Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
Station 1, 1015 Lausanne
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL  
Location: Lausanne
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat
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EPFL is one of the two federal technical schools (university) in Switzerland. Like the ETH in Zurich, it has three missions: education of students, scientific research and technology transfer. EPFL is located near Lausanne on the shores of the Lake Geneva. It has a campus of more than 10,000 people. The school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and work in science, technology and architecture.

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Electroengineering - Feb 15
Electroengineering
EPFL researchers have developed a compact and efficient medium-frequency transformer. Their device is poised to enhance the flexibility and efficiency of tomorrow's smart grids and DC power distribution networks. An EPFL-made prototype has been thoroughly tested and presented in several tutorials designed for experts from the academic and industrial worlds.
Innovation - Feb 14
Innovation

EPFL's smart living lab, located on the Fribourg campus, is at a pivotal moment in its development.

Chemistry - Feb 12
Chemistry

Seeking to address fluoride contamination in drinking water, chemical engineers at EPFL have developed a portable and user-friendly device that can measure fluoride concentration accurately and reliably.

Innovation - Feb 8
Innovation

Funds raised in Switzerland crossed the CHF 1 billion mark for the first time in 2018. And EPFL startups accounted for over a sixth of that amount, bringing in CHF 217 million.

Physics - Feb 12
Physics

One of the key building blocks of flexible photonic circuits and ultra-thin optics are metasurfaces.

Environment - Feb 11
Environment

This summer, 40 international scientists will participate in the GLACE expedition around Greenland in order to study the effects of climate change in that region.

Innovation - Feb 8
Innovation

Funds raised in Switzerland crossed the CHF 1 billion mark for the first time in 2018. And EPFL startups accounted for over a sixth of that amount, bringing in CHF 217 million.







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