Latin America – 2013-2016

During the 2013-2016 period, EPFL Leading House led exploratory activities with Latin America aimed at expanding Swiss scientific cooperation through the establishment of new strategic partnerships with selected countries in the region.

The following main activities were carried out:
  1. Conduction of a mapping study of scientific and academic interactions between Switzerland and Latin America.
  2. Organisation of a round table with the Swiss scientific community to discuss existing and potential forms and areas of collaboration with Latin America.
  3. Introduction of the Seed Money grant for projects with Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.