For Research & Academia
Collaborate with us
Fostering and mobilising EPFL science towards food applications
Network with leading R&D industry partners
Build bridges between complementary partners in Switzerland
Where we contribute
Engineering & Processing
Metabolism & nutrition
Sensing & monitoring data
Machine learning & AI
Complex systems simulation
Robotics & photonics
Sensors & tracking
We take a modular and flexible project-based approach, leveraging cross-industry expertise to help our partners solve complex transdisciplinary innovation challenges.
By connecting EPFL’s research expertise with the industry know-how, we aim to generate research and innovation around food and nutrition and translate it into real collaboration opportunities.
Check out the list below to find out what we have in store for you.
With a privileged access to the IFNC Industrial Board, our members can truly influence EPFL research programs related to food and nutrition. They also have access to events and conferences and can closely collaborate with EPFL’s scientists and start-ups. IFNC membership is reserved for companies active in the food and nutrition industry.
Want to work on a specific project that meets your needs? Take part in the IFNC Joint Research Program, which consists of a close collaboration between science and industry. Through a well-defined projet and statement of work, all parties are working together to achieve concrete outcomes.
Through diverse discovery and research programmes, non-competing members of the center work together on common issues.
2nd Call – NTN Innovation Booster Robotics
Innovation Booster Robotics promotes knowledge transfer and encourages co-operation with partners along the entire value chain of robotics. The 2nd NTN Innovation Booster Robotics Call is open until Sept 15th to any stakeholders in the Swiss robotics ecosystem.
Second Eurostars Call 2022
Eurostars is the largest international funding programme for SMEs wishing to collaborate with research centres on R&D projects. The programme covers up to 50% of project costs in grants for SMEs, universities and R&D institutions. Submissions from 13 July to 15 September 2022.
Sept. 20th: ERC Synergy Grant Info Event
The ERC-Synergy grant call for 2023 is now open. Attend this lunchtime event – organized by Euresearch – if you want to understand the principles and conditions of the Synergy Grant and what it takes to be competitive.