Some featured academic speakers


“Is Quantum for Industry ?”


“Remotely powered sensors for medical and telecom applications”


“3D printing of metals: present and future”


“Controlling light-energy flow and conversion at the nanoscale”


“Machine learning for materials discovery”


Morning session
9:00 Welcome address

Marc Gruber, Vice President for Innovation, EPFL

9:05 Innovation and Tech Transfer at the Faculty of Engineering

Holger Frauenrath, Vice-Dean for Innovation, School of Engineering, EPFL

9:20 Academic session 1: Science of Autonomous and Complex Systems
Edoardo Charbon Advanced Quantum Architecture Laboratory AQUA Is Quantum for Industry?
Jürgen Brugger Microsystems Laboratory LMIS1  
Catherine Dehollain Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Remotely powered sensors for medical and telecom applications
Colin Jones Automatic Control Laboratory 3  
Giancarlo Ferrari-Trecate Automatic Control Laboratory  
9:50 Academic session 2: Engineering for a Sustainable & Secure Society
Giulia Tagliabue Laboratory of Nanoscience for Energy Technologies Controlling light-energy flow and conversion at the nanoscale
François Maréchal Industrial Process and Energy Systems Engineering  
Roland Logé Laboratory of Thermomechanical Metallurgy – PX Group Chair 3D printing of metals: present and future
Elison Matioli Power and Wide-band-gap Electronics Research Laboratory

Nanostructures for efficient energy use

Holger Frauenrath Laboratory of Macromolecular and Organic Materials  
Karen Mulleners Unsteady Flow Diagnostics Laboratory UNFoLD  
10:20 Coffee Break and industry exhibition
11:10 Industry pitch session 1

13 presentations according to reservations made by companies

Interludes with student testimonies and various info about EPFL

12:30 – 13:45 Lunch Break and industry exhibition