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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The sky’s the limit on healthy soil

Intensive agriculture is taking its toll on our soils. ETH Pioneer Fellows Hélène Iven and Sonia Meller are aiming to bring a simple device to market that points the way to healthy soils.

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Success through perseverance

Jan Wurzbacher and Christoph Gebald have gone from an unconventional idea to a company with a hundred employees: they now run Climeworks, an internationally successful ETH spin-off.

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A new hotspot for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship

Your support will enable the creation of a vibrant centre for science and business to meet on the Hönggerberg campus.

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Philanthropy is about empowerment

He is the co-founder of a supported ETH spin-off, a former Excellence Scholar and an ETH Foundation donor: Enrico Scoccimarro. 
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Current edition: 06/2021, Entrepreneurship – Download PDF


12/2020, Quantum research – Download PDF

09/2020, Outstanding talents, bright ideas – Download PDF

06/2020, Research for our health – Download PDF

12/2019, Sustainable nutrition – Download PDF

06/2019, Rehab Initiative – Download PDF

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