LIDIAP is the EPFL laboratory of the Idiap Research Institute, an independent non-profit research institute located in Martigny, Valais.

Idiap is a Research Institute of National Importance that engages in fundamental research, education and technology transfer in the strongly related areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning and signal processing. The institute offers a value chain from the fundamental research capabilities of 18 research groups supporting the creation of scientific value, to knowledge transfer through Idiap’s dedicated R&D engineers group creating usable software tools and prototypes.

Over the past five years, Idiap secured over CHF 30M in external funding, disseminated 686 peer-reviewed publications and contributed to technology transfer with 84 licenses to Swiss companies.