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Career - Economics / Business - 26.01.2023

Economics / Business - 12.12.2022

Economics / Business - 05.12.2022
Conflicting Motives Govern Sense of Fairness
Conflicting Motives Govern Sense of Fairness
The perception that resources are unfairly distributed is at the root of many social conflicts. Researchers at the University of Zurich have investigated the motives influencing our perception of justice in resource distribution. They found that although people feel an aversion to inequality, they are also reluctant to harm others and to upend existing social hierarchies.

Economics / Business - 05.12.2022
Credit risk and the consequences for corporate policies 
A new research project led by Professor Alberto Plazzi, director of the Master in Finance at USI Faculty of Economics, has received positive feedback from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF ).

Economics / Business - 01.12.2022
Thijs Defraeye appointed Special Professor at University of Wageningen
Thijs Defraeye appointed Special Professor at University of Wageningen
Empa researcher Thijs Defraeye has been appointed Special Professor Data and Simulations for Self-care Postharvest Fresh-food Supply Chains at the University of Wageningen's group of Food, Quality and Design.

Economics / Business - 30.11.2022
Study on insurers' online presence: size is not the decisive factor
Study on insurers’ online presence: size is not the decisive factor
HSLU study on insurers' online presence: size is not the decisive factor Anyone who thinks "the bigger the insurer, the better the online presence" is wrong, as a new study by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts shows. In fact, the size of the insurer, measured in terms of the respective balance sheet total, does not play a role - although larger insurers would tend to have a competitive advantage due to higher financial resources.

Health - Economics / Business - 24.11.2022

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 23.11.2022
Food security thanks to faeces and waste
Food security thanks to faeces and waste
Together with partners in Ethiopia, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Africa, researchers are creating circular economies that use processed organic waste and human excreta as fertilizer or animal feed, resulting in higher crop yields and new jobs.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 21.11.2022
Search excavator, offer forklift
Search excavator, offer forklift
Construction machinery is expensive. For many companies, it is hardly worthwhile to purchase every piece of equipment anew.

Environment - Economics / Business - 07.11.2022
COP27: Climate finance needs more transparency
The promise of industrialised countries to financially support emerging and developing countries in climate measures remains unfulfilled at the beginning of the climate conference in Egypt.

Media - Economics / Business - 31.10.2022
Media Quality Yearbook 2022 - The evolution of the media landscape in the Swiss Italian speaking region 
The University of Zurich's Forschungszentrum öffentlichkeit und Gesellschaft (Fög) has published the Media Quality Yearbook 2022, which also features the study on the media market in the Swiss Italian-speaking region, co-edited by Colin Porlezza , professor at USI Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society , and Linards Udris , researcher and lecturer at the University of Zurich.

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.10.2022
Climate protection benefits the economy
While the economic impacts of climate policy are generally perceived as costs, Anthony Patt proposes the opposite perspective.

Economics / Business - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.10.2022
Virtual cold chains save food
Virtual cold chains save food
Nearly half of all fruit and vegetables produced globally are wasted each year, according to the United Nations.

Economics / Business - 18.10.2022

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 05.10.2022

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 05.10.2022

Economics / Business - Health - 30.09.2022

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.09.2022
Saving the forest with carbon credits
ZHAW (Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften) organised the Innovation in Sustainable Finance and Commodities conference in Lugano.

Environment - Economics / Business - 20.09.2022

Campus - Economics / Business - 14.09.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 06.09.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 24.08.2022
Industry meets science
Industry meets science
ETH Industry Day on 7 September offers exciting insights into applied research, industry partnerships and entrepreneurial activities at ETH Zurich.

Economics / Business - Environment - 04.07.2022
Cutting carbon emissions upstream and downstream
Cutting carbon emissions upstream and downstream
Summer series - Master's project (1). EPFL student Clara Grandry is completing an internship at Tetra Pak - the world's leading supplier of food-packaging products and processes - for her Master's project.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 30.06.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 29.06.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 22.06.2022
An entrepreneur through and through
An entrepreneur through and through
ETH alumnus Christoph Rennhard runs a company that develops precision machines for the global market.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 20.06.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 14.06.2022
Technology transfer activities to industry on the rise at USI
With USI Transfer in 2021, the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and its affiliated institutions registered 40 new research contracts and 150 new agreements about technology transfer and 8 new patent applications filed.

Economics / Business - Campus - 07.06.2022
EPFL students acquire a taste for entrepreneurship
EPFL students acquire a taste for entrepreneurship
In 2018, EPFL introduced a program whereby highly motivated Master's students can create a startup for their Master's projects.

Campus - Economics / Business - 14.04.2022

Environment - Economics / Business - 07.04.2022
Micropollutants: SMEs also contribute to pollution
Micropollutants: SMEs also contribute to pollution
Chemicals from building materials, cleaning agents and pharmaceuticals or cosmetics reach the wastewater treatment plants with the domestic wastewater.

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.04.2022
A sustainable energy transition starts with individuals
A sustainable energy transition starts with individuals
EPFL and the Smart Living Lab will embark on an eight-year research project designed to help Switzerland cut its energy use.

Economics / Business - 04.04.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 16.03.2022

Environment - Economics / Business - 21.02.2022
Consumer Barometer of Renewable Energy 2021: Ticino’s views and preferences on energy and the challenge of climate change
Measuring the sensitivity of Swiss residents to the problem of climate change and possible solutions: it is the objective of the Consumer Barometer of Renewable Energy 2021, a study that the Chair of

Campus - Economics / Business - 04.02.2022

Health - Economics / Business - 31.01.2022
Software that orchestrates secure and compliant data collaborations
Software that orchestrates secure and compliant data collaborations
As businesses grow increasingly reliant on data to make strategic decisions, more and more companies and organizations decide to collaborate and share information with each other.

Economics / Business - Administration - 19.01.2022
A label for digital responsibility
With the launch of the Digital Trust Label, developed by the Swiss Digital Initiative with the help of EPFL experts, users can clearly identify trustworthy digital services.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 17.12.2021
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