Optimus Agora

The SNSF has joined forces with swissnex San Francisco to offer a scientific communication traineeship to winners of the Optimus Agora prize. Chosen from the submitted proposals, the prize acknowledges the communication potential of the winning project


Only projects with a budget of more than CHF 50,000 and a duration of over a year are considered for the Optimus Agora prize.

Agora Optimus prize 2021

Previous winners

This project brings robots and schoolchildren together. And thereby also science and society. Read more
The 2019 SNSF awards its Optimus Agora prize to Antonio Rodriguez for an exhibition which explores the future of poetry. Read more
Stress is part of everyday life. Better understanding it, and knowing how to prevent situations that cause it, improves our Read more
Christophe Dessimoz builds phylogenetic trees to study the relationships between living beings. He wishes to familiarise the public with this Read more