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Holen Sie sich die Fachkräfte von morgen ins Haus!

Nationaler Zukunftstag: Donnerstag, 10. November 2022

Am Zukunftstag wechseln Mädchen und Jungen die Seiten und erhalten praxisnah Einblicke in Berufe und Arbeitsbereiche, in denen ihr Geschlecht bisher untervertreten ist. Der Zukunftstag ermutigt sie, bei der Berufswahl ihre Interessen und Talente in den Vordergrund zu stellen und Vorurteile zu hinterfragen. Der Zukunftstag ist eine Chance für Betriebe und Organisationen Nur 3.3 Prozent der Schülerinnen… View More

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Tec-Challenge - where young people discover their technical side!

Swiss TecLadies - Strong Girls for Switzerland as a Business Location

The national support program SwissTecLadies of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW is entering the next round. Swiss… View More

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Swiss Engineering has of course been involved since the beginning.

On the advisory board the representation of Swiss Engineering STV

Interview with Giovanni Crupi, President and Alexander Jäger, Managing Director

Swiss Engineering sees Engineers' Day as part of World Engineers Day and the goals of the World Engineering Association, highlighting engineering achievements in the context of Unesco's 17 sustainability themes is the right thing to do for Swiss Engineering STV. (Picture above: Giovanni Crupi) Giovanni Crupi and Alexander Jäger's answers: When and in what context did you first hear… View More

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Some engineering fields lack "sexiness"!

Donor: EQUANS Switzerland

Interview with Antonin Guez, CEO & Head of Integrated Services a.i.

Answers from Antonin Guez, on Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day?   I first heard about Engineers' Day in 2019. It was during my second year at ENGIE [now EQUANS]. I thought it was a great idea to promote what is key for us to address current challenges: technical skills, especially related to the energy transition.    Your… View More

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Explaining our profession with more emotion to the younger generation

Active partner Pini Group

Interviewer: Stefano Guandalini, Head of the Italian-speaking Switzerland Region

This day is good for the entire engineering industry. It is important that the younger generations also learn positively about our interesting professional activities. Answers from Stefano Guandalini, about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day? I first heard about Engineers' Day a few years ago (2020). I'm not sure, but probably the information… View More

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Focus on simple and understandable communication

Active partner Pini Group

Interview with Flavio Maccanelli

I think it is particularly appropriate to show our young people the potential for action and the responsibility they will have in shaping our territory.  Flavio Maccanelli's answers about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day (then Engineers' Day)?   When I joined the Pini Group three years ago. Similar events to bring the younger generation… View More

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Only when a system fails do we become aware of the engineering effort.

Donor: Bouygues Energies & Services, Switzerland

Stéphane Schneider, CEO

There are countless popular TV series devoted to working life in law firms, banks or agencies, but few that focus on attractive technical professions.  Stéphane Schneider's answers to Engineers' Day. This is the second time that your company has donated to Engineers' Day. Why are you involved in this event? It is engineers who have brought our high-tech world with all its conveniences… View More

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Sustainable contacts and relationships are the be-all and end-all in the construction industry.

Donor: Walo Bertschinger AG

Davide Di Falco, Chief Executive Officer for WALO Civil (USA)

Engineers' Day is therefore a good occasion to consciously present oneself and to share the enthusiasm for one's own area of expertise. The answers from Davide Di Falco, about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day (then Engineers' Day)? We became aware of the event through a flyer. Your company is now participating in Engineers'… View More

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Unfortunately, the shortage of skilled workers has been one of our association's top issues for a long time.

On the Advisory Board as representative of USIC - The Swiss Association of Consulting Engineering Companies

Dr. Mario Marti, Managing Director

But I would also like to see less lamentation, criticism and finger-pointing in our society in general, and more implementation and realization instead. Engineers change the world, not the squabblers in the media arena. Dr. Mario Marti's responses to Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day (then Engineers' Day)?  Daniel Löhr informed us in the… View More

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Promote equal conditions for professional development

(SUPSI) The University of Applied Sciences of Italian Switzerland

Nicoletta Tesio, Engineer at SUPSI

It would be important for all schools of all levels to be able to participate in Engineers' Day with activities, testimonials, visits or in-depth studies. Nicoletta Tesio's answers about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day?  I first heard about the Day in 2018 on the occasion of the first edition. An invitation came from SUPSI management to… View More

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Steady growth in the proportion of women in some engineering disciplines

SVIN Swiss Association of Women Engineers

Cornelia Malecki, Member of the Board

We have seen a steady increase in the proportion of women in some engineering disciplines for some years now, at least in the degree programs. But the proportion of well-trained female engineers is still small. We should therefore strengthen our image in this respect. Answers from Cornelia Malecki on Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day?  The… View More

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Important contributions of engineers to the solution of major challenges.

Advisory Board sia swiss association of engineers and architects

Christoph Starck, Managing Director

Society is far too unaware of the important contributions engineers make to solving the great challenges of our time. Engineers make a significant contribution to shaping our environment and our living space. Answers from Christoph Starck about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day?  The SIA was already approached by the organizers when the… View More

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Engineers should actively participate in public relations work

Donor: Canton of Aargau, Civil Engineering Department

Interview with Dominik Studer, Cantonal Engineer

Engineers should talk more about the good achievements in their environment and actively participate in public relations. Answers from Dominik Studer about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day? I had already registered individual contributions at the first two events. Within the Civil Engineering Department of the Canton of Aargau, we discussed… View More

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IngCH would also like to encourage young women in particular

Advisory Board member representing IngCH Engineers Shape our Future

Lea Hasler, Managing Director

Promoting young talent requires perseverance, and many players do not have this understanding; they want immediate results. We have to work on this in the long term. Answers from Lea Hasler about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day?  Already at the first event, I noticed how committed Daniel Löhr is to the engineers.  This… View More

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Engineering is given a particularly high priority in sustainability issues

Donor: Halter AG

Interview with Markus Mettler, CEO

When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day? Halter AG has maintained a professional exchange with the initiators of Engineer's Day for years. The event concept, which focuses on promoting young talent, is interesting per se for our company.  Your company is now participating in Engineers' Day for the third time as a donor. Why are you involved in this event? It is… View More

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Schöck: The right solution for all load-bearing building components!

Donor: Schöck Bauteile AG

Interview with Etienne Michel, Managing Director Switzerland

We have all witnessed how fast the world is developing and how important it is that engineers accompany this change and drive innovation. We at Schöck Bauteile AG want to support the basis for this with our commitment.  Answers from Etienne Michel about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day? It was through an employee who was in good contact… View More

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Developing cities in a mobile way while making the environment livable

Donor: ewp Group

Interview with Fiona Trachsel, CEO

Engineers are basically very modest, they plan and project quietly, without making a big fuss about it. Before I came to ewp, I had no idea how much is already behind a comparatively small infrastructure project, how incredibly much work goes into it. Answers from Fiona Trachsel about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day?  It must have been… View More

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Personal commitment and social responsibility

Donor: PTV Pension Fund of the Technical Associations SIA STV BSA FSAI USIC

Interview with Dr. Christoph Brügger, Managing Director

You can only be close to it if you are also in the middle of it. What are the current topics? What drives the various engineers of the many different genres? Engineers' day gives us the opportunity to make contacts and have conversations that we wouldn't otherwise be able to have quite so easily. We are closer to the pulse. Answers from Christoph Brügger about Engineers' Day. When and in what context… View More

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Addressing the future before it arrives - sustainably, competently and with passion.

Donor: Amstein + Walthert Holding AG

Interview with Rolf Mielebacher, COO

In addition to engineers for research, we also need engineers for practice. Today, many training programs impart a considerable diversity and breadth of content. This reorientation towards different competencies has resulted in a reduction of the practical relevance. I would like to see a renewed emphasis on practice. Answers from Rolf Mielebacher on Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you… View More

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Engineering is the future

Donor: Amberg Engineering

Interview with Antonia Cornaro, Expert Room Underground

"Engineering is the future. What is important: more education about training and the profession while young people are still at school.  Answers from Antonia Cornaro about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day? Two years ago. Your company is now participating in Engineers' Day for the second time as a donor. Why are you involved… View More

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Together with our customers, we develop sustainable solutions for the future.

Donor: Zühlke

Interview with Nicolas Durville, CEO Zühlke Switzerland

All the goals of Engineers' Day are highly relevant. Personally, the promotion of young talent is particularly close to my heart. This is a central issue both for us at Zühlke and for Switzerland as a business location and our society as a whole. Answers from Nicolas Durville about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day? I was asked about a year… View More

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The branch promotes cooperation within the construction and real estate industry

Donor: The Branch

Interview with Sandra Romagnolo, Managing Director

When it comes to real estate, many people first think of architecture. For the branch, an integrated real estate world means that engineers and architects move much closer together and benefit from each other. Fostering dialogue between engineers and other professionals from different fields is a high priority in their view. Answers from Sandra Romagnolo about Engineers' Day. When and in what… View More

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Zurich engineers

Donor: ewz together with vbz, wvz (Department of Industrial Operations of the City of Zurich)

Interview with Philipp Hatt, Head of Human Resources ewz


Promoting the next generation of engineers is a focus of ewz's employer branding strategy. The goal is to position ewz and the Department of Industrial Operations of the City of Zurich as an attractive employer with a wide range of engineering professions. On Engnieers'Day, they would like to show insights into the exciting everyday working life of engineers*. Answers from Philipp Hatt about Engineers'… View More

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Being an engineer means, above all, pushing things forward.

Donor: Swiss Engineering STV Region Zurich Plus

Interview with Prof. Hanspeter Keel, Lecturer Product Development & Design, OST - University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland

Engineers often work in interdisciplinary teams and focus on performance rather than the individual. Engineers are often quiet creators. They enjoy the results of their work and think less about marketing. And so the fruits of our labor are not harvested by the engineers themselves.  Answers from Hanspeter Keel about Engineers' Day. When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers'… View More

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Canton of Zurich Directorate of Economic Affairs

Platinum Donor: Location Promotion of the Canton of Zurich

Interview with Markus Müller, Project Manager Hightech

Top engineers meet in Schlieren. Engineers' Day celebrates and discusses the achievements of Swiss engineering every March 4. The Swiss Day is held simultaneously and coordinated with UNESCO's World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development. For all involved associations, companies, engineers and other interested parties, a networking event will be held in advance on February 17, 2022 at JED in Schlieren. Zurich… View More

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Porsche Centre Zurich

Donor: Porsche Centre Zurich

Interview with Sascha Leardi, Head of After Sales

Engineers' Day was launched on a small scale in 2018, and in 2022 more than 50 companies / associations and universities will again be involved for the fourth time.  When and in what context did you first hear about Engineers' Day (at the time)?  Daniel Löhr drew our attention to Engineers' Day in the middle of 2019. Your company is now participating in Engineers' Day for the 2nd time as a… View More

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Call for participation: Engineers' Day 2022 - World Engineering Day

Okotober News

Call for participation: Engineers' Day 2022 - World Engineering Day

Soon it will be that time again and on Friday, March 4, 2022, we can celebrate together the 5th World Engineers' Day, newly called Engineers' Day.

January newsletter Engineers’ Day 2021 Dear friends of the Engineers ’Day Engineers ’Day 2021 is approaching fast. We are very pleased with the great interest and support from our donors and active partners. We see it as an opportunity that most of the events will now be held virtually, as this will allow reaching a larger audience and also remaining present as a contemporary document. We are proud that the… View More

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Diverstity in sicence and tech - why it matters?

For more than 35 years, CSEM has contributed to the economic sustainability of our country's industry thanks to its researchers - our DNA: microtechnologies and permanent research for low energy consumption.

Every year on 4 March, UNESCO's International Day for Sustainable Development is celebrated in honour of engineers. CSEM, a Swiss research centre at the cutting edge of technological innovation, is fully committed to this direction. For more than 35 years, CSEM has contributed to the economic sustainability of our country's industry thanks to its researchers - our DNA: microtechnologies and permanent research for low energy consumption.… View More

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Future of engineers

Without engineers, there would be no electricity, no smartphone and no virtual media events. They also play a crucial role in the sustainable development of our civilization.

In order to address the importance of this professional group in public and to get young people excited about engineering, more than 50 mainly virtual events will take place on March 4, 2021 on the day of the engineers, which are offered by companies, educational institutions and science centers. The focus is on the virtual event "Workshop Engineers Future" on March 4th from 1 pm, at which top-class… View More

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January News

Engineers ’Day 2021 is approaching fast. We are very pleased with the great interest and support from our donors and active partners. We see it as an opportunity that most of the events will now be held virtually, as this will allow reaching a larger audience and also remaining present as a contemporary document.

January newsletter Engineers’ Day 2021 Dear friends of the Engineers ’Day Engineers ’Day 2021 is approaching fast. We are very pleased with the great interest and support from our donors and active partners. We see it as an opportunity that most of the events will now be held virtually, as this will allow reaching a larger audience and also remaining present as a contemporary document. We are proud that the… View More

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New hashtag: #IngTag

Since Engineers' Day is now held on March 4, we have changed the hashtag. Please use this one from now on. Thank you all so much for being so involved. Simply great! https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/ingtag/ #IngTag1503 #Ingtag0403 #worldengday #penisonskasse #pensionskasse_ptv @STV_Engineering #SwissEngineering_stv #SIA_ch #USIC #svin #SDGs #engineering #energy… View More

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Engineers' Day: Call for participation

Engineers' Day * World Engineering Day Dear friends of the Engineers' Day In the meantime, we are a huge step further and can announce concrete info about the 4th Engineers' Day (Engineers' Day - World Engineering Day) on March 4, 2021. What started on a small scale in March 2018 will become the most important day for engineers. Basic idea of Engineers' Day Engineers' Day is… View More

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Engineers for sustainable development

For sustainable development, much needs to be done to ensure that everyone has access to clean water, sanitation, reliable energy and other basic human needs. There is also much to be done in all countries - to address the impacts of climate change, environmental problems, our growing cities and the challenges of new technologies including artificial intelligence. There are many opportunities and the day can be used to connect with young… View More

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Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin: Engineers are bright minds with ideas!

Video message: Film The market in engineering has been marked by an increase in demand in recent years. Studies show that demographic change will exacerbate the situation in the future. In the long term, Switzerland can expect a shortage of up to 50,000 engineers. Why is there a need for Engineers' Day? Engineers' Day draws attention to the achievements of… View More

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All Engineers' Day events have been cancelled / postponed.

It is important to avoid gatherings of people. That is why it is planned that on Engineers' Day, tomorrow Sunday March 15, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin will pay tribute in a video message to the importance of engineers, especially in these turbulent times. To recognize the achievements of engineers, wear something light blue tomorrow. We are sorry to cancel, or rather postpone, the events on such short notice. We would like… View More

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Cancellation Event at Vortex House

Due to the current situation around the Corona virus and the large number of visitors, we are forced to cancel the event of March 15 at the Vortex House, respectively to postpone it to March 15, 2021. We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks for the support of Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, the owner of Vortex House, the pension fund of the Canton of Vaud and the general contractor Losinger - Marazzi, as… View More

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Engineers showcase their accomplishments * Tour Vortex House on Engineers' Day, Sunday March 15, 2020.

We invite you to Vortex House in Lausanne on March 15 at 10 am. Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and representatives of the engineering associations will present the importance of the professions. Why is the engineering profession so important? We are all surrounded by things that are an integral part of our everyday lives and that would not even exist without engineers. Be it water from the tap,… View More

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Science Slams at Engineers' Day

For the second time, a party will be held at Club Zukunft on Engineers' Day. This time, science slammers will provide the highlight with a competition. On Sunday March 15, starting at 5:00 p.m., engineers and friends of engineers will meet at Dienerstrasse 33 in Zurich to celebrate and socialize. Science Slam is a competition. Several slammers compete against each other in a scientific short presentation tournament,… View More

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Open Day in the Lötschberg Base Tunnel - Engineering Art in Tunnel Construction.

On Sunday 15 March 2020 from 09:00, BLS will be demonstrating the varied and exciting engineering activities involved in tunnel construction. The 35-kilometer long Lötschberg base tunnel is the heart of the BLS infrastructure. It is one of the safest, most modern and technically most complex railroad tunnels in the world. Together with the Gotthard Base Tunnel and the Monte Ceneri Base Tunnel, it is part of the NRLA, the new… View More