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Dear reader,


The first quarter of the year has started with a bang for technology transfer in Switzerland, as shown by the funding obtained by EPFL start-ups. Don't miss their latest successes in our "featured news" section.

Also in this issue, our article highlighting the possibilities of technology transfer for open source software.


Enjoy the reading,

The TTO Team


Open source software and commercial licenses? They are not mutually exclusive!



Technology transfer in action


Combining open source and technology transfer via commercial licenses is possible and works well, as illustrated by the example of the OpenPifPaf human body pose estimation software developed in the EPFL's Visual Intelligence for Transport laboratory (VITA).

"Even if the software is developed in open source, it is still possible to issue commercial licenses to companies," explains Mauro Lattuada, Technology transfer manager, at the EPFL Technology transfer office.

Read the full article

New Guidelines for start-ups at EPFL
@EPFL 2022

The guidelines aim at presenting to future start-up founders the rules and practices that EPFL has put in place over years regarding the creation and development of start-ups at EPFL.

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