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.
Dec 13th & 14th: Horizon Europe info day – Cluster 6
The European Commission is informing on the upcoming 2023/24 calls in Food, Bioeconomy, Natural resources, Agriculture and Environment during this online information event. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the call topics that will be published shortly!
Edible drone for emergency scenarios
It may not be the tastiest meal ever flown, but EPFL researchers have developed an edible drone designed to serve as life-sustaining nutrition for people stranded in emergency situations.
Nov 29th: Training on EU R&I Funding Opportunities
You’ve certainly heard about the large EU Framework Programme for R&I, Horizon Europe. If you don’t really know how to access funds being based in Switzerland, join this online event to get an overview of the programme.