The Institute for Applied Ecology New Zealand (AENZ) is based at Auckland University of Technology and seeks to be an internationally significant body for research in applied ecology. The Institute's mission is to engage in high-quality research with importance and immediacy to New Zealand and global environmental issues.

  • Mangroves (New Zealand)  Sebastian Leuzinger, Jarrod Cusens BlogPoster

The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research is concerned with the use, development and protection of natural and urban spaces. The focus of their research is on solving problems to do with the responsible use of landscapes and forests and a prudent approach to natural hazards, especially those common in mountainous countries.

Eawag is the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology and is part of the ETH Domain. Firmly anchored in its home country of Switzerland, but with a global network, Eawag is concerned with concepts and technologies for dealing sustainably with water bodies and with water as a resource. The Institute thus serves as a bridge between the scientific world and the ‘real world’.


FIXIT is a  trusted and reliable partner for all construction projects. They provide innovative products and expertise of thermal insulation on ecological renovations to construction chemical solutions.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.

  • Project at Reedy Creek (Australia)
  • Melligen (Switzerland)
  • Storchenbrücke (Switzerland)
  • Muenchensteinbruecke (Switzerland)
  • AGelfa (Vienna)
  • EASEE (Milano)
  • Ida house (Japan) 
  • Keraesjokk Bridge (Sweden)

Empa is an interdisciplinary research and services institution for material sciences and technology development within the ETH Domain. Empa’s research and development activities are oriented to meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of our society, and link together applications-oriented research and the practical implementation of new ideas, science and industry, and science and society.


The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is a university in Sweden. SLU develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources.  This is achieved by research, education and environmental monitoring and assessment, in collaboration with the surrounding community.

The research of Agroscope is aimed at providing safe and flavoursome food, a healthy environment and an innovative and competitive agriculture! 

The Institute for Applied Plant Biology (IAP) is a private research institute which belongs to Prof. Dr. Walter Flückiger, Dr. Heidi Flückiger and Dr. Sabine Braun. The institute has been founded in 1980. It deals with research about forest and city trees.

The Sustainable Land Use Group at the University of Basel, investigates the physiological processes in plants that determine the fluxes of water, nitrogen and carbon in ecosystems. Whilst the research group Plant Ecology mainly focuses on ecosystemical CO2-research, alpine ecology and woodland ecology, especially looking for explanations concerning the distribution boundary of trees.

The Zurich University of the Arts, is aleading art school within Europe, with around 2500 students.