September 20, 2018

2018 switchBoard Retina Symposium and Summer School

The EU-funded project switchBoard (Coordinator Prof. Thomas Euler, Tübingen) offers a public symposium on cutting-edge retina research in Europe and internationally on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The event is organized by inilabs AG  (tobi Delbruck, Gemma Taverni) and the Sensors group, Inst. of Neuroinformatics, UZH-ETH Zurich. Meeting venue is the Aula RAA-G-01 at the University of Zürich and ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 59, Switzerland.

Registration (free of charge) is necessary, limited to 50 external guests:

switchBoard (In the Eye of the Observer: Visual Processing at the Heart of the Retina) is an In Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme under the Marie Curie Actions.

More information on the website

November 08, 2017

2° Winter School

The 2° switchBoard School will be held in Bergen, Norway, hosted by Beneficiary 03, University of Bergen, on Nov 06 + 09.

November 08, 2017

2° Annual Meeting

The 2° Annual Meeting will be held in Bergen, Norway, hosted by Beneficiary 03, University of Bergen.

November 07, 2017

Midterm Review Meeting

The Midterm Review Meeting will be held in Bergen, Norway, hosted by Beneficiary 03, University of Bergen. Please log in to see the Guidelines.

November 06, 2017

Opening of switchBoard Museum Exhibit

On Monday Nov 06, 2017 in the afternoon, the switchBoard museum exhibit, organised by members of the switchBoard project in collaboration with staff from the VilVilte Science Center, will be officially opened.

October 06, 2017

Periodic Report

Due Date for Submission of 1° Periodic Report (please login to see details.)

September 11, 2017

Media Training Workshop

A workshop on Media Training will be held in Tübingen, Germany, from September 11-15. It is organised by Partner Organisation Grasshopper Films (

June 30, 2017

Young Researcher Vision Camp 2017

The YRVC will be held on Castle Wildenstein in Leibertingen, Germany, from June 30 to July 02 (see also

It is organized by Beneficiary 01, Universität Tübingen, and comprises among many other events a switchBoard session (not a mandatory part of the training programme).

June 28, 2017

1° Complementary Skills Course

The 1° Complementary Skills Course will be held in Tübingen, Germany, hosted by Beneficiary 01, Universität Tübingen, from June 28-30, in conjunction with the Initial Training Network "MyFUN" (

The event comprises lectures and seminars on Ethics in Biomedical Research, Successful Writing of Scientific Papers, Setting Goals for Success, How to keep a Lab Book, Basic Legal Awareness and Basics of Intellectual Property Rights.

June 26, 2017

MCS Workshop

A workshop on “Retina recording with MEAs” will be held in Reutlingen, Germany, hosted by Beneficiary 09, Multi Channel Systems GmbH, on June 26 + 27.

May 15, 2017

iniLabs Workshop

A workshop on "Using Silicon Retinas" will be held in Zürich, Switzerland, hosted by Beneficiary 11 iniLabs GmbH, on May 15 + 16. It is organized by ESR Gemma Taverni (Link zu ihrem Profil) (see also the blog entry at

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October 04, 2016

1st switchBoard Summer School

The first switchBoard Summer School To be held in Tuebingen, Germany, hosted by Beneficiary 01.

October 06, 2016

1st switchBoard Annual Meeting

The first switchBoard Annual Meeting to be held in Tuebingen, Germany, hosted by Beneficiary 01.

November 02, 2015

Kick-Off Meeting in Tuebingen

The Kick-Off-Meeting of the switchBoard consortium was held in Tuebingen, Germany – hosted by the Scientific Coordinator Prof. Thomas Euler – on November 2nd and 3rd.

The network partners presented projects that the prospective 15 switchBoard fellows will work on and discussed the recruitment process of Early Stage Researchers. Open switchBoard positions can be found on the Vacancies page.