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Wellcome Trust supports Polyphor and Neurotune

Polyphor received a first 0.6 mCHF milestone payment from the Wellcome Trust under a Seeding Drug Discovery Award of total up to 2.3 mCHF granted in February 2017. Neurotune was selected for a Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Award.

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IRewind delivers personalised video clips for the UBS Kids Cup

Software startup iRewind has delivered personalised finisher video clips for the junior athletes participating in the 2017 UBS Kids Cup. Over 1800 clips were produced each day. The startup will again deliver a video clip for each participating kid in the Swiss final.

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Loriot gains growth momentum

Loriot, an Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, has seen significant growth since its foundation in 2015. Today, the startup serves more than 6000 clients in 100 countries. The startup is further expanding its team in its headquarters in Thalwil to extend its core business and customer services.

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Peripal completes series A financing round

Peripal, an ETH start-up developing medical devices to facilitate dialysis has completed the first closing of its series A financing round. The funds will be used to accelerate production as the company gets ready for the EU launch in 2018.

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Starmind's AI solution to unite 12’000 employees

Starmind, a Zurich based company specialising in cognitive computing has developed an AI solution for one of the world’s oldest advertising agencies, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT). More than 12000 employees in the JWT’s global network can now ask questions and get access to company know-how in real-time.

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The Journey is coming to the end

In Zurich 38 candidates, including 16 from Switzerland, have enrolled in the “Journey” Climate-Kic’s climate change education programme. The Journey offers knowledge on climate change combined with entrepreneurship skills to allow candidates to create a business model. A visit to the world’s first plant that captures atmospheric carbon with a filter is...

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Serviceportal CVCube auf Wachstumskurs

Das Zürcher Startup CVCube, das eine Serviceplattform für Weiterbildung betreibt, hat in den ersten 18 Monaten seit der Gründung ein Kursvolumen von über einer Million Schweizer Franken vermittelt.

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Meet the Innosuisse council

Last week the Innosuisse Board welcomed 20 personalities to Innovation Council. The new members bring diversity to the Innovation Council both with their professional experience in business, universities of applied sciences, universities, ETHs. Nine members stem from a startup background.

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Japanischer Internet-Dienstleister investiert in Dacadoo

Das Zürcher startup dacadoo hat eine neue Kapitalerhöhung mit Rakuten Capital als Hauptinvestor abgeschlossen. Dacodoo entwickelt und betreibt eine mobile Gesundheitsplattform, mit der Menschen ihrer Gesundheit verfolgen können.

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Parquery wins Blackforest company as partner

ETH Zurich spinoff Parquery offering smart parking solutions that automatically identify in real-time available parking spots, has joined forces with a black forest based company Hectronic to develop a smart parking-space detection solution. Hectronic is both a commercial partner as well as a strategic investor in Parquery.

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