Aiming to provide a long-term future to their Wyss Zurich Translational Center, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich have set up the non-profit Wyss Zurich Foundation.

University of Zurich (UZH) and ETH Zurich established non-profit Wyss Zurich Foundation yesterday with a view of securing the long-term future of accelerator Wyss Zurich Translational Center.

Wyss Zurich Translational Center was set up in 2015 as a joint programme between the two universities to help move research into regenerative medicine and robotics towards real-world applications.

The centre was established through a $120m donation from philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss. Going forward, the foundation will handle donations and the centre will be…

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