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CHF 5.1 million for blood purification startup hemotune

 

Hemotune AG, a spin-off from ETH Zurich founded in 2017 and currently incubated at Wyss Zurich, today announced the closing of a CHF 5.1 million Series A to advance the development of HemoSystem, a breakthrough blood purification platform based on nanoengineered magnetic beads.

 

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Swisspeers schliesst überzeichnete Finanzierungsrunde ab

 

Die seit Mitte 2016 operative Direct Lending-Plattform swisspeers vermittelt Fremdkapital an Schweizer KMU. Jetzt hat sie selber Pflichtwandeldarlehen über gut eine halbe Million Franken ausgegeben.

 

 

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BOND Mobility acquires data and analytics platform

 

BOND Mobility has acquired the micromobility data fusion and predictive analytics solution from ETH Zurich spin-off Roll2Go. Co-founder Lukas Ballo will join BOND Mobility as Head of Data Analytics.

 

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Swiss Government to buy anti-COVID-19 drugs from Molecular Partners

 

The Swiss Government has signed a deal with Molecular Partners securing the rights to purchase doses of its first anti COVID-19 program. Swiss Government will pay a reservation fee in the high single digit millions Swiss Francs for the right to purchase up to 3.2 million doses of anti-COVID-19 DARPin candidate, MP0420, for both therapeutic and potential...

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Schweizer Startup produziert Rindfleisch im Labor

 

Das Wädenswiler Startup MIRAI FOODS hat als erstes Schweizer Unternehmen Rindfleisch im Labor gezüchtet. Das Ergebnis sind vier Miniburger mit echtem Fleisch aus tierischen Zellen. Erste Investorinnen und Investoren haben die Burger schon verkostet.

 

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Five Swiss startups contest for the Luxury Innovation Award

 

The first edition of the Luxury Innovation award is coming to the end. The jury has nominated eight finalists that will present their innovations during the award ceremony on 27 August in Geneva. Among the finalists are five Swiss startups in four categories.

 

 

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An almost complete C-suite for Swiss startups

 

Several top management positions in different startups are now occupied – from Chief Executive Officer at NBE Therapeutics to Chief Medical Officer at Cellestia Biotech. Two startups have also welcomed a new Chief Financial Officer.

 

 

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Neurimmune’s therapy against Alzheimer’s closer to approval

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Biogen’s Biologics License Application and granted priority review for the approval of aducanumab as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. If approved, aducanumab would be the first treatment with the potential to meaningfully change the course of Alzheimer’s disease.

 

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European juries awed by Swiss robotics and cleantech solutions

 

Sevensense and Bloom Biorenewables have convinced judges of the Deutsche Bahn Mindbox and CEE Startup Challenge winning themselves varying prize packages. The startups took home varying prizes including collaboration contracts and investment deals.

 

 

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A deep insight in the Swiss ecosystem for start-ups from abroad

 

The Swiss Market Entry Bootcamp offers startups from abroad the opportunity to meet with experts from leading corporations, public institutions, innovation programs, accelerators and incubators. The application phase runs to 1 September.

 

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