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Fast advances in science and technology offer huge potential to unlock innovation for greater humanitarian impact. Through this partnership, we are carrying out research projects to help ICRC assist the most vulnerable more effectively. As we turn research findings into action, there is much more to come!

Gilles Carbonnier, ICRC Vice President

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The potential of digital technologies to support humanitarian action is still largely untapped. In this partnership with the EPFL and the ICRC, we combine our expertise for those who are affected worldwide from conflicts.

Joël Mesot, ETH Zurich President

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Our new initiative with ETH Zurich and the ICRC gives our work added meaning because we know what we do will have a concrete, positive impact on people’s daily lives.

Martin Vetterli, EPFL President (source)


EHA is a collaboration of

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

International Committee of the Red Cross

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich

With the support of