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MOOC on Science & Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction at EPFL

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10 Oct 2016

The Cooperation & Development Center (CODEV) at EPFL will launch its first collaborative MOOC: A Resilient Future - Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction. Starting Date is on the 05 Nov 2016.

CODEV Strengthens Higher Education and Research in Haiti

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02 May 2016

CODEV has been actively involved in a European research project centered on Port-au-Prince, supports the creation of a master’s program in urban planning at Quisqueya University, and participates in a joint laboratory of 15 universities.

New Technologies for Humanitarian Aid

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13 Mar 2016

EPFL and the International Committee of the Red-Cross launch the Humanitarian Tech Hub, a research program aimed at developing technological solutions to help people in conflict zones.

Intensifying cooperation in science between Switzerland and Argentina

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19 Jan 2016

EPFL hosts visit of scientific delegation from Universidad Nacional de San Martin – The visit was organized by the Cooperation and Development Center (CODEV), which leads the mandate of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for exploring potential cooperation with Latin America as part of EPFL Leading House (LH) activities. It is only recently that Swiss strategy in scientific cooperation has started to focus on Latin American countries and see them as promising future partners.

EPFL Issues Call for Projects with Latin America

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26 Apr 2015

As part of Switzerland's strategy to promote bilateral research cooperation with extra-European countries, EPFL Leading House was asked to lead exploratory activities with Latin America aimed at establishing new strategic partnerships.

A cost-effective and energy-efficient approach to carbon capture

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14 Oct 2014

Scientists from EPFL, UC Berkeley and Beijing have developed a slurry-based process that can revolutionize carbon capture. The slurry, consisting of a porous powder suspended in glycol, offers the efficient large-scale implementation of a liquid while maintaining the lower costs and energy efficiency of solid carbon-capturing materials.

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