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06.01.14 — Innovation and Technology Transfer On December 10, the European leader in online video, Dailymotion, announced the acquisition of Jilion, a start-up from EPFL. Zeno Crivelli, co-founder of Jilion had received an Innogrant in 2006. Mehdi Aminian is a licensing officer at EPFL TTO since 2004. Read the whole article
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06.01.14 — Mediacom During the last quarter of the year, construction began on an impressive glass façade composed of 300 square meters of dye solar cells for EPFL’s Swiss Tech Convention Center. This is a world first. Breton lighthouses have been reinforced by a combination of materials developed in an EPFL laboratory, and life has become difficult for perfume counterfeiters due to a new detection process. A new work and meeting space for emerging start-ups was established on campus in mid-November. And just before 2013 ended, EPFL obtained control of a new national research center dedicated to the development of innovative materials through the use of computer simulations. Read the whole article
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06.01.14 — IC - Student awards and publications Stanislav Peshterliev, who worked with the Distributed Information Systems Laboratory (LSIR), headed by Prof. Karl Aberer, had his paper accepted to the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2013), organized by Yandex. Stanislav's research interests include web credibility and machine learning. Read the whole article
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03.01.14 — IC - Student awards and publications Tam Nguyen Thanh, a student who completed his master’s degree in Computer Science and who worked with the Distributed Information Systems Laboratory (LSIR), headed by Prof. Karl Aberer, had his paper accepted to the 18th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2013). Read the whole article
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30.12.13 — Mediacom Ultra-fast running robots, genetic research that gives hints at medieval history, or soil studies to detect pollutants or anticipate landslides are a few of the remarkable findings of EPFL's last spring. . . . . Read the whole article
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24.12.13 — Equal Opportunities Office Débat RTS, 24 décembre 2013 Read the whole article
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23.12.13 — Mediacom During the first quarter of 2013, we decrypted the brain, made significant advances in the field of health, gained a deeper understanding into our Solar System, opened the doors to augmented reality and opened access to scientific publications, produced more efficient solar cells and developed an all-terrain technology. Read the whole article
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22.12.13 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory CEO of BG and Professor at EPFL, Laurent Vulliet has been appointed to the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). The graduation will be held in Neuchâtel on May 15th, 2014. Read the whole article
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21.12.13 — Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship This year, the IML has awarded 25 Executive Masters Executifs in Global Supply Chain and 8 CAS (Certificate of Advanced Studies), representing 18 nationalities. Read the whole article
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20.12.13 — Swiss Space Center The GAIA satellite was launched yesterday. Placed on one of Earth’s outermost orbits, it will survey more than one billion stars in our galactic neighborhood and help us know more about the Universe. Federico Belloni and Christophe Paccolat, scientific assistants at the Swiss Space Center, explain why this mission is exceptional. Read the whole article