ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Institution: ETH Zurich has come to symbolise excellent education, groundbreaking basic research and applied results that are beneficial for society as a whole. Founded in 1855, it today offers researchers an inspiring environment and students a comprehensive education as one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. ETH Zurich has more than 16,000 students from approximately 80 countries, 3,500 of whom are doctoral candidates. More than 400 professors teach and conduct research in the areas of engineering, architecture, mathematics, natural sciences, system-oriented sciences, and management and social sciences. ETH Zurich regularly appears at the top of international rankings as one of the best universities in the world. 21 Nobel Laureates have studied, taught or conducted research at ETH Zurich, underlining the excellent reputation of the institute.
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6 Jun 2022

Successful Transplant of Human Liver Treated in Machine

A multidisciplinary Zurich research team Liver4Life has succeeded in doing something during a treatment attempt that had never been achieved in the history of medicine until now: it treated an originally damaged human liver in a machine for three days outside of a body and then implanted the recovered organ into a cancer patient. One year later, the patient is doing well.
26 Apr 2022

Automated Analysis of Animal Behaviour

Researchers have developed a new method that uses artificial intelligence to analyse animal behaviour. This opens the door to longer-​term in-​depth studies in the field of behavioural science - while also helping to improve animal welfare. The method is already being tested at Zurich Zoo.
12 Apr 2022

Wearable Device Plays Specific Sounds to Enhance Deep Sleep

Researchers have developed a wearable device that plays specific sounds to enhance deep sleep. The first clinical study has now shown that the device is effective, but not at the same level of effectiveness for everyone.
1 Apr 2022


Nanoleq is an early-stage company developing both components and integrated solutions for e-textiles. It is about to announce its first integrated product to monitor and guide breathing for meditation/sleep health. IDTechEx caught up with CEO Vincent Martinez
1 Apr 2022

Diabetes Management Technologies 2022-2032: Markets, Players, and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Brendan Beh
17 Feb 2022

Applying The Butterfly Principle for 3D Printing, Colour Screens

Researchers have created artificial colours by 3D printing certain nanostructures inspired by those of a butterfly. This principle can be used in the future to produce colour screens.
19 Jan 2022


Manufacturer of temperature, humidity and gas sensors for the automotive industry, medical technology, building technology, industrial processes and consumer goods.
17 Jan 2022


IDTechEx had an interview with Dr. Péter Fankhauser, co-founder and CEO of ANYbotics, and Cheila Marques, Marketing & Communications Manager at ANYbotics. As a spin-off from ETH Zurich with the goal to commercialize the technology behind the quadrupedal (four-legged) robot ANYmal, ANYbotics was founded in 2016, at which point their robot was already well into development based on the founders' work at ETH Zurich.
6 Dec 2021

Self-Healing Materials Markets 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins and Dr Xiaoxi He
1 Dec 2021


Exaddon is a metal microscale additive manufacturing company based in Switzerland. IDTechEx spoke to Edward White, Marketing Manager at Exaddon.
16 Nov 2021


Synhelion SA is a Swiss cleantech developing synthetic fuels (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel) from concentrated solar heat, water, and carbon dioxide. In October 2021, IDTechEx technology analyst Dr. Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Carmen Murer, Head of Corporate Communication at Synhelion.
8 Nov 2021

Smart City Materials, Systems, Markets 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Dr David Wyatt
5 Nov 2021

Producing Carbon-Neutral Transportation Fuels From Sunlight and Air

Researchers have developed the process technology that can produce carbon-​neutral transportation fuels from sunlight and air. Now they demonstrate the stable and reliable operation of the solar mini-​refinery under real on-​sun conditions. And they show a way to introduce solar fuels to the market without additional carbon taxes.
1 Oct 2021

Concrete and Cement Reinvented: Growing the Market, Decarbonising 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report: Dr Hydra Rodrigues, Sona Dadhania and Dr Richard Collins
9 Sep 2021

Printed and Flexible Sensors 2022-2032: Technologies, Players, Markets

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson
30 Jul 2021

First 3D Printed and Unreinforced Concrete Bridge

3D printing can be used to build load-​bearing concrete structures that require significantly less material and no steel reinforcement or mortar. Architects and engineers have showed how this works with a footbridge in Venice.
12 Jul 2021

E-Textiles & Smart Clothing 2021-2031: Technologies, Markets and Players

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25 Jun 2021

Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting and Other Zero-Emission Electricity from Heat 2022-2042

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11 Jun 2021

Emerging Image Sensor Technologies 2021-2031: Applications and Markets

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson
21 May 2021

Redox Flow Batteries 2021-2031

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