Start-ups should think of the right fundraising strategy as early as possible – Now more than ever!

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Fundraising doesn’t start with an e-mail to potential investors. Entrepreneurs should only connect with investors after intensive assessment of their project, including having their business case challenged and validated from a critical outside point-of-view. Founders are often focused on the development of their technology or assays and do not find the necessary time and resources […]

Startups, apply for the W.A. de Vigier Award now!

The W.A. de Vigier Award is the oldest and highest endowed prize for startups in Switzerland, giving away five awards of CHF 100’000 each. Applications are open until January 6th. Since 1989, the foundation has distributed over CHF 11 million of seed money, resulting in more than 90 thriving Swiss startups, successful IPOs, multiple company […]

The ELANA Heart Bypass System Workshop

Elana Workshop Horizon 2020 AMT Medical and Hemex

The HEMEX team participated in a workshop organized by AMT Medical at the UMC Utrecht (Netherlands) in the first week of December. A team of world-renowned cardiac surgeons demonstrated the application of AMT’s ELANA (Excimer Laser Assisted Non-occlusive Anastomosis) Heart Bypass System on a beating porcine heart on LifeTec’s innovative cardiac simulator platform. The ELANA […]

HEMEX expands to China

On 14th November 2019, our CEO Pascal Winnen signed a cooperation agreement with the Luoyang Science and Innovation Park in Henan, China’s most populated province. Under the Agreement, HEMEX will support the property developer Forton Group with attracting innovative Swiss startups for its newly built 133’000 m2 life science park. In exchange, HEMEX and its […]

HEMEX awarded Horizon 2020 grant

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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 […]