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Europe-wide Researchers' Night

Switzerland participates in Researchers Night

ETH Zurich/Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

The aim of the third annual Researchers' Night is to provide researchers who have benefitted from EU support the opportunity to present and promote their often acclaimed research to the general public. About 10,000 visitors are expected to attend. A central theme of the evening will be Health and Technology. Research on display is to include findings from ETH Zurich, IBM, University of Zurich and CERN.

The festive 'Lakeside Zurich' event will take place in two central locations in Zurich (Bellevue and Zurichhorn) with shuttle boat transporation every 20 minutes between the locations.

You are invited to take part in the media tour that will begin shortly before the official opening. The tour will take about 40 minutes, including VIP shuttle boat to Zurichhorn.

Date: Friday, 28 September 2007
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Meeting point: Bellevue Platz (steps away from Zurich's Opera House)

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Please confirm your attendance of the media tour no later than Monday, 24 September 2007. Reply to: media_relations@cc.ethz.ch. Or fax: +41 44632 35 25

For further information, please go to:

at ETH Zurich website: http://www.nachtderforschung.ethz.ch/index_EN at main website: http://ec.europa.eu/research/researchersineurope/index_en.htm

ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) has a student body of over thirteen thousand students from 80 nations. Nearly 360 professors teach mainly in engineering sciences and architecture, system-oriented sciences, mathematics and natural sciences, as well as carry out research that is highly valued worldwide. Distinguished by the successes of 21 Nobel laureates, ETH Zurich is committed to providing its students with unparalleled education and outstanding leadership skills.

Euresearch is the Swiss network providing information on European research on behalf of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER) .

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