ABOUT ENHANCER

EnhanceR is a nationally and internationally recognized network for Swiss research IT expertise.

The association's goal is facilitating research excellence in Switzerland to ensure it maintains its leadership position. It achieves this goal by federating Research IT specialist groups at various academic institutions across Switzerland. It creates value by allocating its expertise where and when it is most needed, the interests of the community of users and support teams of scientific computing applications nationally and internationally.

EnhanceR builds on the foundation of the Swiss National Grid Association (SwiNG) and continues the national and international roles and mandates of the former association. It is the legal entity sustaining the outcomes of the completed swissuniversities EnhanceR project.

As of 2020, it counts 11 Swiss higher education, infrastructure and research institutions as members. Membership is open according to its articles.

EnhanceR is a member of the Schweizerische Akademie der Technischen Wissenschaften (SATW)

EnhanceR is an association according to Swiss law.
Legal documents:

ORGANISATION

Assembly:
President: PD Dr. Sigve Haug, University of Bern
Members:
  • Dr. Bernd Rinn, ETH Zurich
  • Dr. Gilles Fourestey, EPFL
  • Dipl. Ing. Niklaus Lang, FHNW
  • Dean Flanders, FMI
  • Dr. Nabil Abdennadher, HES-SO
  • Prof. Dr. René Hüsler, HSLU
    • Dipl. Ing. Bruno Joho, HSLU (deputy)​
  • Dr. Stephan Egli, PSI​
  • Dr. Christoph Witzig, SWITCH
  • Dr. Michael Rolli, University of Bern
    • Nico Färber, University of Bern (deputy)​
  • Dr. Champak Beeravolu Reddy, University of Fribourg
  • Dr. Marcel Riedi, UZH
Executive Board:
  • Dr. Champak Beeravolu Reddy, University of Fribourg (chair)
  • Dr. Nabil Abdennadher, HES-SO
  • PD Dr. Sigve Haug, University of Bern
  • Dean Flanders, FMI (treasurer)
  • Dr. Gilles Fourestey, EPFL
  • Dr. Bernd Rinn, ETH Zurich
    • Dr. Sergio Mafioletti, ETH Zurich (deputy)​
       
Secretary: Dr. Alexander Kashev, University of Bern
EnhanceR Support Team:
 
A team of experts from members' research IT units with regular community calls to share experience and collectively find solutions for common problems. Open for external participation.

ASSOCIATION MEMBERS

ETH Zurich
ETH Zurich
EPFL
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
FHNW
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
FMI
Friedrich Miescher Institute
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UniBE
University of Bern
UniFR
University of Fribourg
UZH
University of Zurich
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HES-SO
Haute école spécialisée de Suisse occidentale
HSLU
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
PSI
Paul Scherrer Institut
SWITCH
SWITCH
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BECOMING A MEMBER

Membership of the Association is open to legal persons, corporate bodies and institutions which declare their interest in the purpose of the Association.


Applications for admission should be addressed in writing to the President. The General Assembly shall take the decision regarding admission.

Get in Touch

EnhanceR
3000 Bern

Switzerland

www.enhancer.ch

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