There are approximately 13‘000 foundations in Switzerland, which distribute annually about 125 millions Swiss francs for education, research and innovation project. The ZHAW works effectively with foundations on practice-oriented research and development (R&D).
A large number of foundations, both in Switzerland and abroad, offer financial support for a wide variety of R&D projects. The themes supported by a foundation is determined by its goals; usually foundations address practical problems. With its application-oriented research, the ZHAW can thus make a contribution to solving such practical problems.
Manuel Bamert, at our Research & Development unit, is your contact person for all questions regarding foundations. He is in direct contact with various institutions in the foundation sector.
Inhibitors targeting SARS-CoV-2 proteases
So far, vaccines are available to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, which can protect against a severe course, although part of society also does not want to be vaccinated or cannot do so due to pre-existing conditions. With a drug that can fight the virus in the organism, infected patients with severe symptoms would be ...
Valorization of Swiss Agri-Food Side Streams
Food waste is a topic of concern worldwide as substantial amount of food ends up as waste along the food value chain. This represents not only a resource problem but also an environmental and economic one, on top of being a moral challenge for the modern society. The production of food waste covers all the food life ...
Audience Evaluation Knsthalle Zürich DYOR
Building a global bridge in health professions
Motivation/Rational Given the rapid change in the health care capacity and demand land-scape globally, looking at international collaboration for health professional education is key to success to meet future challenges nurses and midwives will be confronted with. The School of Health Sciences ZHAW has engaged in ...
Antidepressant Withdrawal in primary care patients (AWARE)
Based on a 6-month prospective cohort study we want to examine how, and if, primary care patients manage to stopp antidepressant treatment. Our main objective is to study the occurrence of withdrawal reactions, which can develop when patients try to come off antidepressants. We will also examine quality of life, ...