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Act today to envision a better tomorrow

Because the future is being built today, the Hubert Tuor Foundation wants to support education, training and research. By supporting promising and innovative projects, the Hubert Tuor Foundation is helping emerging talent realize and realize their projects in the medical, scientific and technological fields.

Help people to help other people

In a spirit of reciprocal responsibility, the Hubert Tuor Foundation hopes that these future leaders will commit themselves tomorrow by giving back what they have received today. They will become partners of the Hubert Tuor Foundation, contributing thus to the future of the institution. The Hubert Tuor Foundation represents a new philanthropic trend, a new form of sponsorship that adds sustainability to philanthropy.


Infokids, an interactive, dynamic application

The Hubert Tuor has joined forces with the HUG private Foundation to support a project aimed at parents and designed to improve care for young patients in the paediatric emergency department in Geneva.  A digital solution to help patients The INFOKIDS app has been designed so that parents of sick children can get in touch…



The Hubert Foundation is taking part in Hello Mask, a research project run by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in conjunction with the Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. The inspiration behind the project was the experience of Diane Bataard, a storyteller for sick children. Working with young patients who…


A new life

The Hubert Tuor Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Geneva, has launched the initiative “A New Life” as part of its contribution to supporting students. The programme has several objectives. First, it aims to offer French language courses, university summer schools and grants to young people who are students. Second, it aims to collect…


FHT & DFDL, a nice meeting between two foundations

The Hubert Tuor Foundation (FHT) and the Dr Henri Dubois-Ferrière Dinu Lipatti Foundation (DFDL) share common values and objectives. In light of its involvement in projects that support training and research in scientific and medical areas, it was natural for the FHT to take an interest in the projects funded by the DFDL. The closer relationship between…


The Mintaka Foundation

The Mintaka Foundation, created in 2005 by three professors in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Geneva, aims to find solutions to health problems in developing countries and to provide technological solutions to those who are most disadvantaged. It is a mission that the Hubert Tuor Foundation (FHT) was keen to support. Making…



GirlsCoding is an association established in Lausanne by a group of engineers and researchers from the école polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne so that more women worldwide will take jobs in information technology.  The problem The many stereotypes and the lack of role models mean that young women often do not consider IT options when making their…