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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]