Health Tech Lunch 2022

Health Tech Lunch -  23.08.2022 – 12h00-12h45 – Technopôle, Sierre (salle Atlas)

Title : The text generation of learning based visual information coding

Présentation par Touradj Ebrahimi professor of image processing at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) 

Health Tech Lunch - 24.06.2022 – 12h00-12h45 – Technopôle, Sierre (salle Capella)

Title :  Machine learning to transform neuronal pathological science

Présentation par Raphaëlle Luisier (Genomics and Health Informatics Group, Idiap Research Institute and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics) 

Health Tech Lunch - 02.06.2022 – 12h00-13h30 – Technopôle, Sierre (salle Maïa)

Title :  Video-based studies of social interaction in healthcare settings

Présentation par Jakub Mlynar (Human-Centered Computing Group, II, HES-SO, Sierre)


Health Tech Lunch - 11.05.2022 – 11h45-13h30 – Energypolis, Sion (salle 19.N512)

Title : Recombinant ligands as tunable biotechnological tools

Présentation par Prof. Dr. Ario de Marco (Laboratory for Environmental and Life Sciences University of Nova Gorica) 

Health Tech Lunch - 03.05.2022 – 10h30-11h45 – Energypolis, Sion (salle N208)

Title : Telomeres and Telomerase: Roles During Cancer and Aging"

Présentation par Prof. Dr. Joachim Lingner (EPFL) 

Health Tech Lunch - 25.01.2022, 10h30-12h00 - Campus Energypolis, Sion (Room 21N105) & Online via MS Teams

Presentation by Francesco Stellacci (Full Professor, EPFL, Supramolecular Nanomaterials and Interfaces Laboratory)

Title : Supramolecular Broad Spectrum Antivirals


Francesco Stellacci graduated in Materials Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in 1998 with a thesis on photochromic polymers with Prof. Giuseppe Zerbi and Mariacarla Gallazzi. In 1999 he moved to the Chemistry Department of the University of Arizona for as a post-doc in the group of Joe Perry in close collaboration with the group of Seth Marder. In 2002 he moved to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an assistant professor. He was then promoted to associate without (2006) and with tenure (2009). In 2010 he moved to the Institute of Materials at EPFL as a full Professor. He holds the Alcan EP Chair. Francesco was one of the recipients of the Technology Review TR35 "35 Innovator under 35" award in 2005, and the Popular Science Magazine "Brilliant 10" award in 2007. He has been a Packard Fellow starting 2005.


  • 10:30 to 12:00 - Talk & Q&A
  • 12:00 to 12:45 - Lunch at Restaurant la Ruche

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Health Tech Lunch - 13.01.2022, 12h00-12h45 - En ligne

Presentation by Sarah Dini (Professeure HES associée, Institut Travail Social, HES-SO Valais-Wallis)

Title : Développement d'une application en réalité augmentée pour travailler l'attention conjointe d'enfants autistes


L’application contient des exercices en Réalité Augmentée (RA) permettant d’entraîner et de développer l’attention conjointe qui est une base fondamentale de la communication et de l’apprentissage.


  • 12:00 to 12:25 - Talk
  • 12:25 to 12:45 - Q&A