Biologist Paola Picotti wins the Rössler Prize 2020

At the age of 43, she has achieved what would be a life’s work for others. Appointed associate (tenured) professor in 2017, she has headed a 20-person research group ever since. Already twice she received grants from the European Research Council (ERC). In 2019, she won the EMBO Gold Medal, awarded for internationally recognised contributions… Read more »

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Meet the Talent@home

Four Excellence Scholars talk about how they’re coping with their everyday studies at home and what they’re currently working on – not in face-to-face discussions with donors, as they previously did at the annual Meet the Talent event, but digitally by video. In this four-part series, the students extend a virtual invitation to their homes,… Read more »

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Annual Report 2019: Important stimulus for research and teaching

01.04.2020 – In 2019, private individuals, foundations and companies again made a significant difference to ETH Zurich by donating some 120 million Swiss francs to the ETH Foundation. As the foundation’s annual report shows, of the additional funding received, 29 percent came from more than 3,000 private individuals, 29 percent from companies and 42 percent from… Read more »

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Additional funding for Covid 19 research

31.03.2020 – In view of the global Covid 19 crisis, the Botnar Research Center for Child Health (BRCCH) is launching an emergency initiative to develop practicable approaches as quickly as possible to cope with this extraordinary situation.

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Donor portrait of Guido Doppler: A born architect

17.03.2020 – The first thing Guido Doppler does each morning is head to the stables to muck out and feed the horses. Outdoor yoga is also part of his daily routine – and probably one reason he looks younger than his 86 years.

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Tina Wüstemann elected to the ETH Foundation’s Board of Trustees

17.03.2020 – At the ETH Foundation’s Board of Trustees meeting on 16 March 2020, lawyer Tina Wüstemann was elected as a new member of the Board.

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«Investigator Award» from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for two ETH researchers

13.03.2020 – Two researchers from ETH Zurich, Jörn Piel and Roman Stocker, were awarded with the “Investigator Award” by the Californian Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. They will each receive USD 1.5 million to explore the diverse symbiotic relationships between bacteria and other aquatic organisms.

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Strategic partnership: Siemens and ETH Zurich sign new five-year cooperation agreement

23.01.2020 – At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Siemens Switzerland Ltd and ETH Zurich announced an extension to their current strategic partnership.

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Werner Siemens Foundation makes major donation to Centre for Digital Trust

13.12.2019 – More and more of our activities take place online nowadays, which means that the ability to navigate the digital world securely is becoming increasingly important.

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Swiss Re Foundation continues its commitment to the SSPG

12.11.2019 – The Swiss Re Foundation has been supporting ETH Zurich’s CAS in Public Governance and Administration (CAS PGA) since March 2018.

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