Christoph Ebell

Christoph Ebell |Clyto Access

Executive Director at the Human Brain Project, Switzerland

Keynote Speaker

Expertise: Human Brain,Science and Technology Policy, Physics and Humanities


Christoph Ebell is the Executive Director of the Human Brain Project, and in this capacity heads the management unit of this large and ambitious European Flagship project. Prior to this position, he served as the Science and Technology Counselor at the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. In this diplomatic posting, he connected Switzerland and the United States in the fields of science, technology, innovation, higher education, as well as professional education. Before his posting in the United States, Chris worked at the Department of Economic Affairs in Bern, Switzerland, where he headed the international cooperation section for innovation, education and international organizations. Specializing in innovation policy issues, he was a delegate to the OECD Committee for Science and Technology Policy, UN commissions, and a member of several expert working groups, including the expert panel on the OECD Innovation Strategy. Prior to that, Chris has built up extensive experience with R&D-related EU institutions and multilateral cooperation mechanisms both on a European and global level with an emphasis on advanced manufacturing. He began his career at the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation, Switzerland’s innovation funding agency. Before joining the government services, Chris studied Physics and Humanities, did research in American and International studies and culture, in Switzerland and at Harvard University. He received Masters degrees from the University of Bern and from the University of Illinois at Chicago and taught at the University of Basel.


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