Horizon Europe – Excellent Science pillar
The Excellent Science pillar supports frontier research projects designed and driven by researchers through the European Research Council. It also funds fellowships and mobility of researchers, and invests in world-class research infrastructures.
Gamaya launches a unique solution with Syngenta
The EPFL spin-off Gamaya and Syngenta have launched a unique digital diagnostics tool for commercial use. As a result, growers will have access to a disruptive remote sensing tool that allows reliable nematode damage detection.
Enabling greenhouse energy transition
Voltiris – an EPFL startup – develops color-optimized solar modules to combine crop growth and energy production. By using this innovative solution, greenhouse owners can improve their energy independence, viability and sustainability.
PET-like plastic developed from biomass waste
EPFL scientists – in collaboration with an Austrian university – have created a new PET-like recyclable plastic that can be easily made from the non-edible parts of plants. The promising tough, heat-resistant plastic could be used for food packaging.
Swiss Participation in Horizon Europe
Good news for Swiss-based researchers! Although Switzerland is still a non-associated country, Swiss-based entities can participate in collaborative projects in Horizon Europe as ‘associated partners’
Bühler opens Insect Technology Center
Bühler Group has officially opened its world-class Insect Technology Center. The facility combines Bühler’s expertise with cutting-edge infrastructure to drive the development of the insect industry.
Interview – Prof. Alexandre Persat
Prof. Alexandre Persat leads a team interested in understanding how physical environment of the intestine affect microbiota composition.
Interview – Prof. Ardemis Boghossian
Prof. Ardemis Boghossian, the head of Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology, gives us a glimpse of her research work in relation with smart food packaging.
How to train harvesting robots ?
Raspberries are difficult fruit to harvest. They need to be picked by hand instead of machines.
But what if robots, equipped with advanced sensors, could lend a helping hand? Engineers at EPFL have set out to tackle this very challenge.
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