Our activities


  • UNESCO Chair: Technologies for Development
  • EssentialTech: Innovative technologies to reduce poverty
  • Humanitarian Tech Hub: Joint ICRC-EPFL projects
  • Seed Money call & Development Impact call


  • Courses at EPFL: Bachelor and Master courses
  • Continuing education: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

International Collaborations

  • The Network of Excellence in Engineering Sciences of the French-speaking Community (RESCIF)
  • EPFL – Univalle collaboration

Information & Services

  • Organization of lecture series and events
  • Publications
  • Advice and support in scientific cooperation to EPFL community and partners