Formula E, meeting between SUPSI, EPFL and the city of Lugano
06 November 2015
Wednesday 4th of November, Franco Gervasoni, director of SUPSI, Luca Gambardella, director of the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Marco Borradori mayor of Lugano and Fathi Derder, promoter of the motion that called for the reintroduction of speed races of electrical vehicles, had a meeting with Patrick Aebischer, president of the Federal polytechnic school of Lausanne (EPFL) to discuss about the Swiss ePrix Lugano.

The aim of the meeting was to verify the availability of the EPFL for a scientific collaboration with SUPSI in the Swiss ePrix project. Patrick Aebischer confirmed the institutional, technical and practical support of the Polytechnic to the initiative and the willingness to deepen the collaboration with SUPSI.

The role of SUPSI, that has already signed an agreement with the Team Trulli, is to invest its know-how with the long term goal of promoting the location of innovation companies in Ticino. Lugano has the chance to become an attraction pole for research and development projects in the field of electrical and sustainable mobility.