»Nothing is done while anything remains to do.«

Since June 2016, the Swiss Foundation has its own presence on the internet. The website provides information not only about the benefactor and his vision but also about the individual areas of sponsorship and their eligibility requirements.

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Helmut Fischer

He who invests in the future defines the future. 
Investing in the future is exactly what the entrepreneur Helmut Fischer did when, on his own initiative and for the common good, he transferred his corporate assets to two charitable foundations: the Helmut Fischer Foundation Germany and the Helmut Fischer Foundation Switzerland.

He believes that the areas of science, research and education are not only the pillars of our society, they also deserve to be made accessible to everyone and given particular support – especially by those who have the means to do so.

From undergraduate study grants to the sponsorship of graduate students through to the endowment of professorships: the Foundation actively engages in a number of areas within the academic landscape. This wide portfolio of support mechanisms serves to bridge the gap between disciplines.

Raw materials and milled parts made of aluminum, brass and steel for measuring instruments