The Idiap Research Institute is in Martigny, one of the main towns of the canton of Valais, in southern Switzerland, the French-speaking part of the country. In the heart of the Alps, Valais has an exceptional landscape and a pleasant microclimate, which makes it both a popular tourist destination and a desirable place to live.
Martigny is a town of approximately 15,000 inhabitants, situated close to Montreux, Lausanne and Lake Geneva. Geneva airport is 90 minutes away by train. Martigny enjoys an ideal position right in the center of Europe.
Below, views from the Idiap building.