ETH Library Lab

ETH Library Lab - Incubator for Open Knowledge Ecosystems

ETH Library Lab, as an innovation initiative of ETH Library, was funded from 2018 to mid of 2022. The initiative focused on the domain of information infrastructure and services for science, research and education. It hosted numerous Innovator Fellows and their projects.

The Core: a Fellowship Program

From 2019-2022 ETH Library Lab has welcomed young talents from across disciplines and professional levels. During this time, 19 fellows were supported and 16 projects incubated.


Working Principles


Identifying trends with the potential to reshape scientific information infrastructure and services.

Initiating interdisciplinary exchange to adapt solutions to the changing user needs.

Connecting talents with bold ideas to supporters for their innovative journey.

Bringing ideas to life to accelerate innovation processes within the library environment.

Innovation as Team Work

The ETH Library Lab provided a context for interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration between its fellows. In addition, it partnered with individuals and organizations to accelerate innovation projects.

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In part 2 of our two-part series on data and machine learning trends we continue our reflection on the most impactful topics that we encountered in 2021. Read on
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