Knowledge transfer is promoted within the NCCR and with external partners, as well as with the general public.

Exchange with the research community

Below are the measures put in place in 2020-2023 for knowledge transfer to the NCCR members and to the scientific community:

  • A total of 61 major published peer-reviewed journal articles and reviews (see publications)
  • One joint review on the main N+1/N–1 concept of the NCCR (soon to be published)
  • Co-organiser of the International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME18) in 2022 in Lausanne,
  • Co-organiser of the International Microbial Ecology & Evolution Hubs (in January 2024)
  • Co-organiser of the 80th anniversary meeting of the Swiss Society for Microbiology in 2022 (with NCCR AntiResist)
  • Co-organiser of the LS2 Systems Biology Meeting 2021
  • Four whole-consortium (Annual) meetings (incl. one online only)
  • 33 internal online seminars featuring 67 presenters (43% female) – including 8 recorded methodological seminars to highlight NCCR computational tools (year 1)
  • 37 in-person keynotes or short talks during internal meetings (43% female)
  • 18 external online seminars with national and international guests (44% female)
  • More than a dozen workshops (co-)organised by the NCCR
  • Interlab visits and career talks



NCCR researchers exchanging during an interactive session at the NCCR Annual Meeting 2023 in Kandersteg, Switzerland