23.06.2017 | Prof. Tobias Schmidt, ETH Zurich | 1 Comment
Technological innovation “trumps” politics
Technological innovation, often induced by national and sub-national policies, is a key driver of global climate and energy policy ambition and action. Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement will hardly affect this trend.
06.06.2017 | Eduardo Pérez, ETH Zürich | 1 Comment
Disruptive forces in the food system
Digitalisation is drastically changing the agro-food sector. Though this is not the first time that we face technological disruption, the speed and scale of change is greater than ever before. How can we move forward responsibly?
Now in the ETH magazine Globe: "Everything goes digital"
21.06.2017 | Globe magazine
The eyes have it
Patients with age-related retinal disease need regular injections in the eye. At the moment, these must be given by specially trained medical doctors, but a robot may well handle this task in the near future.