Category: Big Talents, big ideas

Meet the Talent 2018

Studierende unterhalten sich

20.04.2018 – At this week’s Meet the Talent event, donors to the Excellence Scholarship and Opportunity Programme met with recipients to learn more about their research projects and directly see the effect of their support. The annual Meet the Talent event is an opportunity for Sarah M. Springman, ETH Rector and patron of the programme,… Read more »

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Visit to SIX for Excellence Scholars

04.01.2018 – A visit to SIX organised at the FinTech Incubator & Accelerator F10 gave around thirty Excellence Scholars an opportunity to find out more about Switzerland’s financial market infrastructure. The visit provided insights into the latest developments in this fast-moving sector, focusing in particular on innovation management, FinTech start-ups and cybersecurity. Moreover, the event… Read more »

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Avina Foundation supports ETH Week

20.09.2017 – Once a year, just before the beginning of the Autumn Semester, ETH Week is on: An open, innovative course fostering critical thinking and creativity across disciplines. From September 10 to 15, 2017, a full 180 bachelor, master and exchange students tackled difficult tasks and challenges to do with “Manufacturing the Future” and presented… Read more »

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Green Leaves Education Foundation supports talented Master students

11.09.2017 – The Green Leaves Education Foundation (GLEF) fosters education projects around the world and supports financially underprivileged pupils and students from developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The foundation now supports the “Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme” (ESOP) and thus secures that two students from the global South can enrol for a… Read more »

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13 Pioneer Fellows among the 100 best Swiss Start-ups

Meriam Kabbaj und Vincent Forster

8.9.2017 – On September 6, 2017 the anxiously awaited startup.ch Top 100 Award for the 100 best Swiss startup companies was handed out at a ceremony in Zurich-Schlieren. While last year, there were 10 Pioneer Fellows among the Top 100, not less than 13 Pioneer Fellows won the coveted trophy for young enterprises in 2017.

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ESOP contribute to Swissloop race

23.08.2017 – Out of 1200 teams applying from across the world, just 27 qualified for the prestigious Hyperloop Contest initiated by SpaceX founder Elon Musk – and Swissloop is one of them. Fifteen of the 50 Swissloop scientists are ETH Zurich students, and two among those are ESOP-supported Excellence Scholars. The Swissloop team developed their… Read more »

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