Branco Weiss

Branco Weiss has committed himself to establishing and managing more than ten national and international high-tech enterprises. From 1985 to 1994, he taught courses on business start-ups and technological strategies at the ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). He holds three honorary doctorates, from the University of Tel Aviv (1993), the EPFL Lausanne (1998), and the ETH Zürich (1998). He has been awarded the Staudinger Medal of the Department of Materials of the ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

He is an honorary member of the Swiss Association of Engineers and Architects (SIA) and a longstanding member, board member, and honorary member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). He has also served several advisory committees of the Commission for Technology and Innovation (KTI) of the Federal Office for Professional Training and Technology and a number of federal commissions (DEZA, Science and Education).


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