EPFL and COVID-19

 

EPFL, like the rest of the world, has had to face this crisis and find solutions to pursue its missions of education, research and innovation. On December 8th, 2020, Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL, shared with alumni during an online conference the challenges and opportunities encountered in 2020, the lessons learned and his vision for… Read more »

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Alumni Awards Ceremony 2020

 

Usually presented during the Magistrale, the 2020’s Alumni Awards were presented during an online conference on November 13th, due to the situation, to: – Ms. Leila Schwery Bou Diab (CGC ’98), VP Value Chain Management at Janssen, Johnson & Johnson – Mr. Robert Mardini (GC ’96), Director General of the International Committee of the Red… Read more »

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Swiss Alumni China in Shanghai

 

On October 16, 2020, swissnex China held its annual evening for graduates of Swiss public universities in China, which was attended by 227 participants. Twenty alumni from EPFL Alumni Shanghai chapter participated in the event. The gathering took place on board a cruise ship in Shanghai and the guests were particularly honoured by the presence… Read more »

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Visit of Jaeger-Lecoultre’s manufacture

 

(This visit took place in French) L’antenne EPFL Alumni VD-VS a organisé une visite exclusive pour deux petits groupes du site de la Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre au village du Sentier jeudi 15 octobre 2020.  Chaque atelier a été présenté par les spécialistes horlogers dont la passion se ressent dans chaque explication et dans chaque détail de… Read more »

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A guided tour of Basel in collaboration with EPFL LABA

 

Together with the EPFL Architecture studio in Basel, the “Laboratoire Bâle” (LABA), we organised a guided tour of the city’s architectural highlights. Led by Sarah Barth, architect and researcher at LABA under Prof. Harry Gugger, the visit was tailored exclusively for our alumni, taking them throughout the city and ending at the bar of the new SILO… Read more »

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Startup Champions Seed Night 2020

 

On September 28, 2020 took place the Startup Champions Seed Night, the annual event that brings together the best of innovation from EPFL and beyond. 18 startups were gathered for a pitch competition and participants, who attended the event online due to the sanitary situation, were able to vote for their favorite projects. A great… Read more »

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Autumn Gathering in Beijing

 

The EPFL Alumni Shanghai chapter was pleased to organise an autumn gathering on September 19, 2020 to visit the beautiful Temple of Heaven.

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Visit of the new Europaallee district in Zurich

 

On September 21st, 2020, Alumni living in Eastern Switzerland had the opportunity to visit the new Europaallee district in Zurich. Directly adjacent to Zurich’s main railway station, the district is marked by modern and urban architecture, realized by internationally renowned offices between 2009 and 2020. This part of the city generates new connections and new… Read more »

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Autumn Gathering in Shanghai

 

After a long break since beginning of 2020 due to Covid-19, the EPFL Alumni Shanghai chapter was pleased to organise an autumn gathering on September 5, 2020 for embracing fresh air and beautiful nature by riding in Chongming Island.

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Online conference with Swoxid and its reusable mask

 

  On the occasion of its very first digital event, the EPFL Alumni Geneva chapter had the pleasure to welcome Swoxid. This startup offers a reusable antiviral with an innovative filter that combines three important functions: a small pore size to filter viruses; gold-silver-copper antiviral particles; sterilization by exposure to UV light, allowing reuse (more… Read more »

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