Best Poster Awards

21st ETH-Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles

June 19th - 22nd, 2017 at ETH Zentrum, Zürich, Switzerland

The most accomplished poster presentations at the ETH Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles will be rewarded with a Best Poster Award.

The poster committee evaluates all posters on their design, clarity of the presentation - both of the poster and also when talking to the presenter - and scientific content. The three best poster presentations are recognized by award certificates and prize money. In 2017 the best-rated posters will received a prize money of CHF 600 (approx. USD 600) for the first, CHF 400 (approx. USD 400) for the second and CHF 200 (approx. USD 200) for the third ranked poster.

Best Poster Awards Committee

  • Oliver F. Bischof, TSI (Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Heinz Burtscher, FHNW/IAST
  • Prof. em. Dr. Peter Gehr, University of Bern
  • Dr. Adrian Hess, PSI
  • Thomas W. Lutz, ETH/LAV
  • Dr. h.c. Andreas Mayer, TTM
  • Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, AMI, University of Fribourg
  • Dr. Norbert Heeb, EMPA


Sponsor Peter Brändli, Swiss Lung Foundation, kindly agreed to sponsor the 2017 Best Poster Awards.
The Swiss Lung Foundation aims to increase and disseminate knowledge regarding the causes and consequences of air pollution to address one of the major problems of today's civilization. Its goal is to help people who are sick caused by pathogens or pollutants contained in the air they inhaled, and to find ways to improve air quality outdoors, in homes and at workplaces. It supports research and promotes scientific work in the areas of social and preventive medicine.

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