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um my name is uh about the uh yeah i'm i'm human resources unreleased hot frontiers me yeah
front yours is a company that has been created here because though
in two thousand seven by each would be further research or during come in my room
and they ten years later we are one of the biggest the
open access publisher word while we have over two hundred employees
and we have offices bows in europe in the us in china in india
frontier journal over into our academic spectrum uh so we currently have fifty seven journals
uh we for a hundred and forty academics disturbing and many of
them within the live science and engineering domain and this
might be more particular interest for some of you uh within growing exponentially over the last three to four years
and today we do have some of our journal which are
the most sighted juror no a month so connected you
uh that's count for feel like psychology neuroscience
physiology immunology plan science remarkably it's
and being open access our our our articles are also received
two hundred thirty million views and download and as you
can see from ah particularly from high tech area such as this become barlow condition then he rounds fine
how we have done it we have created a community around open access journals
a way of guided tours from top universe across the world but we have also invested heavily in technology
creating a very sophisticated platform that enhanced the collaboration
between research agree bruce's appeared you but also maximise the
dissemination of the work and provide a more
of a democratic way over the weighting the research
to both article and water level input matrix
um we are very proud for whatever being able to achieve so
far and i just want to spend a minute or so
explain why why do we believe that we need to open a rapid access to reach a result today
we do know that science technology drive economy girls are we do also
no more that there are a number of a series of bottlenecks
uh even region cycle firstly we have still
very limited access to research literature worldwide
eighty eight percent research paper today perceive behind expensive
subscription pay well and even universes such as hard or as you can see in this article
from the garden say that it cannot afford anymore don't uh probably should it's it's
the second bottleneck is that we have created the
rejection cascade mechanism which massively slowdown research
researcher tend to some either paper try to summon the paper to prestige don't such as natures
and what you have is then ninety seven percent of this article
that are actually rejected because somebody consider not a revolution enough
uh we think that this is a huge waste of time that somehow should be stopped
better than last bottleneck is that we need to use the uh smart upgrade them to think buys research
mainly because we cannot really cool anymore with the amount of data and increase number of articles get get
publish every year crossbow and many company obviously have already relies that so they're invested huge really
uh in artificial intelligence and in that the technology and frontiers is also using current
it official intelligence for for example finding rather review work for that day but
there are some added to our journal but also for suggesting resorts are reading
this so that not actually meets an important article within their given field
so why would why i'm dropping an open access to research so important
well because there's a technology have been driven a good that
will continue to drive modest visitation references we're trying to
uh play a role in that by having it for five years plan
well we're a mutt publishing one hundred thousand article yeah it's in order
to realise that they leading example for adoption transformation to open access
uh well we have also created in opens a science plan for sustainability
because we believe assigned issued a much more central role in driving us to what the system feature
if i don't want to see more more people than gauges signs including jeter
so this is a quote from one of our work cheaper editor for one of our journal and this can really to you
uh it says the more people will have access to reliable knowledge and can access it easily the more
quickly can understand how to do business with pieces of living on hers to sustain to sustainable boss
um this is building or whatever your page uh we do as as
you can see a lot of different availability across different department
apparently are therefore if you are interested in more please contact me after the presentation

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Conference program

Marc Gruber, VP Innovation, EPFL
16 March 2017 · 9:04 a.m.
Jean-Michel Chardon, Logitech
16 March 2017 · 9:07 a.m.
Intro of S. Gautsch
Marc Gruber, VP Innovation, EPFL
16 March 2017 · 9:21 a.m.
Context and Logistics of the Industry Day
Sebastian Gautsch, STI-EPFL
16 March 2017 · 9:22 a.m.
Master Thesis in Industry Context
Pierre-André Besse, Adjunct VP Education, EPFL
16 March 2017 · 9:34 a.m.
Role of distributed energy storage in smart grids 
Mario Paolone, Distributed Electrical Systems Laboratory - EOS Holding Chair
16 March 2017 · 9:39 a.m.
Materials and nanostructures for next generation photovoltaics
Anna Fontcuberta, Laboratory of Semiconductor Materials
16 March 2017 · 9:46 a.m.
Medium Voltage High Power Electronics
Drazen Dujic, Power Electronics Laboratory
16 March 2017 · 9:50 a.m.
Ubiquitous high performance PV energy scavengers in all shapes and colors : from IOT to buildings 
Christophe Ballif, Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory
16 March 2017 · 9:54 a.m.
Highly efficient and clean conversion in fuel cells & electrolysers
Jan van Herle, Group of Energy Materials GEM
16 March 2017 · 9:59 a.m.
Small electromechanical moving devices 
Paolo Germano, Integrated Actuators Laboratory
16 March 2017 · 10:06 a.m.
Novel actuation methods for reconfigurable soft robots
Jamie Paik, Reconfigurable Robotics Lab
16 March 2017 · 10:12 a.m.
Revolutionary optical tools for Ophthalmology 
Christophe Moser, Laboratory of Applied Photonics Devices
16 March 2017 · 10:18 a.m.
Mighty soft materials
Dario Floreano, Laboratory of Intelligent Systems
16 March 2017 · 10:29 a.m.
Intro words, VP Research
Andreas Mortensen, VP Recherche, EPFL
16 March 2017 · 11:18 a.m.
The endovirome, source of biomarkers and potentiel therapeutic targets
Didier Trono , Laboratory of Virology and Genetics
16 March 2017 · 11:23 a.m.
New strategies to fight infections, hidden in the human genome
Jacques Fellay , Fellay Group
16 March 2017 · 11:29 a.m.
Smart Wearables for the Medical IoT Context
David Atienza, Embedded Systems Laboratory
16 March 2017 · 11:33 a.m.
Rational protein design for vaccine development
Bruno Correia, Laboratory of Protein Design & Immunoengineering
16 March 2017 · 11:39 a.m.
Medical Image Analysis 
Jean-Philippe Thiran, Signal Processing Laboratory 5
16 March 2017 · 11:43 a.m.
Advanced Functional Fibers
Fabien Sorin, Laboratory of Photonic Materials and Fibre Devices
16 March 2017 · 11:51 a.m.
Production of amorphous particles
Esther Amstad, Soft Material Laboratory
16 March 2017 · 11:57 a.m.
Mechanobiology and tissue engineering
Dominique Pioletti, Laboratoire de biomécanique en orthopédie
16 March 2017 · noon
High Performance Elastomers, Thermoplastics, and Lubricative Coatings
Holger Frauenrath, Laboratory of Macromolecular and Organic Materials
16 March 2017 · 12:06 p.m.
Simple models for complex flows
François Gallaire, Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics and Instabilities
16 March 2017 · 12:11 p.m.
Présentation du partenaire Alliance
Roland Luthier, Directeur du Programme Alliance, EPFL
16 March 2017 · 12:17 p.m.
Présentation du partenaire FSRM
Philippe Fischer, FSRM
16 March 2017 · 12:21 p.m.
Présentation du partenaire Swissmem
Philippe Cordonier, Swissmem
16 March 2017 · 12:25 p.m.
Presentation of Innovaud
Jean-Michel Stauffer, Innovaud, Conseiller en Innovation
16 March 2017 · 1:46 p.m.
Gerben Boer, Arcoptix
16 March 2017 · 1:51 p.m.
Claude Forin, CEO
16 March 2017 · 1:55 p.m.
Denis Bubendorf, Unitechnologies
16 March 2017 · 1:59 p.m.
Etudiant EPFL
Firmin Manoury, Etudiant EPFL
16 March 2017 · 2:04 p.m.
ABB Sécheron
Pablo Furrer, ABB Sécheron
16 March 2017 · 2:09 p.m.
Martin Kusserow, Schindler
16 March 2017 · 2:14 p.m.
Stéphane Emery, CSEM
16 March 2017 · 2:21 p.m.
Adrien Briod, Flyability
16 March 2017 · 2:30 p.m.
Philippe Garrec, CEA
16 March 2017 · 2:35 p.m.
Meyer Burger / Pasan SA
Vahid Fakhfouri, Meyer Burger / Pasan SA
16 March 2017 · 2:41 p.m.
Mikron SA
Sylvie Leggiadro, Mikron SA
16 March 2017 · 2:46 p.m.
Etudiant EPFL
Luc Conti, Etudiant EPFL
16 March 2017 · 2:51 p.m.
Johnson & Johnson
Grégoire Veber, Johnson & Johnson
16 March 2017 · 2:55 p.m.
Danick Bionda , Micronarc
16 March 2017 · 4:01 p.m.
Nicolas Godel, Festo
16 March 2017 · 4:05 p.m.
Caroline Heid, Melexis
16 March 2017 · 4:14 p.m.
Etudiante EPFL
Sueda Turk, Etudiante EPFL
16 March 2017 · 4:19 p.m.
Maxon Motor
Olivier Chappuis, Maxon Motor
16 March 2017 · 4:24 p.m.
Philip Morris
Marja Talikka, Philip Morris
16 March 2017 · 4:30 p.m.
Radar Swiss
Radmila Belavina, Radar Swiss
16 March 2017 · 4:33 p.m.
Tag Heuer
Cyrill Cattin, Tag Heuer
16 March 2017 · 4:37 p.m.
Vidi Systems
Reto Wyss, Vidi Systems
16 March 2017 · 4:50 p.m.
Suss microoptics
Wilfried Noell, Suss microoptics
16 March 2017 · 4:55 p.m.
Gilles Hodel, Novelis
16 March 2017 · 4:59 p.m.
Fischer Connectors
Stéphane Rohrbach, Fischer Connectors
16 March 2017 · 5:04 p.m.
Etudiant EPFL
Maxime Valdemarin, Etudiant EPFL
16 March 2017 · 5:09 p.m.
Leonard Badet, Bobst
16 March 2017 · 5:14 p.m.
Stefano Battaglia, Frontiers
16 March 2017 · 5:19 p.m.
Hoël Guerin, Xsensio
16 March 2017 · 5:25 p.m.
Closing remarks
Sebastian Gautsch, STI-EPFL
16 March 2017 · 5:30 p.m.

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