CODEV's missions:
- Encourage cooperation between EPFL laboratories in favour of scientific projects in countries of the South
- Increase investments in scientific cooperation projects for development
- Play a leading role in the management of scientific cooperation projects and programs
- Provide an entry point for external partners interested in collaborating with EPFL on development and cooperation issues in countries of the South.
CODEV’s experience and know-how are available to both EPFL’s scientific community and its external partners:
 -Strategic partnerships with Swiss and international governmental and non-governmental organizations
- Knoledge of main funding mechanisms for development cooperation projects in Switzerland and abroad
- Know-how in the set-up and management of North-South projects
- Knowledge in essential technologies for countries of the South
- Knowledge of social contexts in emerging and developing countries
- Methodology for scientific cooperation projects
- Management and coordination of international research funding programs with multiple partners
- Set-up and coordination of interdisciplinary academic training in partnership with institution of the South
- Assessment and capitalization of scientific development cooperation projects
- Organization of international events
CM 2 - Station 10
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel +41 21 693 60 12

Dr. Silvia Hostettler