Innovation and Research in GeoTechnics conference

24th - 25th September 2018
SwissTech Convention Center, Route Louis-Favre 2, 1024 Ecublens

The first Swiss event on innovation in Geotechnics with ETH-domain spin-offs.

The Swiss Society of Geotechnical Engineering and the Laboratory for Soil Mechanics of EPFL are co-hosting for the first time an event, which aims to showcase innovative technologies in the field of GeoTechnics. The event brings Swiss start-ups, practitioners, scientists and renowned guests from abroad for two days at the Swiss Tech convention center. Among the Swiss start-ups are:

Haelixa SA – provides innovative reservoir assessment solutions for improved and sustainable asset exploitation and development in the oil&gas and geothermal industry.

Terrasense SA – provides regional to local hazard, vulnerability, risk assessments (HVRAs) for geological and hydro-meteorological hazards.

MeduSoil LLC – Offers soil stabilisation solutions in the construction industry. It ensures long-term stability of structures against earthquakes, landslides, soil erosion and rising sea levels. 

Geoeg – Provides integrated solutions to apply a revolutionary technology for the structural support and energy supply of urban environments.

The event features guest lectures from Arup London and from the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute. These lectures dedicated to innovation will open the second day and foster the debate around the future of this fundamental branch of the construction industry. Swiss practitioners, construction companies and contractors are cordially welcome to join the event. The detailed program and registration info can be found below:

Link to registration

Link to detailed program


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