Why Testing for Antibodies after COVID-19 Infection

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) received the first case report about pneumonia of unknown cause in Wuhan, China1. Despite draconian containment measures such as lockdown and air travel bans in many countries, as of 4 June 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused more than 6.6 million infections worldwide and the death […]

“100 fürs Baselbiet” (100 for Baselland) Supports the Federal Program for Innovative Start-Ups

The “100 fürs Baselbiet” (1004BB) initiative was launched in November 2019 by the three partners University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, FHNW), the State Bank of the Canton of Basel-Landschaft (Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank, BLKB) and the Canton of Baselland. This popular initiative among start-ups in the region has been operational since the beginning of […]

Online Pitch Event @ HEMEX

Four promising Swiss start-ups pitched their ventures from the HEMEX Incubator to an online group of investors.    LiVET develops and produces rapid molecular point-of-care diagnostic tests for veterinary use. Based on their proprietary platform technology, veterinarians are able to diagnose infectious diseases on-site and within only 30 minutes for up to 16 samples at […]

Annaida Technologies In The Top 10 for the W.A. De Vigier Award!

After the Top 16 was announced by the W.A. De Vigier in March, now the Top 10 finalists for this year’s Award are published. The winners will be announced in early June! We are particularly proud to see our portfolio company Annaida Technologies in the Top 10 and wish them and all the Top 10 Startups […]

HELP FOR SWISS STARTUPS

Today, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer committed support for Swiss start-ups. Start-ups that need financial support should get in contact with the canton in which they are incorporated. Maurer: “Start-ups are particularly affected by this crisis. In the coming years, it will be an advantage for Switzerland to remain competitive in innovative industries. These companies don’t […]

Welcome Hi-D Imaging!

medical heart diagnostics

We are delighted to welcome Hi-D Imaging AG to our growing list of portfolio companies and are pleased to support them as a strategic clinical and regulatory development partner. Hi-D Imaging AG, an ETH Spin-off medtech company founded in July 2019, aims to revolutionize the cardiovascular sector by making personalized aortic heart valve replacement therapy […]

Swiss Innovation Challenge – Digital kick-off!

2020 Swiss Innovation Challenge – the traditional networking kick-off event for the SIC was held virtually due to COVID-19 crisis on April 2, 2020! Numerous entrepreneurs from Switzerland and other European countries attended the online kick-off for this years challenge. 100 start-ups from all categories will be admitted to the first pitch, but only 50 […]

Congratulations to our portfolio company Inura Medical AG

Inura Medical AG is admitted to participate at the 2020 >>venture>> competition! Inura Medical AG is a Swiss start-up company focused on the development of re-purposed urological products that combine a medical technology consisting of an urethral suppository and a pharmaceutical agent. Its first product offers a rescue therapy to two highly prevalent and disabling […]

Scailyte announces its new advisory board composed of world leading clinicians and scientists

Scailyte™ is an ETH Zürich Spin-off and Top100 Swiss Startup applying artificial intelligence to discover novel and ultra-sensitive biomarkers from single-cell data.Over the past 3 years, we have established ScaiVision™, a proprietary data analytics platform for clinical research, which enables us to achieve groundbreaking discoveries in multiple disease areas. We have validated our approach by […]

“Spread the App, not the Virus”

How geoHealthApp can help stop the spread of COVID-19 Friday 27th of March 2020 – GeoHealthApp GmbH, today launched a Betaversion in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, UK and USA that has the potential to help stop the spread of COVID-19! How does it work? People first install the app, and the phone starts recording their location […]