mint & pepper aims to inspire kids and teenagers for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), life sciences and entrepreneurial topics, to make them ready for the future, but also to strengthen the innovation location Switzerland.
In practical mint & pepper workshops, children and young people learn to better understand our technological world. The offerings give them profound insights into new technologies. They discover STEM and their individual strengths in very practical applications, develop solutions for real life challenges and - broaden their horizons for training and career choices. In keeping with Switzerland’s “Lehrplan 21” curriculum project and the latest research on teaching and learning research, mint & pepper develops modules and workshops for the upper primary school level and secondary school levels I and II.
mint & pepper has also expanded its portfolio of workshops to include so-called education services. Partners can thus be supported in the development and expansion of engineering and concept development for the promotion of young talent, for example, mint & pepper developed the CYBATHLON-@school modules for the CYBATHLON
of the ETH Zurich.
With the launch of the talent program Wyss Zurich BioSTARS program in 2023, mint & pepper also offers special insights into life sciences and entrepreneurship in addition to STEM topics. The program aims at talented and life science enthusiastic teenagers from 16 years on in order to nourish and accompany them on their educational path.