Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL   link
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.


Computer Science - Feb 24
Computer Science
Largo Films, an EPFL spin-off, unveiled its data-assisted movie-making software to producers and other movie-industry specialists today at the Berlin Film Festival. Largo's program uses artificial intelligence to generate recommendations for just about every stage of the filmmaking process - from putting together a script and soundtrack to selecting the actors and emotional register - all in just a few minutes.
Psychology - Feb 21

What if the key to conveying complex scientific concepts like self-consciousness was to bring art and science together? From 25 February to 1 March, EPFL ArtLab will play host to the Immersive Lab, which offers visitors an interactive, multisensory experience.

Life Sciences - Feb 20
Life Sciences

In a breakthrough for Parkinson's disease, scientists at EPFL have reconstructing the process by which Lewy bodies form in the brain of patients.

Life Sciences - Feb 19
Life Sciences

Scientists from EPFL (Switzerland) have extended performance modelling techniques to the field of computational brain science.

Mechanical Engineering - Feb 21

An experiment by EPFL researchers has confirmed a theory that has been used in mechanics for over half a century - despite never having been fully validated. The team could now use the theory in bolder and more innovative ways in their quest to develop ever better energy systems.

Innovation - Feb 19

Four Swiss companies, including three EPFL spin-offs - Flyability, Kandou and Nexthink - will be featured among Europe's top 50 high-tech scale-ups at this year's Tech Tour Growth Summit.

Health - Feb 18

Flies belonging to the genus Drosophila combat oxidative stress by removing excess fat from their blood. This remarkable mechanism proves that evolution has no shortage of answers to a problem that affects all life on Earth.

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