For SMEs and Corporate Partners
Collaborate with us
Through a close relationship, allow IFNC to become your informed business partner.
Tap into wide pool of science and technologies.
Facilitate access to funding opportunities and foundation grants.
Engage with our talents and have visibility on promising spin-offs.
Access to select community events with our network.
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.
2 Février: Événement – Sommet Suisse sur le Système Alimentaire
Ces derniers mois, l’Assemblée Citoyenne pour une Politique Alimentaire et le Comité scientifique Avenir Alimentaire Suisse se sont penchés de manière intensive sur cette question. Les recommandations en résultant pour une politique alimentaire durable seront remis lors du Sommet Suisse sur le Système Alimentaire 2023.
Project BIOPACK – Biobased food packaging
Project BIOPACK started in 2019 and involves Prof. Michaud’s Laboratory and Nestlé. Its overall objective is to create life-cycle engineered, biobased food packaging solutions to minimize environmental impact, from production all the way to after use.
Interview – Prof. Véronique Michaud
The research objective of the Laboratory for Processing of Composite Materials, headed by Prof. Michaud, is to establish the scientific base for the next generation of materials.
Christian Nils Schwab