Upcoming Events: 

Annual Event SNI

The next SNI Annual Event takes place in Lenzerheide from 15th – 16th September 2016.

Swiss Nano Convention 2016

The Swiss NanoConvention 2016 will take place in Basel from 30th June – 1st July. Save the date! 
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Quantum and Nanoworlds


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Past Events:


Nano-Tech Apéro 2021

After a short introduction to the work of the SNI and Omya, all participants were given an exciting guided tour of the Omya labs. The company mainly produces calcium carbonate and is researching a wide range of new applications for customers from very different sectors in excellently equipped laboratories. In the Nano-Argovia project KOKORO, for […]

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SNI Annual Event

Every year,  SNI members meet for their annual event in Lenzerheide. In 2021, the event was special because we were able to meet in person again after a long break. During the event, Prof. Dr. Henning Stahlberg (EPFL) was appointed as SNI honorary member. He has been very committed to nanoscience in general and to […]

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Under suspicion – Interactive program for the digital Science Days

The twentieth anniversary of the annual Science Days event at Europa-Park in Rust (Germany) was not what the organizers had originally planned. Like so many other events, this year’s edition had to be held digitally. From 19 October to 29 November, research institutions, associations and companies put on a diverse program of activities aimed at […]

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A stream of visitors

The children attending the UniKidsCamps and pupils from various schools were not the only visitors to the SNI in recent months – we also hosted the board of directors of the Hightech Zentrum Aargau (HTZ), which convened in Basel to learn about the SNI and its research activities. In the laboratories of professors Ernst Meyer, […]

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Laser labyrinth draws crowds – Science meets fun at tunBasel

  The outreach team and other SNI members started the year with a busy few months, taking part in numerous events aimed at students. One of the highlights was tunBasel, which took place from 8 to 17 February, 2019, as part of the recent Mustermesse Basel trade fair. Four partners The joint stand at tunBasel, […]

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From the nanoworld to outer space – Former nano student Florian Kehl’s search for life beyond Earth at NASA

  In late April, the SNI hosted Dr. Florian Kehl, a Life Detection Technologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). In the lunch talk and the SNI lecture, he shared some fascinating stories about his work and career so far. A chat with students To begin with, Florian Kehl met with over 30 students from the […]

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SeminBar with Philipp Holliger

Tuesday, 10th Mai 2016, Ackermannshof, 6 pm: SeminBar with Philipp Holliger. 9 pm “British Pub-Night”. Link

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