RiskLab is an inter-university research institute, concentrating on precompetitive, applied research in the general area of (integrated) risk management for finance and insurance. Various members of the Department of Mathematics at the ETHZ and the Institute for Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich are informally linked to RiskLab.

The aims of RiskLab are:

  • Promotion of the scientific competence and methodology in the general area of integrated risk management,
  • Promotion of fundamental and precompetitive applied research in strong connection with practitioners,
  • Knowledge exchange between academia and the finance industry,
  • Promotion of Zurich (and Switzerland in general) as one of the leading centres of excellence regarding the finance business and the corresponding academic education and research