Martina Hirayama announced as new State Secretary

On July 4, the Federal Council has appointed Martina Hirayama as the new State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation. She is dean of the ZHAW School of Engineering, vice-president of the board of Innosuisse, Switzerland’s innovation promotion agency, and a member of the Swiss National Science Foundation Council.

On January 1, 2019 she will succeed the current state secretary Mauro Dell’Ambrogio. Congratulations!