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Concept and editing

Dr. Lukas Meier, Managing Director

Implementation and realisation

a+ caruso gmbh, Basel
Realized in, Photos: Archiv,,

Terms of use

Access to and use of the website are subject to the following terms of use. By accessing and browsing the site, you accept without limitation the terms and conditions and the privacy policy. The R. Geigy Foundation (hereinafter: RGS) may modify the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy at any time by updating this posting. Please consult this page regularly.

General Terms and Conditions – Legal


RGS maintains this website for general information purposes only. RGS reserves the right to delete, modify or supplement the content of this site at any time and without giving reasons.

RGS makes every effort to provide current and accurate information on its website. However, it does not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of the content and data published here. This applies in particular to the project descriptions for which the respective project managers are responsible.

The foundation is not liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of its website or from information provided here. Rights and obligations between the foundation and users of its website or third parties are excluded.

This website is protected by copyright, including all texts and images. Any use outside the limits of the copyright law is not permitted without the consent of RGS. The dissemination of information from this website in return for payment is prohibited.

Data protection


With this data protection notice, RGS wishes to inform users and visitors to its website about the purpose, nature and scope of the processing of personal data. The RGS website is constantly being revised and developed. This also means that this data protection information is updated regularly.

All data that we receive from you will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Swiss Data Protection Act (DSG). By sending us your data, you give your consent to their processing for purposes that are expressly stated at the time of data collection or are obviously connected with the delivery of your data. This applies in particular to your project entries.

These are treated confidentially and are not disseminated outside RGS and its external network of experts, whose representatives are themselves asked to treat the submissions confidentially.

In addition to the information directly related to the project entries, we use your data to inform you about RGS funding opportunities as well as network events related to our funding activities.

Web analysis

Google uses so-called cookies, which are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our website. If you call up the page again, your browser sends the contents of the cookies back to us and thus enables recognition of the end device. Reading out cookies enables us to design our website optimally for you and make it easier for you to use.

It is permitted or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google.


Data security

Please note that the Internet is a worldwide open network. If you transmit personal data via the Internet, you do so at your own risk.

RGS takes appropriate technical and organizational security measures to minimize security risks when transmitting data within the RGS system. However, your computer is located outside of the security area controlled by RGS. It is your responsibility as a user to inform yourself about the necessary security measures and to take appropriate action in this regard. RGS is in no way liable for any damage that you may suffer as a result of data loss or manipulation.

All RGS data is stored in Switzerland and backed up regularly.

The project data associated with a funded project are published on this website in the interests of providing transparent information to the public.


By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you in the manner and for the purposes described.

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