All posts by Tristan Piguet

ETHZ and EPFL Alumni event in Sydney on 8 April 2024

Guided tour and Talk at Sydney Nanoscience Hub

If you are an ETHZ or EPFL alumni, join the guided tour and talk at the Sydney Nanoscience Hub.

Date: 08. April 2024
Time: 18:00-​20:30
Location: Sydney Nanoscience Hub (A31), The University Of Sydney, Physics Road, 2050, Camperdown
Price: Free

Programme of the event:

  • 18h00-​18h30 – Arrival & Networking Apéro (Sponsored by Sydney Nano)
  • 18h30-​18h45 – Window-​Tour of the Research and Prototype Foundry
  • 18h45-​19h15 – Talk by Niels Quack: Optical Switches: Innovating Hardware for Datacenters
  • 19h15-​20h00 – Discussion and Networking
  • 20h00 End of Event

Contact person: Niels Quack

Swisstech – stay up to date with Swiss Innovation

The swisstech campaign is a private-public initiative supported by Presence Switzerland, Innosuisse, Swissnex and Switzerland Global Enterprise. The campaign aims to raise Switzerland’s profile as a world-leading innovative location for business and to increase the visibility of its deeptech and other state-of-the-art companies as well as of its research excellence abroad.

Discover what is happening in Switzerland


Head Start Swiss is a new online resource that compiles mobility opportunities for early-career researchers and young professionals to study or work in Switzerland. Visit the website

To learn more about

  • Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
  • ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships
  • The Young Professionals Programme
  • The Mertz Fellowship

For more detailed information about the various opportunities contact Mr. Tristan Piguet, Science, Technology and Education Advisor, Embassy of Switzerland in Australia (