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Innovation - Economics / Business - 06.10.2020
How ETH Zurich Spin-offs Strengthen the Swiss Economy
How ETH Zurich Spin-offs Strengthen the Swiss Economy
As well as generating more jobs on average than other Swiss start-ups, ETH Spin-offs are also acquired more frequently.

History / Archeology - Economics / Business - 29.09.2020
Zurich Was Linked to Slavery through State Bonds, Trade and Plantations
Zurich Was Linked to Slavery through State Bonds, Trade and Plantations
The city of Zurich supported slavery and slave trade in the 18th century financially and played a role in the deportation of thousands of Africans.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 28.09.2020
First study with CHEOPS data describes one of the most extreme planets in the universe
First study with CHEOPS data describes one of the most extreme planets in the universe
CHEOPS keeps its promise: Observations with the space telescope reveal details of the exoplanet WASP-189b - one of the most extreme planets known. CHEOPS is a joint mission by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Switzerland, under the aegis of the University of Bern in collaboration with the University of Geneva.

Economics / Business - 25.09.2020

Campus - Economics / Business - 25.09.2020

Economics / Business - 24.09.2020
Financialization of everyday life: are we becoming homo oeconomicus?
Financialization of everyday life: are we becoming homo oeconomicus?
In the consumer and services society people are increasingly exposed to financial products of all kinds, such as credit cards, car leasing, mortgage loans, investment funds for our savings, etc.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 15.09.2020
Managing with machines
Managing with machines
One application in which Brandao and the IT Services team have opted for AI is a key piece of research infrastructure known as the Leonhard cluster, which is specially designed for big data analytics and machine learning. "It offers features unmatched by any other cluster in the world and is very popular in biomedical research and other areas," says Brandao.

Career - Economics / Business - 24.08.2020
Webcam sex: half a billion followers
Webcam sex: half a billion followers
The pornographic sequences broadcast live on the web feature between 300,000 and 500,000 people - the vast majority of them women - for a largely male clientele of at least 500 million followers.

Economics / Business - Materials Science - 24.08.2020
Binding carbon dioxide using broken concrete
Binding carbon dioxide using broken concrete
Thanks to technology from ETH spin-off Neustark, concrete recycling plants can store carbon dioxide over the long term.

Economics / Business - 21.07.2020
An academic career in Finance, from Lugano to Lisbona
Lugano, St. Gallen, Barcelona, Lugano, New York, Lugano, Lisbon... these are the steps along the  academic career path of Virginia Gianinazzi, who has recently obtained her PhD in finance at U

Economics / Business - 10.07.2020

Philosophy - Economics / Business - 01.07.2020
Ethics and AI: an unethical optimization principle
EPFL professor Anthony Davison and co-authors provide a mathematical basis for concerns about ethical implications of AI. Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly deployed around us and may have large potential benefits. But there are growing concerns about the unethical use of AI. Professor Anthony Davison, who holds the Chair of Statistics at EPFL, and colleagues in the UK, have tackled these questions from a mathematical point of view, focusing on commercial AI that seek to maximize profits.

Economics / Business - 25.06.2020
Novartis Resolves Legacy FCPA Investigations
Basel, June 25, 2020 - Novartis has reached settlements with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) resolving all Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations into historical conduct by the Company and its subsidiaries.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 24.06.2020
Towards closed loops
Towards closed loops
The circular economy is gaining a foothold in more and more areas: Some have already established business models, in others it is only visible in visionary pioneering projects.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 22.06.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 16.06.2020
Is Switzerland ready for change?
Is Switzerland ready for change?
Climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation and the current pandemic crisis make it obvious. The need for a more sustainable world has never been as urgent as it is today. But how do we transition to a sustainable economy? The National Research Programme "Sustainable Economy: resource-friendly, future-oriented, innovative" (NRP 73) is creating knowledge that can support Switzerland in addressing this question.

Health - Economics / Business - 04.06.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.05.2020
Lidl Switzerland supports Empa research
Lidl Switzerland supports Empa research
Lidl Switzerland intends to serve its branches without the use of fossil fuels, relying among other things on renewable synthetic gas as an energy carrier.

Economics / Business - 25.05.2020
The wholesale electricity market
USI Institute for Economic Research (IRE, Faculty of Economics) covers various areas, including the study of the evolution of electricity prices in Ticino, Switzerland and the European Union.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 19.05.2020

Economics / Business - Health - 18.05.2020
Economic scenarios for a post-Covid recovery
As we enter a new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the gradual reopening of productive and commercial activities, many people are wondering if and how we will return to normal and, above all, if there will be an effective economic recovery ahead.

Health - Economics / Business - 14.05.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.05.2020

Economics / Business - 11.05.2020
Market volatility and economic policy in the age of coronavirus
In the financial markets, volatility has never been as high as during the outbreak of Covid-19, which represents the classic 'Black Swan', or unexpected, event.

Health - Economics / Business - 11.05.2020
The effects of the pandemic on the Middle East Mediterranean region
How are Middle East Mediterranean countries reacting to the ongoing crisis, which adds to the existing fragility and geopolitical tensions?

Economics / Business - Environment - 07.05.2020

Economics / Business - 06.05.2020
Economic experiments: between science and ideology
The experimental approach to scientific research is a fundamental element in the vast world of natural and technical sciences. Social sciences, including economics, also use the experimental approach. In a contribution recently published in the economic and financial newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft , François Degeorge ,, professor of finance at USI and director of the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI), compares scientific and ideological experiments.

Economics / Business - Transport - 04.05.2020
Transportation economics in the age of coronavirus
The global economy is seeking to recover from the crisis caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, with the expected return to normalcy that could take several months, if not more.

Health - Economics / Business - 27.04.2020

Economics / Business - Administration - 27.04.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 25.04.2020

Economics / Business - 14.04.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 07.04.2020
Engineering solutions to combat the coronavirus crisis
The two technical universities in the ETH Domain are launching a new initiative, "helpfulETH". Its goal is to provide solutions for hospitals and other healthcare bodies to help them deal with the acute problems presented by the coronavirus epidemic.

Environment - Economics / Business - 07.04.2020
Synthetic gas instead of fossil energy
Synthetic gas instead of fossil energy
There is one major challenge in converting our energy system to purely renewable energy sources: winter - or rather the supply gap at this time. The conversion of surplus summer electricity into synthetic gas offers a way of ensuring that renewable energy could be available in sufficient quantities during the winter months.

Economics / Business - 06.04.2020
Solving the ventilator shortage
Torbjørn Netland advocates a global approach to the production of ventilators and defines six areas of activity.

Career - Economics / Business - 27.03.2020
Boundaries take on new meanings
Boundaries take on new meanings
With many of us thrown into an unusual work situation, now's a good moment to think about boundaries, says Gudela Grote.

Economics / Business - Administration - 24.03.2020

Economics / Business - Administration - 24.03.2020

Pharmacology - Economics / Business - 02.03.2020
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