CODEV is a multidisciplinary team, whose competencies cover a wide range of areas including: engineering, urban technologies, information and communication technologies (ICTs), medical technology, scientific diaspora, disaster risk management, environmental science, social entrepreneurship, economics, social and political sciences.
Research, Education & Training
- Positioning EPFL at the forefront of education and research in the field of innovation and technologies for development in the Global South.
- Design and upscale of essential technologies in the Global South
- Innovative deployment models in a sustainable and scalable impact
Partnerships & Networks
- Strategic partnerships with Swiss and international stakeholders
- Know-how in the management of international research programs and in the creation of networking platforms
- Setting-up and managing North-South research and education projects in diverse socio-economic and environmental contexts.