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.
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.
Everything is interrelated on multiple levels – Andreas Plückthun designs synthetic proteins as therapeutics, for example against cancer. The current European project now supports his important high-risk basic research.
Smart technologies for better therapies and prostheses – How Roger Gassert’s research could change the daily life of people with motor disabilities, why he considers it worthwhile to participate in a collaborative EU project and what impressed him most at
Complex systems science for a sustainable future – How Stefano Battiston and his team are contributing to a global financial system that serves society, channels funds towards a green economy and places citizens at the centre of policy process in