29 January 2024
05 December 2023
Laser Additive Manufacturing: Listening for Defects as They HappenResearchers from EPFL have resolved a long-standing debate surrounding laser additive manufacturing processes with a pioneering approach to defect detection.
26 September 2023
Making a femtosecond laser out of glassEPFL scientists show that it is possible to make a femtosecond laser that fits in the palm of one’s hand using a glass substrate.
07 July 2023
EPFL and CSEM Achieve Landmark Photovoltaic Efficiency MilestoneBreakthrough in renewable energy technology offers promising path to cheaper and more efficient solar electricity with perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells.
21 June 2023
Open-Source MEWron Device Unleashes New Possibilities in 3D PrintingEngineers have turned a standard open-source 3D printer into a viable bioengineering research printer for a fraction of the cost.
04 April 2023
Making life more comfortable for wheelchair-using individuals with a 3D-printed medical-grade cushionCSEM has teamed up with the Swiss Paraplegic Foundation (SPS) in Nottwil, Switzerland, to create a custom 3D-printed medical-grade cushion for wheelchair users....
31 March 2023
Thread-like pumps can be woven into clothesEPFL researchers have developed fiber-like pumps that allow high-pressure fluidic circuits to be woven into textiles without an external pump. Soft supportive exoskeletons, thermoregulatory clothing, and immersive haptics can therefore be powered from pumps sewn into the fabric of the devices themselves.
29 March 2023
CSEM joins a key consortium of ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of ExcellenceThe Consortium for Materials Data and Standardisation aims to accelerate qualification and assist in the greater adoption of AM technologies. The initiative's approach is particularly focused on deter...
18 January 2023
SNSF-funded project enhances THG microscopy for materials imagingA cross-disciplinary project involving three EPFL units – the Hub for Advanced Image Reconstruction, the School of Engineering's Galatea Lab, and the AudioVisual Communications Laboratory (LCAV) – has received a grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) to study methods for speeding image capture in non-linear optical microscopy. Their work will be used to examine nanostructures in transparent materials.
10 November 2022
Two cortical prosthetics technologies receive enable grantsA pair of patent-pending technologies from a joint research project in the School of Engineering has received funding from EPFL’s enable program, which will support the development of prototypes.
28 October 2022
A new device for early diagnosis of degenerative eye disordersResearchers at an EPFL lab have developed an ophthalmological device that can be used to diagnose some degenerative eye disorders long before the onset of the first symptoms. In early clinical trials, the prototype was shown to produce images with a sufficient degree of precision in just five seconds.
28 September 2022
A new advanced manufacturing center opens up in NeuchâtelThe manufacturing industry is going through a period of profound change, driven in part by the advent of 3D printing and other advanced technologies. In order to support Swiss industry at this critical juncture, EPFL and CSEM have joined forces to create the Micromanufacturing Science & Engineering Center (M2C), a new focal point for pure research, technology transfer and everything in between.
27 September 2022
Opening of the M2CEPFL and CSEM open a new advanced manufacturing center to address technological challenges faced by swiss Industry....
22 September 2022
AHEADCSEM will help develop 3D-printed pipes for CEN particle detectors and the international space station....
23 May 2022