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Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 21.09.2018

Innovation / Technology - 12.09.2018

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 11.09.2018

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 07.09.2018

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 06.09.2018

Event - Innovation / Technology - 03.09.2018

Innovation / Technology - 29.08.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 29.08.2018
IBM Forscher imitieren die Funktionalität von Neuronen in Phase-Change-Technologie
IBM Forscher imitieren die Funktionalität von Neuronen in Phase-Change-Technologie
Milan, Italy, 15 November 2016-The Humanitas University and Humanitas Research Hospital announce today that they have signed a collaboration project with IBM to experiment with Watson to help teach and pursue research in the medical sector.

Innovation / Technology - Medicine / Pharmacology - 29.08.2018

Politics - Innovation / Technology - 23.08.2018

Innovation / Technology - Mechanical Engineering - 23.08.2018
UNIL & EPFL help the international cycling union combat technological fraud
Advances in performance of batteries and electric motors has provided new technological possibilities including drones and transport devices like hoverboards, e-bikes and e-scooters - technologies th

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 22.08.2018
Two become one - with reactive heat
Two become one - with reactive heat
Reactive nano-multilayers are considered to be a revolution in joining technology. They are envisaged for joining heat-sensitive materials that would otherwise be damaged or even destroyed upon conventional soldering.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 07.08.2018

Innovation / Technology - 23.07.2018

Innovation / Technology - Media - 19.07.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 17.07.2018
The pros and cons of artificial intelligence
AI is set to trigger a major transformation in society. As soon as algorithms influence our voting habits or design school curricula, it is up to politics to limit the damage. A new study on the opportunities and risks of AI is now being conducted on behalf of TA-Swiss. Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just about the irritatingly charming face of a "humanoid robot" gazing inquisitively at us.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 12.07.2018
Artificial intelligence helps design an ultra-aerodynamic bike
Thanks to software developed by Neural Concept, an EPFL spin-off, bicycle engineers can quickly calculate the most aerodynamic shape for a bike. The software - which is being presented in Stockholm today at the International Conference on Machine Learning - applies artificial intelligence to a set of user-defined specifications.

Innovation / Technology - 12.07.2018
Report on the Open Access Institutional Survey 2017 - News
Report on the Open Access Institutional Survey 2017 At the beginning of year, we invited you to complete a survey about Open Access and its future at UNIL.

Innovation / Technology - Mechanical Engineering - 11.07.2018
«Smart» polymers transform electrical
CTsystems, a spin-off of Empa, and Daetwyler, the Swiss specialist for sealing solutions, partner up to market and industrialize polymer transducer technology. CTsystems has already presented the first prototype of electromechanical polymer converters in stack construction: As an actuator, this converts electrical energy into mechanical work with an «integrated» sensor function.

Innovation / Technology - 09.07.2018
The mushroom that works like a green 3D printer
Student project series (1) - A team of environmental engineering and architecture students at EPFL has discovered a way to grow a biodegradable material from mycelium and sawdust.

Innovation / Technology - 06.07.2018
Blockchain : the first crowd-funded diamond
Blockchain : the first crowd-funded diamond "mine" is on line
LakeDiamond, an EPFL spin-off that produces and customizes ultra-pure diamonds for industrial use, is launching an initial coin offering (ICO) today.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.06.2018
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
An e-voting system based on blockchain technology has just been tested at EPFL. The system serves as a digital guarantee, ensuring that competing sides have faith in the voting process. This open-source technology will soon be available on the Center for Digital Trust's software platform. E-voting is becoming increasingly popular both in Switzerland and further afield.

Innovation / Technology - 28.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 27.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 18.06.2018
Novartis International AG: Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens shows superior visual performance in head-to-head trial post-cataract surgery
Novartis International AG: Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens shows superior visual performance in head-to-head trial post-cataract surgery Better visual outcomes for patients with t

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 14.06.2018
Startup from Basel Qnami wins Venture Kick finals
Startup from Basel Qnami wins Venture Kick finals
The young startup of the University of Basel, Qnami, is the winner of the Venture Kick prize worth 130'000 Swiss Francs.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 13.06.2018
First UZH Space Hub Research Flight Campaign
First UZH Space Hub Research Flight Campaign
This year the newly opened Innovation Park Zurich repurposed old hangars on the military airfield in Dübendorf into office space, creating a novel combination of airfield and laboratory. This site is now where the UZH Space Hub carries out joint research projects of the University of Zurich and its partners from air and space travel.

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 11.06.2018

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 11.06.2018

Innovation / Technology - Earth Sciences - 04.06.2018
A plateform for extracting crucial information from satellite images
A plateform for extracting crucial information from satellite images
EPFL start-up Picterra has devised a smart system that allows users to analyze drone or satellite images of a given territory: in a few clicks, they can extract information, statistics and representations of changes that have taken place in the area.

Innovation / Technology - Electroengineering - 04.06.2018
Hybrid overhead lines: More power, not more power lines
Social opposition to new high-voltage lines is delaying modernisation of the power grid. Two projects of the National Research Programmes "Energy Turnaround" and "Managing Energy Consumption" have determined the optimum design of hybrid overhead lines needed to increase the capacity of the power transmission grid and, at the same time, win popular acceptance for the new technology.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 04.06.2018

Innovation / Technology - Medicine / Pharmacology - 30.05.2018
From science to start-ups
The new Bridge programme helps to turn scientific research into actual products and services. A year and a half into its launch, the results are already in. "Without the financial support provided by Bridge, my discovery might have been relegated to the cemetery of good ideas that never materialized," says Olga Dubey, a biologist and a newly minted entrepreneur.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 28.05.2018
EPFL projects make it past the first round to becoming FET Flagships
Two projects coordinated by EPFL - the Time Machine and Health EU - have made it into the second round of the selection process to become FET Flagships.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 24.05.2018
Digitalisation of the toilet
Digitalisation of the toilet
Payment via mobile, replacement parts made on a 3D-printer, error messages via NFC-tag - Eawag doctoral student Caroline Saul has found some remarkable innovations in companies that market container toilets in developing countries.

Innovation / Technology - Art and Design - 16.05.2018
Sofy.tv: An EPFL startup that tattooes short films against piracy
Sofy.tv: An EPFL startup that tattooes short films against piracy
A new cutting-edge streaming service, Sofy.tv, offers short-film makers a free and secure platform for showcasing their work.

Administration - Innovation / Technology - 15.05.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 09.05.2018

Innovation / Technology - Medicine / Pharmacology - 07.05.2018

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 03.05.2018

Event - Innovation / Technology - 02.05.2018

Innovation / Technology - Life Sciences - 02.05.2018

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 30.04.2018
Climate tax finances energy-positive plants for water treatment
Climate tax finances energy-positive plants for water treatment
There is a wealth of energy and nutrients in wastewater. New processes enable the recovery of these resources from wastewater and sewage sludge, with the goal of redefining the function of the wastewater-treatment plants.

Art and Design - Innovation / Technology - 27.04.2018
Kung Fu Sets ArtLab in motion
Kung Fu Sets ArtLab in motion
The exhibition Kung Fu Motion: The Living Archive opens tomorrow, on Saturday April 28. It accompanies the integration of ArtLab into EPFL's College of Humanities and kicks off a stimulating series of fresh programs at the intersections of art/science.

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 23.04.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 18.04.2018
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