Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

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1 Route Cantonale, Lausanne, 1015 Switzerland


EPFL is a Federal research institute and university in Switzerland, specialized in natural sciences and engineering. It has three main missions: education, research and technology transfer at the highest international level. With over 350 laboratories and research groups on campus, EPFL attracts the best researchers in their fields. The school fosters trans-disciplinary research and promotes partnerships with other institutions.

Thematic priorities:

  • Innovation

Involved in



To transform agricultural residues from the European North-West regions into bioactive compounds in order to use them in key industrial sectors such as the cosmetic and nutraceutical fields and then in a second phase in the energy, chemical and agricultural fields.

Status: ongoing

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