Science Film Festival '21

Science, Film, and Festival
The 4th Global Science Film Festival is taking place from 19 to 28 November 2021 in Zurich and Bern. The festival program includes film screenings, debates and awards. Be part of it!
by Silvie Cuperus, Samer Angelone, and Beno Baumberger, Zürich and Bern
151% funded
CHF 7’590 pledged
40 backers

Help us save coral reefs

Science and Environment
Our coral reefs are dying at an incomparable pace. And with them 25% of all animal species in the sea. We are rebuilding coral reefs with an exciting, scalable 3D-printed reef system.
by Ulrike Pfreundt and Marie Griesmar, Zürich
116% funded
CHF 70’185 pledged
453 backers

higgs – Das Wissensmagazin

Science, Journalism, and Education
higgs ist das erste und beste unabhängige Wissensmagazin der Schweiz: Wir schreiben aus Leidenschaft über dich und die Welt. Damit wir weiter mit Wissen um uns werfen können, brauchen wir dich.
by team higgs, Winterthur
110% funded
CHF 122’435 pledged
971 backers

Kommt Ben Wilson nach Zürich

Kids / Youth and Art
Ben Wilson ist ein Künstler in der Ausstellung «Himmelsstürmer*innen auf Kurs» im Musée Visionnaire. Eine Schulklasse lädt ihn ein, um aus hässlichen plattgedrückten Kaugummis Kunstwerke zu machen.

by Musée Visionnaire | Art Brut & Outsider Art Zürich, Zürich
109% funded
CHF 5’470 pledged
40 backers

Psilocybin and Depression

Science and Community
We want to conduct the world’s first placebo-controlled study to treat depression with psilocybin, the active ingredient of the magic mushroom. But we can’t do this without your help!
by Katrin Preller and Franz X. Vollenweider, Zürich
119% funded
CHF 59’762 pledged
190 backers

Save the Bees

Science, Startup, and Environment
The varroa mite is the main reason for bee deaths, we have found a solution to defeat the parasite. Support us in making our innovation accessible to all beekeepers.
by Pascal and Willi, Winterthur
190% funded
CHF 95’446 pledged
565 backers

Cody – the dog days are over

Film and Community
Feature length documentary film about the power of animals and the bond between man and animals. This film wants to show the human-animal relationship from a different angle.
by Martin, Zürich, London, and Târgoviște
122% funded
CHF 33’150 pledged
102 backers

Emotions in Management

Science and Education
This project is part of my PhD thesis at the University of St.Gallen. I want to find out how emotions and personal relationships influence startup founders’ & managers’ behavior.
by Anne Rickelt, St. Gallen
211% funded
CHF 21’111 pledged
52 backers

Hackuarium needs you, too!

Science, Community, and Art
Three years ago, Hackuarium opened a laboratory for curious minds looking for answers to their questions. Why are our bees dying? Can I safely swim in the lake or make yeast sing? Help us do more!
by Hackuarium, Lausanne and Renens
240% funded
CHF 24’040 pledged
54 backers


Maria lost her husband to the sea. Now, years later, after a storm, she believes to have found him again. But throgh her love a man dies. A film without dialogues. Just the coast and the actros.
by JL, Neda, Galicia and Zürich
101% funded
CHF 27’382 pledged
65 backers

Ü30, Der Spielfilm

Film and Community
Ü30 ist eine Komödie über die Abgründe von Frauen über 30. Verspielt erzählt der Film den Horror des Singleseins, das Grauen im Alltag einer alleinerziehenden Mutter & den Wahnsinn einer Karrierefrau.
by Natascha Beller, Karpi, and Eric Andreae, Zürich
110% funded
CHF 29’764 pledged
162 backers

At The Heart of Congo Kids

Science, Kids / Youth, and Education
A pediatric doctor from the University Clinics of Kinshasa (DR Congo) needs to purchase scientific equipment to do his research and get advice from Swiss cardiologists. Can you help us?
by Patricia Teixidor and Hugues Abriel, Kinshasa
231% funded
CHF 16’183 pledged
69 backers


Food, Fair Trade, and Community
Schokolade ist nicht fair, auch Fairtrade-Schokolade hält nicht was sie verspricht. Das wollen wir ändern. Zusammen mit Dir realisieren wir «Schöki», die beste, fairste und nachhaltigste Schokolade.
by Martin Boyer, Fabiola Müller, and Florian Studer, Lucerne
110% funded
CHF 36’330 pledged
372 backers

La Preuve Scientifique

La Preuve Scientifique de l’Existence de Dieu. Une comédie dramatique et décalée de Fred Baillif. Avec Irène Jacob, Sabine Bach et Jean-Luc Bideau.
by freshprod, Finhaut, Zürich, and Geneva
106% funded
CHF 31’890 pledged
106 backers

wemakeit Festival

Am 6. Februar feiert wemakeit Geburtstag. Gemeinsam mit dir möchten wir die Ideen und Projekte hoch leben lassen, die in den vergangenen vier Jahren bei wemakeit Wirklichkeit wurden. Sei dabei!
by Team wemakeit, Zurich
102% funded
CHF 14’838 pledged
307 backers

Mir langets!

Politics and Journalism
Lasst uns gemeinsam ein Zeichen setzen und mit dem Kauf der Frontseite der Zeitung «20 Minuten» auf die absurden Züge des aktuellen Wahlkampfs aufmerksam machen.
by Donat Kaufmann, Baden
106% funded
CHF 147’271 pledged
12247 backers

Veganopolis Café

Food and Startup
The very first vegan take-away in Lausanne!
by Veganopolis Café, Lausanne
142% funded
CHF 21’370 pledged
252 backers

«Roma/Rio» – New Album

Andrea Esperti veut faire un nouvel album. Vous aussi? Aiderez-vous ce tromboniste à enregistrer une dizaine de titres tous plus beaux les uns que les autres?
by Andrea Esperti, Vevey, Lausanne, and Rio de Janeiro
107% funded
CHF 5’380 pledged
34 backers

Transparency of libraries

Politics and Community
Help me to finance an appeal against the University of Geneva. The university should make their subscription fees to Elsevier, Springer and Wiley transparent .
by Christian Gutknecht, Geneva and Dübendorf
120% funded
CHF 6’045 pledged
76 backers

None Of Them & Zweihund

Film and Music
«None Of Them» make music for the 22nd century. Filmmakers zweihund will shoot a video clip in India for the song «Silence», which will appear simultaneously with the debut album.
by Nice Try Records, Mumbai and Zurich
101% funded
CHF 6’110 pledged
56 backers

The Naked Protein

Science, Publishing, and Education
Life depends on hundreds of thousands of proteins. But what do they do? Here is a book to find out! Taken from a popular science blog, discover the tale of 100 proteins told by a biologist and writer.
by PS Magazine, Geneva
13% funded
CHF 2’320 pledged
44 backers

Blumen für Zürich

Community and Environment
Wünschen wir uns nicht alle etwas mehr Natur im Alltag? Wir wollen dies ändern und diesen Sommer das längste Blumenfeld Zürichs ansähen. Vielleicht ist eins der 144 Blumenbeete bald deins?
by Janine Husi and Gudrun Ongania, Zurich
14% funded
CHF 4’802 pledged
44 backers

«Blue Butterfly»

Science and Performing Arts
A new transmedia theater play created by an international team of artists and scientists – help make this innovative cross-disciplinary piece come to life with high-quality projection mapping!
by The Catalyst, Lausanne and Geneva
5% funded
CHF 350 pledged
9 backers

Pornydays – Makeout4ultimate

Festival and Art
Porny Days ist Zürichs Festival, das sich der Sexualität in Film und Kunst widmet. Neben Filmen gibt es dieses Jahr auch eine spektakuläre Performance: Makeout4ultimate.
by Iwan, Zurich
54% funded
CHF 1’220 pledged
16 backers