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ZHAW institutes prove functionality of foldable PV roof

The ZHAW institutes IEFE and IMES have validated the Urbanbox retractable photovoltaic roof from iWorks…

Winning Project for “PORTAL UZH” Selected

The planned new building called PORTAL UZH is a key part of the mid- to…

"Renewable Energy Valleys" to accelerate the energy transition

In late November, the pan-European REFORMERS research project, funded for five years under the EU’s…

New app to relieve the burden on family caregivers

Caring for someone with dementia is a challenge – especially if it’s a family member.…

Designwerk distributes new superlative charging station

Winterthur/Altishofen LU – Designwerk Technologies AG is now distributing its new charging system for electric…

Volkswagen in Zwickau relies on HighStep Systems

Dietikon ZH – At the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau, HighStep lifts from HighStep Systems in…

Researchers at the University of the Arts develop instrument for heart surgery

Zurich – Researchers at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) have developed a foldable tool…

Alivion secures 3.8 million Swiss francs

Zurich – Alivion has secured CHF 3.8 million in financing. It includes a capital increase…

First Belgian hospital to use PIPRA's technology

Zurich – The Belgian hospital AZ Groeninge is introducing PIPRA’s technology. Before an operation, it…

ETH researches new heart therapy for newborns

Zurich – A previously unknown protein is responsible for tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart…

Climeworks brings its technology to Canada

Zurich – Climeworks, which specializes in the capture of CO2 from the air, is working…

Zurich Airport wants to use ice age channel for air conditioning

Kloten ZH – An ice-age, water-bearing channel 300 meters below Zurich Airport could be the…

Ecospeed and Topstar join forces for a better CO2 footprint

Zurich – Ecospeed and Topstar are entering into a partnership for greater sustainability. By using…

ETH and Climate Foundation cooperate on innovations in construction

Zurich/Wallisellen ZH – The Department of Building Technology and Construction at the Swiss Federal Institute…

Nexxiot partners with Coast

Zurich – Nexxiot and Coast Autonomous have entered into a partnership to improve port and…

Autonomous excavator constructs a six-metre-high dry-stone wall

ETH Zurich researchers taught an autonomous excavator to construct dry stone walls itself using boulders…

Mapping the meniscus

Knee operations on the meniscus cartilage are a frequent procedure on a particularly complex part…

ETH Zurich boosts networking with Europe’s top universities

ETH Zurich will join the League of European Research Universities (LERU) on 1 January 2024.…

When robots help combat loneliness

Christina Erös was in Japan for a short research stay with the support of the…

Innovation cooperation in orthopaedic research

Balgrist University Hospital and the University of Zurich have appointed Inge Herrmann, a leading expert…

This is a battery

Non-toxic and scalable water-based flow batteries would be a good solution for storing renewable energy…

Moving X-ray images of the musculoskeletal system

Today, the Dynamic Imaging Center at sitem-insel, the Swiss Institute for Translational Medicine and Entrepreneurship,…

Printed robots with bones, ligaments, and tendons

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in printing a robotic hand with bones, ligaments…

Swiss Tenity acquires London-based startup forge

The Swiss incubator Tenity has taken over a competitor with offices in Istanbul and London.…

Sevensense Robotics represents Switzerland at ELA Awards 2023

Zurich – Sevensense Robotics has been invited by the jury of the European Logistics Association…

Age Innovation Prize honors innovative medical technology

The OST Ostschweizer Fachhochschule, MovementSciences and BIOS Medical have won the Age Innovation Prize 2023.…

Swisspreneur Podcast: AI Cameras Are Here

Green change in a grey industry

ETH researchers are developing a low-​carbon cement with a significantly lower embodied CO2 content than…

The Operating Room of the Future

The innovative OR-X at the Balgrist University Hospital is an exact copy of an operating…

Showing foresight

As an innovative developer of surgical tools, Heinz A. Oertli founded the company “Oertli Instrumente”…

An excellent pavilion for circular construction

In a practical teaching project, ETH students used materials from the demolished Huber Pavilions to…

More fun while practicing

Serious games – serious digital games – which are mainly used in education or health,…

Ten sciencepreneurs to validate their innovative concepts in India

The Academia-Industry Training India programme of the Leading House South Asia and Iran is about…

A recipe for the hospital of the future

The hospital of tomorrow will be different from the one we know today. An interdisciplinary…

From addiction counseling to the walking app

Digital healthcare services could close gaps in healthcare provision. At the ZHAW, students learn to…

Humans are far superior to robots

A new ETH study compares 27 humanoid robots with humans and comes to the conclusion…

Bucher Leichtbau celebrates its 70th anniversary

Fällanden ZH – Bucher Leichtbau AG is looking back on its 70th anniversary this year.…

Energie 360° gets the green light for solar facade

Zurich – Energie 360° can clad the facades of its headquarters in Zurich’s Altstetten district…

Wingtra drones provide data for Silent Falcon

Zurich – Wingtra and Silent Falcon are now working together. The specialist for 3D remote…

Kyburz receives award for battery recycling

Freienstein ZH – Kyburz has won the Parcel and Postal Technology International Award in the…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: René Leuenberger – More efficiency and quality thanks to healthcare platforms

In the latest episode of the podcast Marktplatz Gesundheitswesen, René Leuenberger and Alfred Angerer address,…

Cyltronic receives guarantee from the Technology Fund

Winterthur – The Technology Fund grants a loan guarantee to Cyltronic AG. With this, the…

Artificial intelligence for avalanche warning

Digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, are making it possible to access larger pools of…

This bottle makes sparkling water on the go

Sparkling water on the go at the touch of a button and entirely plastic-​free. The…

Net-Zero in construction: «Uns eine Zukunft bauen»

Is Net-Zero in construction possible today? This is the central question posed in «Uns eine…

Battery-go-round

Empa and Kyburz Switzerland AG are looking for ways to recycle end-of-life lithium-ion batteries in…

Swiss Cobra reduces environmental impact of fireplaces

Birmensdorf ZH – The company Swiss Cobra from Birmensdorf has developed a patented stainless steel…

Generating clean electricity with chicken feathers

Turning unused waste from food production into clean energy: Researchers at ETH Zurich and Nanyang…

Tribecraft supports ETH team in solar race in Australia

Zurich – For the first time, a solar car from the Swiss Federal Institute of…

Showing digitization potential in the Swiss healthcare system

In order to drive forward the digitization of healthcare in Switzerland, the benefits and opportunities…

Empa launches research initiative on CO2 recycling

Dübendorf – The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (Empa) wants to permanently…

FluidSolids introduces compostable coffee capsules

Zurich – FluidSolids Biocomposites, together with its technology partners Säntis Packaging and Rychiger Spezialmaschinen, is…

Daetwyler IT Infra brings drones into accident management

Daetwyler IT Infra teams up with Drone Harmony from Dübendorf ZH and the Chinese company…

Neurimmune drives development of diabetes drug

Schlieren – The journal “Nature Communications” publishes preclinical data on an experimental therapy with the…

AI and Pedagogy: More Research Needed on AI in the Classroom

AI is a cross-cutting issue that affects different areas in teacher:ing education. Thomas Strasser from…

Airport region launches ICT circular economy project

Glattbrugg – The FRZ Zurich Airport Region is launching a project to recycle and reuse…

UpCircle digitizes waste for circular economy

Zurich – UpCircle has launched its artificial intelligence-powered waste analytics platform. This enables recyclers and…

SHL and Swiss Food Research launch innovative pilot project

Zurich – The innovation network Swiss Food Research and the Swiss Hotel School Lucerne (SHL)…

Sevensense and Rapyuta developing autonomous forklifts

Zurich – Rapyuta Robotics from Tokyo is using Visual SLAM in its autonomous forklifts. The…

ZHAW researchers test sustainable fuel on federal council jet

In collaboration with the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA), the Swiss Air Force and…

Photovoltaics in the Alps deliver up to four times more electricity in winter

Alpine solar plants can produce up to four times as much electricity in the winter…

Venture Kick reaches mark of 1000 funded start-ups

Schlieren ZH – Venture Kick has so far supported 1000 start-up projects in Switzerland with…

Zurich Airport is Europe's best for the 20th time

Kloten ZH/Batumi – Zurich Airport has been named Europe’s best airport for the 20th time…

Circular economy workshop starts test phase for SMEs

Zurich – CE123.ch, the workshop for circular economy, launches its platform. The one-year test phase…

Concrete as CO2 trap – right at the plant

After their production, which emits a lot of carbon dioxide, cement-based building materials such as…

Clean dirt

Environmentally friendly, ubiquitously available and recyclable: Clay is a clean alternative among building materials. Empa…

ZHAW School of Engineering becomes a partner in Lean & Green

The ZHAW School of Engineering has decided to join the Lean & Green Initiative in…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: Tobias Gantner – Daring to do more in healthcare

In the latest episode of the podcast Marktplatz Gesundheitswesen, Tobias Gantner and Alfred Angerer devote…

Planted is certified as B Corp

Planted has received B Corp certification from B Lab, a network that measures a company’s…

VIRAS: Visually Impaired Robot-Assisted Shopping

The ILT is developing an autonomous shopping cart for blind and visually impaired persons in…

Together to the recyclable house

Stahlton Bauteile AG and zirkulit AG have formed a strategic partnership – initiated by their…

DIAS meets IPZ: Collaboration is the trump card

The “DIAS meets IPZ” event brought together drone industry, public sector, venture capital, regulation and…

Student Award of the EU Solar Conference goes to ZHAW School of Engineering

2000 photovoltaic specialists from around the world exchanged views on over 1000 scientific papers at…

Improving the trustworthiness of critical systems with AI

In the project AI4REALNET, ZHAW researchers focus on the interaction of humans and AI-based solutions…

Climeworks plans major project in Kenya

Cleantech start-up Climeworks has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Great Carbon Valley. The…

AI Increases Precision in Plant Observation

Artificial intelligence (AI) can help plant scientists collect and analyze unprecedented volumes of data, which…

How can we save energy for later?

Converting electricity into hydrogen in order to store sustainable energy over a longer period is…

LEDCity wins the «Green Business Award 2023»

The most important sustainability award of the Swiss economy goes to the ZHAW start-up LEDCity.…

Swiss electric racing car breaks world record

Zurich/Lucerne – An electric racing car built by students of the Swiss Federal Institute of…

Empowering Refugee Voices: The Revolution of Data-Driven Governance through NLP

The August edition of the Collaboration Zurich deep tech meetups once again brought together participants…

Accelerating battery research with robots

Empa researchers want to accelerate the development of urgently needed new energy storage systems with…

EU invests €150 million in sustainable batteries

Under Horizon Europe, the EU’s research program, over €150 million funding has been awarded to…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: Florian Rüter and Daniel Volken - More Health through Value Based Healthcare

In the latest episode of the podcast Marktplatz Gesundheitswesen, Florian Rüten and Daniel Volken address…

SDG Award for diploma theses

A number of students at the ZHAW are contributing to the achievement of the Global…

Cacao “fingerprints” for better chocolate

Using a new analytical method, ETH Zurich doctoral student Julie Lestang aims to determine the…

Children help create circular futures

When the children’s creativity meets scientific expertise, new ideas are born – for example, about…

Paving the way for more asphalt recycling

Switzerland is built, at least as far as the road network is concerned. Therefore –…

Venture Kick supports Borobotics with 150,000 Swiss francs

Schlieren ZH/Winterthur – Venture Kick is funding the development of an innovative drill rover by…

GenTwo raises financing from Point72 Ventures

Zurich – Fintech company GenTwo has acquired Series A financing from New York-based start-up backers…

Challenge Accepted: High-speed AI Drone Overtakes World-Champion Drone Racers

In a milestone for artificial intelligence (AI), the AI system “Swift”, designed by UZH researchers,…

Pair Finance establishes Swiss subsidiary

Zurich – Pair Finance is expanding to Switzerland and is looking to establish a dedicated…

Rechargable revolution

The Empa spin-off BTRY wants to revolutionize rechargeable batteries: Their thin-film batteries are not only…

Made from waste instead of trees

The start-up Treeless Pack produces cellulose with microorganisms – entirely without wood. The cellulose can…

ZHAW Centre for Artificial Intelligence involved in Swiss version of ChatGPT

The Centre for Artificial Intelligence (CAI) at the ZHAW School of Engineering has joined forces…

Mobile Payments Experience Significant Growth Surge

The Swiss population is increasingly using mobile payment methods. Currently, only debit cards and cash…

Food research united under one roof

A new laboratory building for the ZHAW is located on the Reidbach campus in Wädenswil.…

Tenity invests in 11 early-stage startups selected for its Fall 2023 Incubation Program in Switzerland

The upcoming edition of the Tenity Incubation Program in Switzerland welcomes a cohort of 11 highly…

Being human

With its ability to write text and generate images, artificial intelligence is making inroads into…

Positrigo facilitates brain imaging

Zurich – The medtech firm Positrigo will be showcasing its new brain imaging device this…

Akina receives ISO certification for its medical device

Zurich – Medtech start-up Akina has received ISO 13485 certification for its quality management. As…

SwissGPT bringing secure AI to companies

Zurich/Davos – The Swiss start-up AlpineAI is seeking to develop trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications…

Office Co-Working Space Available

Are you engaged in musculoskeletal research (or related fields)? Are you looking for office workplaces…

Collecting clean water from fog

Researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated the use of a specially coated metal mesh to…