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The Vallon incinerator under the lens of scientists

Lausanne, on the trail of pollution: the story of an incinerator



A team of scientists has reconstructed the events of the Vallon waste-to-energy plant and the invisible contamination that shocked the Canton of Vaud

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Sustainable polyamides, the study in Switzerland

Sustainable plastic obtained from agricultural waste is already a reality



Sustainable (and economical) polyamides starting from sugar extracted from biomass: there is already a spin-off ready to put them on the market

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Artificial Intelligence to save coral reefs

Coral reefs: 3D mapping thanks to Artificial Intelligence



Thanks to DeepReefMap AI it is possible to create a three-dimensional map of corals in a few minutes and today using simple cameras

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Tanja Zimmermann: interview with the Director of EMPA on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EAWAG

Tanja Zimmermann: “We are trying to 'materialize' energy”



The Director of the Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology on the ticket with EAWAG in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

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Martin Ackermann: interview with the Director of EAWAG on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EMPA

Martin Ackermann: “Climate adaptation? Protect yourself”



The Director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology on the help to EMPA in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

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Machine Learning: a new multimodal model for more flexible AI from EPFL

From EPFL a new multimodal model for more flexible AI



It can learn from text, images, video and sound and, thanks to modularity, produces any number or combination of predictions

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Lake deltas: the study that revolutionises restoration projects

Here's how engineering can help restore lake deltas



Renaturation of river estuaries in a lake environment: the revolutionary approach that starts from the virtuous experience of the mouth of the Reuss

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GPT-3 could revolutionize chemistry

AI will change the way we do chemistry: the GPT-3 test



EPFL researchers have refined generative AI and found that it works better than models specially trained for science

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Noise: the ZEROe project of the Airbus company is one of the mixed-wing aircraft proposed in recent years and the subject of study

Will the passenger jets of the future pass the… “noise test”?



From EMPA researchers in Switzerland real psychoacoustic simulations to evaluate the noise emissions of new aircraft with mixed wing bodies

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Electric bicycles: a stylized example of E-​Bike City with one-way streets for cars and two-way streets for bicycles

More electric bicycles than cars: this is how Zurich will change



Researchers from the Federal Institute of Technology use the metropolis on the banks of the Limmat to show what an e-bike-friendly city could look like

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Brain: Brain signals are sent from one source to a target, establishing a polysynaptic pathway that intersects multiple regions of the brain

There is more parallel "traffic" in the human brain than in the animal brain



A Swiss study revealed that brain communications in Sapiens follow multiple pathways, unlike macaques and mice

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Robotics: a new sensor capable of perceiving multiple stimuli simultaneously

Robotics, the “color” sensor that imitates the sensitivity of the skin



Using chromatic elements to allow robots to perceive multiple simultaneous stimuli: an EPFL device emulates the receptivity of the epidermis

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Sustainable polyamides, the study in Switzerland

Sustainable plastic obtained from agricultural waste is already a reality


Sustainable (and economical) polyamides starting from sugar extracted from biomass: there is already a spin-off ready to put them on the market

Artificial Intelligence to save coral reefs

Coral reefs: 3D mapping thanks to Artificial Intelligence


Thanks to DeepReefMap AI it is possible to create a three-dimensional map of corals in a few minutes and today using simple cameras

Tanja Zimmermann: interview with the Director of EMPA on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EAWAG

Tanja Zimmermann: “We are trying to 'materialize' energy”


The Director of the Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology on the ticket with EAWAG in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

Martin Ackermann: interview with the Director of EAWAG on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EMPA

Martin Ackermann: “Climate adaptation? Protect yourself”


The Director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology on the help to EMPA in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

Machine Learning: a new multimodal model for more flexible AI from EPFL

From EPFL a new multimodal model for more flexible AI


It can learn from text, images, video and sound and, thanks to modularity, produces any number or combination of predictions

Lake deltas: the study that revolutionises restoration projects

Here's how engineering can help restore lake deltas


Renaturation of river estuaries in a lake environment: the revolutionary approach that starts from the virtuous experience of the mouth of the Reuss

GPT-3 could revolutionize chemistry

AI will change the way we do chemistry: the GPT-3 test


EPFL researchers have refined generative AI and found that it works better than models specially trained for science

Noise: the ZEROe project of the Airbus company is one of the mixed-wing aircraft proposed in recent years and the subject of study

Will the passenger jets of the future pass the… “noise test”?


From EMPA researchers in Switzerland real psychoacoustic simulations to evaluate the noise emissions of new aircraft with mixed wing bodies

Electric bicycles: a stylized example of E-​Bike City with one-way streets for cars and two-way streets for bicycles

More electric bicycles than cars: this is how Zurich will change


Researchers from the Federal Institute of Technology use the metropolis on the banks of the Limmat to show what an e-bike-friendly city could look like

Brain: Brain signals are sent from one source to a target, establishing a polysynaptic pathway that intersects multiple regions of the brain

There is more parallel "traffic" in the human brain than in the animal brain


A Swiss study revealed that brain communications in Sapiens follow multiple pathways, unlike macaques and mice

Robotics: a new sensor capable of perceiving multiple stimuli simultaneously

Robotics, the “color” sensor that imitates the sensitivity of the skin


Using chromatic elements to allow robots to perceive multiple simultaneous stimuli: an EPFL device emulates the receptivity of the epidermis

AI and ocean health: deep learning can help us remove plastics from the sea

Artificial Intelligence will help us clean the oceans of plastic


A new university AI model has learned to recognize plastic debris floating in the sea with unprecedented precision

SwissGPT: the presentation in Zurich
SwissGPT: the presentation in Zurich

SwissGPT: the Swiss AI that revolutionizes corporate security


Alpine AI's advanced Artificial Intelligence platform offers tailored solutions for enterprises, with a focus…


Robot dog: engineers Mickaël Achkar and Francesco Stella
Robot dog: the joints on the grass

A robot dog: the Swiss invention inspired by animal biology


Mickaël Achkar studied the biological mechanisms of canines to create a more intelligent automaton and build a…


Swiss-Burgundian clash: the video on the painting la
Swiss-Burgundian clash: the video on the painting la

Video, the Swiss-Burgundian clash is digitized and preserved


In a film, the EPFL protection project of the gigantic canvas of the "Battle of Morat" of 1476, painted four…


Battle of Murten: a detail of the painting restored by EPFL
Battle of Morat: a mock-up of the digitization of the large painting

The Battle of Morat will be the largest digital object in the world


Louis Braun's over 1.000 square meter painting of the 1476 clash between the Swiss and the Burgundians will become…


Green energy: Antje Kanngiesser, Joël Mesot, Martin Vetterli and Dieter Vranckx
Green energy: Antje Kanngiesser, Joël Mesot, Martin Vetterli and Dieter Vranckx

From the Technical University of Lausanne and Zurich a coalition for green energy


Innovative solutions of EPFL and ETH for storage and transport of renewable carriers in an energy system…


Italian Tech Night: the lower part of the poster of the second edition of the "Italian Tech Night"
Italian Tech Night: the upper part of the poster of the second edition of the "Italian Tech Night"

On 25 May in Lausanne the bis edition of the "Italian Tech Night"


The event launched by #pizzatech to promote the Italy-Switzerland technology transfer will repeat the Zurich debut…


Insoles: In the final stage, the conductors and sensors of the 3D printed insoles are covered with another layer of silicone to protect them
Insoles: The custom insole with built-in sensors can measure the pressure of the sole in the shoe during different activities

3D printed insoles to sense forces exerted in shoes


From the two Federal Polytechnics and EMPA the sensors to help athletes or patients measure performance and…


The Swiss Center for Scientific Computing (CSCS) of the ETH Zurich
Bird's eye view of the Paul Scherrer Institute in the canton of Aargau

PSI in the future with a Big Data research division


The Paul Scherrer Institute, in collaboration with the Federal Polytechnic of Lausanne, will set up the section: “Calculus…


Innosuisse: the strategic partnership with the Swiss National Science Foundation will be strengthened
Innosuisse: the strategic partnership with the Swiss National Science Foundation will be strengthened

The SNSF and Innosuisse will strengthen the strategic partnership


The National Fund and the Agency for the Promotion of Innovation aim to enhance the high performance of…