Conferences - Seminars

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  11:00-13:00 smart living lab, Fribourg room

The smart living lunches take place once a month from 11am to 1pm at the EPFL Fribourg to present the research activities of the smart living lab. A lunch is served after the presentation. These events are designed for the smart living lab's community. Read more about "smart living lunches"
25APR
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  11:00-12:00 BC 420

Abstract: Born in the 19th century, "comics" (Bande Dessinée in French) is a visual medium used to express ideas via images, often combined with text and graphics. "Comics" is often considered as the 9th art, the sequential art, disseminated through the progress of the printing press throughout the world in newspapers, books and magazines. Nowadays, ... Read more about "DH Seminar Lecture - Comics analysis and Indexing"
By Prof. Jean-Christophe Burie de l'Université de la Rochelle - France ...
25APR
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  16:00-17:00 Zeuzier (Sion), I17 4 K2

Abstract: deregulation and dynamic market conditions have created significant opportunities for the engagement of industrial entities normally regarded as electricity consumers in the operation of the power grid. Chemical plants (e.g., air separation, ammonia production, chlor-alkali) are particularly promising candidates given their large power demand. Engaging in such activities (either demand response or providing ancillary ... Read more about "Demand Response Operation of Chemical Plants: Models and Computational Methods"
By Prof. Michael Baldea. Associate Professor and Frank A. Liddell, Jr ...
25APR
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  16:15-17:30 MED 2 2423

Abstract Micro- and Nano- mechanical biosensors are mechanical transducers with micro- and nano- sized moving parts, which have demonstrated outstanding sensing capabilities down to single molecules. Even though well-established electrical and optical sensors still dominate the market of biological detection, in the past two decades Micro- and Nano- ElectroMechanical systems (M/NEMS) have been receiving a ... Read more about "MEchanics GAthering -MEGA- Seminar: PZE-transduced suspended microchannel resonators for biosensing"
25APR
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  16:30-18:30 SV 1717

Would you like to learn about the career opportunities in the biotech companies and start-ups around you? The EPFL SV Postdoc association, in collaboration with the startup incubator BaseLaunch, has the pleasure to invite you to the Merck Ventures career event for life scientists, taking place Thursday the 25th of April 2019 at the SV ... Read more about "Investor Spotlight: M Ventures"
By Jasper Bos, PhD and Francois Conquet, PhD
25APR
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  18:00-20:00 Octanis Microverse

This is a hands-on workshop teaching you everything you need to know to perform professional PCB assembly. Optional: Bring your own PCB, components and stencil, if you already have one! After the official part, you can stay here and continue working on your own board. We will be here to help you (20:00 - 22:00) ... Read more about "PEE104: Surface Mount Reflow Technique and Debugging"
By Raffael Tschui from Octanis Instruments, Electrical Engineer MSc EPFL.
29APR
01MAY
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

This course completes the training “Python Fundamentals, level 1”. This course for experienced developers helps you take your expertise in Python to a whole new level. During this course students will learn the most powerful patterns and tools Python has to offer, and how to leverage them to create reliable, maintainable applications - either individually, ... Read more about "Python Level 2: advanced"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
29APR
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  12:15 SV 1717

WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: Our lab is interested in the regulation of growth and metabolism by nutrients and for some time we have focused on the mTOR pathway, particularly the nutrient-sensing network anchored by mTOR Complex 1 (mTORC1). I will discuss our latest work on how mTORC1 senses cytosolic and lysosomal amino ... Read more about "mTOR and Lysosomes in Growth Control"
By Prof. David Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute ...
29APR
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  13:15-14:15 MXF 1

The double gyroid (DG) microdomain structure is a complex 3D tubular network structure found in block copolymers as well as in butterfly wings and amphiphilic phases. We employ a slice and view electron microscopy technique to directly generate a 3D tomogram of the DG nanoscale structure. The material studied is a polystyrene (PS) – polydimethylsiloxane ... Read more about "3D Morphological Characterization of Complex Soft Matter Assemblies at the Sub-Unit Cell Level"
By Prof. Erwin Thomas, Thomas Research Group, Rice University Houston USA
29APR
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  16:00-17:00 SV2510

Recurrent states of dynamic functional connectivity (dFC) have been identified in BOLD-fMRI data, but their electrophysiological underpinnings remain a matter of debate. In this talk, I will present our recent findings regarding the investigation of potential EEG correlates of fMRI-derived dFC states, based on simultaneous EEG-fMRI recordings from a group of healthy volunteers and a ... Read more about "Seminar // Patricia Figueiredo - EEG signatures of fMRI dynamic functional connectivity states"
By Patricia Figueiredo, Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR), Institute Superior ...
29APR
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  16:15-17:15 CE 1 6

This year marks the centenary of a pivotal breakthrough: the confirmation that gravity can be described as spacetime curvature. Among the most outrageous predictions of the theory are the existence of black holes and gravitational waves. Gravitational waves offer a unique glimpse into the unseen universe in different ways, and allow us to test the ... Read more about "Testing General Relativity with Gravitational Waves"
By Prof. Vitor Cardoso, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon
29APR
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  18:15-19:30 BC01

Une initiation de tango sera proposée à l'issue de la conférence pour ceux qui le désirent. Read more about "Un tango sous IRM, quand c'est l'inconscient qui danse"
By Jean-Pierre Papart, psychiatre au CHUV
29APR
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  19:15-21:30 ELA 1

Here is another occasion to come and discover space sciences in a fun way ! Games and a nice apero will be waiting for you on Monday 29th of April in ELA1 at EPFL. We will launch a brand new EPFL association called Space@yourService, which will organize the next AoTs! Read more about "Launch Space@yourService - 20 years of Chandra Space Telescope"
By Jean-Paul Kneib - LASTRO and EPFL Space Center Director Claude Nicollier ...
30APR
  01:30-15:30 PH H3 33

Description: Generalized Darmon cocycles In this talk, I will report on work in progress with Carlos de Vera Piquero and Matteo Longo whose goal is to develop a generalization of the theory of Bertolini and Darmon to the case of elliptic curves whose associated Galois representations are supercuspidal at an odd prime p. The main ... Read more about "Generalized Darmon cocycles"
By Nike Vatsal (UBC)
30APR
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: As our understanding improves, more observations become available, and computational capacity increases, climate models continue to increase in complexity to synthesize all that knowledge. They have become the standard tool for predicting future climate change, and the hope is that as more and more processes are considered at greater realism and higher resolution, the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Success stories and challenges in simulating future climate""
By Dr Reto Knutti, professor, Climate Physics Group, Institute for Atmospheric ...
30APR
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  12:15-13:00 DIA 005

Abstract: Apix-Analytics, the leader in Nano-Sensor (NEMS) based gas chromatography (GC) system is a start-up company from CEA-LETI and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) founded in December 2011. The presentation will present why NEMS resonators offer a unique breakthrough technology in the GC field and will discuss how the key challenges such as industrialization, ... Read more about "APIX: NEMS-based gas chromatograph"
30APR
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  12:15-13:15 MED 0 1418

Abstract: Past studies of the transition to turbulence in pipes and related shear flows could neither agree on a critical point nor on the nature of the transition. The main difficulty is that in this class of flows turbulence arises despite the linear stability of the laminar flow and that it results from perturbations of ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: The onset of turbulence in shear flows - a matter of life and death"
30APR
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  15:00-16:00 BC 420

Most people can relate to email overload. The good news is that some of the hassle of dealing with email could be automated away. We performed a mixed-methods, need-finding study to learn what kind of automated email handling users want, and what kinds of information and computation are needed to make those automations reality. Our ... Read more about "Opportunities for Automating Email Processing"
By Soya Park
30APR
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  18:30-20:00 Internef 273

85.000 animals are killed every second for food, clothing, medicine and many other industries. Exactly how much of this is necessary? What are the ethical arguments for and against? What do we as a society think and feel about it? How does it affect the environment and how can we move forward from here? Join ... Read more about "Animal Exploitation and Sustainability: a talk by Seb Alex"
01MAY
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  10:30-11:30 SV 1717

Image based technologies are widespread in science and in particular in life sciences. Digital imaging allowed for easy manipulation of data using techniques that were difficult or impossible to employ in the past. One growing concern in the scientific community is the degree of image processing that is acceptable. This seminar will outline pitfalls in ... Read more about "Bioimaging Ethics"
01MAY
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

The capacity for movement is at the center of most behaviors. Of movements, locomotion is one of the most fundamental. It requires complex coordination, episodic expression and steering control. Here, I will focus on recent work that has elucidated the brainstem control of locomotor circuits needed to perform these roles. I will show that molecularly ... Read more about "BMI & LSS Seminar // Ole Kiehn - Circuits for movement"
By Dr. Ole Kiehn, Department of Neuroscience; University of Copenhagen, Danemark
01MAY
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  13:15-15:15 INM 203

Wednesday 1 May 2019 – 13h15-15h15 EPFL room INM 203 Talk given as part of the DH Seminar Lecture series, organised by the Digital Humanities Institute. Read more about "DH and Ways of Knowing - Talk by Prof. Jérôme Baudry"
02MAY
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV BH08 3 Charlotte Olivier and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "“Metabolic and Immune Control of Liver Tumorigenesis”"
By Professor Michael Karin, UC San Diego School of Medicine, Department ...
02MAY
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  18:00-21:30 EPFL Rolex Center

Exploring the business implications of Health Tech devices and the data they generate. The prevalence of micro-sensor enabled wearable devices, combined with the increasing accuracy of these sensors is blurring the lines between consumer devices and medical technology. What potential does this plethora of data hold for users, the businesses that have access to it, ... Read more about "Innovation Leaders Event 2019"
03MAY
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  09:00-14:00 Idiap Research Institute, Martigny, room 106

Machine learning has become an integral part of many fields of research and has achieved considerable success. Despite continued advancements made, it is not always explainable: (a) what information is the machine learning from the data? and (b) how is the machine making the decisions? The 5th edition of Valais/Wallis AI workshop focuses on these ... Read more about "Valais/Wallis AI Workshop 5th edition - INTERPRETING MACHINE LEARNING"
03MAY
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

This paper shows that after the global financial crisis UK firms with high pre-crisis cash holdings relative to their industry rivals invest significantly more than their cash-poor counterparts. The differential effect already appears during the crisis but amplifies throughout the recovery phase, resulting in a persistent and growing investment gap. This amplification effect is absent ... Read more about "All You Need is Cash: Corporate Cash Holdings and Investment after the Financial Crisis"
By Neeltje van HOREN, Bank of England
03MAY
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  10:30-12:00 BC 420

The College of Management of Technology, in collaboration with IC, is launching a new EPFL Seminar series on “Computational Social Sciences & Economics.” The seminar will bring in leading guest speakers to examine questions that are of great importance for EPFL and society more broadly. Our first high-level guest speaker will be Prof. James A. ... Read more about "The Science of Science: What makes science effective?"
03MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

Abstract: We propose two approaches to address a challenging problem arising in Air Traffic Management, that of keeping at all times a distance between any pair of aircraft throughout their flight trajectory above a threshold value. We address the problem by adjusting both aircraft speeds and heading angles simultaneously. Both the mixed-integer nonlinear programming model ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: An MINLP and a continuous-optimization approaches for aircraft conflict avoidance via speed and heading angle deviations"
By Prof. Marcel Mongeau, Professor in Operations Research at ENAC (École ...
03MAY
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  13:15-14:15

Abstract: If visions and forecasts of industry come true then we will be soonsurrounded by billions of interconnected embedded devices. We willinteract with them in a cyber-human symbiosis, they will not onlyobserve us but also our environment, and they will be part of manyvisible and ubiquitous objects around us. We have the legitimateexpectation that the ... Read more about "EE Distinguished Lecturer Seminar: Internet of Things — The Quest for Trust"
By Lothar Thiele was born in Aachen, Germany on April 7 ...
06MAY
10MAY
By Ron Elber (UT Austin, USA)  Dmitrii Makarov (University of Texas ...
06MAY
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  10:15-11:30 SV 1717

Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/997034286 Abstract: A new flexible hotoplethysmography (PPG) sensor patch measuring blood-flow volume (BFV) and blood pressure (BP) based on AI algorithms is successfully designed and prototyped. With this patch, the measurement on BFV and BP ... Read more about "A New Flexible Photoplethysmography (PPG) Sensor Patch for Continuous Measurement of Blood Flow Volume and Pressure based on AI algorithms"
06MAY
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  12:15 SV 1717

WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "title to be announced"
By Prof. Cheng Zhu, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (USA)
06MAY
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  13:15-14:15 MXF 1

A new hybrid additive manufacturing process is introduced, combining Laser Shock Peening (LSP) with Selective Laser Melting (SLM), and called 3D LSP. LSP is a well-known surface treatment introducing plastic deformation and Compressive Residual Stresses (CRS) over a certain penetration depth into the material. By repeatedly applying LSP during the part fabrication, 3D LSP can ... Read more about "Hybrid Additive Manufacturing of metal parts with 3D control of internal stresses and microstructures"
By Prof. Roland Logé, Laboratory of Thermomechanical Metallurgy, EPFL
06MAY
  14:00-15:30 BSP 727

Black holes are the simplest macroscopic objects one can conceive of, and are often referred to as the Hydrogen atom of General Relativity. Black holes allow us to test the basic tenets of General Relativity, some of which have been taken for granted without observations: are black holes really simple, do they always form to ... Read more about "Black holes, binaries and energy extraction"
By Vitor Cardoso (CERN & Lisbon)
07MAY
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  09:30-17:00 EPFL, Forum Rolex Learning Center, RLC E1 240

The scope of the forum is Micro & Nano Fabrication Techniques used in the following fields: - Micro and Nanoelectronics (Soft Bioelectronic, 3D Integration, Nanowires, High-Q Resonators, New materials, ...) - Biomedical Applications (Microfluidics, Microelectrodes, Lab on a Chip, Probes, Neuroprosthetics, ...) - MEMS, NEMS (Sensors and Actuators, Motors, Tweezers, Artificial Muscles, Micro and Nanomechanics, ... Read more about "EPFL - MicroNanoFabrication Annual Review Meeting"
By This event presents research achievements of the past year and ...
07MAY
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  11:00-13:00 Smart Living Lab | Fribourg Room

Katarina Slavkovic, postdoctoral researcher at the Building2050 Group, presents a paper prepared for the Sustainable Built Environment SBE 2019 conference in Graz. The objective of the study is to assess the ability of life-cycle assessment (LCA) – based tools to support the decision-making process for urban-level projects. Three tested tools, developed for the Swiss built ... Read more about "smart living lunch #4 | Life-Cycle Assessment as a decision-support tool for early phases of urban planning"
07MAY
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  12:15 SV 1717

Biofilms formed by the Gram-positive soil-dwelling bacterium Bacillus subtilis manifest as architecturally complex, hydrophobic communities on an air-agar interface. Both the structure and the hydrophobicity of the biofilm are the consequence of the cells producing a protective extracellular matrix. The B. subtilis biofilm matrix comprises fibres formed by the secreted protein TasA, an extracellular polysaccharide, ... Read more about "Biofilm formation by the Gram-positive soil bacterium Bacillus subtilis"
By Prof. Nicola Stanley-Wall, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee ...
07MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: Recently, many call for public participation to support environmental decision-making. Methods enabling structured and transparent decision-making when facing complex problems need to evolve. Environmental Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) is such a decision-making method. Urban wastewater management (UWM) is a good example of a complex decision that would benefit from citizens’ participation. The reason is ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Decision making: a serious game!""
By Dr Alice Aubert, SNSF Ambizione fellow in the Cluster of ...
07MAY
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  12:15-13:15 CM 5

BIOENGINEERING SEMINAR Abstract: Imagine a world in which we could adapt biology to manufacture any therapeutic, material, or chemical from renewable resources, both quickly and on demand. Industrial biotechnology is one of the most attractive approaches for addressing this need, particularly when large-scale chemical synthesis is untenable. Unfortunately, current approaches to engineering organisms remain costly ... Read more about "Repurposing Ribosomes for Synthetic Biology"
By Prof. Michael Jewett, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (USA)
07MAY
  14:15-15:15 PH H3 33

In this talk I discuss some new applications of Galois theory, and in particular of Chebotarev Density Theorem, to the theory of locally recoverable codes, of permutation rational functions, and time permitting to the field representation problem related to the DLP quasi-polynomial time algorithm. Read more about "Permutations and codes using a density method"
By Giacomo Micheli (EPFL)
07MAY
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  16:15-17:15 SV 1717

The maintenance of complete and undamaged genome is critical for survival. However, genomic stability is continually challenged by various assaults from the endogenous and exogenous sources. One of the major threats to genome stability is the “replication stress”, caused by events that impede smooth progression of DNA replication. Cellular responses to replication stress involve PCNA, ... Read more about "Roles of ZRANB3 in replication stress response"
By Professor Dragana Ahel  (University of Oxford)
07MAY
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  16:30-17:30 GR A3 32

The research focuses on energy consumption modelling based on bottom-up methods to evaluate the current status of energy consumption and different future energy saving scenarios promoting sustainable urban planning. However, the choice among urban energy planning scenarios is extensively based on multi-actors and multi-criteria aspects. For this purpose, stakeholder-oriented approach plays a key role in ... Read more about "A new integrated multi-criteria spatial decision support system for urban energy planning in the built environment"
By Sara Torabi, Arch, Ph.D., Interuniversity Department of Regional & ...
08MAY
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  09:00-10:00 SV 1717

My research goal is to identify points of convergence in pathways that reduce mutant proteins that can be applied broadly to develop therapeutic strategies for neurodegenerative diseases. Many neurodegenerative diseases share common pathogenic processes. Often genetic mutations result in dysregulated protein clearance pathways leading to neuronal cell death in particular brain regions and specific clinical ... Read more about "Special LMNN Seminar - Converging pathways in fatty acylation, autophagy, and neurodegeneration"
By Dale Martin, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Canada - https ...
09MAY
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  16:00-17:00 Zeuzier, I17 4 K2

ChE-605 - Highlights in Energy Research seminar series One of the grand challenges facing humanity today is the development of an alternative energy system that is safe, clean, and sustainable. A distributed renewable electrochemical energy and mobility system (DREEMS) can meet this challenge. At the foundation of this new energy system, we have chosen to ... Read more about "Towards Platinum-Free Fuel Cells for Affordable Zero-Emission Cars"
By Prof. Yushan YAN
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,
University ...
10MAY
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

I illustrate that the equilibria of games with strategic complementarities may be of little predictive value if the players have non-compact action sets. Motivated by this observation, I study a class of macroeconomic models in which all firms can costlessly choose any price at each date from a compact interval (indexed to last period’s price ... Read more about "Bounds on Price Setting"
By Narayana KOCHERLAKOTA, University of Rochester
10MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

Abstract Earthquake vulnerability is a major contributor to seismic risk, while vulnerability assessment is an essential tool for the identification and mitigation of earthquake losses. Over the last years, significant research work has been made towards the development of a comprehensive methodology regarding the estimation of the expected earthquake losses and the resilience of man-made ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: Earthquake vulnerability assessment of soil - foundation - structure systems"
By Prof. Dimitris Pitilakis, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle ...
10MAY
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  13:15-14:15 ELA 2

Abstract: The materials that have enabled the information technology revolution over the past decades will soon reach their physical limits. Novel nanomaterials and technologies have therefore become a major focus of current solid-state device research, with two-dimensional (2D) atomic crystals being one of the most promising candidates. Graphene, a 2D structure of carbon atoms with ... Read more about "EE Distinguished Lecturer Seminar: Two-dimensional materials: a new platform for (opto-)electronic devices"
By Thomas Mueller received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees ...
10MAY
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  14:15-15:15 MA B1 11

Abstract: In the 60s V. I. Arnold argued it was possible to apply KAM theory to the N-body problem, in the regime where one mass in much larger then the others, in turn equally sized. His statement, that goes under the name "Theorem of stability of planetary motions" has been completely proved only 50 years ... Read more about "Applications of perturbative techniques to the N-body problem"
By Prof. Gabriella PINZARI (Univ. Padova)
10MAY
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  16:15-17:30 BCH 2201

Our research employs electrochemistry as the primary synthetic tool to fabricate a variety of solid state materials as thin-film type electrodes and catalysts. These materials are selected for use in electrochemical and photoelectrochemical cells that produce fuels, building block chemicals, and clean water using renewable energy sources. We develop electrodeposition-based synthesis strategies to design and ... Read more about "Chemical Engineering Seminar - Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, Biomass Conversion, and Desalination"
By Prof. Kyoung-Shin Choi, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
12MAY
17MAY
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  15:00-13:00 Bellinzona

The future of biomedical research will most certainly consist of the integration of molecular biology, bioengineering, and computational biology into healthcare in a coherent and seamless effort to generate new technologies and therapies for patients. PhD and MD-PhD students involved in research oriented towards translational applications will play an essential role not only in increasing ... Read more about "Summer school: Shaping the future of (bio)Medicine 2019"
13MAY
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  12:15 SV 1717

WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "title to be announced"
By Prof. Gilad Haran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (IL)
13MAY
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  13:15-14:15 MXF 1

Fibers and fabrics are among the earliest forms of human expression, and yet they haven’t changed much from a functional standpoint over the entire course of human experience. Recently, a new family of fibers composed of conductors, semiconductors and insulators has emerged. These fibers can achieve device attributes, yet are fabricated using scalable preform-based fiber-processing ... Read more about "From a Moore’s Law for Fibers To Fabrics as a Service"
By Prof. Yoel Fink, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT ...
13MAY
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  16:15-17:15 MA A1 12

Computational Mathematics Seminar In October 1999, in the na-digest Pete Stewart mentioned some famous numerical software errors like the Patriot failure during the Iraq war and the Vancouver Stock Exchange rounding error asking for further examples. This started a search for numerical software bugs adding a series of different bugs like the sinking of the ... Read more about "Bits & Bugs: Software Failures in Scientific Computing"
By Prof. Dr. Thomas Huckel, Technical University of Munich
14MAY
17MAY
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By Francesco Sottile (Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France)  Pina Romaniello (University Paul ...
14MAY
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  09:30-11:00 SV 1717

SV core facilities are happy to announce a workshop on State-of-the-Art Technologies for Protein Sciences TOPICS include: Protein Production (mammalian, insect and bacterial cells): David Hacker Protein Purification: David Hacker Mass Spectrometry: Adrian Schmid Biophysical Techniques (ITC, SPR, CD and Thermal shift): Kelvin Lau Crystallography: Florence Pojer Bio-NMR: Luciano Abriata Cryo-EM: Davide Demurtas and Sergey ... Read more about "Workshop on State-of-the-Art Technologies for Protein Sciences"
14MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: The Arctic region - and Greenland in particular - have both been considerably affected by global warming. As a result of polar amplification, temperatures have increased by more than 2-3 °C within the last decades - well above the globally averaged temperature increase of 1°C. One of the most dramatic manifestations of warming in ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Polar Amplification, Sea-Ice Melt and Ocean Circulation changes: A Few of the Many Reasons to Understand the Arctic Better""
By Dr Danièle Rod is the Executive Director of the Swiss ...
14MAY
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  12:15-13:00 DIA 005

Abstract: The integration of microsystems and, in particular, of MEMS devices continues to be a key element of many high technology application areas. If the devices themselves are crucial elements for innovation, their integration in a complete microsystem are essential for their successful commercialization. Hence development of 3D integration and packaging technologies are of the ... Read more about "Packaging and Hybridization: the Valorization of MEMS Technologies"
By Dr. Michel Despont
14MAY
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  12:15-13:15 MED 0 1418

Abstract: Biological processes such as morphogenesis, tissue regeneration, and cancer invasion are driven by collective migration, division, and folding of epithelial tissues. Each of these functions is tightly regulated by mechanochemical networks and ultimately driven by physical forces. I will present maps of cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) forces during cell migration and division in ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Mechanobiology of epithelial growth and folding"
14MAY
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  13:00-16:30 salle CO 120

Explore ways to design lab experiments that help students develop a scientific approach which is transferable to real world complexity. Read more about "Leveraging Labs for Learning"
By Siara Isaac & Cécile Hardebolle
14MAY
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By Dr Martin Eigel, Weierstraß-Institut für angewandte Analysis und Stochastik- Berlin ...
15MAY
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  09:00-12:00

Qui fait l’espace public à Lausanne, comment et pourquoi? À Lausanne, les professionnels de l’aménagement, les fonctionnaires et les politiques travaillent ensemble à concevoir et à réaliser un espace public de qualité pour la population. Afin d’atteindre cet objectif commun, différents services et divisions de la Ville se séparent les tâches et les responsabilitées. Le ... Read more about "Séminaire sur l’espace public à Lausanne"
By Fabien Roland, Yves Bonard & Florence Germond.
15MAY
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  09:00-17:30 Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV) - Auditoire César-Roux

Are you a scientist interested in getting in touch with the job market outside academia ? The Life Science Career Day (LSCD) is the annual event for researchers and students wishing to get ready for their professional future ! LSCD is also the occasion for students and researchers to connect and network with key industry ... Read more about "Get ready for your professional future with the Life Science Career Day 2019"
15MAY
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  12:00-13:30 ODY 4 03

"Flexible-working hours and career paths: A test with LinkedIn data" Abstract : This study addresses the issue of whether the value placed by employers on employees’ temporal work flexibility contributes to the gender gap in careers paths -- as suggested by Goldin (2014). Specifically, we investigate whether firms reward disproportionately employees who are willing to ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Myriam Mariani, Bocconi University"
15MAY
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  13:00-17:00 SG 294.22

Les grands chantiers de mobilité offrent une opportunité considérable au renouvellement de l’espace urbain. À Lausanne, les futurs projets de transport public ouvrent ainsi une prise en main de l’aménagement d’axes importants. C’est dans ce cadre que la ville amorce actuellement une réflexion sur le potentiel de redéveloppement de l’axe Borde-Bellevaux et de ses quartiers ... Read more about "Du transport à l’espace public, quel potentiel pour Borde-Bellevaux?"
By Habitat Research Center, EPFL Professeure Dre Paola Viganò, Dre Martina ...
15MAY
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  15:15-18:00 CO 1

From de Rham Cohomology to Massive Gravity Prof. Claudia de Rham (Imperial College London) De Rham Cohomology is the fundamental principle that governs any gauge symmetry and provides the building blocks for our understanding of particle physics. I will discuss how to make those dynamical for spin-1 fields and implications for spin-2 fields and gravity. ... Read more about "Journée Georges de Rham 2019"
By Prof. Claudia de Rham (Imperial College London) and  Prof. Martin ...
15MAY
22MAY
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  19:30-21:15 ARSENIC - LABO, Route de Genève 57, Lausanne

Présentation générale: mercredi 15 mai 2019 de 19h30 à 21h15 Présentation finale: mercredi 22 mai 2019, performances de 19h30 à 21h15, table ronde avec le jury de 21h30 à 22h00 Le cours «Création collective: arts improvisés et ingénierie», intégré au programme Sciences Humaines et Sociales (SHS) de l’EPFL, a été élaboré par le Prof. Simon ... Read more about "I M P R O G I N E E R I N G - Création collective : arts improvisés et ingénierie"
By Présentations publiques des étudiants du cours EPFL-ARSENIC “Création collective : arts ...
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By Viktor Toman Abstract In this project we consider machine learning applications in higher-order theorem proving. Given a proof state, the crucial task in theorem proving is to select a beneficial tactic and optionally to parameterize the tactic by premises. We consider learning policies for this task from data in the environment of an interactive ... Read more about "Tactic Prediction for Theorem Proving with Proof Context"
16MAY
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Computational Mathematics Seminar Uncertainty quantification and inverse problems in many variables are pressingly needed tasks, yet high-dimensional functions are notoriously difficult to integrate in order to compute desired quantities of interest. Functional approximations, in particular the low-rank separation of variables into tensor product decompositions, have become popular for reducing the computational cost of high-dimensional integration ... Read more about "Low-rank tensor decompositions for sampling of high-dimensional probability distributions"
By Dr. Sergey Dolgov (University of Bath, UK)
16MAY
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Join us for the celebration of the International Day of Light! This initiative was proclaimed by the UNESCO to promote the progress and promise of light technologies and research, and to raise awareness about their importance to humankind. The EPFL Photonics Chapter invites you to join the EPFL IDL celebration on May 16th in SV ... Read more about "International Day of Light"
16MAY
  16:30-17:30 CH G1 495

We present and demonstrate(1) a novel concept and scheme of acoustic phonon amplification at sub-THz frequency and a few nanometers wavelength range based on the photodriven acoustoelectric(AE) effect(2) with 100fs light pulses in an electrically biased semiconductor superlattice(SL) GaAs/AlGaAs; the amplification is due to stimulated Cerenkov folded zone ac-phonon(3) emission by electrons undergoing intra-miniband transport. ... Read more about "amplification of coherent sub-THz acoustic phonons in superlattices. Fashioning and Pumping up the sound and the SASER issue"
By Prof. Christos Flytzanis
Laboratoire de Physique, ENS
Université PSL, France
17MAY
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Le futur de l’enseignement et les enjeux de la transition gymnase-université A l’occasion du 50e anniversaire de l’EPFL, la Vice-Présidence Education a le plaisir de vous convier à une édition spéciale des 5 à 7 traditionnels pour l’année 2019. Cette rencontre permettra de mener une réflexion commune autour des enjeux du futur de l’éducation. En ... Read more about "Journée de l'éducation 2019 - Dialogues Scientifiques et pédagogiques"
17MAY
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The measurement of physical parameters with light is contact-free, parallel, of high precision and with excellent temporal resolution. Physicists employ these outstanding properties of light since centuries. Microelectronics and advanced data processing plus innovations in photonics are now making optical metrology fast, robust, compact and cheap, revolutionizing industrial fields like quality control of parts, object- ... Read more about "Metrology with Light: Bright Perspectives!"
By Karsten Buse, director of Fraunhofer Institute of Physical Measurement Techniques ...
17MAY
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We address the determination and evolution of bitcoin prices in a simple monetary economy that captures the salient features of a decentralized network. Network users forecast the transactional and resale value of bitcoin holdings and consider the risk of a network attack. Miners contribute resources that enhance network security and compete for mining rewards received ... Read more about "Bitcoin as Decentralized Money: Prices, Mining, and Network Security"
By Emiliano PAGNOTTA, Imperial College, London
17MAY
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Automated construction sites involve many complexities related to micro-level details and it is impossible to anticipate all the conditions that might arise. Unless the structure is carefully monitored, accidents may happen. In this research, we use structural responses to monitor the state of construction. Using the principles of system identification, we attempt to infer normal ... Read more about "Construction monitoring through structural responses"
By Dr. Benny Raphael
19MAY
22MAY
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The Latsis Symposium 2019 on Diamond Photonics at EPFL will be a unique event bringing together for the first time the worldwide leaders in diamond photonics. It will gather on EPFL campus the key international players of academic research in physics and photonics, in growth and fabrication technologies, together with companies engaged in bringing the ... Read more about "Latsis Symposium 2019 on Diamond Photonics"
By Keynote and Invited Speakers on www.diamondphotonics.org
19MAY
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Public Lecture as part of the Latsis Symposium 2019 on Diamond Photonics The lecture is open to the large public and introduces the topic of Diamond Photonics in general terms. We welcome in particular also young participants with an interest in science and engineering to join. The event is free of charge, but registration is ... Read more about "Shine on, you Nanostructured Diamond (Public Lecture)"
20MAY
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"Which industries produce most R&D external benefits? " Abstract Public support for industry, either financial or in-kind, is predicated on the existence of unpaid and unrequited benefits flowing from one organisation to another. It follows that public support should be most generous where the outflows of these benefits are greatest. R&D activity is considered one ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Elizabeth Webster, Swinburne University of Technology"
20MAY
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  12:15 SV 1717

WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "title to be announced"
By Prof. Claire Hivroz, Institut Curie, Paris (F)
20MAY
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Individual perfect nanocarbon structures have exceptional properties; the challenge is often how to exploit their potential in real macroscopic systems. Chemical functionalisation is critical to a wide range of nanocarbon technologies, but needs to be versatile and applicable at scale. Existing approaches tend to rely on liquid phase reactions, often requiring damaging sonication or lengthy ... Read more about "Versatile and scalable approaches to chemical processing of nanocarbons"
By Prof. Milo Shaffer, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London
21MAY
29MAY
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The workshop will address computational and theoretical issues in stochastic modeling and model reduction in molecular and complex systems. In particular, the program will include topics ranging from quantum to mesoscale modelling, with focus on uncertainty quantification, machine learning and approximate inference method, methods using both quantum and classical models, semiclassical limits and their computational ... Read more about "Computational mathematics for model reduction and predictive modelling in molecular and complex systems"
By Markos Katsoulakis, University of Massachusetts Amherst Benedikt Leimkuhler, University of ...
21MAY
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 424

Cette formation vous permettra de découvrir les fonctionnalités de SharePoint 2013 côté utilisateur, puis en tant que propriétaire de site(s) dans un deuxième temps. A l'issue de cette formation, vous serez capable dans un premier temps de naviguer et d'utiliser un site SharePoint puis dans un deuxième temps de gérer un site SharePoint 2013. L'accent ... Read more about "SharePoint 2013"
By CERFI
21MAY
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Abstract: Swimmers in nature use body undulations to generate propulsive and manoeuvring forces. The body shape of the swimmer and its motion kinematics act in concert to determine these forces and the associated energy expenditure. I will present our recent work on the fluid-structure interaction problem that underlies these questions, using a flexible thin plate ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Undulatory swimmers in nature and in the laboratory"
21MAY
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  12:15-13:15 Campus Biotech, H8 Auditorium D

Prof. Capadona's laboratory is dedicated to understanding and mitigating the neuroinflammatory response to implanted devices within the central nervous system. Such devices range from ventricular shunts to various types of stimulating and recording electrodes. Neural devices range in material type, size, architecture, function, and placement. Regardless of any of these variables, the neuroinflammatory response to ... Read more about "Understanding biocompatibility in the performance of Brain Computer Interfaces"
By Prof Jeff Capadona, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.
22MAY
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The constraints that must be taken into account for the establishment of a Martian Village are well known and solutions to the challenges they put, are theoretically possible. All that is missing is the will to implement them. The constraints are inherent to Mars' specificities and our technological ability to deal with them. Two phases ... Read more about "Logistic and economic challenges to realize a Martian village"
By Pierre Brisson (Mars Society Switzerland)
24MAY
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The Blue Brain Project is delighted to announce that it will be hosting the second Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM² conference led by Srikanth Ramaswamy and Henry Markram. It will take place on May 24 – 26, in Champéry, Valais. The overarching goal of the second NM² Conference is to provide a unifying and mechanistic ... Read more about "Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM² conference"
24MAY
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By Dean CORBAE, University of Wisconsin–Madison
24MAY
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Abstract: Columnar vortices are axisymmetric stationary solutions of the three-dimensional Euler equations, where the velocity field only depends on the distance to the symmetry axis and has no component in the axial direction. These solutions were already studied in the nineteenth century, starting with the pioneering work of Kelvin and Rayleigh, but until recently the ... Read more about "Spectral stability of inviscid columnar vortices"
By Prof. Thierry GALLAY (Institut Fourier, Université Grenoble Alpes)
24MAY
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  16:15-17:30 BCH 2201

Identification of the active catalytic site and design of catalysts with 100% atom efficiency has been a long-standing goal in heterogeneous catalysis. A promising approach to reaching this goal through the controlled preparation of isolated single-atom heterogeneous catalysts has emerged in the recent literature. For catalytic metals, atomic dispersion affords better utilization, different (often better) ... Read more about "Chemical Engineering Seminar - Single Metal Atoms as Game-Changers in Heterogeneous Catalysis"
By Prof. Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos,  Department of Chemical Engineering, Tufts University, USA.
27MAY
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "title to be announced"
By Prof. Fabian Theis, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Munich (D)
27MAY
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Atomically-resolved imaging of materials has become the mainstay of modern materials science, as enabled by advent of aberration corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM). However, the wealth of quantitative information contained in the fine details of atomic structure or spectra remains largely unexplored. In this talk, I will present the new opportunities enabled by physics-informed ... Read more about "Deep Neural Networks in Electron Microscopy of Quantum Materials: From Learning Physics to Atomic Manipulation"
By Prof Sergei Kalinin, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), Oak ...
28MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: In arid regions throughout the world, freshwater system are at the confluence of drivers that include severely limited water supplies, rapid population growth and demographic shifts, transboundary competition for shared freshwater resources, climate change and variability, and institutional dysfunction. Our work focuses on Jordan, which is one of the water poorest countries in the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Analysis of the Future of Freshwater Resources of Jordan: From Transboundary Competition to Climate Change""
By Dr Steven Gorelick, Professor, Stanford University, Dept. of Earth, Energy ...
28MAY
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The development of bioorthogonal reactions made it possible to visualize and study biomolecules in their native cellular context and contributed to advanced targeted drug delivery strategies. Bonger's research group is interested in developing novel bioorthogonal chemistry and apply this in the targeting of specific cell types. They recently added non-strained, highly soluble and stable vinylboronic ... Read more about "Bringing Orthogonality in the Tetrazine Ligation with (strained) alkenes"
By Dr. Kimberley Bonger, Radboud University, Netherlands
29MAY
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Wednesday 29 May 2019 – 13h15-15h15 EPFL room INM 203 Talk given as part of the DH Seminar Lecture series, organised by the Digital Humanities Institute. Read more about "What a historian wants from Digital Humanities - Talk by Prof. Béla Kapossy"
03JUN
07JUN
  08:30-16:30 ODY -1 0020

Why take a Data Science/AI bootcamp ? The fastest growing and most innovative companies around the world are rapidly developing new capabilities in Data Science. McKinsey projects that AI will deliver an additional $13 trillion of GDP to the global economy by 2030. It therefore is not surprising that many business schools now view Data ... Read more about "Data Science for Managers"
03JUN
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/351365168 Abstract: I will review recent work on using dynamic optical elements, such as deformable mirrors and spatial light modulators, to increase the capabilities of laser micro fabrication and optical microscopy. In particular, I will ... Read more about "Dynamic optics for laser microfabrication and high-resolution microscopy"
06JUN
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Trust is indispensable to the prosperity and well-being of societies. For millennia, we developed trust-building mechanisms to facilitate interactions. But as they become increasingly digital, many traditional mechanisms no longer function well, hence trust breaks down. As a result, low levels of trust discourage us from engaging in new forms of interactions and constrain business ... Read more about "IC Research Day - Digital Trust"
06JUN
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Are you a start-up incorporated in Switzerland, less than 5 years old and with a potential “space connection”? Then you should learn more about ESA Business Incubation Center (BIC) Switzerland! ESA BIC CH currently boasts a portfolio of 21 start-ups and 3 alumni with fascinating innovations and technologies. Attend this Info Event to learn more ... Read more about "How to become a unicorn in space"
07JUN
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By Yufeng WU, University of Illinois
10JUN
15JUN
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There has been an explosion of interest in text analysis within the fields of economics, management, and finance. The Computational Methods for Economists: Text analysis and agent-based models course will teach doctoral and master students a range of computational methods in topic modeling, statistical methods for making causal inferences from text and agent-based computational economics. ... Read more about "Summer school: Computational Methods for Economists (CMFE)"
By Stephen Hansen, Margaret E. Roberts, Yaroslav Rosokha, Harsh Prasad
10JUN
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"Horizontal Wage Dispersion and Employee Mobility. When Inequality Means Equity" Abstract : We examine the association between horizontal wage dispersion in firms and employee mobility. While prior work suggests that horizontal wage dispersion induces employee mobility, we explore key contingencies—specifically, firm size and sources of horizontal wage dispersion—that determine whether such dispersion has a positive ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Francesca Melillo, KU Leuven"
11JUN
14JUN
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Description coming soon. Part of the Semester : Multi-scale Mathematical Modelling and Coarse-grain Computational Chemistry Organization John Maddocks, EPFL - Christof Schütte, Freie Universität Berlin - Carsten Hartmann, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg Read more about "Generalized Langevin Equations in classical and quantum simulations"
By Sara Bonella, CECAM at EPFL Carsten Hartmann, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg Simon ...
11JUN
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By Gian-Marco Rignanese (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)  Rickard Armiento (Linköping ...
12JUN
  14:00-16:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Thesis advisor: Prof. Anastasia Ailamaki Co-examiner: Prof. Edouard Bugnion Abstract The demand for real-time business analytics with the requirement of high transactional throughput in modern applications advocates for hybrid transactional and analytical processing (HTAP) systems. Database research has seen a broad spectrum of HTAP system designs with ... Read more about "Design Principles for Hybrid Transactional and Analytical (HTAP) Systems"
By Aunn Raza
13JUN
14JUN
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Whether small or large, the ability to successfully lead change projects has become one of the key competencies required of leaders today. This workshop has been designed for leaders responsible for implementing change projects. Its hands-on approach will allow you to take your project through the main stages of the change process and acquire the ... Read more about "Successfully leading your team through change"
By Anne- Marie Turcotte
13JUN
28JUN
  12:00-16:00 SV Main Hall

What is Voir Est Savoir ? An exhibition and competition to celebrate the richness and artistic aspects of scientific imaging A way to amaze, illustrate knowledge and inspire to discover a new universe in two visual categories: Image and Video An exhibition at Hall SV | 13 June 2019 - 28 June 2019 A series ... Read more about "VOIR EST SAVOIR - Scientific Image Exhibition and Competition"
13JUN
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A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "“Creating a System for Pediatric Cancer Precision Medicine”"
By Professor Elaine Mardis, Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine ...
14JUN
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By Kenneth J. SINGLETON, Stanford University
17JUN
  10:00-12:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Christoph Koch Thesis advisor: Prof. Anastasia Ailamaki Co-examiner: Prof. Karl Aberer Abstract With an exponential growth of data volume and increasingly heterogeneous data sources, it is imperative to have a fast and optimized system. Traditional database systems use general purpose data structures and algorithms that are not adaptive and ... Read more about "Data-driven database system customization"
By Viktor Sanca
18JUN
21JUN
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The International Conference on Fluctuation Phenomena started in 1968 and moved all over the world. For the first time the conference will take place in Switzerland: the 25th edition (ICNF 2019) will be held at EPFL Microcity in Neuchâtel, from June 18 to June 21, 2019. The International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (ICNF) is ... Read more about "25th International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations – ICNF 2019"
18JUN
26JUN
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Event to take place as such: 18 to 21 June 2019 - CIB premises (Room GA 3 21). 24 to 26 June 2019 - CECAM premises (Room BCH 3113). Part of the Semester : Multi-scale Mathematical Modelling and Coarse-grain Computational Chemistry Read more about "Title TBA"
By John Maddocks, EPFL
18JUN
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Right now, all of the tools that interface with our brains face a fundamental trade-off. We can either sample with low resolution, over large areas of the brain, or we can sample with fine resolution, over very small areas of the brain. This doesn’t fit with the way our brains are structured. With over 12 ... Read more about "High-Resolution Brain Machine Interfaces using Flexible Silicon Electronics"
By Prof Jonathan Viventi, Duke University, Durham, USA.
19JUN
21JUN
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Nanomechanics was born around 35 years ago with the invention of the STM and AFM. It was in the mid-90s when the first nanoelectromechanical devices were fabricated. Since then, nanomechanical systems have been slowly gaining track in the research community and now have become very important in many different applications. The nanomechanical sensors workshop exists ... Read more about "NMC 2019 - STI Workshop on Nanomechanical Sensors"
By Michael L. Roukes (Caltech), Andrew Cleland (U. Chicago), Scott Manalis ...
19JUN
  10:30-11:30 SV 1717

Mitochondrial activity is critical for cellular vitality and organismal longevity, yet underlying regulatory mechanisms in metazoans remain elusive. To identify mitochondrial regulators, we performed an RNAi screen leveraging the remarkable mitochondrial changes in C. elegans upon recovery from adult reproductive diapause. We discovered NFYB-1, a subunit of the NF-Y transcriptional complex, as a crucial regulator ... Read more about "NFYB-1 regulates mitochondrial function and longevity via lysosomal prosaposin"
By Rebecca George Tharyan Dept. Dr. Adam Antebi, Molecular Genetics of ...
20JUN
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"Effective Police Patrolling: A Stratified Monte Carlo Tree Search" Résumé Police patrolling was proven to prevent crime, and yet a corresponding decision problem that aids police management is lacking. As a remedy, this work formalizes effective police patrolling as a finite-horizon discrete-time Markov decision process (MDP). It yields a policy for choosing optimal pathways for ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Stefan Feuerriegel, ETHZ"
24JUN
28JUN
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In the context of the European ITN Translational Brain Imaging Network (TRABIT) we organise a Computational Magnetic Resonance Brain Imaging Summer School at EPFL. Our aim is to train young researchers in both a deep understanding of computational neuroimaging methods together with the clinical needs and constraints arising in the treatment of brain disorders. Who ... Read more about "TRABIT Summer School 2019"
28JUN
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By Mitsuru IGAMI, Yale Department of Economics
01JUL
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The 12th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA) will be held from July 1-3, 2019 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The goal of the symposium is to bring together researchers from both academia and industry, and to share research findings and discuss future developments in linear drive technology. Important dates: Early bird registration before ... Read more about "The 12th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications - LDIA2019"
01JUL
05JUL
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Organised by the Swiss Association of Science Journalism (SASJ) the French Association des journalistes scientifiques de la presse d’information (AJSPI) and the Italian Science writers in Italy (SWIM), the 11th edition of the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) will take place in Lausanne (SwissTech Convention Center) from 1 to 5 July 2019. This event ... Read more about "World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ)"
01JUL
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/983964754 Abstract: In the last decade, we have seen a convergence of microelectronics into the world of healthcare providing novel solutions for early detection, diagnosis and therapy of disease. This has been made possible due ... Read more about "CMOS Microelectronics for DNA detection using Ion-Sensitive Field Effect Transistors"
05JUL
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Coordinated by Bertarelli Chair in Neuroprosthetic Technology and Director of EPFL's Center for Neuroprosthetics, Professor Stéphanie Lacour, the Symposium will feature presentations from the five Catalyst Projects at Campus Biotech, addresses from keynote speakers and a cocktail party to close. Campus Biotech 9, Chemin des Mines 1202 Geneva Read more about "Bertarelli Neuroscience Symposium 2019"
By Catalyst Projects and keynote speakers.
15JUL
18JUL
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PRIME has been established over the recent years as an important conference where PhD students and post-docs with less than one year post-PhD experience can present their research results and network with experts from industry, academia and research. PRIME 2019 will feature conference program reflecting the wide spectrum of research topics in Microelectronics and Electronics, ... Read more about "PRIME 2019: 15th Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics"
22JUL
26JUL
 

The Young Topologists Meeting is an annual event for graduate students, recent PhDs and other junior researchers in topology (both pure and applied). Previous editions were organised by the University of Copenhagen, jointly by Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology, and the EPFL. The Young Topologists Meeting 2019 will take place July 22-26 ... Read more about "Young Topologists Meeting"
By participants, Julie Bergner, Vidit Nanda
25JUL
27JUL
By Joost de Graaf (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)  Alexander Morozov (University ...
19AUG
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This workshop brings together specialists working on various crossroads through conservative dynamics. It will highlight cutting edge research involving methods from symplectic topology, as well as interactions with other fields including smooth ergodic theory and PDEs. Part of the Semester : Dynamics with Structures Read more about "Conservative dynamics and its interactions"
By Leonid Polterovich, Tel Aviv University - Felix Schlenk, Université de Neuchâtel ...
22AUG
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The phenomenon of KPZ (Kardar-Parisi-Zhang) universality was a very active research area in the last 10 years. One can say that it describes universal statistical properties of long directed optimal paths (geodesics) in 2D disordered environment. Apart from many physical applications, it is remarkable for extremely strong universality properties in very general setting, as well ... Read more about "Bernoulli Lecture - Models of random growth and the Hamilton-Jacobi equation."
By Konstantin Khanin, University of Toronto Mississauga
26AUG
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The summer school will provide courses from experts in the areas of the scope of the program ''Dynamics with Structures''. It is intended to provide surveys of modern directions in the theory of dynamical systems on the level of graduate students and junior researchers. The goal is to propagate modern directions of research to younger ... Read more about "Summer School - Dynamical Systems"
By Jörg Schmeling, Lund University
02SEP
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/165147980 Abstract: There has been a tremendous amount of research and industrial investment in gallium nitride (GaN) as it is positioned to replace silicon in the billion-dollar (USD) power electronics industry, as well as the ... Read more about "GaN for the Future"
04SEP
06SEP
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Created to further energy efficiency and the use of renewables in the built environment, the international CISBAT conference offers a dynamic scientific exchange platform in fields ranging from nanostructured materials for renewable energy applications to urban energy systems. The conference bi-annually assembles two to three hundred scientists from universities and companies around the world at ... Read more about "CISBAT 2019 Conference "Climate Resilient Cities - Energy Efficiency & Renewables in the Digital Era""
10SEP
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The Research Days will bring together key political figures from the area, local industrial partners and academic partners of the EPFL campuses (Sion, Neuchâtel, Geneva, Fribourg, Lausanne). Covering the key themes of each site, the event’s objective is to show how research contributes or can contribute to society, both with political support and through collaboration ... Read more about "EPFL 50th Anniversary - Research Days - EPFL Valais Wallis, Sion"
By Programme en cours / Programme coming soon.
11SEP
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Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - Microcity, Neuchâtel"
By Programme en cours
12SEP
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  09:30-14:00 Chemin des Mines 9, CH-1202 Genève

Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - Campus Biotech, Genève"
By Programme en cours
13SEP
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  09:30-14:00 Passage du Cardinal 13b, CH-1700 Fribourg

Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - BlueFactory Fribourg"
By Programme en cours
14SEP
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Les journées de la recherche, ce sont des rencontres entre les personnalités politiques clés de la région, les partenaires industriels locaux ainsi que les partenaires académiques des campus EPFL (Sion, Neuchâtel, Genève, Fribourg, Lausanne) autour des thèmes phares de chaque site. L’objectif est de démontrer ce que la recherche apporte ou peut apporter à la ... Read more about "50e Anniversaire EPFL - Journées de la Recherche - Campus Lausanne"
By Programme en cours
18SEP
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Python is a powerful, portable, Object-Oriented open source programming language for writing standalone programs, quick scripts, and prototypes for large applications. This course starts at the fundamentals of Python - statements, variables, comments, conditionals and loops - then goes on to study Python's collections - Lists, Tuples and Dictionaries. Functions, Modules and packages are then ... Read more about "Python Level 1: fundamentals"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
19SEP
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A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "“Precision Medicine and K-RAS Mutant Cancers”"
By Professor Mariano Barbacid, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), Spanish ...
23SEP
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: Education: 1973-76 B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH (USA) 1977-82 Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Positions: 1982-85 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (USA) 1984 Visiting Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (USA) 1985-88 Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, ... Read more about "title to be announced"
By Prof. Richard E. Lenski, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI ...
30SEP
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02OCT
04OCT
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The School of Engineering of EPFL is pleased to announce the 2nd annual PhD Summit, a workshop for final year PhD students interested in a career in academia. We invite to campus, on a competitive basis, a group of exceptional graduating PhD students from institutions worldwide. Selected candidates will be invited to the EPFL campus ... Read more about "Engineering PhD Summit on Intelligent Systems"
By Detailed program to be announced
02OCT
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07OCT
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/637254875 Abstract: Over the past decades the world has become increasingly connected, with communications driving both markets and social movements. Low power electronics, efficient communications, and better battery technology have all contributed to this revolution, ... Read more about "Flexible Radios and Flexible Networks"
07OCT
  12:15 SV 1717

WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: Dr. Hari Shroff received a B.S.E. in bioengineering from the University of Washington in 2001, and under the supervision of Dr. Jan Liphardt, completed his Ph.D. in biophysics at the University of California at Berkeley in 2006 . He spent the next three years ... Read more about "title to be announced"
By Prof. Hari Shroff, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering ...
09OCT
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By Fritjof Helmchen, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich, CH
10OCT
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A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about ""MYC-Induced Cancer: It Takes a Network""
By Professor Robert Eisenman, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Basic Sciences ...
16OCT
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18OCT
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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of EPFL, its President Martin Vetterli invites you to explore what is Open Science with world-class researchers and influential policy makers. How can we successfully transition to digital scholarship? What will knowledge production and dissemination resemble in the future? This day will be dedicated to discussing the promises and challenges ... Read more about "Open Science Day"
21OCT
25OCT
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This workshop brings together dynamicists who use techniques from, and are motivated by, combinatorics, geometry, and number theory. The topics cover a broad swath of dynamics, including ergodic theory, homogeneous dynamics, symbolic dynamics, Teichmuller theory, and billiards, and the aim of the workshop is to highlight the common features across these subjects. Part of the ... Read more about "Dynamics, Geometry and Combinatorics"
By Anders Karlsson, Université de Genève, Uppsala University - Bryna Kra, Northwestern ...
21OCT
25OCT
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This workshop brings together dynamicists who use techniques from, and are motivated by, combinatorics, geometry, and number theory. The topics cover a broad swath of dynamics, including ergodic theory, homogeneous dynamics, symbolic dynamics, Teichmuller theory, and billiards, and the aim of the workshop is to highlight the common features across these subjects. Read more about "Dynamics, Geometry and Combinatorics"
22OCT
  12:15-13:00

Abstract: Recent years have brought a changing imperative in life sciences sparked by the revolution of genomic tools to study the molecular composition and functional organization of organisms. The development of next-generation sequencing changed our understanding of microbial diversity associated with organisms and environments. There are now a multitude of studies that support the notion ... Read more about "EESS talk on "The metaorganism frontier - we are not alone""
By Dr Christian R Voolstra, Professor of Genetics of Adaptation in ...
04NOV
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/385971995 Abstract: While human tissues and organs are mostly soft, wet and bioactive; machines are commonly hard, dry and biologically inert. Bridging human-machine interfaces is of imminent importance in addressing grand societal challenges in healthcare, ... Read more about "Merging Humans and Machines with Hydrogel Technology"
06NOV
08NOV
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Python is a powerful, portable, Object-Oriented open source programming language for writing standalone programs, quick scripts, and prototypes for large applications. This course starts at the fundamentals of Python - statements, variables, comments, conditionals and loops - then goes on to study Python's collections - Lists, Tuples and Dictionaries. Functions, Modules and packages are then ... Read more about "Python Level 1: fundamentals"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
07NOV
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A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about ""Deconstructing and reconstructing the microenvironment of high-grade serous ovarian cancer""
By Professor Frances Balkwill, Centre for Cancer & Inflammation, Barts Cancer ...
20NOV
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By Dan O'Connor, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience ...
25NOV
27NOV
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This course completes the training “Python Fundamentals, level 1”. This course for experienced developers helps you take your expertise in Python to a whole new level. During this course students will learn the most powerful patterns and tools Python has to offer, and how to leverage them to create reliable, maintainable applications - either individually, ... Read more about "Python Level 2: advanced"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
27NOV
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By Erwan Bezard,Institut des maladies neurodégénératives (IMN), Bordeaux, France
02DEC
06DEC
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By Magnus Aspenberg, Lund University - Michael Benedicks, Uppsala University - Jacek Graczyk ...
02DEC
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/982557518 Abstract and Bio to follow. Note: The Seminar Series is eligible for ECTS credits in the EDMI doctoral program Read more about "Dr. Silvano De Franceschi - IMT Distinguished Lecture"
02DEC
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "title to be announced"
By Prof. Jussi Taipale, Cambridge University (UK)
04DEC
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By Marion Silies, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Institute for Development and Neurobiology (iDN ...
05DEC
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A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research. This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about ""Immunotherapy for brain tumors : from illusion to realistic prospects""
By Professor Pierre-Yves Dietrich, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
11DEC
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By Rosa Cossart, Mediterranean Neurobiology Institute, INMED - INSERM U901,  Faculté de ...
16DEC
19DEC
By Thomas Simonson (Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France)   Jean-Philip Piquemal (Sorbonne Université ...
18DEC
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By Rosa Paolicelli,  Department of Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Medicine ...

Thesis defenses

26APR
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Thesis directors : Prof. F. Nüesch ,Dr J. Heier Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9486 Read more about "Exciton Dynamics in 2D Organic Assemblies for Realization of Next-generation Optoelectronic Devices"
By Surendra Babu ANANTHARAMAN
26APR
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26APR
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By Mathieu Yves Hervé COUSTANS
26APR
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02MAY
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03MAY
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Thesis directors : Prof. Y. Perriard , Dr Y. R. C. Civet Robotics, Control and Intelligent Systems doctoral program. Thesis 9397 Read more about "Cylindrical Dielectric Elastomer Actuator for Cardiac Assist Device"
By Jonathan André Jean-Marie CHAVANNE
03MAY
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06MAY
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Thesis directors : Prof. J.-L. Scartezzini, Prof. S. V. Moussavi Nik Energy doctoral program. Thesis 9389 Read more about "Modeling and Assessment of Urban Energy Systems"
By Amarasinghage Tharindu Dasun PERERA
06MAY
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Thesis director : Prof. M. Dal Peraro Computational and Quantitative Biology doctoral program. Thesis 9426 Read more about "Exploring on Protein-DNA interactions"
By Alexandra Styliani KALANTZI
07MAY
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08MAY
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By Pierre-Yves Joseph Laurent HELLEBOID
10MAY
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17MAY
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Thesis director : Prof. K. Johnsson Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9369 Read more about "Allosteric Protein Switches based on Antibody Mimetics"
By Helen Rebecca Ostlund FARRANTS
17MAY
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By Valentina MASAROTTO
17MAY
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By Suzanne Maria JANSZE
17MAY
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Thesis directors : Prof. N. Marzari , Prof. G.-M. Rignanese Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9314 Read more about "Predicting the reflectivity and colour of metals from first principles"
By Gianluca PRANDINI
22MAY
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Thesis Directors: Prof. T. Keller - Dr. A. Vassilopoulos Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program Thesis Nr. 9421 Read more about "Two-dimensional crack growth in FRP laminates and sandwich panels"
By Aida CAMESELLE MOLARES
22MAY
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24MAY
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By Theo BARACCHINI

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

20MAY
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Depuis la Bibliothèque nationale de France à Paris, en passant par l’université féminine d’Ewha à Séoul, la future gare de Villejuif pour le Grand Paris Express ou le Gangnam International Transit Center à Séoul, Dominique Perrault n’a de cesse d’explorer une architecture qui pénètre le territoire, inscrite dans la géographie et l’ « épiderme » ... Read more about "Groundscape(s)"
By prof. Dominique Perrault (EPFL)
23MAY
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To coordinate responses and maintain fitness, different functional units within the cell must communicate. Such dialog often occurs through small-molecule mediators. But just as words can vary in meaning, depending on context, locale, and language, small-molecule chemical signals are varied, and can trigger manifold responses that require context to be understood. I will present how ... Read more about "Minority Reporting: Tools that crack unconventional signaling codes"
By Prof. Yimon Aye, ISIC - Inaugural Lecture
12JUN
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Engineering is about people! While preparing my lectures and advising my PhD students, I naturally came across many exceptionally creative figures. Most are of course famous and well known, they developed « mainstream » science and technology. Some of these figures, however, have been quite forgotten, maybe just because they were ahead of their time ... Read more about "Drowned in Mainstream"
By Prof. Hannes Bleuler    

Public Science Events

22APR
26APR
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After winning the 2018 edition of the International Physicists Tournament (IPT), EPFL puts its title back in challenge at home. This tournament will bring together more than 200 students in physics, which will gather at EPFL to defend the colors of their universities and countries. The 19 participating teams had several months to work on ... Read more about "International Physicists Tournament 2019"
26APR
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After winning the 2018 edition of the International Physicists Tournament (IPT), EPFL puts its title back in challenge at home. From 21 to 26 April, more than 200 students in physics will gather at EPFL to defend the colors of their universities and countries. The 19 participating teams had several months to work on the ... Read more about "Grand Final: International Physicists Tournament"
09MAY
10MAY
 

Dans la suite des dispositifs arts-sciences qui se développent en Europe, la revue espacestemps.net transpose ses réflexions depuis le cadre académique de l’EPFL vers le théâtre de Vidy. Cette démarche hors les murs s’inscrit dans le cadre du colloque Rythmes en Sciences Sociales qui aura lieu à l’EPFL les 9 et 10 mai 2019. Au ... Read more about "Rythmes en Sciences Sociales"
18MAY
19MAY
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Le weekend du 18 et 19 mai, Scientastic, le Festival des Sciences de l'EPFL, vous donne rendez-vous à Sion sur le site EPFL Valais-Wallis sur la thématique du numérique. Ateliers pour les jeunes, conférences, visites de labo ... tout un programme qui se trouvera tout prochainement sur la page scientastic.epfl.ch En attendant, vous pouvez télécharger ... Read more about "Scientastic à Sion"
28MAY
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Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce our recent research on weakly-supervised learning and reliable learning. The motivation for weakly-supervised learning is to accurately perform machine learning only from "weak" data that can be collected more easily/cheaply than fully-labeled data. In the first half of this talk, I give an overview of our recently developed ... Read more about "Recent advances in weakly-supervised learning and reliable learning"
By Prof. Masashi Sugiyama, Director of RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence ...

Sciences Activities for Youth

04MAY
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Le Coding Club des filles organise deux sessions de l'atelier Minitel le 4 mai 2019, sur le campus de l'EPFL: Session 1: 10h à 12h30 Session 2: 14hà 16h30. Il reste encore quelques places pour des filles de 11 à 15 ans. Les débutantes sont les bienvenues ! Inscriptions obligatoires: lien sur le formulaire Read more about "Atelier Minitel à Lausanne"
13JUN
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On June 8th over 80 classes will be on the EPFL site ! Every year, 7th and 8th grade schools are invited to EPFL for a day to discover sciences and technology. Registration is compulsory. Thank you for visiting our website to get more information. And a warm THANK YOU to all professors, researchers, scientific ... Read more about "Classes' Day"
By Plusieurs intervenant-e-s de l'EPFL

Exhibitions

12APR
28JUL
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To mark its 50th anniversary, the EPFL gave free rein to three photographers, who were asked to capture the essence of the School and its future direction: - Olivier Christinat brings a discreet immersion in campus life - Bogdan Konopka strips EPFL's buildings down to their still life form - Catherine Leutenegger delivers many detailed ... Read more about "INFINITY ROOM I - ArtLab Exhibition"
By Olivier Christinat, Bogdan Konopka, Catherine Leutenegger
30APR
22JUN
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Before the industrial agenda of urban design, broadly promoting technology and economy, there was the social agenda of civic design, creating ecology and community. This exhibition presents a chronological overview of the evolution of civic design as evidenced in the work that was central to it: the creation of regional park systems. Read more about "Exhibition The Living City - Park Systems from Lausanne to Los Angeles"
24MAY
  14:00-17:00 GR A3 31, GR A3 30, GR B3 30 et GR A3 32

Le Design Project a pour but de mettre en pratique les connaissances des étudiants de Master 1e année SIE dans un projet issu de la pratique. Il se déroule sur le semestre de printemps et il se termine par une présentation orale des étudiants, ainsi qu'une exposition de Posters. Read more about "Design Project - Présentations orales"
By Etudiants de Master, 1e année SIE

Academic Calendar

19APR
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From Friday 19th April until Sunday 28th April 2019 Read more about "No courses (Easter holidays)"
29APR
03MAY
 

Interruption of lectures and exercises for the AR, GC and SIE sections, 4th semester Read more about "ENAC Week"
30APR
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EDAM: doctoral program in advanced manufacturing EDAR: architecture and sciences of the city EDCE: civil and environmental engineering EDCH: chemistry and chemical engineering EDDH: digital humanities EDEE: electrical engineering EDEY: energy EDMA: mathematics EDME: mechanics EDMI: microsystems and microelectronics EDPY: physics EDRS: robotics, control, and intelligent systems Read more about "Online application deadline for prospective PhD students in the EDAM, EDAR, EDCE, EDCH, EDDH, EDEE, EDEY, EDMA, EDME, EDMI, EDPY and EDRS doctoral programs"
03MAY
 

For sections secretaries, deadline for validation of enrolments for Bachelor and Master program examinations for Summer 2014 Read more about "Validation of enrolments for examinations"
10MAY
 

Deadline for the announcement by the sections to the Academic Registrar's Office Read more about "Specialisations passed by PDM students"
15MAY
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Deadline for submitting new applications for a grant from the EPFL social commission Read more about "Application for a grant"
17JUN
06JUL
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Summer session 1st year, Bachelor Cycle and Master Cycle examinations for all sections Read more about "Summer session examinations"
19JUN
21JUN
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EDBB: doctoral program in biotechnology and bioengineering EDMS: doctoral program in molecular life sciences EDNE: doctoral program in neuroscience Read more about "Hiring days in the EDBB, EDMS and EDNE doctoral programs"
23JUL
 

Admission for holders of foreign secondary studies certificates Read more about "Bachelor Admissions Board"
02SEP
04SEP
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Morning : information, activities. Afternoon : welcoming by Sections Read more about "Welcome day for new students"
15SEP
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EDAM: doctoral program in advanced manufacturing EDAR: architecture and sciences of the city EDCE: civil and environmental engineering EDCH: chemistry and chemical engineering EDDH: digital humanities EDEE: electrical engineering EDEY: energy EDMA: mathematics EDME: mechanics EDMI: microsystems and microelectronics EDPO: photonics EDRS: robotics, control, and intelligent systems Read more about "Online application deadline for prospective PhD students in the EDAM, EDAR, EDCE, EDCH, EDDH, EDEE, EDEY, EDMA, EDME, EDMI, EDPO and EDRS doctoral programs"
05OCT
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Journée magistrale and graduation ceremony for all sections Read more about "Graduation Day"
07OCT
09OCT
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  Swiss Tech Convention Center

08OCT
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10OCT
11OCT
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01NOV
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22NOV
 

For sections secretaries, deadline for validation of enrolments for Bachelor and Master examinations for Winter session Read more about "Validation of enrolments for examinations"
22NOV
 

Deadline for the announcement by the sections to the Academic Registrar's Office Read more about "Specialisations passed by PDM students"
01DEC
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16DEC
 

Deadline for submitting proposed modifications to study plans and regulations for the next academic year Read more about "Submissions of modifications to study plans"
03JAN
02SEP
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13JAN
01FEB
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For 1st year, Bachelor and Master from all sections Read more about "Winter session examinations"
15JAN
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Deadline for submitting Master on-line applications which will be taken into account in the 1st round of admissions Read more about "Master applications -  1st deadline for file submission"
15JAN
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EDAM: advanced manufacturing EDAR: architecture and sciences of the city EDCE: civil and environmental engineering EDCH: chemistry and chemical engineering EDDH: digital humanities EDEY: energy EDFI: finance EDMA: mathematics EDMI: microsystems and microelectronics EDMT: management of technology EDMX: materials science and engineering EDPO: photonics EDRS: robotics, control, and intelligent systems Read more about "Online application deadline for prospective PhD students in the EDAM, EDAR, EDCE, EDCH, EDDH, EDEY, EDFI, EDMA, EDMI, EDMT, EDMX, EDPO and EDRS doctoral programs"
20JAN
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22JAN
24JAN
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EDBB: doctoral program in biotechnology and bioengineering EDMS: doctoral program in molecular life sciences EDNE: doctoral program in neuroscience Read more about "Hiring days in the EDBB, EDMS and EDNE doctoral programs"
21FEB
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Statement of results following the Discusssion of borderline cases Read more about "Official Winter session results"
11MAR
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One day, for following classes : 2nd year Bachelor and 1st year Master of all Sections Read more about "Study trip"
15APR
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Deadline for submitting Master on-line applications which will be taken into account in the 2nd round of admissions Read more about "Master applications -  2nd deadline for file submission"
15APR
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EDBB: biotechnology and bioengineering EDCB: computational and quantitative biolog EDIC: computer and communication sciences EDME: mechanics EDMS: molecular life sciences EDMT: management of technology EDNE: neuroscience EDPO: photonics Read more about "Online application deadline for prospective PhD students in the EDBB, EDCB, EDIC, EDME, EDMS, EDMT, EDNE and EDPO doctoral programs"

Call for proposal

04FEB
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Want to tackle the major challenges of sustainable food supply? EPFL and ETH Zurich have launched Future Food – A Swiss Research Initiative (“Future Food Initiative”) in cooperation with Bühler, Givaudan and Nestlé, to further expand research and education in the area of food and nutrition sciences. The fellowship program is a major pillar within ... Read more about "Future Food Initiative"
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The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) supports laboratory and clinical research projects with the potential to delay, slow, stop, reverse or prevent the progression of Parkinson’s disease. CPT only accepts research applications that meet the following criteria: Disease modifying (slow, stop, reverse) Translate into clinic (Phase 2b trial) within 5 years CPT does NOT accept symptomatic ... Read more about "[ The Cure Parkinson’s Trust | Research funding ]"
29APR
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The charity Worldwide Cancer Research was established in Edinburgh (UK) in 1979 to support daring and ambitious research into any type of cancer by top scientists in world-renowned institutions all over the world. The charity invests at least £4 million in research every year. Worldwide Cancer Research awards grants to fundamental or translational research into ... Read more about "[ Worldwide Cancer Research | Research funding ]"
30APR
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The Velux Stiftung supports basic and applied research in the fields of daylight, healthy ageing and ophthalmology which: is relevant beyond the borders of a single discipline, can accelerate research by removing bottlenecks, enables implementation of research and whose results will be promoted and/or implemented inside and outside academia. The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary ... Read more about "[ VELUX STIFTUNG | Research grants ]"
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The Velux Stiftung supports basic and applied research in the fields of daylight, healthy ageing and ophthalmology which: is relevant beyond the borders of a single discipline, can accelerate research by removing bottlenecks, enables implementation of research and whose results will be promoted and/or implemented inside and outside academia. The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary ... Read more about "[ Velux Stiftung Research Grants | Research funding ]"
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
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The Holcim Stiftung offers grants to outstanding young scientists to carry out excellent research (fundamental, applied, PoC, market-oriented) in any discipline and field in Switzerland. Priority is given to projects: with a positive social impact, exploring innovative methods, new perspectives or novel lines of questioning crucial to the advancement of science, already underway. Who can ... Read more about "[ Holcim Stiftung - Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship/Assistant Professorship in any discipline | Fellowship funding ]"
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The Alpro Foundation is calling for applications for innovative research projects related to plant-based diets impact on human health and/or biodiversity. Projects should be based on human studies (animal studies and in vitro studies are not eligible), and should focus on whole foods or plant-based food patterns (not supplements nor one particular bioactive plant compound). ... Read more about "[ Alpro Foundation | Research Funding on Plant-Based Nutrition ]"
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The 9th edition of the Dalle Molle Foundation “Quality of life” prize will award two CHF 10’000 prizes to ongoing research projects focusing on data processing and the new technologies and aiming at facilitating access to information in order to improve the quality of life and of the environment, and facilitate social interactions. The research ... Read more about "[Fondation Dalle Molle – Quality of life Prize | Research funding ]"
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Swiss Bridge is a private foundation associated with the Swiss Cancer League, the Swiss Cancer Research foundation and the Union for International Cancer Control, which supports high-quality cancer research in Europe. The 2019 call focuses on immune cell therapy, including all types of immune-cell therapies, such as chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T-cell) therapy, tumor-infiltrating ... Read more about "[ Swiss Bridge Foundation - Swiss Bridge Award 2019 | Research funding ]"
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The Wellcome Trust “Collaborative Awards in Science” support Basic and clinical research in any disciplines carried out by a team of researchers, working together on the most important scientific problems to improve health for everyone. Interdisciplinary projects across Science, Humanities and Social Science and Innovations teams are encouraged. Who can apply The PI must be ... Read more about "[ Wellcome Trust - Collaborative Awards in Science | Research funding ]"
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The SNSF programme Scientific Exchanges is aimed at researchers who want to: host their own scientific conference, workshop or meeting in Switzerland. invite their colleagues from abroad for a research visit to Switzerland or visit their colleagues in another country. Who can apply: employed by a Swiss research institution for the duration of the grant. ... Read more about "[ SNSF Scientific exchange | funding for scientific events and visits ]"
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Debiopharm Group and Foundation Inartis have launched their fourth ‘Challenge’ on the theme ‘Quality of Life for Patients undergoing Treatment.’ This “Challenge” aims to encourage innovation in the health sector by rewarding practical solutions intended to improve patient comfort and quality of life. The ultimate goal is to speed up the implementation and/or commercialization of ... Read more about "[ Foundation Inartis - Funding for health innovations improving the quality of Life for patients undergoing treatment | Research funding ]"
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Ajinomoto Co., Inc. launches a new call for proposals to fund innovative ideas and technologies in the following fields: Diagnosis and digital technology to provide personalized nutrition services. Novel manufacturing and analytical technology (to improve and compensate Ajinomoto group's technology such as AJIPHASE® and Corynex®) for peptides, proteins, oligonucleotides and their derivatives. Innovative ideas for ... Read more about "[ Ajinomoto Innovation Alliance Program | Research funding on personalised nutrition ]"
30APR
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Ajinomoto Co., Inc. launches a new call for proposals to fund innovative ideas and technologies in the following fields: Diagnosis and digital technology to provide personalized nutrition services. Novel manufacturing and analytical technology (to improve and compensate Ajinomoto group's technology such as AJIPHASE® and Corynex®) for peptides, proteins, oligonucleotides and their derivatives. Innovative ideas for ... Read more about "[ Ajinomoto Innovation Alliance Program | Research funding on personalised nutrition ]"
01MAY
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What: Support to university-based, high-potential business cases from the Venture Kick programme with the aim of substantially accelerating their market entry. Support to proposals where a R&D or design boost can speed up the success of the deep tech business case. Your project MUST be: Already in the Venture Kick process Already approved by a ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - InnoBooster | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Scientainment | Scientific outreach ]"
01MAY
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The goal of the Cogito Foundation is to encourage the dialogue between science and technology on one hand and humanities and the social sciences, on the other. The Foundation supports research that helps bridge this gap. It does not fund the mere application of a method from one discipline to another: all disciplines involved must ... Read more about "[ THE COGITO FOUNDATION | Research Grants, Postdoctoral Fellowships, Scientific Visits, Congresses, Dissemination ]"
01MAY
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Funding for digital education | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Funding for digital education and entrepreneurship | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Funding for cluster projects | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Autism Research Program (ARP) for 2019. The Idea Development Award supports the development of innovative, high-risk/high-reward research that could lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate progress in improving outcomes for individuals with ASD. This award ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Autism Research Program Idea Development Award | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Autism Research Program (ARP) for 2019. The Clinical Translational Research Award supports early-phase, proof-of-principle translational studies that will examine hypothesis-based, innovative interventions that have the potential to address current clinical deficits for ASD. Outcomes from studies funded by this ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Autism Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award | Research funding ]"
06MAY
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The goal of the REPIC platform (Renewable Energy, Energy & Resource Efficiency, Promotion in International Cooperation) is to strengthen and coordinate Swiss federal activities (by SECO, SDC, FOEN, SFOE) on renewable energies, energy and resource efficiency within developing and transitioning countries. Projects must facilitate the transfer of Swiss technology and know-how to meet local needs. ... Read more about "[ REPIC - Research funding with developing and transitioning countries | Research funding ]"
07MAY
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Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research was established in Switzerland in 2010 to support ground-breaking cancer research that has the potential to create immediate and meaningful impact, directly enabling treatment access to patients. Funding goes to truly innovative and unique patient-centred research, either early-stage clinical studies or translation research, focused on prevention, detection, treatments ... Read more about "[ Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research | Research funding ]"
08MAY
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The International Spinal Research Trust is the UK’s leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop effective treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. The International Spinal Research Trust is pleased to announce its new “Special Emphasis Grants” Call entitled ‘Healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on bladder, bowel and ... Read more about "[ International Spinal Research Trust | Research funding for healthcare innovations ]"
09MAY
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The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) launches the 2019 IO Research Stipend to promote a doctoral student’s research on International Organisations (IO), by offering living allowance and research space at the SNIS offices in Geneva for 3 or 6 months within a calendar year. Who can apply: second-year PhD students registered at a Swiss ... Read more about "[ Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) – Doctoral Research Stipend | Research funding ]"
10MAY
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Established in 2001 by the Ministry of Education of Korea, the DUO-Korea programme promotes balanced and long-lasting scientific exchanges between academic institution in Korea and 30 European countries, including Switzerland. Who can apply: The educational institution in Korea applies on behalf of both the Korean and the European institution hosting the students who are to ... Read more about "[ ASEM-DUO Fellowship programme | Scientific Exchanges with Korea ]"
10MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ETHZ as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) in all scientific disciplines. ETHZ and CSC run the China – Exchange of Young Researchers Programme for applicants based in Switzerland and China who, after an initial contact set up ... Read more about "[ ETHZ - Exchange of young researchers with China | Research funding ]"
11MAY
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La Fondation Gelbert a pour but de soutenir des projets novateurs et de qualité dans les domaines de: La protection de l’environnement La protection des animaux Le développement d’énergies nouvelles et non polluantes La recherche universitaire dans le domaine de la vue Qui peut postuler : des acteurs genevois et romands dans le cadre de ... Read more about "[FONDATION GELBERT | Research Funding]"
13MAY
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Each year, Fondation Leenaards allocates up to CHF 1.5 million for the Leenaards Prize for Translational Medical Research. The research prize is awarded to 2-3 innovative projects, conducted by, at least, a university hospital (CHUV, HUG) and an academic partner (e.g. EPFL, UNIL, UNIGE) of the Lake Geneva region, investigating a clinical problem from an ... Read more about "[ Fondation Leenaards | Research funding on translational medical research ]"
15MAY
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The purpose of the Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research is to foster medical-biological science by means of financial support for research projects conducted at Swiss universities or research institutions in the field of medicine and medically oriented biology/biochemistry. Projects with a Novartis drug as a research focus are NOT eligible. Who can apply: Only Senior ... Read more about "[ Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research | Research Projects ]"
15MAY
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Bayer’s Global Ophthalmology Awards Program (GOAP) helps clinical investigators and basic researchers from around the world: Make significant contributions to research in ophthalmology Complete further investigations/experiments Contribute to tangible benefits for patients with retinal disorders Improve patient access to high-quality eye care Increase disease understanding and dissemination of scientific knowledge through publications Each year, a ... Read more about "[ Global Ophthalmology Awards Program - Full proposal deadline | Research funding ]"
15MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Lunch Cancer Research Program (LCRP) for 2019. The Investigator-Initiated Translational Research Award supports translational research that will develop promising ideas in lung cancer into clinical applications. Observations that drive a research idea may originate from a laboratory discovery, population-based ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Lung Cancer Research Program Investigator-Initiated Translational Research Award | Research funding ]"
15MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Lunch Cancer Research Program (LCRP) for 2019. The Translational Research Partnership Award supports partnerships between clinicians and research scientists that will accelerate the movement of promising ideas in lung cancer into clinical applications. One partner in the collaboration is ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Lung Cancer Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award | Research funding ]"
15MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Lunch Cancer Research Program (LCRP) for 2019. The Idea Development Award promotes new ideas that are still in the early stages of development and have the potential to yield impactful data and new avenues of investigation. This award supports ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Lung Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award | Research funding ]"
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Aim The Bertarelli Foundation Catalyst Fund will support projects, that aim at developing novel therapeutic approaches, such as cell and gene therapy, optogenetics, bioactive molecules, diagnostic tools, imaging techniques and implants among others. Requirements Projects should emphasize a translational neuroscience goal Projects must be collaborative: each proposal should have at least one principal investigator from ... Read more about "[BERTARELLI FOUNDATION CATALYST FUND I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
17MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ETHZ as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). ETHZ and JSPS run the Japanese – Swiss Young Researcher’s Exchange Programme to: foster and facilitate the direct exchange between Japanese and Swiss research groups and ... Read more about "[ ETHZ Call for young researchers' exchange with Japan | Research funding ]"
20MAY
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The Swedish foundation Ekhagastiftelsen (Ekhaga foundation) was established in 1944 to support research in ecological agriculture and biological medicine. Prioritized research areas: Organic and biodynamic food production or other methods and orientations that promote this goal. Research on improved preparation and storage of food, as well as the analysis of food quality can receive support. ... Read more about "[ Ekhagastiftelsen - Research funding on agriculture and medicine | Research funding ]"
22MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) for 2019. The Impact Award supports hypothesis-driven, high-impact research. Research proposed should aim to accelerate promising findings toward clinical applicability and leverage research results to maximize impact. Important factors under consideration will be ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Impact Award | Research funding ]"
22MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) for 2019. The Translational Team Science Award supports hypothesis-driven translational studies. These studies should be associated with a clinical trial. The proposed project should focus on research for the next-phase clinical trial or ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Translational Team Science Award | Research funding ]"
23MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP) for 2019. The Early Investigator Research Award supports NF-focused research opportunities for individuals in the early stages of their careers, under the guidance of a designated Mentor. The PI must outline an individualized, NF-focused Researcher ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Neurofibromatosis Research Program Early Investigator Research Award | Research funding ]"
23MAY
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP) for 2019. The Exploration-Hypothesis Development Award supports the initial exploration of innovative, high-risk, high-gain, and potentially groundbreaking concepts in NF research. Studies supported by this award mechanism are expected to lay the groundwork for future ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Neurofibromatosis Research Program Exploration-Hypothesis Development Award | Research funding ]"
23MAY
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Since 1980, Fondation Leenaards supports people and institutions that are able to deploy creativity and innovation in the fields of culture, aging and biomedical science in the Lake Geneva region. In particular, Fondation Leenaards supports projects contributing to the dialogue between science and society. These are relevant and high quality one-off projects, based in the ... Read more about "[ Fondation Leenaards - Funding for science communication | Research funding ]"
24MAY
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The Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Programme is an ERA-NET initiative aimed to create better quality of life for older people and to strengthen industrial opportunities in the field of healthy ageing technology and innovation. AAL is co-financed until 2020 by the European Commission (through Horizon 2020) and 17 countries, including Switzerland (via Innosuisse). It ... Read more about "[ ERA-NET Active and Assisted Living (AAL) | Research funding on Sustainable Smart Solutions for Ageing well ]"
27MAY
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Each year, Fondation Leenaards allocates up to CHF 1.5 million for the Leenaards Prize for Translational Medical Research. The research prize is awarded to 2-3 innovative projects, conducted by, at least, a university hospital (CHUV, HUG) and an academic partner (e.g. EPFL, UNIL, UNIGE) of the Lake Geneva region, investigating a clinical problem from an ... Read more about "[ Fondation Leenaards | Research funding on translational medical research ]"
31MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
31MAY
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
31MAY
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The Germaine de Staël programme of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) promotes collaborations between French and Swiss researchers and research teams in any disciplines by reimbursing travel and accommodation expenses incurred by Swiss team members as part of attending meetings or conferences in France. Projects including PhD students and young researchers are especially ... Read more about "[ SATW Germaine de Staël | Scientific exchange with France ]"
31MAY
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One day, Parkinson's disease must be treatable or - better still - be prevented. To pursue this goal, the association Parkinson Suisse offers partial or complete funding of current or planned Parkinson-related projects, studies and training stays. Consideration is given to work in the fields of basic research, clinical medicine, nursing and other health professions, ... Read more about "[ Parkinson Suisse | Research funding on Parkinson’s disease ]"
31MAY
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Are you applying to one of the Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms? Are you an excellent graduate student or post-doctoral researcher of any nationality, working in the field of the journal to which you apply? Do you wish to make collaborative ... Read more about "[ The Company of Biologists – fellowship to visit laboratories | Scientific exchange ]"
31MAY
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The Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) Conference Travel Grants are aimed at early career scientists wanting to attend scientific meetings, conferences, workshops and courses relating to the areas of research covered by the journal around the world. Who can apply: PhD students and early career post-doctoral researchers (please join a support letter from the head ... Read more about "[ The Company of Biologists – grant to attend conference | Scientific exchange ]"
31MAY
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The Journal of European Ceramic Society (JECS) Trust supports: Mobility grants: visits by individual researchers to other laboratories within Europe for the purposes of learning new techniques or accessing equipment not available in their own laboratories. Eligible costs: use of facilities (max. 500€/month), travel/subsistence costs (50€/day), other (only with full justification). Does NOT cover salaries. ... Read more about "[ The Journal of European Ceramic Society | Mobility funding & Funding for Scientific Workshops ]"
01JUN
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The Ikea Foundation Switzerland supports: Prototypes and product developments anywhere in the world Product and collection presentations at public exhibitions anywhere in the world Competitions (only if its programme is arranged by specialists and its results are judged by experts) Workshops and lectures (only if targeting students or treating topics relevant to students) Supported projects ... Read more about "[ Ikea Foundation Switzerland - funding for prototypes, product development and events | Research funding ]"
01JUN
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Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science supports: Original scientific basic, applied or clinical biomedical research; Projects aiming at remedying the imbalance caused by industrialization on ecology and health. Preference is given to projects with applications in the short and medium term. Research must be conducted for the most part in Switzerland. Who can apply: researchers ... Read more about "[ Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science | Research Funding ]"
01JUN
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The Olga Mayenfisch Stiftung supports medical research in Switzerland. Note that grants cannot not be requested in the 2 years after obtaining one. Please mention in your application any parallel requests for funding. Who can apply: Researchers based at a Swiss university, hospital or other research institution. Applicants must be young group leaders / assistant ... Read more about "[ Olga Mayenfisch Stiftung - Funding for medical research | Research funding ]"
01JUN
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Aim: MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's drug development program, which operates within MDA's Translational Research program. MVP is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. Adapting elements of the venture capital model, the MVP business plan is characterized by an emphasis on ... Read more about "[ MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION - MDA Venture Philanthropy | Research funding ]"
01JUN
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Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research. Submission deadlines: 01.06.2019 01.12.2019 Funding: Up to CHF 3.2 million Duration: 1 to 4 years For more information and application: Please have a look at the SNSF's website. For Sinergia EPFL instructions and toolkit: Please have a look at the ... Read more about "[ SNSF Sinergia | Research funding ]"
03JUN
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BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. BRIDGE Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility criteria ... Read more about "[ BRIDGE PROOF OF CONCEPT – 11th CALL | Research funding ]"
04JUN
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COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) promotes Europe-wide scientific cooperation and coordination between various national research activities. It operates by means of scientific networks, known as COST Actions. COST does not fund research itself, but supports networking via different tools such as meetings, short-term scientific exchanges, training schools and dissemination activities as parts of ... Read more about "[ Cooperation in Science and Technology: Submitting a research project in the COST call launched by the SNSF | Research funding ]"
07JUN
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The Germaine de Staël programme of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) promotes collaborations between French and Swiss researchers and research teams in any disciplines by reimbursing travel and accommodation expenses incurred by Swiss team members as part of attending meetings or conferences in France. Projects including PhD students and young researchers are especially ... Read more about "[ SATW Germaine de Staël | Scientific exchange with France ]"
10JUN
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The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is a medical research charity established in the UK in 1961 to support research into all forms of heart and circulatory disease. Despite the advances in the fight against these diseases, the World Health Organization predicts that, by 2030, the annual number of deaths from cardiovascular disease will rise to ... Read more about "[ British Heart Foundation | Research funding on heart and circulatory disease ]"
14JUN
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The LEO Foundation is one of Denmark’s largest commercial foundations. Established in 1984, its main objective is to ensure the long-term independence and success of the global, research-based pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma. LEO Foundation Open competition grants support the best dermatology research projects worldwide that: Improve the understanding of the underlying medicinal, biological, chemical, or ... Read more about "[ LEO Foundation – Open Competition Grants | Research funding in dermatology ]"
14JUN
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Aim: The Simons Foundation invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships to support research on fundamental problems in marine microbial ecology. The foundation is particularly interested in applicants with training in different fields who want to apply their experience to understanding the role of microorganisms in shaping ocean processes, and vice versa, as well as applicants with ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION - Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology | Fellowship funding ]"
15JUN
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Established in 2003 in Luzern, the Osteology Foundation promotes research, education and collaboration between universities and industry in the field of oral and maxillofacial tissue regeneration all over the world. The objective is to make new techniques and products available to practitioners quicker and with greater goal orientation. The Osteology Foundation funds clinical, pre-clinical and ... Read more about "[ Osteology Foundation Full Proposal Deadline | Research Grants ]"
15JUN
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Thanks to an annual contribution of CHF 250’000 by the Käthe Zingg-Schwichtenberg (KZS) Fund, the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) supports research projects by junior researchers in biomedical ethics. The 2019 call for proposals is thematically open. However, in the event of applications of equal scientific quality, preference will be given to projects in ... Read more about "[ Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences | Research funding in biomedical ethics ]"
16JUN
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned the University of St. Gallen (UNISG) as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with Latin American institutions for the period 2017-2020. UNISG is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Seed Money Grants call. The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to ... Read more about "[ SERI Seed Money Grants with Latin America | Research funding ]"
18JUN
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M-ERA.NET is an EU funded network which has been established in 2012 to support and increase the coordination of European research and innovation programmes and related funding in materials science and engineering. The M-ERA.NET Transnational Call 2019 includes more than 30 European and international funding organisations. International partnerships exist with Brazil (São Paulo), Russia, South ... Read more about "[ M-ERA.NET Transnational Call 2019 | Research funding ]"
21JUN
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung was established by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects which are committed to achieving ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Microbials | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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This is a globally competitive three-year fellowship program for early and advanced postdoctoral researchers to conduct independent research of international relevance To improve the learning, development and living conditions of children and youth or To contribute to one of the foundation’s thematic priorities: science of learning, early childhood and rural livelihoods. In any discipline, e.g. ... Read more about "[ Jacobs Foundation - Postdoctoral fellowships | Fellowship funding ]"
30JUN
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
30JUN
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applie