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Careers/Employment
16.06.2017
EPFL spin-offs flourish in a finely tuned ecosystem
EPFL spin-offs flourish in a finely tuned ecosystem
A recent report by EPFL's Vice Presidency for Innovation (VPI) shows just how effective the school's startup ecosystem is by looking at standard benchmarks such as the number of jobs created, funds raised, and the buyout rate for campus startups.
Careers/Employment - Environment/Sustainable Development
26.05.2017
Managing an eco-friendly house with Lego-like technology bricks
Managing an eco-friendly house with Lego-like technology bricks
Thanks to startup ThinkEE's modular system - which consists of technology bricks linking various connected devices - data from a host of sensors can be collected regardless of the sensors' protocols.
Careers/Employment
23.05.2017
Swiss Labour Force Survey in 1st quarter 2017: labour supply: 1st quarter 2017: 0.6% increase in the number of employed persons. The unemployment rate based on the ILO definition settles at 5.3%
1st quarter 2017: 0.6% increase in the number of employed persons. The unemployment rate based on the ILO definition settles at 5.3% Neuch‚tel, 19.05.2017 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.6% between the 1st quarters of 2016 and 2017.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
17.05.2017
Stable demand for SNSF funding
Stable demand for SNSF funding
In 2016, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supported around 3200 research projects involving more than 14,000 researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences, universities
Environment/Sustainable Development - Careers/Employment
08.05.2017
Immersive virtual-reality creation software for everyone
Immersive virtual-reality creation software for everyone
Imverse, an EPFL spinoff, has developed a software that lets users convert 360-degree images from 2D into 3D and both manipulate and create virtual-reality content in real time with the help of virtual-reality glasses.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Careers/Employment
08.05.2017
Immersive virtual-reality software for everyone
Immersive virtual-reality software for everyone
Imverse, an EPFL spinoff, has developed software that lets users convert 360-degree images from 2D into 3D and both manipulate and create virtual-reality content in real time with the help of virtual-reality glasses.
Careers/Employment
27.04.2017
Careers/Employment - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
26.04.2017
The multitasker
The multitasker
Developing new things together and effecting change - that's what gets Moritz Mussgnug out of bed in the morning.
Mathematics - Careers/Employment
06.04.2017
Number theory has no gender
Number theory has no gender
÷zlem Imamoglu has been fascinated by the hidden properties of numbers since she was a child. The ETH professor is also committed to helping more women pursue careers in mathematics.
Careers/Employment - Physics/Materials Science
24.03.2017
Facilitating innovation in space
Facilitating innovation in space
The ESA BIC Switzerland †programme is starting its second round with seven additional start-ups. Amongst others, the jury was won over by the ETH spin-off ‘IRsweep'. Using a spectrometer that utilises infra-red laser radiation, the startup wants to make environmental analysis from space more precise.
Careers/Employment - Media
01.03.2017
Globi at ETH
ETH Zurich received a visit from one of Switzerland's most famous comic book heroes this morning. While his latest book was presented to media professionals and members of the book trade, Globi entertained a group of around 30 children who had received an exclusive invitation to the event.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
28.02.2017
Novartis shareholders approve all resolutions proposed by Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting
Shareholders approve 20 th consecutive dividend increase to CHF 2.75 (+2%) per share for 2016; representing a 3.5% yield and approximately 69% payout of free cash flow † Dr. Joer
Careers/Employment
27.02.2017
Employment barometer in the 4th quarter 2016: Employment growth remains stable
Neuch‚tel, 27.02.2017 (FSO) - In the 4th quarter 2016, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.3% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.2% with previous quarter).
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
08.02.2017
Assessing assessments
Assessing assessments
How someone learns depends largely on how they are assessed. To help ETH retain its leading position in the education of young talent, about 100 educational decision makers from ETH Zurich attended a two-day retreat on the topic of assessment.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
14.12.2016
A record for EPFL's startups: close to CHF 400 million raised in 2016
A record for EPFL's startups: close to CHF 400 million raised in 2016
Start-ups linked to EPFL raised almost CHF 400 million this year - that's over 50% more than in 2014, the last record year.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.12.2016
Careers/Employment
29.11.2016
Employment barometer in 3rd quarter 2016: Employment growth slows
Neuch‚tel, 29.11.2016 (FSO) - In the 3rd quarter 2016, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.3% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (-0.1% compared with the previous quarter).
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.10.2016
A 10 million euro round of financing for the start up Coorpacademy
A 10 million euro round of financing for the start up Coorpacademy
Coorpacademy, a startup based in EPFL's Innovation Park, has completed a 10 million euro round of financing.
Careers/Employment - Psychology
12.10.2016
Swiss employees do not hold back on cynical behaviour
Swiss employees do not hold back on cynical behaviour
This year's Swiss Human Relations Barometer focuses on the topic “loyalty and cynicism” – specifically, the tension between how employees experience and demonstrate both loyalty and
Careers/Employment - Physics/Materials Science
28.09.2016
Nine EPFL scientists in Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers
Nine EPFL scientists in Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers
28.09.16 - Nine EPFL scientists have been included in the prestigious Thomson Reuters? list of Highly Cited Researchers.
Event - Careers/Employment
29.08.2016
A leader with good instincts
A leader with good instincts
ETH's sixth annual togETHer staff party was held on Friday, 26 th August. It was also a very special occasion for Lorenz Hurni, Professor of Cartography, who was presented with the Golden Tricycle award in recognition of his skill in fostering an optimum balance between work and family life.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
01.06.2016
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers
A significantly higher number of project proposals and the trend towards a more open research culture: against this dynamic backdrop, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded over 3200 res
Life Sciences - Careers/Employment
16.03.2016
“In collaborative work like this, trust and respect are essential.”
“In collaborative work like this, trust and respect are essential.”
On 10 and 11 March, a delegation of board members and researchers from South Africa visited ETH Zurich.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
14.03.2016
"We must encourage international co-author networks"
Dominique Foray of EPFL has studied the career paths of 4,666 doctoral students from two specialised universities.
Careers/Employment
08.03.2016
A fresh view on research culture
A fresh view on research culture
How to ensure that research results are sound, reliable and reproducible? What should be improved in the current academic publication system? How does research evaluation affect the way science is do
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
23.02.2016
Novartis shareholders approve all resolutions proposed by Board of Directors
Shareholders approve 19 th consecutive dividend increase to CHF 2.70 (+4%) per share for 2015 † Dr. Joerg Reinhardt confirmed by shareholders as Chairman of the Novartis Board of Direct
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
22.02.2016
Physics/Materials Science - Careers/Employment
05.02.2016
Support for early career researchers
Generous research funding is allocated to Empa from the EU's budget.
Careers/Employment
03.02.2016
Gabriele Gendotti reelected as President of the Foundation Council
Gabriele Gendotti reelected as President of the Foundation Council
On 29 January, the Foundation Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation reelected Gabrielle Gendotti as president for a four-year term. At its constitutive meeting for the 2016-2019 period, it also reelected Professor Felicitas Pauss as its Vice President. In addition, it elected the fifteen-member Executive Committee of the Foundation Council and co-opted seven new members to the Council.
Careers/Employment - Earth Sciences
29.01.2016
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
13.01.2016
Promoting ERC calls in the humanities and social sciences
The SNSF introduces measures to encourage researchers in the humanities and social sciences to participate in ERC calls.
Event - Careers/Employment
16.12.2015
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
30.10.2015
Why they rack up miles morning and evening for work
Why they rack up miles morning and evening for work
30.10.15 - What drives people to spend hours commuting to and from work? A book written by EPFL sociologists analyzes this phenomenon - its structure, its social consequences and how it has changed over time.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
24.09.2015
EPFL has chalked up 100 inventions per year over the past decade
EPFL has chalked up 100 inventions per year over the past decade
1500e inevtion: the final step in a microscope capable of providing three-dimensional high-resolution images of functioning cells in the human body.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
02.10.2014
Jumpstarting innovation - i-net at the MipTec 2014
With 3000 participants MipTech is the leading conference about drug discovery in Basel. During 3 days participants enjoy a mixture of scientific presentations in up to 4 parallel sessions as well as exhibitions of 100 leading and upcoming companies.
Careers/Employment - Medicine/Pharmacology
04.08.2014
Careers/Employment
18.06.2014
This is how Switzerland could become a start-up nation
Switzerland is the most innovative country in the world. However the conditions for start-ups are far from being perfect.
Careers/Employment - Social Sciences
02.06.2014
The new paradox: Mobile but sedentary
The distance people travel for professional purposes is increasing. Scientists are taking a closer look at these 21st century nomads, uncovering the reasons behind the long kilometers and the consequences on commuters' lives.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
22.10.2013
Novartis recognized among 25 best multinational employers by Great Place to Work Institute
Basel, October 22, 2013 - Novartis is pleased to announce that it has been named among the Top 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute.