About Uplift

Uplift gives donors, alumnae and alumni of ETH Zurich and the interested public up-to-date insights into the promotion of talents and projects at ETH Zurich – with the aim of inspiring enthusiasm for philanthropy at ETH Zurich. Uplift is published by the ETH Foundation as an insert of “Globe“, the magazine of ETH Zurich and the ETH Alumni.


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In her element

Biodegradable bone implants could one day become a reality, thanks to Nicole Kleger. The former Excellence Scholar is a doctoral student in the Complex Materials group – an extremely productive research environment.

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Dignified housing around the world

Gnanli Landrou and Thibault Demoulin want to stir up the construction industry with cement-free concrete made from clay-based excavation material. Their goal is sustainable, affordable housing all over the world.

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ETH has shaped my life

Christian Buess turned a small project into a company with a 60-strong workforce. By including the ETH Zurich Foundation in his will, he wants to enable talented individuals at his alma mater to enjoy similar success.

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