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 […]

Rapid COVID-19 Diagnostic Test – launched by ender diagnostics!

Swiss-based start-up ender diagnostics develops rapid molecular tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. The first rapid test has just been CE -certified and can now be used in laboratories worldwide. What makes the ender LAB and subsequent ender MAS test outstanding is not just that the result is obtained within 30 minutes, but also that […]

Swiss Innovation Challenge – 2nd Round!

Numerous Swiss and European start-ups and SME’s applied for this year’s Swiss Innovation Challenge! In the 1st pitching round, 100 innovative participants presented their projects in front of a competent jury.  Selected start-ups also benefit from a comprehensive support platform with individual coaching, tailored education, and mentoring, as well as get access to potential investors […]

Rapid Testing For Acute COVID-19

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Reliable, fast and cost effective, are the attributes of the new COVID-19 testing kits that will be launched shortly by ender diagnostics ag. The recently incorporated Swiss start-up ender diagnostics can rely on a skilled and experienced team of scientists and entrepreneurs, developing molecular biological rapid tests for infectious diseases. The ender testing kit provides […]

COVID-19 Realtime Tracking App Available in Switzerland and Germany Now

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The new GeoHealthApp enables users in Germany and Switzerland to determine their individual infection risk for COVID-19, thus making a pivotal contribution to reduce the spread of SARS-CoV2. Through a traffic light system on their smartphone display, users receive information about individualized current infection risks. The information results from the frequented locations of the past […]

Welcome Hi-D Imaging!

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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 […]

Annaida Technologies SA Closes CHF 1M Seed Financing Round

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Lausanne, 09 April 2020 Annaida Technologies SA today closed an oversubscribed seed financing round led by HEMEX. Zürcher Kantonalbank, Fongit Seed Invest (FSI), Business Angels Switzerland (BAS), Privilège Ventures, Venture Kick and an angel investor also joined the round to support the start-up developing non-invasive embryo screening technology. Every year more couples turn to In […]

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 […]