Interview by Yelena Ganshof van der Meersch. Learn the story behind 'essential technologies' and the first fully transparent surgical mask, from our director, Klaus Schonenberger.
Healthcare facilities in low- and middle-income countries suffer from chronic shortages of medical oxygen, resulting in more than 2 000 children dying every day from pneumonia. What can we do to make oxygen available for children in rural Africa? GlobalO2 is moving...
Oka Taxi gave more than 200 smiles to Mozambique in the year 2019. This is a taxi which not only boosts the local economy but also provides free ambulance services to all the pregnant women in the nothern Mozambique.
A protective suit against Ebola and the epidemics of tomorrow
Resulting of a partnership between the International Committee of the Red-Cross (ICRC) and EPFL, the Humanitarian Tech Hub has been designed for humanitarian actors, researchers and other players willing to mobilize cutting edge research to address today’s...
A gist of who we are and what we do.
First fully transparent mask
A consortium that is developping a robust, high-tech, and low-cost X-ray machine, for low income countries.
The aim of the Hello Mask project is to develop a transparent mask that would allow patients to see the faces of their carers and visitors. By establishing less stressful relationships with the people around them in the hospital, young patients’ overall condition...
How Science and Technology can be harnessed to support Development and Humanitarian Action
52-minute documentary film shot in Cameroon and Switzerland. This film deals with the issues and problems of donating medical equipment.