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EPFL Company Profile

00:28 EDT 21st August 2018 | BioPortfolio

EPFL is one of the two Ecoles Polytechniques fédérales in Switzerland. Like its sister institution, ETHZ, it has three missions: education, research and technology transfer at the highest international level. Associated with several specialised research institutes, the two EPFs form the EPF domain, which is directly dependent on the Federal Department of Home Affairs. EPFL, in its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Geneva, brings together a campus of more than 10,000 people. By its novel structure, the school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and groundbreaking work in science, technology and architecture.

Location

CE 3 316 (Centre Est), Station 1
Lausanne
Ch-1015
Switzerland

Contact

Phone: 021 693 11 11
Email: webmaster@epfl.ch


News Articles [44 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

EPFL scientists develop new optical nanotube sensors using synthetic biology

EPFL scientists have developed new nanotube biosensors using synthetic biology, which improves their sensing capabilities in complex biofluids, such as blood and urine. The study is published in the J...

EPFL researchers uncover how the circadian clock regulates 3D chromatin structure

EPFL biologists and geneticists have uncovered how the circadian clock orchestrates the 24-hour cycle of gene expression by regulating the structure of chromatin, the tightly wound DNA-protein complex...

EPFL becomes part of Chan Zuckerberg’s project to develop Human Cell Atlas

"The automated single-cell analysis pipeline is a software tool that catalyzes interdisciplinary work as it allows non-expert labs to engage in high-level genomic research that otherwise would require...

Insect-inspired Drone Deforms Upon Impact

NewsAn origami-like drone developed at EPFL is flexible enough to absorb shocks without breaking before returning to its initial shape. This new type of drone, inspired by insect wings, draws on the a...

GRT Group and EPFL create the world's first formic acid-based fuel cell

(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Scientists at EPFL and GRT Group have built the world's first integrated power supply unit that can produce electricity from formic acid, using a fuel cell...

EPFL scientists become part of international effort to create Human Cell Atlas

(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) In its first investment in EPFL, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and DAF, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, have awarded a rese...

Fat Cell Suppressor Emerges from the Stromal Shadows

Where fat cells originate, exactly, has been less than clear. Yes, fat cells have their precursors, such as adipogenic stem cells, but these tend to hide in the stromal vascular fraction, a shadowy re...

Observing cellular activity, one molecule at a time

(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Using a new mode of atomic force microscopy, researchers at EPFL have found a way to see and measure protein assembly in real time and with unprecedented d...

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PubMed Articles [1 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

cgDNAweb: a web interface to the cgDNA sequence-dependent coarse-grain model of double-stranded DNA.

The sequence-dependent statistical mechanical properties of fragments of double-stranded DNA is believed to be pertinent to its biological function at length scales from a few base pairs (or bp) to a ...

Clinical Trials [3 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Subjective Evaluation of Auditory Distance Perception With Hearing Aids

Within the course of this study, a signal processing algorithm has been developed at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in collaboration with Sonova AG, in order to enhance...

Enhancing Social Interaction With an AlterEgo Artificial Agent

The objective of AlterEgo is the creation of an interactive cognitive architecture, implementable in various artificial agents, allowing a continuous interaction with patients suffering fr...

LEAP a New Overground Body Weight Support Robot: Usability Trial

People with central nervous system disorders such as spinal cord injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, etc… often have impaired lower extremity functio...

Companies [9 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

EPFL

EPFL is one of the two Ecoles Polytechniques fédérales in Switzerland. Like its sister institution, ETHZ, it has three missions: education, research and technology transfer at the highest internatio...

Abionic

Abionic SA is ideally positioned at the boundaries of medical technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology. As a spin-off from EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland), Abi...

Suriasis SA

Suriasis will provide advanced chemical surface treatments to companies in the dental and orthopedic implant industry who need to better control the tissue-implant interface. Suriasis means “Healing...

Ayanda Biosystems SA

Ayanda Biosystems S.A. ("Ayanda") is a technology development company of innovative tools for medical diagnostics and drug discovery applications. Founded in June 2001, Ayanda (a South African name si...

Venture Valuation Inc.

Venture Valuation was founded in spring 1999 based on research work by the founder and CEO, Patrik Frei, at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne...

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