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

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.


Innovation - Sep 23
In its latest funding round, Kandou Bus has raised 56 million dollars - mainly from Swiss investors. The proceeds will allow the specialist in high-speed, low-power connectivity to market a new component needed for the development of USB-C plugs that are compatible with the recently approved USB4 specification.
Environment - Sep 23

A pioneering study carried out at EPFL shows that the amount of daylight in a room can influence our thermal comfort and how well we tolerate heat or cold.

Environment - Sep 19

Archizoom is bringing "Faraway So Close" to Switzerland. This thought-provoking exhibition explores Bangladesh through the architectural universes of the URBANA practice and architect Kashef Chowdhury.

Event - Sep 15

The EPFL campus was full of fun this weekend during the Open House organised for the School's 50 th anniversary.

Computer Science - Sep 20
Computer Science

Deepfakes - or fake videos produced to look real through the use of artificial intelligence - pose a growing challenge.

Health - Sep 18

Scientists at EPFL's Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research have discovered a signaling pathway that breast tumors exploit to metastasize to the brain.

Health - Sep 12

EPFL scientists have helped develop a microscopic glass device that doctors could use to inject medicine into retinal veins with unprecedented accuracy.

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