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Economics / Business - Innovation - 02.12.2019

Innovation - Economics / Business - 28.11.2019
How smartphones can verify your identity
How smartphones can verify your identity
Anyone who wants to open a bank account or buy a mobile phone plan has to identify themselves to the respective service provider.

Economics / Business - Research Management - 12.11.2019

Economics / Business - Innovation - 08.11.2019
EPFL aims to build trust in fintechs
A new research program will combine the specialist knowledge of the Swiss Finance Institute @ EPFL with insights from the School's data scientists and digital trust experts.

Economics / Business - Administration - 08.11.2019

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.11.2019
Private Banks Should Proactively Foster Sustainable Investments
Private Banks Should Proactively Foster Sustainable Investments
Sustainable investments are on the rise, but does impact follow? The new UZH report on sustainable investing capabilities urges private banks to gear up their services to meet investor demands ' and environmental targets.

Environment - Economics / Business - 30.10.2019

Economics / Business - Innovation - 30.10.2019

Environment - Economics / Business - 29.10.2019
Charting a course for emission-free shipping
Charting a course for emission-free shipping
On behalf of a German ship operator, a team from ETH Zurich mapped out "routes" towards emission-free shipping. To this end, they investigated shipping activities in the North and Baltic Seas as well as the infrastructure, costs of new fuels and storage options. Shipping currently accounts for around three percent of global CO2 emissions, which makes it one of the largest polluters in the transport industry alongside road and air transport.

Economics / Business - Materials Science - 11.10.2019
Using industrial waste as insulation for buildings
Using industrial waste as insulation for buildings
ETH spinoff FenX transforms industrial waste into a porous foam suitable for building insulation. Unlike other sustainable materials used for the purpose, this type of insulation is non-flammable and inexpensive to produce.

Electroengineering - Economics / Business - 07.10.2019
Built-in expiry date
Whether mobile phone or automatic toilets - electronic devices are becoming increasingly complex. And who hasn't heard stories of devices that fail precisely after the warranty has expired?

Innovation - Economics / Business - 23.09.2019

Innovation - Economics / Business - 13.09.2019

Innovation - Economics / Business - 05.09.2019

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.09.2019
Turning companies into allies
Turning companies into allies
She was involved in developing the world's most accurate clock, and now she helps companies adopt more sustainable business practices: Petrissa Eckle, Executive Director of the Sustainability in Business Lab at ETH Zurich.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 02.09.2019

Economics / Business - Innovation - 29.08.2019

Innovation - Economics / Business - 29.08.2019

Economics / Business - 23.08.2019
Accelerated Research and Development Needed to End Malaria
Accelerated Research and Development Needed to End Malaria
New tools for malaria prevention and treatment are required to eradicate malaria in the foreseeable future, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Economics / Business - Event - 22.07.2019

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.06.2019
Federal Council discusses sustainable finance and sets out next steps
During its meeting on 26 June 2019, the Federal Council held a discussion on a sustainable Swiss financial centre.

Economics / Business - Pharmacology - 07.06.2019

Economics / Business - Innovation - 06.06.2019

Health - Economics / Business - 31.05.2019
Roche and GE Healthcare launch NAVIFY Tumor Board with medical imaging capabilities to enable more personalised treatment decisions in cancer care
Radiologists can now upload their patient records to the same dashboard as patient files from other disciplines First collaboration product enables tumour boards to have a more comprehensive view of

Economics / Business - 07.05.2019

Innovation - Economics / Business - 01.05.2019

Economics / Business - 22.03.2019

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 19.03.2019

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 19.03.2019

Health - Economics / Business - 18.03.2019

Economics / Business - 15.03.2019
New SNSF Sinergia Research Consortium: The Swiss Elites Observatory recruits !
The Universities of Lausanne, Fribourg and Zurich launch in September 2019 a new ‘Sinergia' research consortium entitled ‘Local power structures and transnational connections.

Economics / Business - 15.03.2019
EPFL encourages its researchers to publish in open-access journals
EPFL has adopted an Open Access Policy clearly setting out its position on open access to EPFL publications.

Career - Economics / Business - 15.03.2019
Is Hierarchy Really Dead?
Is Hierarchy Really Dead?
Talent retention, careers, monetary incentives, employee autonomy... can modern day organisations still be managed through hierarchy?

Economics / Business - 14.03.2019

Environment - Economics / Business - 06.03.2019
"With complex problems, decisions made from gut instinct can be quite wrong."
Judit Leinert, you're a specialist in good decision making. How can I decide on the perfect place to go on holiday this summer? In my research group, we approach decision making with the help of "Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis", or MCDA.

Economics / Business - 04.03.2019
Ticino remains a competitive economy, but with room for improvement
Ticino remains a competitive economy, but with room for improvement
"Ticino's economic complexity", the seventh report published by the USI Observatory for Economic Dynamics (O-De, Institute for Economic Research), shows high values in terms of the economic competitiveness of the Canton Ticino.