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    19.06.17 — Transportation Center Riccardo Scarinci, post-doc at the Transport and Mobility Laboratory, is one of the 12 winners of the European Transport Innovation Challenge 2017 with his feasibility study of accelerating moving walkways. Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies From June 2 to 3, 2017, the architectural design studios of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) opened their doors to the public. Entitled "Ubiquitous Exhibition", this event was conceived as a simultaneous exhibition of each design studio work during the past academic year. In this context, the studio of Prof. Emmanuel Rey presented the work done at different scales on the specific theme of the creation of new peri-urban neighborhoods. Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Mediacom From 1 to 3 September 2017, EPFL's Ecublens campus will host the first-ever EPFL Drone Days. This event, which will include the Swiss drone racing championship, a robotics showcase and related conferences, is expected to attract a broad public. Read the whole article
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    18.06.17 — Urban Sociology Laboratory The railway company reacts by offering cars and electric bicycles included in its subscriptions. Vincent Kaufmann Professor of Urban Sociology gives his opinion on the issue on the RTS téléjournal. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Urban Sociology Laboratory Vincent Kaufmann, director of LASUR, and Ander Audikana, a researcher at the University of Deusto, wrote a paper on free circulation, from its main principles to its implementation. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Mediacom “Mission Possible” combines scientific rigor and good fun to help us understand the carbon impact of our personal energy choices. The video game has just been previewed at the energy-themed International Exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Institute of Digital Humanities Benoît Seguin won first prize in the best demonstrations developed by the school’s researchers during the 21st edition of the IC Research Day. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Swiss Plasma Center The General Assembly of the EUROfusion Consortium appointed Prof. Ambrogio Fasoli as one of the three European members of the Coordinating Committee of the International Tokamak Physics Activity (ITPA) framework. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Mediacom A recent report by EPFL's Vice Presidency for Innovation (VPI) shows just how effective the school’s startup ecosystem is by looking at standard benchmarks such as the number of jobs created, funds raised, and the buyout rate for campus startups. Moreover, successful spin-offs invest in – and even buy out – nascent ones, contributing to the efficiency of this ecosystem hub. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Innovation A recent report by the Vice-Presidency for Innovation (VPI) analyzes the efficiency of EPFL's entrepreneurial ecosystem. This report uses the usual indicators such as job creation, fundraising, or the acquisition of companies that are born on campus. There are also new signs such as investments made by successful local spin-offs into others, which are just starting. Read the whole article