enable invests in tomorrow’s technology. We support creative innovators as they move their ideas from the lab to the market.
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We are passionate about transformational technology and believe it has the potential to change people’s lives. We want to be part of that journey.

enable is the starting point. We provide funding and expertise to refine and advance early-stage technology. We help entrepreneurs grow and give them the opportunity to accelerate their success.


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Get financial support

We offer early-stage funding to help refine an invention or develop a prototype, validate applications, or de-risk a project.

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Build your team

We finance interns from different backgrounds to join entrepreneurs to benefit from an outsider’s perspective and expertise.

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Work in partnership

We want to be there with you as you grow your idea – providing expertise and guidance along the journey.

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Development mock-up of a steerable guidewire to enable surgeons to navigate brain arteries faster, allowing rapid stroke treatment Copyright: Sumegha Mantri



enabled by design drives design and technology to work hand in hand to accelerate technology development

Meet our team

Program Manager

Isabel thrives on helping the next generation of tech-minded entrepreneurs. An EPFL alumni, Isabel worked in the corporate world. She had a variety of roles covering IT consulting, project management, and leadership. However, no matter where she is, there’s always a common thread running through her work – developing innovative technology that drives business growth.

Head of enable

André has always been driven by his passion for innovation and new technology and has spent his career sharing his knowledge and skills with countless innovators as they begin their journey to commercialization. André is a cofounder of the Technology Transfer Office and established the enable program in 2012.

Sumegha is a designer of experiences, her work ranging from the design of museums to objects. She speaks the language of both design and science and believes that technology first and foremost must be humane.

Sarah is enable’s go-to person. She is always eager to help and support innovators and students. Sarah concentrates on the program financials, hiring and contracting. Sarah has travelled the world, and worked in international corporations in Switzerland and South America. 


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Technology Transfer Office
EPFL Innovation Park J
CH – 1015 Lausanne

Contact: [email protected]