CODEV wishes you...
HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND ALL THE BEST IN 2016 !!
2015 was another exciting year for CODEV!
The first spin-off of CODEV’s EssentialTech program was officially created in December 2015!
The company aims to provide sustainable and universal access to essential medical technologies that are desperately needed in the Global South.
CODEV represented EPFL at the United Nations!
Dr. Silvia Hostettler, Deputy Director of CODEV had the honor of being invited to give a presentation on technologies for development at the United Nations in New York on 8th of July 2015. The Conference “Technology for Sustainable Development” was attended by over 800 people and brought together some of the world’s leading universities in the field of technological innovation for sustainable development.
PhD candidate Maria Fernanda Lonardoni received the special distinction from the selection committee for her thesis "Within the limits and opportunities of informal rental housing: Tenants and livelihood in Brazilian favelas" directed by CODEV Director Prof. J.-C. Bolay and Prof. M. I. Sugai.
Turning our eyes to 2016…we hope to see you on campus at our UNESCO Conference in Technologies for Development 2-4 May at the Swiss Tech Convention Center! It is a unique multidisciplinary platform for technological innovation bringing together over 400 participants from 60 countries.
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We wish you a relaxing and inspiring holiday season and are looking forward to seeing you in May 2016!
Your CODEV team