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ETH ZÜRICH
ETH ZÜRICH

Profile

ETH,  the  Swiss  Federal  Institute  of  Technology  is  a  technical  university  with  focus  on  engineering  and  natural sciences. By integrating as well the humanities and social sciences, ETH devises innovative concepts of  education  and  research  which  shall  allow  us  to  tackle   the   enormous   challenges   facing   mankind,   and help lay a path for a meaningful and sustainable development of present and future civilisations.

Competences & Capabilities

In  order  to  cope  with  humanity’s  major  challenges,  ETH Zurich concentrates on several main focus areas in addition to departmental activities at a local, national or global level to make a valuable contribution to politics, economy and society.

ETH’s main focus areas are:

  • Medicine & Nutrition
  • Data
  • Sustainability
  • Manufacturing technologies
ETH ZÜRICH

Rämistrasse 101, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland

http://www.ethz.ch

Contact

Agatha Keller grants@sl.ethz.ch
+41 446 345 350

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

ETH ZÜRICH
Innovation

PHENOLIVA: Treatment and valorisation of olive mill wastes - Application of olive polyphenols to food

Phenoliva aims for full circularity in the olive industry and provides low-cost, highly active olive antioxidants for the food industry.

ETH ZÜRICH
Education

Food Innovation Lab - EIT Summer School 2019

Innovative solutions are required to tackle the global food challenges of today and identify opportunities along the entire food value chain.

ETH ZÜRICH
Education

Global Food Venture Programme

EIT Food's flagship Global Food Venture programme is a dedicated offering to Doctoral Students across Europe working on food system challenges.

ETH ZÜRICH
Innovation

Tasty Texture: Tailored fibre/protein-rich vegetarian Health Power food & novel extrusion technology platform

Plant-based foods are growing beyond vegan and vegetarians due to the emerging segment of the flexitarians, who seek to reduce animal protein consumption in their daily diet. Most product developments focus on meat or milk analogues.

ETH ZÜRICH
Entrepreneurship

MAKEit

To create smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe we need to develop both infrastructure and capacity which stimulate and supports 
innovation and entrepreneurship.  

ETH ZÜRICH

Advancing careers in the food system

EIT Food’s Professional Development Framework aims to provide a key resource for the food sector by creating an integrated approach to develop a skilled, innovative workforce.

ETH ZÜRICH
Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Partnering with the world-leading corporates & research institutions in the agrifood space

ETH ZÜRICH
Innovation

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020

Creating smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship.