Who we are

The EPFL Innovation Park hosts technology driven companies in an inspiring environment, with access to cutting-edge research, a large network of dynamic entrepreneurs and established companies.

14 buildings

 5 buildings with bio or chemical laboratories, 8 with (modular) office space for a total of 55,000 square meters, including one building in Geneva next to Campus Biotech

More than 160 companies

The EPFL Innovation Park currently hosts over 120 startups, 23 large companies and around 20 services providers

More than  2’000 people

Over 2’000 people mainly  engineers, researchers, scientists and administrative staff work for companies in the Innovation Park.

General introduction

In constant evolution since it was founded in 1991 – when it was known as the Science Park (PSE) and the Innovation Square – the EPFL Innovation Park currently houses 13 buildings and provides major companies as well as promising start-ups with the conditions they need to flourish.

Role of the EPFL Innovation Park

The EPFL Innovation Park is devoted to housing start-ups, SMEs, research teams and innovation cells from major companies that operate in fields as diverse as information technology, computing, health and nutrition, engineering, transport, telecommunications or materials.

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Next to the EPFL

Located on the south side of the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL Innovation Park is integrated into the core of a scientific community made up of 329 laboratories and more than 10’000 students. Partner companies located at EPFL Innovation park are therefore part of a vibrant campus providing a unique environment for exchanging ideas and knowledge. This distinct advantage will pave the way for tomorrow’s successes.

For new or experienced entrepreneurs wishing to have access to research  institutions in the Canton of Vaud or Lausanne area, the EPFL Innovation Park can offer unparalleled exposure to the wide range of new technologies being developed in the research units of the EPFL, UNIL and the CHUV, all in a spirit of scientific collaboration.

 

Location and accessibility

Located in Switzerland next to the city of Lausanne, the EPFL Innovation Park stands on the shores of Lake Geneva. Renowned to be one of the most dynamic economic regions in Europe, the Park is close to many amenities like hotels, restaurants, shops, sports facilities and the brand new Swiss Tech Convention Center.

Thanks to its easy access to the public transport network, international rail, highways and Geneva International Airport (60 km), the EPFL Innovation Park offers easy access to all Swiss and foreign cities.

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