Are you interested in the activities of the Swiss Nanoscience Institute?

An overview of all our projects is available in the Annual Report 2020. The general section provides information on interesting topics related to the network, students, doctoral students and SNI professors written specifically for a general readership. Here, we describe projects from our applied Nano Argovia program, the SNI PhD School and the Nano Imaging Lab. In addition, we report back on the activities of our communication and outreach team. The scientific supplement contains academic progress reports on all Nano Argovia and PhD projects which received financial support from the SNI in 2020.

Annual Report 2020 General Part

Scientific supplement

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Application for new PhD projects

Principle Investigators, who are interested in the SNI’s PhD School, may submit their proposals by 31 May, 2021.

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Various awards at the Swiss NanoConvention 2021!

Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award
The Swiss Micro- and Nanotechnology Network has announced five prizes for excellent scientific first author publications in the field of nanotechnology and nanoscience published by PhD students in 2020/2021. The prizes are sponsored by Bühler, Hightech Zentrum Aargau, IBM Research Europe, Sensirion, Zeiss and Gloor Instruments.
Deadline: 14 May 2021
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Nanotech Start-up Prize
The Swiss MNT Network will again sponsor a Nanotech Start-up Prize in 2021. Swiss start-ups founded between 2015 and 2020 can participate and will present their company in a special session during the SNC 2021 Online.
Deadline: 31 May 2021
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SNC2021 Image Award
The Swiss MNT Network also sponsors the SNC2021 Nano Image Award, which is open to all SNC participants.
Deadline: 21 May 2021
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Do you belong to the SNI network and have you published a paper or have other exciting news? Let us know!

Together, we can write a short summary and post it on our social media channels. A media release or the production of a short video may also be worthwhile.

We look forward to a hearing the range of exciting news from our network (