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.
ZHAW-projects funded by foundations
BEGIN Vocational and social integration of immigrants with the aid of a multigenerational mentoring programme
BEGIN aims to support and evaluate the vocational training and career start of immigrants in the field of basic nursing by means of a mentoring programme that was specifically developed based on professional didactics. In close collaboration with the basic training as a healthcare aide offered by the Swiss Red Cross, referred to as 'Lehrgang ...
Evaluation of the health economic impact of the AO Foundation
The project will investigate the health economic impact of the AO Foundation in the last 60 years with particular focus on contributions in different areas (e.g. standardized novel sur-gical methods and products; education), which are each responsible for impact, alone or in combination.
Agriculture and more
Translating plain language summaries of Cochrane Reviews
We are translating into German plain language summaries of Cochrane reviews about midwifery geared towards a lay audience jointly with Cochrane Switzerland. These summaries are provided free of charge and can most easily be retrieved online via "Cochrane Kompakt”. The systematic reviews summarize all existing research on a particular health topic ...