The Network of Excellence in Engineering Sciences of the French-speaking Community (RESCIF) was created in 2010 at EPFL’s initiative, with the support of the Swiss authorities.
RESCIF network comprises 14 French-language universities in 11 diffrerent countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas and is focused on the fundamental issues: water, energy and nutrition. 

Link on RESCIF Website


Main objectives of RESCIF:

  • Promote research that is useful for the development of emerging countries, notably in the fields of water, energy, nutrition and food security
  • Encourage the training in cutting-edge technologies (in emerging institutions) of young researchers
  • Implement an innovative system of cooperation – both targeted and sustainable – with technological universities in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East 


Main EPFL activities within RESCIF:


Find complete information on RESCIF partners and activities on RESCIF Website.