Tag Archives: ETH Zurich

Empa and ETH Zürich to make a battery out of waste graphite and scrap metal

Dübendorf, St. Gallen and Thun, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lithium ion batteries are flammable and the price of the raw material is rising. Are there alternatives? Yes: Empa and ETH Zürich researchers have discovered promising approaches as to how we might … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich / University of Zurich: the fourth Scientifica recorded 25,000 visitors

ZURICH, 8-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The fourth edition of Scientifica was a resounding success: This weekend, 25,000 visitors had the chance to experience research at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich first-hand. True to its theme of light, the … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich, the Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI) and Swissgrid to host event to discuss “The grid of the future” on 18 June 2015

Frick, Switzerland, 6-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ETH Zurich, the Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI) and Swissgrid are inviting interested parties to a discussion on «The grid of the future» on 18 June 2015. The event featuring presentations and a panel discussion will … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich Professor Georg von Krogh published his latest study on how companies can boost the motivation of open source developers in collaboration with University of Hamburg

These days, technology companies are tapping into the expertise of online open source communities to develop new software. A research group under the Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation is examining how companies can boost the motivation of these unpaid … Read the full press release

Harvard Professor Eric Mazur gave a talk at ETH Zurich entitled “Assessment: The Silent Killer of Learning” and two workshops on the same subject

Professor Eric Mazur uses modern teaching methods in his work at the elite American university of Harvard. The winner of the Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education sets great store by teamwork and an interactive approach in his classes. … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich and the Wilhelm Schulthess Foundation to expand their research and teaching collaboration

ETH Zurich and the Wilhelm Schulthess Foundation are set to expand their research and teaching collaboration. ETH Zurich will establish a new chair to study how physical activity affects human physiology and long-term well-being. The Wilhelm Schulthess Foundation is supporting … Read the full press release

One of Switzerland’s most sustainable university buildings opens at ETH Zurich

ZURICH, 16-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — After four years of construction, the time has finally come: the first ETH building from the 2003 master plan will officially open today. The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT) and the KOF Swiss Economic … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich: The university district in Zurich’s city centre will be developed further as location for medical education, research and healthcare

ZURICH, 16-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The university district in Zurich’s city centre is to be developed further as a location for medical education, research and healthcare. At the beginning of September, the canton, the city and the universities presented the … Read the full press release

ETH-Zurich researchers developed new approach to measure proteins with structures that change

ZURICH, 16-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ETH-Zurich researchers have developed a new approach to measure proteins with structures that change. This could enable new diagnostic tools for the early recognition of neurodegenerative diseases to be developed. Cells regulate protein functions in … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich researchers developed implantable acid sensor capable to control insulin production

Zürich, 19-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ETH Zurich researchers from the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) in Basel have developed an implantable device that precisely monitors acid build-up in the body for people with diabetes and produces insulin if acidosis becomes … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich researchers discovered and patented method to produce biofuel from wood

Biofuel can be produced from wood, too. The key to this is the suitable pretreatment of the plant parts in order to break up the wood structure. Researchers at the Transport Processes and Reactions Laboratory, ETH Zurich, have found and … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich researchers to receive almost CHF 9 million grant from European Research Council (ERC)

Once again, ETH researchers benefit from European Research Council (ERC) grants: four researchers from ETH Zurich receive an ERC Consolidator Grant – a total of almost CHF 9 million – for their projects. Zürich, Switzerland, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — For the very … Read the full press release

Alstom Switzerland supports ETH Zurich energy and sustainability projects

5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom (Switzerland) AG has agreed a collaboration with ETH Zurich and the ETH Zurich Foundation to support fundamental research projects in the field of energy and sustainability. Alstom has pledged a donation of 2.5 million Swiss francs … Read the full press release