The 17 cantons of the root ends of the finalists of the 53. National competition were celebrated on Saturday in Rapperswil for your use. 21 young people received from the jury the predicate “good”, 53, “very good” and 35 “excellent”. According to these predicates, cash were to be awarded prizes cash prizes of a total value of around 85‘000 Swiss francs.

The 44 most innovative young researchers will entitle with a total of 23 special awards, which, among other things, to a visit to the European Space camp in Norway, an internship in a Swiss Embassy (FDFA), or the participation in international project competitions in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

For the first Time in the history of the National competition, more female than male young people at the finals were Swiss writes Jugend forscht. “This year, there are many projects that deal with issues and questions that deal with our society”, Jérémie Aebischer, project Manager of the competition in the communication cited.

One of the participants have dealt with, for example, the air in school-rooms and their influence on the concentration ability of the students. It was wonderful to see the Effort and enormous additional expenses were far in excess of the Required in addition to the young researchers, as Aebischer.