Interview with Scailyte’s CEO Peter Nestorov

In an interview on the platform for high-tech startups Venturelab, Peter confirms something that we were already starting to presume in Hemex; Scailyte is developing rapidly. “However, the learning curve has been and still is extremely steep – as the start-up develops rapidly, so do I, and that is really exciting”. As a founder and […]

Scailyte is finalist for Nature Research Spinoff Prize!

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Congratulations to our portfolio company Scailyte for being selected among the 12 finalists for the Nature Research Spinoff Prize. The Spinoff Prize is a new Nature Research Award for early-stage university spinoff companies from around the world. The Award has been established by Nature Research in partnership with Merck to showcase and celebrate global excellence in […]

ARTIDIS Meets Primary Endpoints in First Prospective Study

Our portfolio company ARTIDIS announces today promising data from their first prospective study conducted at the Breast Center in Basel, Switzerland. The spin-off from the Biozentrum at the University of Basel has succesfully developed the first nanomechanical biomarker for cancer diagnosis and treatment optimization.  HEMEX AG is a privately-owned Swiss investment and consulting company headquartered […]

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 […]

LiVET Closes CHF 1.3 Million Seed Financing Round

Congratulations to LiVET for closing their seed financing round, led by a private investor, together with the Zentrum für Innovation und Digitalisierung Bernapark (ZID) and Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) who back the start-up developing a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for infectious diseases in horses. LiVET is a Swiss start-up with a profound knowledge and expertise in […]

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 […]

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 […]