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We support the transformation of the media sector through scientific research.
We strive to build a bridge between academia and the media industry.
We are open to new members and eager to collaborate with like-minded institutions.
Our Initiative brings together academic, public and private partners who have joined forces to support and develop innovation in the media and IT sector. Our aim is to initiate research and innovation projects with affiliated universities and in partnership with our media members, and to engage with a wider community involving researchers, media professionals and investors.
Our collaborative projects and activities are funded by the annual contributions of our members.
|Ordinary members||Affiliate members||Partners|
|Annual contribution (min. 2 years)||Fixed fee||Flexible fee||n/a|
|Membership status||Full (with practically the same rights as the founding members)||Affiliate (only gives access to a selection of collaborative projects)||n/a|
|May Influence the development of the Initiative||Yes||No||No|
We are open to all private and public organizations, in Switzerland or abroad, who wish to join and are active in the relevant fields.
EPFL Media Center
The Media Center is an interinstitutional and interdisciplinary center, which is hosted by EPFL and serves as the operational arm of our Initiative. It is an interface between academic institutions and media companies.