Fischer Connectors Sponsors EPFL’s Global Network of Top Engineering Talents

January 11, 2016 · 2 min read

The company supports continuing education and encourages entrepreneurship among top Swiss and international talents.


Fischer Connectors Sponsors EPFL’s Global Network of Top Engineering Talents


St-Prex / Lausanne, Switzerland, 11 January 2016 – Fischer Connectors, a worldwide leader in high performance circular connectors and cable assembly solutions, today announced its sponsorship of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne’s (EPFL) Alumni. The EPFL is a world-class Swiss research university that specializes in physical sciences and engineering, and its Alumni form an international community of 29,000 former students in over 80 countries.

As a pioneer in connectivity, Fischer Connectors is keen to sponsor this prestigious partner that shares similar values of expertise, reliability and innovation in the fields of science and technology. The company aims to support continuing education and encourage entrepreneurship among top Swiss and international talents.

Concretely, the partnership will enable knowledge sharing among highly qualified individuals, through networking and joint events such as conferences, seminars and workshops. This may also pave the way for mentoring and collaboration on ground-breaking research and development projects.


Our Alumni welcome these new opportunities to develop their knowledge, networks and careers. We believe that partnering with innovative companies such as Fischer Connectors is one of the best ways to keep abreast of new developments and foster leadership“, says Annelies Garcia, Director, EPFL Alumni.


We’re keen to share our professional experiences with talented engineers, technical specialists and decision makers from all over the world. We’ve learned that it’s by working hand-in-hand with customers and partners to solve real-world connectivity challenges that true innovation is born. So we’re looking forward to collaborating with the EPFL Alumni to further develop expertise and design innovative solutions“, says Roberto Magnifico, VP Sales & Marketing at Fischer Connectors.


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About Fischer Connectors: Fischer Connectors has been designing, manufacturing and distributing high performance connectors and cable assembly solutions for 60 years. Known for their reliability, precision and resistance to demanding and harsh environments, Fischer Connectors’ products are commonly used in fields requiring faultless quality, such as medical equipment, industrial instrumentation, measuring and testing devices, broadcast, telecommunication and military forces worldwide. Primary design and manufacturing facilities are located in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, with subsidiaries and distributors located worldwide.


About EPFL Alumni: The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne’s (EPFL) Alumni department, with over 29,000 alumni spread over 80 countries, is an exclusive network of professionals working in research, management, industry and public service. Members have access to an invaluable community of people connected to the EPFL that can provide career and project advice. With the online directory, privileged contacts, continuing education and access to innovative events on the campus and abroad, members multiply their networking opportunities among a vast pool of highly qualified individuals.


Media contacts:

Fischer Connectors SA

Chemin du Glapin 20

CH-1162 St-Prex


Tel: +41 21 800 95 95

Fax: +41 21 800 39 24

Steve Donnet

International Events & PR Specialist

EPFL Alumni
Rolex Learning Center, Station 20
CH-1015 Lausanne

Tel: +41 21 693 24 91
Fax: +41 21 693 63 20

Arnaud Aubelle


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