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Administration - Politics - 14.09.2021

Innovation - Administration - 25.08.2021
Federal Council seeks to strengthen Switzerland's appeal as a location for startups
The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER was commissioned by the Federal Council to examine Switzerland's startup ecosystem.

Research Management - Administration - 14.07.2021

Research Management - Administration - 25.06.2021

Innovation - Administration - 14.06.2021

Environment - Administration - 11.05.2021
German-speaking Switzerland less critical of 5G expansion
The 5G wireless standard is a less polarising issue among the Swiss population than thought. According to a survey conducted by ETH researchers, the majority of people are in favour of 5G. However, a substantial portion of the population in the French-speaking region had concerns about electromagnetic radiation.

Computer Science - Administration - 25.03.2021

Administration - Law - 22.03.2021

Politics - Administration - 12.02.2021
Call for transparency
The turbulence created by speculation in GameStop shares has highlighted the lack of transparency on trading platforms.

Health - Administration - 11.12.2020
"Hardly anyone had anticipated this scenario"
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting Swiss crisis management to the test. ETH Professor Andreas Wenger and his team from the Center for Security Studies have investigated in detail how well Switzerland coped with the first phase of the crisis.

Health - Administration - 26.10.2020

Health - Administration - 11.09.2020
Coronavirus: No quarantine for persons entering from border regions
At its meeting on 11 September, the Federal Council decided on the quarantine rules for persons entering Switzerland from neighbouring countries: only those regions of neighbouring countries where th

Health - Administration - 10.09.2020

Career - Administration - 08.07.2020

Computer Science - Administration - 08.07.2020

Administration - Health - 01.07.2020

Innovation - Administration - 19.06.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Administration - 11.06.2020

Economics / Business - Administration - 27.04.2020

Administration - Health - 16.04.2020

Computer Science - Administration - 15.04.2020
When algorithms decide for us
Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more powerful and is used for increasingly complex tasks. This raises ethical questions, for instance, when AI is used to make decisions for or judge people.

Administration - 14.04.2020

Administration - Health - 31.03.2020
Coronavirus: Confederation appoints scientific advisory board
In the current crisis, the federal government wants to exploit the potential available in the Swiss scientific community to an even greater extent by working with scientists to find the best approach to overcoming the pandemic.

Administration - Law - 30.03.2020
Privatisation of the regulatory function, or the dark side of the digital revolution
In recent decades, overwhelmed by the fast-paced and unpredictable changes in technology, the challenges of digital transformation, and the overall shift towards a globalised economy, disoriented national legislators have left much scope for self-regulation, especially in the field of digital law.
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