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.

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Disclose & protect your IP

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

Access our technologies

Learn how to access EPFL technologies

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Collaborate with our researchers

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

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Commercialize your research

Get support to accelerate the development of your technology through the enable program.

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Conflict of interests

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“Data protection policies that seem clear are often ambiguous"

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A new EU regulation that went into effect in May has prompted consumers to pay more attention to how websites use the personal data they collect. With Polisis, an AI-based program developed at EPFL, consumers can get quick, easy-to-read summaries of websites’ data protection policies. And the program is becoming highly popular – EPFL’s Technology Transfer Office has received numerous license requests. Hamza Harkous, one of the software developers, is pleasantly surprised at its success and has just entered into a license agreement with US-based search engine DuckDuckGo. We spoke with Harkous about his one-of-a-kind program.


Technology Transfer Office

EPFL Innovation Park J
CH-1015 Lausanne

Phone: +41 (0) 21 693 70 23