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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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26.03.2017

Generous donors

The ETH Zurich Foundation has an impressive year to look back on. As detailed in the foundation’s latest annual report, a total of 500 new donors became supporters of ETH Zurich in 2016. Read more 

25.03.2017

What morals do intelligent machines have and need?

Sometimes it’s the questions, rather than the answers, that show how the world is changing. For example, questions about the moral consequences of machines and computers becoming more intelligent. A group of ETH students have tackled this issue. Read more 

24.03.2017

Facilitating innovation in space

The ESA BIC Switzerland programme is starting its second round with seven additional start-ups. Amongst others, the jury was won over by the ETH spin-off "IRsweep". Using a spectrometer that utilises infra-red laser radiation, the startup wants to make environmental analysis from space more precise. Read more 

23.03.2017

Nicola Spaldin receives L'Oréal-Unesco For Women in Science award

ETH Professor Nicola Spaldin will today be honoured for her revolutionary research in the field of materials science. In Paris, she is set to receive the L'Oréal-Unesco For Women in Science award for Europe, which carries prize money of 100,000 euros. Read more 

22.03.2017

Sunbathing meteoroids

When a meteoroid travels in space, solar radiation leaves distinctive imprints on its outer layer. Together with colleagues, ETH researcher Antoine Roth has developed novel analytical techniques to detect these imprints, allowing the team to reconstruct meteorites’ space journeys. Read more 

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