Of more than 14,000 foundations found in Switzerland, around one in four provide funding in the area of research and development in accordance with their stated purpose. ZHAW researchers also work successfully on application-oriented projects on behalf of foundations.
You can find details of our foundation-funded projects further down on this page. If you have any questions about the ZHAW and its collaboration with foundations, Manuel Bamert from the Research and Development / Business Service Unit will be happy to help.
You can also find further information on foundations throughout Switzerland under the following links:
- Foundation directory of the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) (in German, French and Italian)
- SwissFoundations – Association of Swiss grant-making foundations (in German and French)
- Current news from the foundation sector in the blog for research and development (in German)
- Center for Philanthropy Studies, Universität Basel – interdisciplinary research and executive education institute, specialized on the non-profit sector
ZHAW-projects funded by foundations
Return to work of people with post-covid condition
Moving forward from the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems around the world are adapting to new ways of providing health care services alongside discovering pressing global health issues including mental health issues, substance misuse and abuse, and the disruption in people’s everyday living among others. According ...
Substance use to maintain occupational performance among persons with chronic pain
Background Around 18 % of the Swiss population suffers from chronic pain at least once in their live. Chronic pain affects all areas of daily life and has a negative impact on quality of life, workability and well-being. Prescribed medications such as opioids are taken by persons with chronic pain primarily for pain ...
Meta-Study on Local Climate Action and NDCs
The implementation and impact of climate action committed under the Paris Agreement can only be monitored if climate action can be traced from countries' Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) back to local climate activities. Based on six country case studies produced by local partners in Brazil, Burkina Faso, ...
Electronic PerSon-cENtred care and Specialized Palliative Care for people with dementla: lmproving the quality of life with Outcome guided Recognition and assessment of relevant Symptoms, neeDs and care issues (eSENIORS)
Technologies for Therapy at a Distance for Individuals With Stroke
Stroke is one of the main causes of permanent limitations in activities of daily living and participation in everyday life worldwide. Occupational therapists make a significant contribution to helping clients return to their daily lives after stroke. A high number of people living with the effects of a stroke want ...