The University Research Priority Programme (URPP) on Global Change and Biodiversity embarks on innovative avenues in biodiversity, ecosystem and earth system research by using a latitudinal gradient approach based on interactions, feedback and scale, which will yield more reliable and robust knowledge about global change processes.
Shaping the Future since 1833. The Faculty of Science comprises eleven departments, and is a partner in eight joint institutes and three associated institutes. With over 170 professors from 20 countries, the Faculty conducts cutting-edge research and collaborates in diverse interdisciplinary research networks. Key national research partners include the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, the Paul Scherrer Institute, and CERN in Geneva. The Faculty of Science works closely with companies from business and industry, particularly in the areas of pharmaceutical and software development. Its numerous successful spin-offs highlight the social relevance of the Faculty’s research.
With over 26,000 enrolled students, the University of Zurich (UZH) is Switzerland's largest university. Founded in the year 1833, UZH was Europe's first university to be established by a democratic political system; today, UZH is one of the foremost universities in the German-speaking world. Made up of seven faculties covering some 100 different subject areas, the University offers a wide variety of Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs. In addition, UZH's continuing education programs offer excellent learning opportunities.
The SNSF promotes scientific research in Switzerland. It promotes the international competitiveness and integration of this research as well as its capacity to solve problems. It pays particular attention to the promotion of young researchers.
As an authorized Apple expert, DQ Solutions offers a comprehensive range of Apple products. We also provide expert advice and excellent service.
With stores throughout the whole German-speaking Switzerland and +300 employees, we serve private and corporate customers in the business, industry, and education field. Our team is ready to help with any questions you may have. The stores do also have service centers with trained Apple-certified technicians for all maintenance and repair work.
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With a priceless heritage of expertise, the Maison Caran d’Ache has been designing and producing exceptional products in its Geneva workshops for more than 100 years, faithful to the reputation of the ‘Swiss Made’ label. Caran d'Ache's long-term vision places sustainable development and social responsibility at the heart of everything they do.
The United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2022 as the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development.
The resolution titled “International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development, 2022” intends to increase awareness of the importance of sustainable mountain development and the conservation and sustainable use of mountain ecosystems.
The $10 Million XPRIZE Rainforest is a global, five-year competition challenging innovators to develop novel, scalable technologies that rapidly and comprehensively survey rainforest biodiversity – using the data to deliver new insights to promote the conservation of this vital ecosystem alongside local communities.
GloBAM is a new research project funded by BioDivERsa with partners from across Switzerland, Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. The project has emerged from the European Network for the Radar surveillance of Animal Movement, a multi-disciplinary network of international scientists who have taken up a world leading position in the use of radar in animal movement studies.
An educational charity (501C3) applying the Biomimicry Methodology to projects in ecological restoration, environmental technology, and social changemaking. Born Global aims to innovate systems which emulate the natural world’s genius and collectively bring solutions to the world’s BiG challenges, to create education and employment in bioregion hotspots by bringing ecological and technological progress that matters and to achieve measurable social progress.