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EPFL - Tech4Dev is new associated member of the KFPE

The KFPE is happy to wellcome EPFL Tech4Dev as new associated member.


Tech4Dev is an EPFL acceleration program for research and innovation, aimed at contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries. The program supports impactful projects, fosters equitable partnerships between the scientific community (from EPFL and other universities), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and local stakeholders (civil society, governments, and the private sector), and ensures real-world application of research.

EPFL Vice-Presidency for Innovation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) have just launched the second edition of the Tech4Dev program for the next four years. The new call for projects is officially launched, focusing on three priority topics: healthcare, climate change, and clean energy.

Discover the new edition of the Tech4Dev program

With Tech4Dev, the KFPE has 42 member organisations from the Swiss academia and development cooperation.