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Innovation - Computer Science - 10.12.2020
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
The Engineering Humanitarian Aid initiative, officially launched on 10 December 2020, will harness the expertise of Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology to benefit humanitarian aid programs.

Innovation - Health - 10.12.2020
3D Bioprinted Heart Provides New Tool for Surgeons
Adam Feinberg and his team have created the first full-size 3D bioprinted human heart model using their Freeform Reversible Embedding of Suspended Hydrogels (FRESH) technique. The model, created from MRI data using a specially built 3D printer, realistically mimics the elasticity of cardiac tissue and sutures.

Innovation - Life Sciences - 09.12.2020
Scottish start-up wins contract to support Silicon Valley alternative protein trials
SalmoSim, a University of Glasgow salmon simulator start-up, has secured its first commercial contract with California-based Calysta, supporting trials for a sustainable alternative protein source that could be rolled-out across the global aquaculture industry.

Innovation - Environment - 09.12.2020
Ready for the market - thanks to an interdisciplinary partnership
Ready for the market - thanks to an interdisciplinary partnership
At NEST, the research and innovation platform of Empa and Eawag, a new unit is currently being planned: STEP2.

Innovation - Environment - 08.12.2020
Energy storage experts launch research and innovation roadmap for future technology deployment
The role of energy storage and the part it will play in helping the UK reach its net-zero targets on carbon emissions by 2050 has been set out in a roadmap drawn up by researchers at the University of Birmingham, drawing on expert knowledge from across the energy sector.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 08.12.2020

Innovation - Health - 03.12.2020
Technical know-how meets humanitarian aid
Technical know-how meets humanitarian aid
Engineers from the ETH Feasibility Lab are working together with the ICRC to develop a prosthetic leg that allows easy replacement of its wearing part.

Innovation - Materials Science - 03.12.2020
Inventions that improve our lives
Inventions that improve our lives
If innovative projects and achievements in technology transfer stand out, they should be honored accordingly.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 02.12.2020

Innovation - Economics / Business - 01.12.2020
ESA purchases world-first debris removal mission from start-up
ESA has signed an ¤86 million contract with an industrial team led by Swiss start-up ClearSpace SA to purchase a unique service: the first removal of an item of space debris from orbit.

Innovation - 30.11.2020

Economics / Business - Innovation - 27.11.2020

Innovation - Economics / Business - 27.11.2020

Innovation - Career - 24.11.2020

Career - Innovation - 24.11.2020
’Rapid science’ makes custom-fitted facemasks for NHS workers
A company working with experts from the University of Birmingham and King's College London has been awarded funding by Innovate UK to produce custom-fitted, reusable, medical grade facemasks that will fit all people regardless of age, sex or ethnicity.

Innovation - Environment - 18.11.2020

Innovation - 18.11.2020
Three spin-offs make the finals of a deep tech startup competition
Three EPFL spin-offs - CompPair, Hydromea and Nanogence - have made it through to the finals of the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge, an international startup competition that is being held virtually this year.

Physics - Innovation - 17.11.2020

Innovation - 14.11.2020
Cybathlon Moves Despite Distance
Today was the last day of the Cybathlon 2020 Global Edition. In total, 51 teams from 20 countries competed against each other, completing everyday tasks with the help of state-of-the-art assistance systems.

Health - Innovation - 10.11.2020
GHF 2020: putting humans at the forefront of global health
GHF 2020: putting humans at the forefront of global health
The coronavirus crisis is a powerful indicator of the global challenges facing the health sector. The eighth Geneva Health Forum will pull together key players in the quest for concrete solutions.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 09.11.2020
Low carbon smart pipes will contribute to construction sector decarbonisation
Low carbon smart pipes for use in large-scale buried infrastructure projects are to be developed in a new partnership between the University of Birmingham and specialist manufacturing company Aquaspi

Economics / Business - Innovation - 09.11.2020
TU Wien: Research to advance
TU Wien is establishing the "Advancement Fund" as a fund-raising format to advance fundamental research, methodological and application development and scholarships.

Innovation - Health - 06.11.2020

Economics / Business - Innovation - 06.11.2020
Collaboration announced to develop a new generation of sensor technologies
Plans for a new generation of sensors - technology that underpins the UK economy - are to be prepared in a unique industrial, academic and Government collaboration announced today.

Innovation - 05.11.2020
University of Sussex signs up to a quantum future
University of Sussex signs up to a quantum future
The University of Sussex has joined the quantum race by making Universal Quantum its latest spin-out company signing.

Innovation - 02.11.2020
VIPs help open national security research accelerator labs
Army Lt. Gen. Thomas Todd, US Rep. Dan Crenshaw headline webcast U.S. Army Futures Command Lt.

Environment - Innovation - 02.11.2020
Future leaders in India addressing inequality and sustainability
A robot that can clean human waste, empowering women to create a team-based delivery workforce, and a portable shower pod to recycle shower water are the three ideas that were chosen as the winners of the University of Sydney's inaugural India Innovation Challenge.

Innovation - 23.10.2020
New reports on collaboration and innovation in the public sector
Emmanuel Dockx, Stephanie Verlinden and Koen Verhoest wrote two research reports (in Dutch) on collaboration and innovation in the public sector.

Innovation - 22.10.2020
An innovative approach to polling during an unprecedented election year
In an unprecedented election year, NORC at the University of Chicago will partner with the Associated Press to survey voters using an innovative approach designed for how the country increasingly votes today: early and by mail.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 21.10.2020

Administration - Innovation - 20.10.2020
New edition of the eGovernment MONITOR
New edition of the eGovernment MONITOR
The use of e-government in the German speaking region continues to increase. The smartphone interface may lead to a breakthrough for the online identification function.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 19.10.2020
Interdisciplinary cooperation
Interdisciplinary cooperation
Ten years ago, ETH took the bold step of establishing a presence abroad in the form of its very own research centre.