- The fundamental & translational research community of the Department of oncology UNIL CHUV
- Home to the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Lausanne branch
- A collective of over 20 research labs at the University of Lausanne and the Lausanne University Hospital & 5 affiliated research labs at EPFL and the University of Geneva.
- A pole of excellence in the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists and clinicians in oncology.
- A founding member of the Swiss Cancer Center Léman