Swiss startup LiVET gains international attention

Tim Pfister of LiVET presenting among 20 top animal health startups at Animal Health Investment Europe 2020

Recognized by the premium investment forum – Animal Health Investment Europe 2020 – LiVET has been selected among 20 top animal health startups to present their rapid on-site diagnostic solution in front of the industry’s most influential figures and investors. LiVET is a Swiss startup with a profound knowledge and expertise in molecular detection of […]

Life-Saving Diagnosis for Mother and Child

Mathias Wipf of MOMM Diagnostics in laboratory

Preeclampsia is a particularly dreaded pregnancy complication that threatens the lives of mother and child. A correct diagnosis, however, is currently time-consuming and, in many cases, inaccurate. The Empa spin-off “MOMM Diagnostics” is developing a fast and precise test that provides diagnostic certainty and at the same time saves healthcare costs. MOMM Diagnostics develops a […]

ARTIDIS Gains Momentum in 2019 Raising CHF 8.8 Million in Seed Financing

Startup off the ground

ARTIDIS AG, a privately held healthtech company, announced today the successful closure of a CHF 8.8 million seed financing in two rounds securing early clinical validation and the next development phase towards market entry in 2021. The funding will be used to advance the company’s healthtech platform into a large multi-centre clinical study together with […]

How do you support your community?

Child in creative learning environment

At Hemex we are committed to our community and are constantly looking for ways to give back. We are especially mindful of educational programs with a long-term positive impact. That’s why we back Advancience Ltd., who made it their misson to develop a new game-based assessment to diagnose ADHD in children. Additionally, we support Schule […]

HEMEX awarded Horizon 2020 grant

career options in consulting life sciences startups

The European Commission has awarded a consortium led by AMT Medical including HEMEX with a 2.2 MEUR grant under its “Fast-Track to Innovation (FTI)” program. Under the proposal HEMEX will plan, coordinate and execute a multicentric, pan-European study in order to obtain CE-mark for the Excimer Laser Assisted Non-occlusive Anastomosis (ELANA) Heart Bypass System in Patients […]

Sleepiz wins 50’000 CHF at W. A. De Vigier startup competition

Our portfolio company Sleepiz won a 50’000 CHF prize (including alumni contribution) at this year’s 30th anniversary edition of the W. A. De Vigier Foundation startup competition. Congratulations to Soumya and and the entire Sleepiz team!  About Sleepiz Untreated sleep apnea patients suffer from a multitude of diurnal and nocturnal symptoms, such as loud snoring, […]

BioReperia wins Swissbiolabs Award 2019

At the Swiss Diagnostics Startup Day in Olten, our portfolio company BioReperia won the 1st prize of the jury and the 2nd prize awarded by an audience of industry professionals. Congratulations to the winner of the Swissbiolabs Challenge 2019, Dr. Anna Fahlgren, runner-ups Marc Moghbel and Karim Brandt and 3rd place Dr. Christian Vogler for […]

Who is Switzerland’s Most Promising Startup 2019?

Switzerland is home to hundreds of excellent startups. Every year the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award showcases the 100 most-innovative and promising Swiss startups. The event, a unique opportunity to discover the best of Swiss innovation, sees a jury of 100 leading investors and experts rank the country’s most-impactful new high-tech companies. You can vote […]

Resistell finalist at the annual Startup Champions Seed Night

  Danuta Cichocka of HEMEX’s portfolio company Resistell AG had 90 seconds to explain what she does and how much money she needs to take her startup to the next level. She was one of four up-and-coming entrepreneurs who made the best pitch at the annual Startup Champions Seed Night. To the video

Swisscom Startup Challenge 2019

The Swisscom StartUp Challenge is an exclusive opportunity for five Swiss tech start-ups to take part in a one-week Business Acceleration Programme in Silicon Valley. 30 companies have benefited from the Acceleration Programme over the last six years and Swisscom Ventures has invested in six of these start-ups. Swisscom, in partnership with Venturelab, is looking […]