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Swiss hearing app popular in the USA

 

Fennex developed an augmented hearing app used in combination with Apple Airpods. Exactly one year after the company launch, Fennex has achieved two important milestones. The startup has reached 100,000 users of which 30,000 are active on the app monthly. And a second version of Fennex with substantial usability and technical improvements has been...

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EO Switzerland lanciert den Global Student Entrepreneur Award 2018

 

Am 12. Januar kürt die Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) den Schweizer Student Entrepreneur 2018. Der nationale Gewinner erhält nicht nur 5000 Franken und weitere Unterstützung, sondern qualifiziert sich auch für die internationale Ausscheidung. 

 

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CodeCheck sammelt über 1,5 Millionen CHF ein

 

Neben bestehenden Investoren unterstützt nun auch der Schweizer Technologiefonds CodeCheck. Mit dem frischen Kapital wird die erfolgreiche Online-Plattform für den gesunden und nachhaltigen Einkauf unter anderem ein innovatives CO2-Feature auf den Weg bringen.

 

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Swiss AI Company Windsor.ai Launches in the APAC region

 

By harnessing AI-based customer journey analysis through advanced attribution models, the Windsor.ai platform drives sales revenue without a need to increase marketing expenditures. European companies such as AMAG or lastminute.com already use the platform. The start-up will use its new Singapore office as a base from which to target other countries in the...

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Wood goes high-tech

 

Wood is not just a conventional material, it also has great innovation potential as a high-tech component and raw material for chemistry. This is one of the conclusions of the National Research Programme "Resource Wood" (NRP 66), which is nearing its end after five years of research. The research resulted in 227 publications, more than a dozen CTI projects...

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GratXray will den neuen Goldstandard für Brustkrebserkennung setzen

 

Ein vor kurzem gegründetes Spinoff des Paul Scherrer Instituts und der ETH Zürich hat ein neues bildgebendes Verfahren zur Erkennung von Brustkrebs entwickelt. Damit will das GratXray-Team, das im PARK INNOVAARE arbeitet, den neuen Goldstandard in der Mammografie schaffen.

 

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Modum and University of Zurich team up on blockchain research project

 

The modum team and the Communication System Group at the University of Zurich have received funding from CTI to complete a research project on blockchain based temperature monitoring in medical drug distribution.

 

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Wanted: Innovative solutions at Hackathons and Startup weekends

 

Hackathon and Startup Weekends offer a platform for developing new and creative solutions to real questions or challenges on a given topic within a certain period. The compilation below provides an overview of events with open registration.

 

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Blockchain Summit - Crypto Valley: Corporates vs. Startups

 

The growth of Blockchain has provoked antagonism between corporates and startups. At the 2nd Blockchain Summit on 26th April the two parties take the stage to defend their positions in an “Old versus New” format and discuss new approaches of building solutions with distributed ledger technology. Six startups will present in the panel.

 

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Registration is open for SICTIC investor events

 

The Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) organises regular events to bring together investors with startups looking for investment. Last year one third of the 91 startups that received funding, pitched at the events. The call for applications is now open for startups interested in pitching at the upcoming events.

 

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