In an EU project, lifespan psychologist Christina Röcke develops a digital coach that motivates users to strengthen their physical, emotional and cognitive abilities by individually coaching them.

Earth scientist Andrea Manconi and an international team develop algorithms within the scope of the EU's BETTER Project that analyse satellite data for the early detection of natural hazards such as landslides.

Stefanie Walter, Professor for International Relations and Political Economy at the University of Zurich, investigates in an EU project how the withdrawal of individual states from international institutions, such as the disintegration of Britain from the EU, influences other states.

At the Institute of Parasitology of the University of Zurich, the entomologist Eva Veronesi focuses, among other topics, on introduced bloodsuckers that have the potential to infect humans and animals with exotic viruses.

Ernst Reichmann and Daniela Marino developed a replacement skin in the laboratory which gives hope to millions of people suffering from burns or other severe skin defects. The novel personalised, smooth and soft replacement skin could enhance their quality of

Giacomo Indiveri, Professor at the Institute of Neuroinformatics at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, together with his team, attempts at understanding the neuronal structures inside the brain in order to build more efficient and spontaneously responsive computers by

Adrienne Grêt-Regamey, Professor of Planning Landscape and Urban Systems at ETH Zurich, analyses how landscapes change and with them the ecosystem services existentially important for all of us. For her research she depends on projects outside the borders of Switzerland.

Intelligent devices shall make agriculture more efficient and sustainable. The EU project «Flourish», coordinated by ETH Zurich, developed a work team consisting of a drone and an agricultural robot to control weed in a sugar beet field.

Higher taxation of top salaries that hardly create any social values and of robots that destroy jobs? Florian Scheuer, Professor of Economics of Institutions at the University of Zurich, assesses novel tax systems in an ERC project to control the

Ulrike Lohmann analyses the formation and development of clouds as well as the interaction between them and climate. Together with her project manager, Monika Burkert, she just finished an EU project involving 21 partners.