Essential Tech Center


MOOCs & Courses

MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development

Learn how to use technology innovation as a tool to fight poverty and enable sustainable development. 

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EPFL Course

Development engineering / ENV-470 / 4 credits

This course teaches the fundamentals of technologies for development (Development Engineering) to design, pilot, and evaluate appropriate, affordable and robust technologies to address sustainable development challenges (e.g. poverty, environmental degradation) in emerging and developing countries.

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