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Economics / Business - 18.06.2018
The role of middle management in strategy: Prof. Castañer contributes to the first research handbook on the topic - News
A new flagship work in the literature on management and strategy, the "Handbook of Middle Management Strategy Process Research", published by Edward Elgar Publishing, sets out the views of Prof&perio

Innovation - Economics / Business - 04.06.2018

Economics / Business - Pharmacology - 16.05.2018

Economics / Business - 17.04.2018

Event - Economics / Business - 12.04.2018

Health - Economics / Business - 06.04.2018

Economics / Business - 22.02.2018

Health - Economics / Business - 22.02.2018
Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation to Finance New Center for Research into Long-Term Effects of Breastfeeding
What are the reasons a mother does or does not breastfeed? What effect does the decision have on the child, the mother, and society? Although there is a lot of scientific evidence for the health benef

Economics / Business - 22.02.2018
Empa presents
Empa presents "gas station of the
What could a "gas station of the future" look like? What services does it offer? Which fuels can be refueled there and where do they come from? Possible answers to these questions can be found at the stand of the of Swiss Oil Industry Association (Erdöl-Vereinigung) at the Geneva Motor Show.

Health - Economics / Business - 08.02.2018

Pharmacology - Economics / Business - 24.01.2018
Novartis delivered good operational performance and landmark innovation in 2017, entering our next growth phase
Full year sales grew 2% (cc, +1% USD) as strong performance of our growth drivers, including Cosentyx and Entresto , more than offset Gleevec/Glivec generic erosion: Cosentyx grew to USD 2.1 bi

Economics / Business - Pharmacology - 11.01.2018

Health - Economics / Business - 10.01.2018
Roche commences tender offer for all shares of Ignyta, Inc. for US$ 27.00 per share in cash
Roche today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Ignyta, Inc.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 19.12.2017
Teams up with partner organizations to build "digital trust"
EPFL President Martin Vetterli has today unveiled plans to create the EPFL Center for Digital Trust.

Economics / Business - 15.12.2017

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 14.12.2017

Innovation - Economics / Business - 11.12.2017

Innovation - Economics / Business - 11.12.2017

Innovation - Economics / Business - 11.12.2017
«Smart» polymers transform electrical
CTsystems, a spin-off of Empa, and Daetwyler, the Swiss specialist for sealing solutions, partner up to market and industrialize polymer transducer technology. CTsystems has already presented the first prototype of electromechanical polymer converters in stack construction: As an actuator, this converts electrical energy into mechanical work with an «integrated» sensor function.

Environment - Economics / Business - 27.11.2017
Switzerland’s international environmental performance review: mixed results
Bern, 27.11.2017 - The OECD's 3rd Environmental Performance Review of Switzerland shows that despite progress, Switzerland still has a very high environmental impact.

Pharmacology - Economics / Business - 24.10.2017
Novartis delivered growth on top and bottom line in all divisions in Q3
Net sales grew 2% (cc , +2% USD), with growth in all divisions: Cosentyx (USD 556 million, +83% cc) showed strong growth across all indications Entresto (USD 128 million, +138% cc) grew driven by imp

Environment - Economics / Business - 23.10.2017
First step towards climate-aligned financial flows
Bern, 23.10.2017 - In the context of the Paris Agreement, Swiss pension funds and insurance companies were invited by the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN and the State Secretariat for International Financial SIF to test the climate compatibility of their portfolios.

Economics / Business - 10.10.2017

Economics / Business - 05.10.2017

Environment - Economics / Business - 02.10.2017
New professorship position for climate and environmental economics has been filled
New professorship position for climate and environmental economics has been filled
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) The University of Bern has created a professorship for climate and environmental economics, which can now be expanded thanks to the involvement of the Mercator Foundation Switzerland and the Gebäudeversicherung Bern.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 26.09.2017
Where to play: a practical guide for running your tech business
Where to play: a practical guide for running your tech business
The world's leading researcher in entrepreneurship and EPFL Vice-President for Innovation, Marc Gruber, along with co-author Sharon Tal, have written the book "Where to play", a practical strategy th

Economics / Business - Pharmacology - 04.09.2017
Novartis announces CEO Joseph Jimenez to retire from Novartis in 2018. Vasant Narasimhan appointed CEO, effective February 1, 2018
Basel, September 4, 2017 - Joseph Jimenez, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Novartis, has informed the Board of Directors of his desire to step down as CEO in 2018, after eight years in position.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 29.08.2017
The creative data interpreters
The creative data interpreters
The ETH spin-off SpinningBytes programs software that uses machine learning not only to analyse but also to understand huge amounts of data. It enables customised solutions to be developed for numerous IT problems, and allows new insights to be gained from previously unused data. It all began a few years ago: Mark Cieliebak, Martin Jaggi and Fatih Uzdilli were computer science researchers at ETH and Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), and published their technologies in scientific papers.

Economics / Business - 24.08.2017
Novartis appoints Bertrand Bodson as Chief Digital Officer
New leader to drive the digital transformation Novartis has embarked upon Novartis announced today that Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for Sainsbury's Argos, has been appointed to the new role of Chief Digital Officer, reporting to Joseph Jimenez, CEO of Novartis.

Environment - Economics / Business - 16.08.2017
Online campaign against invasive plants
Online campaign against invasive plants
Neophytes - invasive plants that are alien to the region - are a huge burden on the public purse. The ETH spin-off "In-Finitude" has set up a new online platform right on time for the growing season.

Economics / Business - Administration - 15.08.2017
The smart grid analysts
The smart grid analysts
ETH spin-off Adaptricity has developed a piece of software that can be used to analyse the increasingly intelligent power grids.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 28.07.2017
From Zurich to Berlin in 35 minutes
From Zurich to Berlin in 35 minutes
Fifty students from ETH Zurich and other Swiss universities want to revolutionise transport. For a race set up by Elon Musk, they have developed a zero emission capsule that could in future transport people and goods through a vacuum tube at almost the speed of sound.

Pharmacology - Economics / Business - 18.07.2017
Q2 results confirm full year guidance. Strong pipeline results underpin potential of several highly innovative products
Net sales in line with prior year (0% cc , -2% USD), as growth drivers offset Gleevec/Glivec Gx impact: Cosentyx (USD 490 million, +90% cc) continues strong growth in all three indications Entresto (U

Innovation - Economics / Business - 27.06.2017
More security in cyberspace
More security in cyberspace
At yesterday's Cyber Risks Summit at ETH Zurich, international experts discussed and presented the latest scientific and technological approaches for effectively protecting society from the dangers of cyberspace.

Earth Sciences - Economics / Business - 16.06.2017
A new view of the world
A new view of the world
The Swiss World Atlas has been published in a completely revised new edition. In addition to the usual topographic relief maps, it also contains maps on current global issues such as the environment, energy and conflicts. Since 1910, the Swiss World Atlas has accompanied generations of secondary school pupils through their geography lessons, conveying not only a comprehensive picture of the earth, but also the specific geography of Switzerland.

Physics - Economics / Business - 14.06.2017
From the garage to the world
In 1999, PSI researchers founded the spin-off firm SwissNeutronics. Today the company has a staff of 15, sells high-precision components to research institutions all over the world, and still is based in the small town of Klingnau - not far from PSI.

Economics / Business - 02.06.2017
Emissions trading scheme: acquisition of aviation data in 2018
Bern, 02.06.2017 - The integration of greenhouse gas emissions from the aviation sector into the emissions trading scheme (ETS) is a necessary step in order to link the Swiss and European schemes.

Physics - Economics / Business - 29.05.2017
To the limits of the feasible
First, the engineers and the physicists had to find each other. Then, however, the company Daetwyler built the undulators for the free-electron X-ray laser SwissFEL of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI as precisely as was possible: to one-tenth of the width of a hair.