Licensing Opportunities

Digital/data

Digital/Data

Learning based subsampling

Learning-based sampling outperforms the state-of-the-art sampling in terms of visual quality, PSNR (peak signal-to-noise) and SSIM (structural similarity), on a knee that is scanned with 6 times acceleration.

LIFT – method for training a feature detector of an image processor

Method, System, and Device for Learned Invariant Feature Transform for Computer Images

image segmentation epfl

Scale-adaptive media item segmentation technique

Image segmentation continues to be a central topic of many computer vision applications with the aim to extract useful information from the available images.

 

Device and Methods for Holographic Anti-Counterfeit Applications

Example of holographic projection recorded by a smartphone

Parameter-free image resolution estimation

A new powerful tool to quantify the effective resolution in super-resolution microscopy for expedited microscopy setup alignment, characterization and optimization as well as for automated microscopes

Polisis

Automated Analysis and Presentation of Privacy Policies Using Machine Learing

 

JPEG Compatible Media Content Processing

Protection procedure of secure JPEG transmorphing

FindeX: Ranking of Growing Networks

Ranking algorithm to rank nodes in a network accounting for the network growth and possible changes in its links

Manufactoring

Manufacturing/materials

Alkaline electrolyzer

High efficient alkaline electrolysers for small and medium size applications

This invention aims at providing an enhanced sound signal for hearing aids taking into account the sound received by a first hear to modify or shape the sound of the second hear.

Variable Stiffness Fiber with Self-Healing Capability

A variable stiffness fiber made of silicone and low melting point alloys quickly becomes >700 times softer and >400 times more deformable when heated above 62 °C.

Quarts: Quick Agreement for Real-Time Control Systems

Architecture of a real-time control system for which Quarts can guarantee consistency and bounded latency

 

Coffee Packaging Recycle

Capsule recycling system for coffee machines

Our solution enables the compaction of the waste materials inside the coffee machine.

New Composites for extraction of metal or contaminating chemical species

Metallic Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for extraction of metals or precious metals

Method for synthesis of metal organic framework composites (MOFs)

Metallic Organic Frameworks (MOFs) with enhanced stability in aqueous environment for heterogeneous catalysis, selective gas separation, energy storage, drug delivery, water decontamination

 

MOFs for wet flue gas CO2 capture

MOFs for wet flue gas CO2 capture

Metal organic Frameworks (MOF) that can uniquely adsorb and capture CO2 in the presence of water.

A method for producing an oxide shell around nanocrystals

A solution-based method to grow a metal oxide shell by atomic layer deposition with a tunable thickness.

MIMO-friendly Window

Glazing unit comprising a pair of windowpanes adapted to allow low and balanced transmission loss for EM radiation

 

Nanopatterned antimicrobial surfaces

The technology is an antimicrobial surface that relies on a unique nanotopography/nanopattern approach that induces mechanical rupture of bacteria.

Partial Discharge Localization Using Time Reversal

Time reversal, a novel technique to 3D-locate partial discharge sources in power equipment and electric vehicles

Miniaturized Microwave Waveguide Devices

Application to Space and Terrestrial Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Systems

 

Fabrication method to remove scalloping and tapering effects in through-silicon vias

A new scallop free and non-tapered approach to overcome this challenge by adding a new step to the standard TSV procedure exploiting the crystalline orientation of silicon wafers.

Manufacturing of nanoscale orifices in glass like materials

A new process for manufacturing in a controllable manner nano-scale orifices in glass like materials with a tubular shape.

Method for the synthesis of new triazenes

New process using nitric oxide (N2O) for for the synthesis of trisubstituted triazene

Systems (Electronics, Sensors & Analytics)

Device and Methods for Holographic Anti-Counterfeit Applications

Example of holographic projection recorded by a smartphone

Majority Logic Synthesis

Majority Logic Synthesis

A logic synthesis tool which significantly improves the performance of digital integrated circuits

Parameter-free image resolution estimation

A new powerful tool to quantify the effective resolution in super-resolution microscopy for expedited microscopy setup alignment, characterization and optimization as well as for automated microscopes

 

Miniature quadrotor equipped with foldable and self-deployable arms

Foldable and self-deployable aerial vehicle

Foldable quadrator technology for self-deployment of the arms

Polisis

Automated Analysis and Presentation of Privacy Policies Using Machine Learing

Intuitive teleoperation

Intuitive gesture-based control interface for real and simulated robots for teleoperations

 

Magnet-Assisted Ball Drive

Ball drive design for locomotion which utilizes a permanent magnet as the drive roller for palm-sized robots.

Gradient Flow Emulation Using Drift Diffusion Processes

Novel way of solving gradient flow problems by using a physical emulation device

Propulsion Module for Generating Wave- Like Motion

A propulsion module comprising a motor for generating rotational motion and a pair of conversion devices, each having a movable arm to convert rotational motion into oscillatory translational motion. It also consists of a drive mechanism for coupling the motor to the conversion device, as well as a flexible structure configured to be guided by the movable arms in order to generate the wave-like motion.

 

Miniaturized Microwave Waveguide Devices

Application to Space and Terrestrial Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Systems

Divergence based video completion

Divergence-Based Adaptive Extreme Video Completion (ADEFAN)

Highly energy-area efficient SAR ADC architecture

An ultra-small and low-power 10-bit successive approximation register analog-to-digital converter (SAR ADC) architecture, having up to 1 MS/s sampling rate.

 

Osmotic Power Generator

Power generator using nanopore technology to convert an osmotic salt gradient into electricity.

Noninvasive Estimation of Cardiovascular Parameters

System for the non-invasive measurement of cardivascular parameters

Life science

Computationally designed epitope- focused immunogen enhancing subdominant neutralizing antibody responses

Synthetic polypeptide mimicking RSV site II epitope for efficiently boosting preexisting immunity

Method for preparing proliferative induced hepatic progenitor cells

Experimental protocol for the generation of induced HPC from primary human hepatocytes

Potent tissue kallikrein inhibitors towards the first therapy for the rare disease Netherton Syndrome

Cyclic peptide-based KLK5 and KLK7 inhibitors

Potent tissue kallikrein inhibitors towards a first therapy for the Netherton Syndrome

 

Variable Stiffness Fiber with Self-Healing Capability

A variable stiffness fiber made of silicone and low melting point alloys quickly becomes >700 times softer and >400 times more deformable when heated above 62 °C.

Novel Antibody Tools for Targeting Beta-Amyloid Peptide Oligomerization

Our anti-Aβ peptide antibodies detect new targets associated with early Aβ fragment seeds and small oligomeric entities.

Mutant Aerolysin for nanopore sensing

Mutant Aerolysin for nanopore sensing

Mutant Aerolysin nanopores for nucleotide sequencing and analytes detection.

 

Broad spectrum antivirals

Biocompatible anti-viral nanoparticles with broad-spectrum virucidal effect.

PM20D1 and Alzheimer’s Disease

Therapeutic and diagnostic biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Learning Based Subsampling

Learning-based sampling outperforms the state-of-the-art sampling in terms of visual quality, PSNR (peak signal-to-noise) and SSIM (structural similarity), on a knee that is scanned with 6 times acceleration.

 

Organotypic 3-D modelling of liver tissue fibrosis

3D cell culture models of the fibrotic liver for therapeutic screening

Plasma and liver lipid species as biomarkers of fatty liver

An alternative method to the current diagnosis of fatty liver diseases

Protein variants

A method allowing engineering highly specific properties without having to design protein from scratch.

 

Bio-functional 3-D Hydrogels for culturing organoids

Bio-functional 3-D Hydrogels for culturing organoids

Bio-functional 3D hydrogels and its precursors for culturing adult epithelial cells1 mediated IFN I induction

Peptide-based coagulation factor XI inhibitors

Selective FXIa inhibitors based on cyclic peptides and their application for anticoagulation

Sharp edged electrodes for DLD devices

Sharp Edged Electrodes for combined Deterministic Lateral Displacement and Dielectrophoretic devices useful for purification as well as filtration of nanosized biological and chemical materials

 

Treatment and prevention of age related diseases by the inhibition of sphingolipid synthesis

Inactivation of sphingolipid synthesis do increase muscle mass and grip strength, improve endurance and muscle regeneration and are validated genetically as drug target in humans

Cathepsins inhibitors as anti-cancer therapies

Treatment of hematological cancer in early phase as single agent

Manufacturing of nanoscale orifices in glass like materials

A new process for manufacturing in a controllable manner nano-scale orifices in glass like materials with a tubular shape.

 

Noninvasive Estimation of Cardiovascular Parameters

System for the non-invasive measurement of cardivascular parameters

Method for the synthesis of new triazenes

New process using nitric oxide (N2O) for for the synthesis of trisubstituted triazene

Energy

Energy

license alkaline electrolyzer epfl

High efficient alkaline electrolysers for small and medium size applications

We demonstrate that advanced electrolyzers can have higher efficiencies (for example, twice higher as compared with similar operating conditions) by incorporating novel electrocatalysts in an innovative stack configuration.

Partial Discharge Localization Using Time Reversal

Time reversal, a novel technique to 3D-locate partial discharge sources in power equipment and electric vehicles

Osmotic Power Generator

Power generator using nanopore technology to convert an osmotic salt gradient into electricity.


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