The Industry Advisory Board advises the Executive Board with a view to the entrepreneurial perspective. The main objective is to integrate new technologies into internationally competitive products and thus strengthen Switzerland as a business location.

The Advisory Board is made up of representatives from SMEs, start-ups and large companies who have extensive expertise in research and development.


Members of the Industry Advisory Board

  • Dr. Ulrich Claessen, maxon international ag (President)
  • Dr. Djordje Filipovic, AB2 Bio Ltd.
  • Dr. Andreas Fuhrer, IBM Research Europe - Zürich
  • Dr. Adam Gontarz, Swissmem
  • Lamia Kacem, SBB
  • Dr. Georges Kotrotsios, SATW
  • Dr. Markus Rossi, ams OSRAM Group
  • Robert Rudolph, Innovationspark innovAare
  • Dr. Johannes Schumm, Sensirion AG
  • Markus Simmen, Brütsch Elektronik AG

News from the Industry Advisory Board


Building bridges between research and industry: 1st year of the Industry Advisory Board

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