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.
COPILOT - Cooperative Online Peer-assisted Online Learning in Occupational Therapy
Number and structure of occupational therapy workplaces, in Switzerland
The knowledge of the number and structure of occupational therapy workplaces in Switzerland has national and international significance. Nationally, in terms of workplace planning. Workplace planning is the process of analyzing, forecasting and planning the work force, identifying gaps, taking various measures to ...
Well-Being of Children in Switzerland – Children’s Worlds
Giving children a voice, listening to their concerns and letting them participate in political, professional and social issues is not only asserted in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, but also offers an important orientation for decisions related to childhood, youth and family. Introduction The ...
«How we see this» - The perspective of children in residential care
Evidences from current research and practice indicate clearly: even today, young people are only marginally involved in the decision-making processes that affect them. However, the legal and professional claim to participation is undisputed and thus nearly always an explicit part of formal mission statements and ...
Occupational Therapy for children with experience of displacement