Innovation Section

This section

  • is responsible for the continuing development and implementation of the Environmental Research Plan and for planning in the area of research;
  • deals with the strategic, operational and administrative work of the Advisory Commission on Environmental Research;
  • plans the federal office's research contracts and contributions, allots funding and coordinates the work of the ARAMIS research information system;
  • deals with support for environmental technologies according to the Environmental Protection Act by allotting federal contributions intended for this purpose;
  • collaborates closely with private firms working in the area of the environment and with institutions for applied research;
  • follows innovation and long-term developments in the area of environmental technology at the international level.

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Personnel

Daniel Zürcher

Daniel Zürcher
Position:
head of section, deputy head of division
Responsibilities: innovation policy, promotion of environmental technologies, resource efficiency, expert technology fund
Tel.: +41 58 462 93 51
E-mail: daniel.zuercher@bafu.admin.ch

Olivier Jacquat
Position: deputy head of section
Responsibilities: coordination environmental research, promotion of environmental technologies, Horizon 2020
Tel.: +41 58 462 99 79
E-mail: olivier.jacquat@bafu.admin.ch

Ursula Frei
Responsibilities: promotion of environmental technologies, Reffnet.ch
Tel.: +41 58 465 76 46
E-mail: ursula.frei-ming@bafu.admin.ch

Pierre Queloz
Responsibilities: coordination environmental research, reporting of the promotion of environmental technologies, REPIC
Tel.: +41 58 466 79 05
E-mail: pierre.queloz@bafu.admin.ch

Yves Wenker
Responsibilities: promotion of environmental technologies, market diffusion of environmental technologies
Tel.: +41 58 464 34 25
E-mail: yves.wenker@bafu.admin.ch

Contact
Last modification 27.06.2019

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Contact

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Economics and Innovation Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Papiermühlestrasse 172, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 469 69 10
Fax: +41 58 462 99 81

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