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24.01.2017

Bob Sumner speaks at TEDx Zurich 2016

Watch Bob Sumner's TEDx talk about Augmented Creativity on youtube. Read more 

16.01.2017

Game Technology Conference at the Ludicious Game Festival

The GTC organizes a half-day innovative technology program at the Ludicious Zurich Game Festival on January 26, 2017. The focus lies on three main topics: physics simulation, augmented- and virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. Join us to learn how these gaming technologies help inspire the future. On January 29, the GTC offers a robot programming workshop for families using the Thymio platform. Children between the age of 9 and 13 are invited to participate. Read more 

10.01.2017

Game Technology Inspires Creativity in Zurich

"Game Technology Inspires Creativity in Zurich". The GTC shines in Marianne Lucien's article for Diplomatic Courier magazine on the future of education and its connection to gaming. Thanks for the kind words! Read more 

03.11.2016

Stéphane Magnenat joins GTC

Stéphane joins the GTC as a senior researcher focusing on the Thymio educational robot platform. He is experienced in augmented reality, interaction design, and agent programming, and has previously worked as a post doctoral researcher at Mobysa, EPFL, and Disney Research Zurich. Read more 

28.10.2016

Fabio Zünd joins GTC

Fabio joins the GTC as managing director with the goal to implement the vision and drive forward research, education, and outreach activities. He recently finished his PhD at the ETH Computer Graphics Lab in the field of Augmented Reality Storytelling. Read more 

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25.04.2017

A novel form of iron for fortification of foods

Whey protein nanofibrils loaded with iron nanoparticles: ETH researchers are developing a new and highly effective way of fortifying iron into food and drinks. Read more 

24.04.2017

Little Ice Age displaced the tropical rain belt

Even small changes in global temperature can trigger a migration of the tropical rain belt. This can also lead to climate change, as described by a team of researchers from ETH Zurich and other universities. Read more 

21.04.2017

More variety? Eat buckwheat!

What will it take to make our agroecosystems more diverse and secure? Take buckwheat, for example – an ancient grain-like plant with considerable potential. It's not related to cereals, yet produces storable seeds and can taste anything from deliciously tart to bitter. Read more 

20.04.2017

Sounds provide a safer login

A start-up formed by a group of IT specialists at ETH has come up with a simple and user-friendly way to enhance network security. The Futurae team has already won 130,000 Swiss francs start-up capital from Venture Kick. Read more 

19.04.2017

Nanoparticles remain unpredictable

The way that nanoparticles behave in the environment is extremely complex. There is currently a lack of systematic experimental data to help understand them comprehensively, as ETH environmental scientists have shown in a large overview study. A more standardised approach would help to advance the research field. Read more 

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