Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
Lausanne, Lake Geneva region
Web: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
Location: Lausanne
Affiliated to : 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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Life Sciences Jan 23
Life Sciences
EPFL's Laboratory of Soil Mechanics has developed an easily reproducible technique using bacteria and urea to reinforce sandy or gravelly terrain. A series of chemical reactions lead to the rapid formation of mineral crystals that bind the ground particles together.
Life Sciences Jan 23
Life Sciences

EPFL's Laboratory of Soil Mechanics has developed an easily reproducible technique using bacteria and urea to reinforce sandy or gravelly terrain.

Innovation Jan 19

A new joystick developed by startup MotionPilot lets users fly drones with just one hand in a fun, intuitive way.

Medicine Jan 17

EPFL scientists have discovered a novel role for bile acids: converting energy-storing white fat depots into energy-expending beige fat.

Life Sciences Jan 22
Life Sciences

EPFL scientists are developing a lightweight and portable hand exoskeleton that can be controlled with brainwaves.

Life Sciences Jan 18
Life Sciences

In cells, proteins tightly package the long thread of DNA into pearl necklace-like complexes known as chromatin.

Microtechnics Jan 15
Microtechnics

Researchers at EPFL have developed a system that can be installed in a building to collect data on people's energy usage.






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