ELDICO Scientific scores a hat trick and receives further investor funds

The award-winning Swiss deep-tech start-up ELDICO Scientific beat its Venture Kick competitors for the third time in a row and wins 150,000 Swiss francs. ELDICO Scientific, a Swiss manufacturer of innovative electron diffractometers, has secured investor funds. The start-up, just founded in June 2019, has successfully completed the third and final investor pitch of the […]

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Swiss Nanotechnology – PhD Award Five awards for young scientists

Katharina Kaiser (IBM), Claire Meyer (University of Basel), Shantanu Mishra (Empa), Kazuhiro Morimoto (EPFL) and Daniel Najer (University of Basel) are the winners of this year`s Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award. The five young scientists impressed the interdisciplinary award committee with their outstanding publications. Each year, the Swiss Micro & Nanotechnology Network (Swiss MNT Network) presents […]

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SNI INSight May 2020

The new edition of our electronic magazine SNI INSight is now online. You get to know more about the Nano Argovia projects that have been started beginning of the years and about other SNI activities. SNI INSight May 2020

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Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award

The Swiss Micro- and Nanotechnology network (Swiss MNT Network) invites PhD students to submit their first author papers (published in 2019 until March 2020) addressing research in nanotechnolgy / nanoscience. Five winners will be selected and awarded CHF 2’000.- each. The prizes are kindly sponsored by BASF, Bühler, Hightech Zentrum Aargau, Sensirion, and Zeiss/Gloor. The […]

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Swiss NanoConvention 2020

Don’t miss the chance to register as “early bird” at the Swiss NanoConvention 2020! The Swiss NanoConvention (SNC) brings together international and national leaders from science and industry in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. During two days, you will have the opportunity to get to know more about the latest scientific findings, to meet […]

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ARTIDIS Gains Strong Momentum in 2019 Raising CHF 8.8 Million in Seed Financing

ARTIDIS AG (“ARTIDIS”), a privately held healthtech company, announced the successful closure of a CHF 8.8 million seed financing in two rounds securing early clinical validation and the next development phase towards market entry in 2021. The funding will be used to advance the company’s healthtech platform into a large multi-centre clinical study together with […]

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FET-OPEN grant for topological states in germanium nanowires

Limited scalability and the high sensitivity of qubits as building blocks for the quantum computer are still in the way of the ‘super computer’s’ big breakthrough. Researchers of the University of Twente, together with colleagues from Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands may have found a promising solution to address these challenges. They have been awarded […]

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Nanosciences for the general public

Members of the public recently had a chance to learn more about the nanosciences and the activities of the SNI at two different events. The first consisted of an SNI stand at the May market in Lenzburg, offering visitors a wealth of information and activities. For the second, Dr. Kerstin Beyer-Hans put together a nanosciences […]

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Uni news and media releases from the SNI network

University of Basel, July 12, 2018. Electrical contact to molecules in semiconductor structures established for the first time Electrical circuits are constantly being scaled down and extended with specific functions. A new method now allows electrical contact to be established with simple molecules on a conventional silicon chip. The technique promises to bring advances in […]

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Call for project proposals

The Swiss Nanoscience Institute (SNI) launches its seventh call for PhD projects in nanoscience. You can find information about the process in our flyer. We are looking forward to your proposals.

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