Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force

The Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force is a national scientific advisory board set up specifically for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Task Force’s mandate comes from the following federal bodies: the Federal Council Coronavirus Crisis Unit KSBC, the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH and the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI.

Its members comprise the presidents of the following institutions: the Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF (Professor Matthias Egger), the ETH Board (Professor Michael O. Hengartner), the Rector’s Conference swissuniversities (Professor Yves Flückiger), and the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences a+ (Professor Marcel Tanner).

The Task Force is chaired by Professor Matthias Egger.