Congratulations to the Swiss winners of the Wiki Science Competition 2021, the largest science photo competition in the world! Find them and their winning photos under the link below or on our social media.


This international competition is supported by Wikimedia CH and Wikimedia Estonia together. Specifically, it is financially supported by the Education & Innovation program of Wikimedia CH. Switzerland once again participated with a national jury and prizes.


The honouring ceremony for the winners of the Wiki Science Competition 2021 is organized by Wikimedia CH in collaboration with the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). The event takes place on 18 May, from 11 to 12:45, at the Auditorium of USI in Lugano.


Schedule of the Swiss Award ceremony


11:00: Opening

11:10: Welcome by Luca Gambardella, Pro-Rector for Innovation and Corporate Relations of USI

11:20: Jenny Ebermann, CEO of Wikimedia Switzerland

11:30: Ivo Kruusamägi, Chairman of Wikimedia Estonia and founder of Wiki Science Competition

11:40: Silvia Misiti, director of IBSA Foundation for scientific research

11:50: Andrea Emilio Rizzoli, director of Istituto Dalle Molle di studi sull’intelligenza artificiale (IDSIA)



12:00 – 12:30: Opening and presentation of the winners by Alessandro Marchetti



12:40: Group photo with all the winners

12:45: Buffet starts


Learn more on the project page

WMCH’s Media Release in English, French, German and Italian


Read more about the winners