Promoting talents and pioneers
A prospering economy needs solid and sustainable investments in education, research and innovation. But above all pioneers with the entrepreneurial spirit and passion to translate new discoveries and visions into successful technologies and products.
As chairman of the board, Roland Siegwart bears responsibility for the strategic direction of Gebert Rüf Stiftung. He works to ensure that young talents and pioneers can be effectively and sustainably supported during the crucial startup phase of innovation. Member and deputy chairman since 2012, he presides the board of trustees since 2018.
Professor of Micro Robotics at EPFL Lausanne (1996–2006), Professor of Robotics at ETH Zurich (since 2006), Vice President of Research and Corporate Relations at ETH Zurich (2010–2014), Co-Director of Wyss Zurich since 2015, co-founder of several spin-off firms and member of several boards of directors and boards of trustees.