Technology Transfer Office

We help EPFL technologies make a difference.
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About us

We work with EPFL researchers to turn their technologies into business opportunities that can benefit society – in particular by capturing and licensing EPFL’s intellectual property assets, managing collaborations with industry, and by accelerating the commercialization of early stage technologies.



Do you see commercialization potential for your research? Follow this link

Learn how to share your software.

Find out more about industrial research contracts and access our templates.

EPFL has established standard NDAs and MTAs templates to share confidential information and material.

enable invests in tomorrow’s technology. We support creative innovators as they move their ideas from the lab to the market.

mintt is a course for EPFL PhD students organized by the EPFL Tech Transfer Office.



Explore EPFL technologies available for licensing.

Understand the different ways to set-up collaborations between EPFL and industry.

Find out more about industrial research contracts and access our templates.



Guide lines for start ups. EPFL encourages the transfer of research results to products and services through licensing. Follow the link or contact our tech transfer team!

See here how to manage a possible conflict of interest.

Academic courses, support programs and more to help you create your own company.




Technology Transfer Office

EPFL Innovation Park J
CH-1015 Lausanne

Mail:     [email protected]

Phone: +41 21 693 70 23

The team

Intellectual Property Management


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EPFL spin-off Rheon Medical has developed the world’s first adjustable glaucoma drainage system, which has already been used successfully in over 250 patients in Europe. The company, based at EPFL Innovation Park, closed a CHF 5.6 million Series C funding round in December 2020 and just received the U.S. FDA’s Breakthrough Device Designation for its technology.

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