Our work is supported by a number of major partners:

W Science

W Science is a private company offering an open platform to manage and leverage knowledge, know-how and competencies to pioneer and deliver innovative healthcare and knowledge-based solutions. W Science provides resources and leadership skills, and brings together interdisciplinary teams to support its medical and scientific research partners. W Science specialises in the application of information technologies to tackle new age health challenges and to produce new personalised healthcare and lifestyle solutions.

SHJ Foundation

The vision of the SHJ Foundation is to serve humanity and succeed in achieving a world free from poverty and where access to education is equal for all people. The mission is to improve the lives and wellbeing of individuals and families through charitable donations, educational scholarships and financial assistance to the needy.


UBS draws on its over 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Its business strategy is centered on its pre-eminent global wealth management businesses and its leading universal bank in Switzerland, complemented by its Global Asset Management business and its Investment Bank, with a focus on capital efficiency and businesses that offer a superior structural growth and profitability outlook. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, UBS has offices in more than 50 countries, including all major financial centers, and approximately 60 000 employees. UBS Group AG is the holding company of the UBS Group. Under Swiss company law, UBS Group AG is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors. The operational structure of the Group comprises the Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Retail & Corporate, Global Asset Management and the Investment Bank.

Tectus Group

Established in 1944, the Tectus Group and associated companies is a family-owned multi-national business with headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Together with its shareholders, Tectus Group has diverse investments, partnerships, joint ventures and associations across the following market segments: devices & solutions, biomedical, lifestyle, construction & engineering, media & entertainment and real estate.


EPFL is a research university in Lausanne, Switzerland, that specialises in physical sciences and engineering. EPFL is regarded as one of the world leading universities, ranking 14th overall and 17th in engineering in the 2015 QS World University Rankings.


scienceindustries is the Swiss business association for the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries. More than 250 companies within the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech and other science-based industries operating in Switzerland are members. scienceindustries is a significant member of economiesuisse, the umbrella organisation of the Swiss economy.