Cognex Corporation has acquired ViDi Systems SA, a maker of deep learning software for industrial machine vision based in Fribourg Switzerland. Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry.
The crowdlending platform LEND raised CHF 3.5 Million in a strategic Series A round. Both Angel investors and Polytech Ecosystem Ventures, a Swiss-American fund, provide the funding. Existing investors provide nearly half of the funds.
Basel based startup INOFEA has successfully closed its financing round with contributions from returning as well as new private investors. INOFEA owns a highly innovative nanotechnology platform to shield sensitive enzymes and has positively demonstrated substantial benefits to customers in a number of biopharma-related applications.
MTIP MedTech Innovation Partners AG hat zum Ende des ersten Quartals 2017 ihren ersten Fonds mit 60 Millionen Franken deutlich über den Erwartungen final geschlossen. Angepeilt sind nun Investments in rund zehn Medizintechnik-Startups.
The AO Foundation based in Davos played an important role for the development of the modern medtech industry and is today a surgeon-led, not-for-profit organization with a global network of more than 16,000 healthcare professionals and scientists. The Foundation has launched an investment fund for digital health start-ups.
Swiss fintech start-up SONECT has recently closed their first funding round. The start-up will use the funds to further develop the platform and to roll out the service. Customers will be able to withdraw cash from first stores in April.