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Innovation - 10:01
A new advanced manufacturing center opens up in Neuchâtel
A new advanced manufacturing center opens up in Neuchâtel
The manufacturing industry is going through a period of profound change, driven in part by the advent of 3D printing and other advanced technologies. In order to support Swiss industry at this critical juncture, EPFL and CSEM have joined forces to create the Micromanufacturing Science & Engineering Center (M2C), a new focal point for pure research, technology transfer and everything in between.

Psychology - Innovation - 08:00
Flexible leadership for the Swiss Armed Forces
Flexible leadership for the Swiss Armed Forces
Cognitive flexibility improves leadership, according to numerous studies conducted by researchers. The Swiss Armed Forces are planning to employ this knowledge in the training of officers to better prepare them for future crises.

Innovation - Pedagogy - 26.09.2022
Smartphones, teenagers, and parents
The title of the encounter organised by L'ideatorio, USI's service for promoting scientific culture, and the USI Institute of Public Health was "Smartphones and Teenagers.

Environment - Innovation - 20.09.2022
Powering ahead!
Powering ahead!
Five ETH spin-offs are displaying the kind of innovative thinking that will determine the success of the energy transition.

Computer Science - Innovation - 14.09.2022

Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 07.09.2022
Optimized food technologies for nutrition and sustainability
Optimized food technologies for nutrition and sustainability
ETH Zurich is stepping up research and teaching in the field of food technology and nutrition. It is supported in this by the companies Givaudan, Bühler and Nestlé with initial funding of 5 million Swiss francs over six years. This funding includes the creation of a new professorship. Raw foodstuffs are made suitable for consumption or storage through traditional methods such as cooking, drying and fermentation, or modern methods such as pasteurisation, pressure treatment or the use of enzymes.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 06.09.2022

Chemistry - Innovation - 30.08.2022
Synthesis at the touch of a button
Synthesis at the touch of a button
In many chemical laboratories, routine chemical syntheses are performed on a daily basis, which takes up a lot of time.

Environment - Innovation - 26.08.2022
With new solar modules, greenhouses run on their own energy
With new solar modules, greenhouses run on their own energy
Plants use light waves from only a portion of the spectrum for photosynthesis - the remainder can be recovered and used to generate solar power.

Innovation - Environment - 25.08.2022
Digital science for a sustainable future
This year, Empa will once again be taking part in the Swiss Digital Days with various activities - with exciting insights into different research topics.

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.

Life Sciences - Innovation - 19.08.2022
A machine for sorting zebrafish eggs
A machine for sorting zebrafish eggs
Zebrafish eggs are among the most commonly used model organisms in genetic, developmental and toxicology research.

Computer Science - Innovation - 12.08.2022
Empowering young people on International Youth Day
Empowering young people on International Youth Day
Held every year on August 12, International Youth Day provides a platform for young people to focus on how they will develop innovative and entrepreneurial solutions for the future.

Innovation - 04.08.2022
Better understanding of innovation dynamics
25 years ago, urine-diverting toilets were no more than an idea, challenging the central paradigm of wastewater treatment plants.

Innovation - 21.07.2022
A magnetic catheter against strokes
A magnetic catheter against strokes
ETH spin-off Nanoflex has developed a magnetically steerable catheter for quick and safe stroke treatment that no longer requires surgeons to be on site.

Music - Innovation - 11.07.2022
Bringing cultural archives to life
Whether it's jazz recordings, concert footage, photographs or interviews, researchers are applying machine learning and digital museology techniques to archives of cultural data to achieve new artistic and creative experiences.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 30.06.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 29.06.2022

Life Sciences - Innovation - 29.06.2022
Startup brings RNA sequencing into the age of big data
Startup brings RNA sequencing into the age of big data
EPFL spin-off Alithea Genomics has developed a system that allows scientists to easily tag bulk RNA samples with molecular barcodes so they can be processed by the hundreds in one single tube. The technology promises to dramatically shorten and streamline sample preparation for RNA sequencing, which will enable new applications for this technology, such as biomarker discovery and drug development.

Innovation - Computer Science - 29.06.2022

Environment - Innovation - 24.06.2022
Spinning a network to promote Power-to-X
Spinning a network to promote Power-to-X
On Thursday, 23 June, stakeholders from research, business, administration and politics met at the Zurich Innovation Park in Dübendorf for the first meeting of the newly created SPIN platform for the promotion of Power-to-X technologies.

Innovation - Research Management - 22.06.2022
Greater support for knowledge and technology transfer needed for start-ups
Greater support for knowledge and technology transfer for start-ups can be achieved by improving the regulatory framework. This conclusion was drawn in an assessment report of test mandates, which was submitted to the Federal Council on 22 June 22. Proposed measures include clear policy guidelines on the handling of intellectual property at universities, providing start-up financing to cover patent-related costs, and including entrepreneurship training in university study programmes.

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.

Research Management - Innovation - 21.06.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 20.06.2022

Innovation - 20.06.2022
Rewind reality and experience it again
Rewind reality and experience it again
Did you miss an important moment? researchers have developed a system that can record and later replay events in a room in 3D.

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.

Innovation - 07.06.2022

Innovation - Computer Science - 02.06.2022
Perfect privacy technology and chasing rainbows
Perfect privacy technology and chasing rainbows
From banking to communication our modern, daily lives are driven by data with ongoing concerns over privacy. Now, a new EPFL paper argues that many promises made around privacy-preserving mechanisms will never be fulfilled and that we need to accept these inherent limits and not chase the impossible.

Innovation - 31.05.2022

Innovation - Materials Science - 24.05.2022
Research in the service of Switzerland
Research in the service of Switzerland
"How to best serve Switzerland" - that is the question behind numerous research projects and innovations from the institutions of the ETH Domain, said Michael Hengartner, President of the ETH Board, on the fringes of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Innovation - 20.05.2022

Innovation - Politics - 19.05.2022

Innovation - Environment - 17.05.2022

Innovation - Health - 17.05.2022
Swiss Science celebrates Hansjörg Wyss
Swiss Science celebrates Hansjörg Wyss
Successful research does not happen in a vacuum - it needs a lot of money and resources. In addition to governmental funding, generous donors are of central importance for the Swiss research ecosystem.

Event - Innovation - 12.05.2022

Health - Innovation - 11.05.2022
Exoskeleton device helps stroke victims regain hand function
Exoskeleton device helps stroke victims regain hand function
Working closely with users and therapists, EPFL spin-off Emovo Care has developed a light and easy-to-attach hand exoskeleton for people unable to grasp objects following a stroke or accident.

Environment - Innovation - 10.05.2022
Drone and soft gripper become best friends
Anthony Patt has contributed to the new IPCC report on mitigation of climate change. Since the last report in 2014, the odds for phasing out fossil energy have changed; a net-zero world is achievable now, even if the way remains long.

Research Management - Innovation - 28.04.2022

Pedagogy - Innovation - 28.04.2022
Innovative application helps students learn to write
Innovative application helps students learn to write
EPFL startup School Rebound has developed a revolutionary application that uses artificial intelligence to help students improve their handwriting in a fun and personalized way.

Innovation - Materials Science - 25.04.2022
Focus on people
Focus on people
Empa's Annual Report 2021 leads you on a gripping journey through the world of research and innovation; you may be surprised at how broad the term "applied research" is defined at Empa.

Innovation - Materials Science - 20.04.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 20.04.2022
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