1 million euros over a period of five years – has been given to a female entrepreneur, with ArcoScreen CEO Margaux Duchamp taking the award. The award not only recognizes her work on her thesis but also the startup she founded on the back of her research.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals joins the FIT
Founded in 1950, the multinational biopharmaceutical company Ferring Pharmaceuticals has joined the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) in September. With its international headquarters in Saint-Prex (Vaud), Ferring is at the heart of life sciences innovation in Western Switzerland and will join local players in supporting local innovation. Ferring has also become a member of the FIT Foundation Board as well as the Tech Seed and Tech Growth Committees.