Network with Representatives from Switzerland's Top Universities & Companies

Switzerland’s top universities, research institutions and companies are returning to Cambridge for the 9th annual Swiss Sciences Night - an evening of conversation, science and over 80 unique opportunities to begin your adventure in Switzerland. Explore openings in academia, research, engineering, art and more.


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Mountains – A Poetic Gaze

On January 29, the Harvard Graduate School of Design launched the exhibition “Mountains and the Rise of Landscape,” curated by Swiss landscape architect Michael Jakob. We spoke with Jakob about the intent behind the exhibition, the role of Switzerland in the global landscape architecture scene and the inner life of a mountain. Read our interview with the curator and then check out “Mountains and the Rise of Landscape,” on display at the GSD Druker Design Gallery until March 10. 


Photo Credit: Cie Gilles Jobin

Check out Gilles Jobin VR_I at Teknopolis @ Brooklyn Academy of Music

Gilles Jobin has created the first ever choreographic work in immersive virtual reality. With VR_I, the choreographer invites the audience for a unique sensory experience. Equipped with virtual reality headsets, visitors navigate a real world inhabited by virtual dancers. His worked is featured as part of Teknopolis, an interactive technology showcase, which runs Feb 23—Mar 10 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.


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Café des Sciences #96 - Innovation et design produit — Boston

Dans cette 96ème édition du Café des Sciences, Christophe présentera son travail sur le Rapid Liquid Printing, une technique développée en collaboration avec le Self-Assembly Lab. 



Basel Night - From the Rhine City to Europe’s Innovation Hub  — Boston


Join us as Christian Schneider, Head of Innovation at the University of Basel, speaks about the ongoing transformation of the “Rhine City” into a thriving innovation hub - and the many challenges along the way. His keynote will be followed by a panel discussion and a networking reception.



Future Directions in Product Design & Research: Lunch Talk at the IDC  — Boston

Attend a panel discussion on the intersection of research and product design co-organized by the MIT Department of Architecture, D-Minor, the IDC and ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne in collaboration with swissnex Boston. Speakers include Camille Blin, ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, Christophe Guberan, MIT Architecture D-Minor & ECAL/University of Art and Design, Lausanne Peko Hosoi, The Hosoi Group @ MIT and Skylar Tibbits, MIT Self-Assembly Lab.



Swiss Sciences Night — Boston


Interested in research and career opportunities in Switzerland? Register for Swiss Sciences Night 2019! Many of Switzerland's top universities, research institutions, and companies will be present with a wide variety of open positions for you to explore. 



MIT European Career Fair — Boston 

Stop by the Swiss Pavilion at MIT’s annual European Career Fair. We’ll be exhibiting some of Switzerland’s top opportunities in research and technology alongside prestigious institutions from across Europe.



Innovation in Digital Health: Swiss & US Perspectives — Boston 

CSEM (Swiss Center for Electron and Microtechnology) and swissnex Boston invite you to a panel discussion featuring Swiss and American experts from the connected healthcare ecosystem to highlight some of the crucial points that will enable the development of tomorrow’s connected solutions.


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Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context | Deadline February 15, 2019

PhD/Doctoral and MA students from around the world and from different disciplines can apply to take part in building a global network for sustainable responsibility. Learn more and apply here

EuroTechPostdoc | Deadline February 28, 2019

This postdoc program grants 40 fellowships and provides international research and career development opportunities at the Technical University of Denmark, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL, Eindhoven University of Technology and Technical University of Munich. 


ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowships Program | Deadline March 1, 2019

This program supports incoming postdoctoral researchers at ETH Zurich and is intended to foster young researchers who have already demonstrated scientific excellence in the early stages of their careers. Applications must be made jointly by the candidate and the potential host, who must be an ETH Zurich professor and willing to act as the mentor of the fellow. Learn more here

The Geneva Challenge 2019 | Deadline March 24, 2019

The 2019 Advancing Development Goals International Students Contest invites teams of Master's students from all academic programs to devise innovative and pragmatic solutions to the challenges of Global Health. Five prizes, one per continent, we will be distributed and the finalists will be invited to publicly present their work in Geneva before a panel of high-level experts. Learn more and apply here.

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