Technology Innvation for Development and Humanitarian Action

EssentialTech Center is attached to EPFL’s Vice Presidency for Research. Its goal is to develop essential technologies that have the potential to reduce poverty and vulnerability. Its approach combines technology development with the elaboration of innovative business models for a sustainable and large-scale impact.


Humanitarian Action

Find Us

Station 10
1015 Lausanne (Switzerland)


Office: CM 1368

Contact: essentialtech [at]

Tel: +41 21 693 60 61