EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)

Profile

The EPFL Food and Nutrition center federates 500 research labs around the food and nutrition thematic. Diverse horizon expertise in life science, engineering, economic, environmental and food science tackle industrial challenges through pre-competitive research projects.

Multi-disciplinary initiatives support entrepreneurship, education and technology transfer activities.

Competences & Capabilities

The Food Center supports initiatives in all fields throughout the supply chain:

  • Smart and active packaging
  • Sustainability
  • Rapid, cheap monitoring devices for QC, authentication, safety or traceability
  • Robotics for kitchen of the Future
  • Interaction of food with physiology
  • Bio and nanosensors to assess food safety and humans
  • New ways of marketing, VR, AR
  • New agricultural principles and greenhouses design
  • Consumer science and diet
  • New ways of cooking ready to eat meals and fermented food
EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)

EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)

Station 13, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

Regional area: West

Country: Switzerland

http://nutritioncenter.epfl.ch

Contact

Christian Schwab christian.schwab@epfl.ch
+41 216 937 873

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
Education

Global Food Venture Programme

The Global Food Venture Programme enables highly qualified PhD students from across Europe to turn their innovative research into successful business propositions

EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
Education

Intellectual Property Management in the Food Sector: Safeguarding Your Trademarks in the Global Marketplace

The course will focus on: Introduction to intellectual property management; Ways to protect intellectual property in relation to food products; Patents, Trademarks & Taste and smell marks; Design protection; Effective intellectual property protection on local and international markets Who should join the course Stakeholders from the food and drink industry - particularly those working in (or with) start-ups and SMEs

EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
Education

EIT Food Summer School on New Product Development

Are you a food sector professional from a RIS country? Do you want to improve your skills in New Product Development? We invite you to be one of 25 selected participants in the EIT Food Summer School on new product development for the food industry! Timeline of the programme This activity took place in 2018

EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
Innovation

Optimizing rice processing & cooking to remove arsenic & starch from its life-cycle

Rice is a primary carbohydrate staple, but is high in carcinogen inorganic arsenic (Asi) & soluble starch, the former is a chronic carcinogen & the latter is a causative agent for obesity & diabetes in high rice consumers

EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
Innovation

Food Fortress for raw materials and ingredients in Europe – Gaining Consumer trust through transparency of the supply chain

This projects aims at gaining consumer trust through improving the transparency of the supply chain using rapid-reactive and proactive risk management using a combination of technologies such as block chain, predictive analytics and multi-analytical tests

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