Imagine a world - the materials of tomorrow

The broadcast Le Court du jour on the RTS television channels and the series Un bol d’oxygène on Arte presented a selection of short movies entitled "Imagine a world" describing researches performed at EPFL to propose concrete solutions to environmental problems. The movies were presented for the first time in November 2015 just before the COP21 conference in Paris.

The new MED building by Nicola Marzari

A short presentation of MARVEL shot at the occasion of the inauguration of the MED building at EPFL where MARVEL direction and management are hosted. Nicola Marzari explains why our society needs new materials and how we discover and invent new materials using quantum simulations.


The #NCCRWomen campaign celebrates the 50th anniversary of women obtaining the right to vote in Switzerland in 2021. It introduces you to about 100 woman working in research in a Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) and shows how women in Swiss research are changing the world! You can meet below the #NCCRWomen of MARVEL, Giuliana Materzanini, Miriam Pougin, Emiliana Fabbri, Jigyasa Nigam and Chiara Ricca, all researchers of the NCCR MARVEL.

Follow the #NCCRWomen YouTube, Instagram and Twitter channels to meet them all!