Professor Sylvie Roke awarded ERC PoC Grant
Sylvie Roke from the EPFL School of Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept (PoC) Grant.
Sylvie Roke director of the Laboratory for fundamental BioPhotonics (LBP), affiliated to the Institute of Bioengineering, received the grant for her project called “Fail FAST : Accelerate your crystallization process by Finding and Assessing proteIn nano-crystaLs”. ERC PoC grants provide €150,000 over 18 months for researchers to further investigate the commercial or societal potential of their projects.
The emerging technology will be brought to the market by Oryl Photonics, a spin-off that is currently being incubated by Orly Tarun, photonics thesis prize, enable, innogrant, and SNSF Bridge grants recipient.