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    Launch of a new Mobillity Laboratory

    yesterday - Institute of Technology and Public Policy Five important partners have signed a letter of intent to create a new Mobility Lab in the canton of Valais: The Canton of Valais, EPFL, HES-SO Valais-Wallis, the city of Sion, EPFL and La Poste, which is the main sponsor of the chair of Management and Network Industries (MIR) directed by Prof. Matthias Finger. This letter is the first step in order to create and test innovative solutions for future mobility in the Valais, which could then be applied to the rest of Switzerland.

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    9 September: Round table on collaboration with Latin America

    yesterday - Cooperation SAVE THE DATE! September 9, a round table "Exploration of the potential of collaborative research between Switzerland and Latin America" is organized at EPFL in the frame of the Bilateral Research Programmes 2013-2016, mandate on Latin America.

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    Installation of a back-up generator being tested at CURES

    yesterday - EssentialTech As part of the project to develop a back-up generator system that also stabilizes the power grid of a hospital, a pilot installation is currently being tested in the CURES centre (Yaoundé, Cameroon).

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    Our Montreux Jazz installation made it to 24 Heures and TV5 Monde

    yesterday - Audiovisual Communications Laboratory A sensory journey in the old casino before the "Smoke on the water" event....

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    EPFL Joins Forces with Pharmaceutical Company to Fight Tuberculosis

    yesterday - Mediacom The pharmaceutical company Nearmedic is collaborating with EPFL to participate in the development of a treatment against tuberculosis. The company bought a license covering the use of the molecule in most countries of the former Soviet Union, where multi-resistant strains are prevalent.

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    A new stable and cost-cutting type of perovskite solar cell

    24.07.14 - SB Scientists at the Michael Grätzel Center for Mesoscopic Cells have made a perovskite solar cell that does not require a hole-conducting layer. The novel solar cell achieved energy conversion efficiency of 12.8% and was stable for over 1000 hours under full sunlight. The innovation is expected to significantly reduce the cost of these promising solar cells.

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    SNSF Doc.CH fellowships – coming calls in 2014

    23.07.14 - Research Office Are you looking for an opportunity to do a PhD in the humanities or social sciences? Do you want to write a doctoral thesis on a topic of your own choice in a Swiss university?

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    The "Gold books" of EGA activities for the promotion of sciences

    23.07.14 - Equal Opportunities Office stories from parents, young participants and professors

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    Two original vessels will be taking up the HydroContest challenge

    23.07.14 - Mediacom Summer Series - Student projects (3). EPFL students have come up with two different boats to try to conquer the two rounds of a naval competition whose aim is to build energy-efficient boats. The public event begins today in Lausanne.

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    22.07.14 - Library The EPFL library is pleased to invite you to an event that will focus on: OPEN RESEARCH DATA: THE FUTURE OF SCIENCE. Tuesday 28 October 2014, Forum Rolex, from 9am until 6pm. Free admission but registration required.

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