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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Searching for ways to make the biggest impact

Excellence Scholar Josien de Koning is working to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. Creative and talented individuals with ambitious goals such as hers are playing a crucial role in ensuring that the construction industry does its bit for the climate.

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Net zero target in sight

ETH professor Anthony Patt and his team are analysing how a sustainable energy supply, technological innovation and individual lifestyle changes could help eliminate greenhouse gas emissions – and which political approaches could speed up the process.

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Revolution on a plate

Back in 2016, entrepreneur Roger Lienhard’s long-term vision led him to begin investing in start-ups that produce sustainable alternatives to meat and dairy. His aim as an investor and as a donor is to promote research into solutions that combat climate change.

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Boosting climate research at ETH

The polar regions play a key role in global climate change. Your support is helping ETH Zurich to gain a better understanding of the interaction between climate, land ice, marine ice and ocean currents in the polar regions.

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Current edition: 09/2021, Research for our climate – Download PDF


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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