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Luciana Vaccaro nommée au Conseil d’administration d’Innosuisse

 

Le Conseil fédéral a nommé Luciana Vaccaro, rectrice de la Haute École spécialisée de Suisse occidentale (HES-SO), au conseil d’administration d’Innosuisse. Elle remplacera Martina Hirayama, qui s’est retirée de ce conseil le 31 août 2018 à la suite de sa nomination à la tête du Secrétariat d’État à la formation, à la recherche et à l’innovation (SEFRI)....

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Swiss startup ambrpay wins CV Competition and USD 100,000 cash prize

 

The blockchain startup ambrpay has won the first prize of the CV Competition for Finance, the premier gathering of the blockchain community in Crypto Valley. Innovation based on distributed ledger technology was the main topic of the speeches, panel discussions and fireside chats.

 

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Smallpdf wird in neues Dropbox-Angebot integriert

 

Mit einer neuen Serie an Tools will der Online-Speicherdienst Dropbox seinen 500 Millionen Nutzern das Dokumentenmanagement erleichtern. Neben US-Konzernen wählte Dropbox auch das Schweizer Startup Smallpdf als Partner für das neue Angebot.

 

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These are the ten finalists of the CV Competition for Finance

 

The finalists will pitch at this week’s CV Summit in Zug, where the winners will be announced as well. Among the finalist’s products are piggy-wallets for kids, financial services and trading platforms as well as a gateway for cryptocurrency subscription payments.

 

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SME instrument to fund 23 Swiss startups

 

 

Each project supported by the SME Instrument will receive €50.000 to draft a business plan and validate the solution. Twenty-three startups from Switzerland are among the latest beneficiaries.

 

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3Brain unveils a new technology neuroscientists have been waiting for

 

 

3D models of the brain have become a promising tool for understanding diseases and for drug development. However measuring the activity of neurons packed in a 3D environment is not easy. 3Brain's new Khíron chip - developed with the CSEM - now enables fast, accurate intra-tissue measurement and continuous nutrient and oxygen supply through all tissue...

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Lykke and Nxchange to launch a European tokenized securities exchange

 

Lykke, a leading Swiss blockchain-based exchange and Nxchange, a fully regulated Dutch securities exchange platform team up to launch a fully regulated tokenized securities exchange in Europe. Lykke will become an equity shareholder in Nxchange in return for contributing investment capital, blockchain technology, crypto asset trading infrastructure and...

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Medyria First in Man Clinical Trial well under way

 

Medyria has developed a catheter positioning system with the potential to significantly reduce the use of x-ray and contrast dye. The first clinical trial has started.

 

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Increasing gap between innovation leaders and laggards

 

According to the latest innovation survey conducted by KOF ETHZ, Swiss companies are spending more on research and development (R&D) overall than in recent years. However, the number companies investing in R&D is declining.

 

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Zurich Instruments launches first commercial Quantum Computing Control System

 

Zurich Instruments new system is an integrated and comprehensive system of individually proven instruments and software designed to manage the high complexity of a quantum computing setup. It will be used in an EU project, which aims to build a hybrid high-performance quantum computer.

 

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