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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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27.05.2017

Students showcase their practical skills

In the focus projects, teams of mechanical engineering students can put their theoretical knowledge into practice and develop new technological solutions independently over the course of two semesters. ETH News caught up with two teams that are developing an innovative wind power plant and an incubator for skin cells. Read more 

26.05.2017

Quantum-aided frequency measurements

Accurate measurements of the frequencies of weak electric or magnetic fields are important in many applications. Researchers at ETH Zurich have now developed a procedure whereby a quantum sensor measures the frequency of an oscillating magnetic field with unprecedented accuracy. Read more 

24.05.2017

Revealing how neurons communicate

The ETH spinoff MaxWell Biosystems AG develops microelectrode platforms for electrophysiological tests on nerve cells, opening up new possibilities for pharmaceutical research. Now, the company received CHF 130,000 in starting capital from the Venture Kick initiative Read more 

23.05.2017

High voltage for tomorrow's particle accelerator

On behalf of CERN, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a high-tech device for the production of extremely precise, high voltage pulses that could be used in the next generation of particle accelerators. Read more 

22.05.2017

A love for the common species

The key instrument in the protection of species – the red list– is a register of particularly rare species. The principle is that the rarer a species, the more urgent are the measures to prevent its extinction. However, this distracts from the fact that Nature should be rich in common species. Read more 

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