Central Environmental Laboratory

Central Environmental Laboratory GR-CEL

About us

The GR-CEL conducts research and provides services in the fields of environmental analytical chemistry and molecular biology.

The analytical platform of the GR-CEL is temporarily closed because of the measures taken by EPFL and the Confederation against the very fast spread of COVID-19 outbreak in Switzerland.


  • Nano- and microplastics in the environment
  • Analysis of organic and inorganic micropollutants
  • Antibiotic resistance in the environment
  • Microbial communities in water, soils and sediments

The GR-CEL is equipped with cutting-edge instruments for the analysis of organic and inorganic compounds in various matrices.