25.09.2017 12:10

Skypull completes full system test

Skypull, a Ticino based startup that developed an Altitude Wind Energy (AWE) system made of an autonomous drone connected by a tether to a ground power generator,  announced the successfully completion of the first full system test. The results are very encouraging and pave the way for the next development phases. Skypull was also  selected for the ESA BIC finals and will receive seed funding of max. CHF 500’000.

25.09.2017 10:05

Humabs BioMed acquired by Vir Biotechnology

Humbas Biomed, a spin-off from the Institute of Biomedical Research (IRB) Bellinzona developing superior monoclonal antibodies, has been acquired by Vir Biotechnology Inc. based in San Francisco. Humabs will continue its activities at its headquarters in Bellinzona, Ticino.


22.09.2017 13:01

 CTI Startup Label for medtech and micro technology startups

Three startups have received the CTI Startup label from the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation. The startups, NeoCoat, Piavita (Picture above) and Vigilitech, which received the label are offering innovative solutions ranging from diamond coating technologies to veterinary and animal monitoring.

22.09.2017 09:37

De nouvelles infrastructures technologiques pour l’Arc jurassien

L’Arc jurassien est en pleine effervescence. L’incubateur Moutier, nouvelle infrastructure et partie intégrante du Tornos Precision Park qui réunit en son sein startups, entreprises partenaires, hautes écoles et institutions, a récemment ouvert ses portes. Par ailleurs, la construction d’un nouveau campus technologique et industriel a débuté près de Delémont. Il abritera l’antenne jurassienne de Switzerland Innovation Park BaselArea.


19.09.2017 10:20

Ein Zentrum für das Umsetzen von Innovationen

Im Kraftwerk wird an der Zukunft der Schweiz gebaut. Im geschichtsträchtigen ewz-Unterwerk Selnau in der Zürcher Innenstadt arbeiten Grossunternehmen, Organisationen, Startups, Selbständige und Kreative künftig in firmen- und branchenübergreifender Kollaboration an nachhaltigen Lösungen für die Herausforderungen unserer Zeit.


18.09.2017 11:22

BaseLaunch startups: From gene therapies to digital measurement

The first phase of the BaseLaunch Healthcare Accelerator program is now underway. 13 startups ranging from therapeutics and diagnostics to digital healthcare and medtech have been selected to work with industry experts to develop their business cases over the next three months. Several Swiss companies were selected. 


14.09.2017 16:05

Kitro joins Metro accelerator in Berlin

Swiss startup, Kitro, providing solutions for optimizing performance by reducing avoidable food waste, has been selected among the ten startups from the hospitality industry to join the three months program by Metro accelerator in Berlin. Startups will receive, among others, an offer of €120,000 worth of investment.

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02.10.2017 17:00 - 20:00

Seif Award ceremony 2017 Volkshaus Zurich, Stauffacherstrasse 60, 8004 Zürich

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04.10.2017 @EPFL; 17:15-21:00

Startup Acceleration Workshop No. 1 : The story of your startup EPFL, Route Cantonale 1015 Lausanne BC 01/02

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