28.04.2017 14:14

HBM invests EUR 20 million in Amicus

HBM Healthcare Investments announced the closing of a new equity investment of EUR 20 million in two tranches into the privately held and Switzerland based Amicus SA. The financing will allow Amicus to accelerate the growth of its pharmaceutical business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

28.04.2017 13:51

400 people, 22 pitches and 1 unicorn

The Startup Champions Seed Night last Wednesday saw a record number of attendees. Twenty-two start-ups pitched to the audience and MindMaze’s Tej Tadi spoke frankly about his mistakes.

28.04.2017 13:30

Startup uses blockchain for food safety

Food Blockchain XYZ, a startup based at the EPFL Innovation Park, has secured the financial support of the Canton de Vaud. The company is building the Food Supply Chain 2.0 using a combination of secure sensors, blockchain technology and smart contracts.

28.04.2017 13:06

A Swiss start-up extends battery life of smartwatches significantly

ActLight presented the next generation Heartrate Sensor for wearables, featuring a remarkable 80% reduction in power consumption compared to what is currently available on the market, and still delivering the same performance.

28.04.2017 11:30

A new lighthouse for education technology

EPFL’s new Swiss EdTech Collider will be home to around 30 startups involved in developing new education technologies. With the incubator, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has taken a decisive step towards developing an international hub for the booming sector of digital education based in Switzerland.

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04.05.2017 09:00 - 17:00

Swiss Biotech Day 2017 Congress Center Basel, Switzerland


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02.05.2017 16:11 - 16:17

Exit Strategy for Startup EPFL Innovation Park

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