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FENS, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, is the voice of European neuroscience, representing more than 20,000 European neuroscientists.

Founded in 1998 at the first Forum of European Neuroscience, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) is the main organisation for neuroscience in Europe. FENS currently represents 44 European national and single discipline neuroscience societies with more than 20,000 member scientists from 33 European countries.

FENS promotes neuroscience research to policy-makers, funding bodies and the general public, both regionally and internationally. Hence, FENS promotes excellence in neuroscience research and facilitates the exchange and networking between neuroscientists within the European Research Area and beyond.

UZH Foundation

The UZH Foundation seeks donations and bequests to achieve its fundamental goal of promoting excellence at the University of Zurich. By giving support, you become part of the ground-breaking work done by University of Zurich researchers. Donations to the UZH Foundation accelerate the progress made in research and education, bringing benefits to society at large

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.

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.