Science, Higher Education and Innovation

About us

The Office of Science, Technology and Higher Education (OSTHE) at the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. aims to strengthen cooperation in science, technology and higher education between Switzerland and the United States and Canada. It provides background and analysis to support fact-based policy decisions in Switzerland. The OSTHE showcases Switzerland as a hub for excellent higher education and research and promotes the exchange of ideas with scientists and science policy-makers.

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Team Members

  • Simon Marti, Ph.D., Head of Office
  • Tracy Dove, Ph.D., Scientific Advisor
  • Sophie Baumann, Project Coordinator
  • Marco Hennet, Academic Associate


To contact the Office of Science, Technology and Higher Education:
Tel: +1 (202) 745 7965