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Kaleido Retreat

Science, Community, and Education
A transdisciplinary multi-day residential programme open to participants of all ages, genders and nationalities, offering workshops and talks that inspire us to discuss, experiment, learn and enjoy.
by Kaleido, Zürich
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207% funded
CHF 8’309 pledged
39 backers
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HUMUS sapiens retreat 2019

Science, agriculture, and Education
Open Soil: We conduct research on the secret ingredients that make plants happy. Let’s explore what is going on in the ground beneath our feet. Your chance to join and support the project!
by Julian Chollet (mikroBIOMIK), Josephine Blersch, and dusjagr, Munich
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203% funded
EUR 9’160 pledged
22 backers
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Robotik WM 2019

Science, Technology, and Education
Wir nehmen an der Weltmeisterschaft in Robotik in Sydney, Australien, teil, um uns mit den besten Uni's der Welt zu messen. Helft mit!
by hftm.team.solidus and jonas.jauslin, Biel/Bienne and Sydney
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228% funded
CHF 6’860 pledged
19 backers
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Save water with IoT

Agriculture, Technology, and Environment
Help us provide farmers with a tool to better manage the irrigation of their fields in real time, saving pumping costs and up to 30% water
by Pierrot, Geneva
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200% funded
CHF 8’038 pledged
21 backers
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EPFL Rocket Team

Science, Technology, and Education
Soutenez une équipe d’étudiants de l’EPFL et aidez les à construire un engin capable d’atteindre 3’048 mètres d'altitude et remporter la plus grande compétition internationale de fusées.
by EPFL Rocket Team, Truth or Consequences
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219% funded
CHF 4’390 pledged
21 backers
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Congolese space rocket

Science, Technology, and Education
Help us support Congolese engineer Jean-Patrice Keka to build the Troposphere 6 rocket, the first African rocket bound for space! This time, we're going to make it!
by Christian Denisart, Jean-Patrice Keka, and Daniel Wyss, Kinshasa and Lausanne
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128% funded
CHF 25’778 pledged
144 backers
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Studyweek Aserbaidschan 2019

Science, tourism, and Education
Wir sind eine Gruppe von 8 Tourismusstudenten/-innen der HTW Chur, die für ein Studienprojekt die touristischen Möglichkeiten Bakus entdecken möchten. Über jede Unterstützung sind wir sehr dankbar!
by Studyweek Aserbaidschan, Baku and Chur
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210% funded
CHF 5’255 pledged
19 backers
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Verhinderung Massentourismus

Science, tourism, and Environment
Wir sind acht Studenten, die Tourismus an der HTW Chur studieren. Anfang Juni werden wir uns auf den Azoren mit dem Forschungsthema «Verhinderung von Massentourismus» auseinandersetzen.
by Studyweek Azoren, Chur
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206% funded
CHF 4’124 pledged
24 backers
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ReSeq: Reuse DNA Sequencers

Science, Community, and Education
We want to reuse older DNA sequencers and turn them into advanced instruments for more general scientific research. Help us develop software so everyone can repurpose and avoid wasting these machines.
by kaspar, bengtsjolen, and jmarkham, Lucerne
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200% funded
CHF 10’048 pledged
27 backers
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Fly to Space with me in 2019

Science and Technology
Allow Boris Otter, 49 years old, to launch his Space Project on 12.04.2019, which is to go to Space in 2019 and to share it by offering the chance to 5 Space Tourists to join him inside the Spaceship.
by www.swiss-space-tourism.ch, Geneva
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152% funded
CHF 15’230 pledged
40 backers
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Arthrite de l'enfant

Science, Community, and Kids / Youth
Des médecins du CHUV veulent faire avancer la recherche sur l’arthrite de l’enfant. Mais pour ça, ils ont besoin de nous! Finançons leur projet pour aider les enfants qui souffrent de cette maladie.
by Nolwenn Marchal, Lausanne
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216% funded
CHF 5’948 pledged
56 backers
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hiLyte: Ecological Battery

Science, Startup, and Environment
At hiLyte, we developed an ecological battery that is safe, low-cost, practical and on demand! Help us bring our prototype to emerging countries where kerosene is still used for lighting.
by hiLyte, Lausanne
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147% funded
CHF 51’614 pledged
337 backers
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Macromascar

Photography, Film, and Environment
Un documentaire et un reportage photo! Ensemble, nous réaliserons un projet de développement durable à Madagascar, puis une exposition et des cinéma-conférences à Fribourg!
by L'équipe Macromascar, Association Glocal, and Nouvelle Planète, Fribourg and Antananarivo
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122% funded
CHF 36’680 pledged
258 backers
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Barrierefreie Bildung GL/HB

Science, Community, and Education
Hürden abbauen! Gemeinsam mit gehörlosen und hörbeeinträchtigten Menschen (GL/HB), denn in der Schweiz haben sie bislang deutlich schlechtere Bildungs-Chancen als z. B. Sehbeeinträchtigte.
by Christiane Hohenstein, ZHAW Angewandte Linguistik, LCC and Larysa Zavgorodnia ZHAW Angewandte Linguistik, Winterthur and Zürich
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207% funded
CHF 10’395 pledged
29 backers
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Artenvielfalt der Erebien

Science and Environment
Diese faszinierenden Schmetterlinge gehören zu den artenreichsten Gruppen der Schweiz.Sie sind vom Klimawandel bedroht aber wir wissen nicht einmal wie viele Arten es gibt! Hilf uns es herauszufinden!
by Erebien, Basel, Bern, and Grindelwald
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203% funded
CHF 10’182 pledged
30 backers
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Wie tickt die Schweiz?

Science and Community
Worüber denkt unsere Gesellschaft nach, wie redet sie und was beschäftigt sie? Wir wollen eine App entwickeln, die in allen vier Sprachregionen zeigt, wie die Schweiz tickt.
by Angewandte Linguistik ZHAW, Winterthur
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203% funded
CHF 10’180 pledged
13 backers
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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
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119% funded
CHF 59’762 pledged
190 backers
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Wetterstation Mauren

Science and Environment
Nach vier Wetterstationen im Liechtensteiner Oberland soll auch im Unterland eine erste Station zur Föhnerfassung installiert werden. Ein Projekt, dass bei jedem Wetter eine Investition Wert ist!
by Kenny Vogt, Mauren
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256% funded
CHF 7’698 pledged
44 backers
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Projet Super Tempête

Science, Kids / Youth, and Education
L’objectif du projet Super Tempête est de modéliser un avion radio-commandé puis de l'imprimer en 3D pour expliquer les concepts de la mécanique du vol et de l’aérodynamique à des classes de secondaire.
by Association TM Tempête, Gland, Renens, and Lausanne
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211% funded
CHF 9’500 pledged
5 backers
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SpirulineBienne

Science, Environment, and Education
Mache mit beim Abenteuer der 100% Bieler Mikroalge! Lerne sie zu produzieren, entdecke sie zu konsumieren oder genieße ihre vielfältigen Tugenden für die Gesundheit und Umwelt.
by SpirulineBienne.ch, Biel/Bienne
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154% funded
CHF 16’248 pledged
38 backers
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App' Cosmétiques

Science, Journalism, and Environment
Mon shampoing est-il nocif pour ma santé? Grâce à votre aide, la FRC développera une app mobile gratuite qui signalera si les substances contenues dans vos cosmétiques sont à risque ou pas.
by La Fédération romande des consommateurs, Lausanne
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240% funded
CHF 38’411 pledged
651 backers
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BixAn.ch works!

Science, Kids / Youth, and Education
The project «BixAn.ch works!» provides parents with a better access to educational and leisure activities and checks the use and effect of the website. Help us to provide education for all!
by Emanuela Chiapparini, Zürich
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207% funded
CHF 12’009 pledged
65 backers
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Escolhares 2018

Science, Community, and Kids / Youth
Public health care for the eyes of Brazilian children is missing. We are a group of Swiss & Brazilian medical students that want to change that. Help give eye exams and eyeglasses to 2’000 children!
by Katia Steinfeld, Rio de Janeiro and Lausanne
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229% funded
CHF 6’889 pledged
44 backers
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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
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190% funded
CHF 95’446 pledged
566 backers
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Planetary Sustainability

Science, Environment, and Education
Space junk, space tourism and space mining make clear: we need a new (18th) UN Sustainable Development Goal: our space environment, and the development of an ethics of planetary sustainability.
by Andreas Losch, Bern
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221% funded
CHF 22’101 pledged
44 backers
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Humus sapiens

Science, agriculture, and Education
Open Soil: Research on the secret ingredients that make plants happy. Let’s explore what is going on in the ground beneath our feet. Let's dig deeper together. Your contribution to a soil solution!
by Julian Chollet (mikroBIOMIK), dusjagr, and Maya Minder, Zürich and Munich
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225% funded
EUR 20’252 pledged
62 backers
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To the Edge of the World

Science and Publishing
How a Swiss became one of the the first polar tourists in history... A journey through space, time, and the mystical landscapes of the High North. (Please note: The book will be published in German.)
by Sandra Walser, Zürich
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216% funded
CHF 23’867 pledged
115 backers
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Teaching Genetics in Congo

Science, Kids / Youth, and Education
Join us to help fund tuition fees for Dr. Gerrye Mubungu, a young paediatrician from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), so she may implement a new medical genetics study program in Kinshasa.
by Patricia Teixidor and Hugues Abriel, Kinshasa
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212% funded
CHF 12’767 pledged
43 backers
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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
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211% funded
CHF 21’111 pledged
52 backers
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Wilde Nachbarn entdecken

Science, Photography, and Environment
Interessiert es Dich, welche Wildtiere in Deinem Wohnquartier unterwegs sind? Mit Hilfe von Wildtierkameras, werden Deine wilden Nachbarn sichtbar – auch in der Nacht, wenn Du schläfst.
by Verein StadtNatur, Bern, St. Gallen, and Zürich
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221% funded
CHF 22’128 pledged
95 backers
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Naturschutz: Monte di Ces

Science, agriculture, and Environment
Mit welcher Bewirtschaftung kann die Landschaftsqualität optimal gefördert werden? Eine Zusammenarbeit zwischen Wissenschaft und Bio Bergbauer legt die Grundlage für eine nachhaltige Landnutzung.
by Fabio, Chironico, Faido, and Semione
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251% funded
CHF 20’106 pledged
59 backers
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Climate science for everyone

Science, Environment, and Education
Each year 15,000 new climate research articles are published. This research is vital in creating solutions for climate challenges, but is inaccessible to most people. Climanosco is set to change this.
by Climanosco and Michel Bourqui, Zürich
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218% funded
CHF 21’871 pledged
25 backers
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Sterne für alle!

Science, Kids / Youth, and Environment
Sterne anbieten. An alle. Das ist mein Traum. Hier finanzieren Sie ein Teleskop, um Menschen zu begegnen. Schulen, Vereine, Jugend-, Kultur- und Beratungszentren, Sie? Sterne für alle!
by LucasC., Neuchâtel, Geneva, and Bern
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308% funded
CHF 4’673 pledged
14 backers
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Syndrome du Cri-du-Chat

Science, Publishing, and Community
Pas à pas, le livre qui traite du syndrome du Cri-du-Chat, une maladie génétique rare. Contenu du livre: définition du syndrome par le corps médical. 15 récits de famille de Suisse, France et Canada
by Entreligne – Olivier Collaud, Suisse
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224% funded
CHF 13’477 pledged
74 backers
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odenwilusenz Hackerspace

Science, art, and Technology
Wir bauen einen Hackerspace in Beringen (Schaffhausen).
Besucher mit Freude an Wissenschaft, Technik, Kunst und Informatik unterstützen sich gegenseitig bei technischen Projekten.
Mach auch mit!
by odenwilusenz, Beringen
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226% funded
CHF 9’265 pledged
35 backers
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Sub-rec Les trésors du Léman

Science, Film, and Environment
Nous explorons les fonds du Léman depuis plus de 40 ans, cherchant à mieux le connaître ainsi que ses trésors. Nous avons besoin de votre aide pour améliorer notre efficacité, ess. dans les recherches
by SUB-REC, Lausanne
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256% funded
CHF 28’241 pledged
12 backers
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Histoires d'élection au 18e

Science, Politics, and Community
Pour reconstituer une élection du 18e, nous avons besoin d’objets particuliers tels qu’un scrutin (urne) avec ses tiroirs et godets, un sac et des billes blanches et dorées pour le tirage au sort.
by Les 18èmes d'Yverdon et Région, Yverdon-les-Bains
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212% funded
CHF 21’271 pledged
52 backers
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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
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240% funded
CHF 24’040 pledged
54 backers
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Fablab Onl'Fait

Science, Technology, and Education
Onl’Fait is an open educational technological maker space, where everybody - artisans, children, artists, curious - is welcome to learn, make, share, fix, create, discuss, teach, fail and tinker.
by Onl’Fait, Cristina Olivotto, Sébastien Mischler, and Mathieu Jacquesson, Geneva
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242% funded
CHF 24’256 pledged
79 backers
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Biohack Retreat Klöntal 2017

Science, art, and Environment
Biohacking is Citizen Science! With YOU we enable this unique global gathering of biohackers and artists to give you an insight of how an open collaborative exchange can rethink the world we live in.
by dusjagr and Maya Minder, Glarus and Zürich
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243% funded
CHF 18’288 pledged
51 backers
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Projet Spectro-Pointer

Science, Technology, and Education
Notre projet étudie les OVNI d’un point de vue scientifique, en temps réel, grâce au captage de la signature spectrale du phénomène lumineux observé. Cette signature est analysée dans notre DB.
by Spectro -Pointer Project, Renens
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212% funded
CHF 19’105 pledged
17 backers
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Swiss Quantum Optics @ USA

Science, Technology, and Education
My name is Julius Vering and my passion is Quantum Optics. This summer, I am the only Swiss student to conduct research at the world famous MIT. But I need you support to make this dream come true!
by Julius Vering, Boston
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248% funded
CHF 11’170 pledged
32 backers
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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
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231% funded
CHF 16’183 pledged
69 backers
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HORAO

Science, Community, and Technology
The HORAO project puts the most brilliant minds to work on improving technologies that visualize the exact border between brain tumor and healthy brain through a global prize-based competition!
by Philippe Schucht, Andrea Mathis, Michael Murek, and Irena Zubak and Johannes Goldberg, Bern
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138% funded
CHF 69’110 pledged
230 backers
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Water Drop DNA

Science, Community, and Environment
In the past 20 years 10% of nature was destroyed by humans.And in 60 years?This project assesses the health of lakes & oceans with Mike Horns support and aims to raise awareness and preserve our world
by Bang Bang Agency, Lausanne
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165% funded
CHF 33’011 pledged
108 backers
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ftero - Airborne Wind Energy

Science and Education
Student project at ETH Zurich with the goal to develop an autonomous and aerodynamical optimized Airborne Wind Energy System.
by ftero, Zürich
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211% funded
CHF 21’136 pledged
34 backers
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SkinReactor

Science and Community
SkinReactor – make a difference in treatment of severe burns for children. With our cell-growing machine especially designed for bioengineered skin, every child will only need one surgery!
by SkinReactor, Zürich
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211% funded
CHF 15’843 pledged
22 backers
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The Sea Cleaners

Science and Environment
Let’s clean the oceans together with the first sailboat raking up the seas to collect plastic wastes.
by The Sea Cleaners, Geneva
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123% funded
CHF 61’877 pledged
249 backers
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Foodautonomie für Luzern?!

Science and Education
Der Trend Urban Gardening aus New York pflanzt sich jetzt auch langsam in Luzern fort. Meine Maturaarbeit erklärt, um was es sich genau handelt und mit einem Experiment will ich den Trend untersuchen.
by Chiara98, Lucerne
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258% funded
CHF 2’581 pledged
29 backers