From studies of brain function, to research into treatments that prevent neurological disease, neurotechnologies research is a meticulous and fundamentally demanding field. To carry out R&D in this area effectively, actors in the sector must be able to rely on top-quality infrastructure and equipment, and a highly qualified staff in a strong and safe political and economic context. The canton of Vaud meets all these requirements and combines them with a very high degree of innovation and sustained economic development.
As well as relying on the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) for specialist medical expertise and École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) for technical excellence and innovation capacity, the canton is home to a number of Swiss and international companies that are leaders in the sector – thus possessing an ecosystem with all the assets necessary to lead in this key area of 21st century medicine.
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