chemistry

Chemistry - Microtechnics Mar 14
Chemistry - Microtechnics
In the future, a new type of tiny redox flow battery will supply tightly packed electronic components with energy, while also dissipating the heat they produce. Researchers at ETH Zurich and IBM Research Zurich have built a tiny redox flow battery.
Physics - Chemistry Mar 9
Physics - Chemistry

Scientists at IBM and EPFL have shown for the first time that it is possible to store in and retrieve information from single-atom magnets.

Life Sciences - Chemistry Mar 1
Life Sciences - Chemistry

Compared to bacteria, in eukaryotes the genetic material is located in the cell nucleus. Its outer shell consists of the nuclear membrane with numerous nuclear pores.

Currently 27 jobs in field Chemistry.
Selected Jobs
Life Sciences - 21.03
Wissensch. Mitarbeiter/in Schwerpunktleitung Naturwissenschaftsdidaktik (80–100 %) Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Basel
Chemistry - 01.03
Chemielaborantin / Chemielaborant (80%) Hochschule Luzern - Technik & Architektur, Horw bei Luzern
Environment - 23.03
Postdoctoral position in Electrochemistry EPFL, Lausanne
Life Sciences - 22.02
Postdoctoral fellow in Macromolecular Engineering of Responsive Hydrogels Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Employers of the Week
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Hochschule Luzern - Technik & Architektur
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
University of Zurich
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Continuing education for scientists and academics in Switzerland.
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Patrimoine viticole et vignobles romands University of Geneva
Architecture »» 30.04.2017
MAS ETH in Architecture, Real Estate, Construction (MAS ETH ARC) Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Administration/Government »» 01.05.2017
Summer School in Water Governance: frameworks and negotiation University of Geneva
Environment »» 15.06.2017
Geomatics for a Sustainable Environment University of Geneva
chemistry

Chemistry is one of Switzerland’s model industries. The excellent education and the high level of cooperation between the private sector, academic institutions, investors and authorities attracts researchers and companies from all over the world.

Web Portals in Chemistry

  • Swiss Portal to organic chemistry:Find everything about organic chemistry at organische-chemie.ch
  • The Organic Chemistry Portal offers an overview of recent topics, interesting reactions, and information on the most important chemicals.  
  • Find information about organic synthesis on the german webpage internetchemie (also in english).

Societies and Organisations

  • The Swiss Chemical Society represents chemistry in the broadest sense in Switzerland and in international organizations.
  • SGCI Chemie Pharma Schweiz is the umbrella organisation of the chemical and pharmaceutical industry across the whole of Switzerland. Its 180 member companies are active mainly in the research, development, production or sale of pharmaceutical specialities, vitamins, industrial speciality chemicals, plant protection products as well as aromas and fragrances.

Conferences and News

  • Find worldwide conferences, exhibitions and trade fairs about chemistry at Chemistry-Conference.
  • The online magazine Analytic News provides news and information for analytic laboratories.

2011: International Year of Chemistry

The International Year of Chemistry 2011 ( IYC 2011) was a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. It is an initiative of IUPAC , the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, and of UNESCO , the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. It involves chemical societies, academies, and institutions worldwide, and relies on individual initiatives to organize local and regional activities. Switzerland’s labs were participating offering a range of interactive, entertaining, and educational activities for all ages.