ETH BiodivX 🧬

Semi-Finalist of the $10M XPRIZE Rainforest competition

About us

Our experiences span cultural, artistic, scientific, and social science backgrounds - from inventing ways to sequence DNA from air to influencing and negotiating multilateral conservation agreements to working on the frontlines of human health connections and biodiversity.

We are team ETH BiodivX and we enter this competition as if it were no different than our daily work, because in fact, we have all dedicated our careers to solving the technical and environmental challenges of our time.

About the $10M XPRIZE Rainforest

The $10M XPRIZE Rainforest is a five-year competition to accelerate the innovation of autonomous technologies needed for biodiversity assessment and to enhance our understanding of rainforest ecosystems.

Team Leads

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Kristy Deiner

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Stefano Mintchev

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David Dao





Restor Foundation

FSC Indigenous Foundation

Zurich Zoo


WWF Switzerland

Plant Science Center