As one of the leading Swiss law firms, Kellerhals Carrard offers comprehensive and interdisciplinary legal advice. We represent clients in all matters of commercial and private law – in all regions of Switzerland as well as internationally.
Our specialized team is one of the most experienced in Switzerland when it comes to fintech, digitalization and innovation projects in the financial center.
Thanks to our close cooperation with the legislator, the supervisory authority and the Swiss Bankers Association, as well as the academic activities of our lawyers at universities and universities of applied sciences, we are in a position to advise our clientele at an early stage on upcoming changes in the regulatory framework and the resulting strategic measures.
Into the future with security
As part of the SVTI Group, Swiss Safety Center AG is committed to providing specific services, products and qualifications in the field of safety and quality.
Swiss Safety Center AG offers solutions for all industries with specific services, products and qualifications in the field of safety and quality. This includes inspections, tests, certifications, appraisals, expert opinions as well as training and continuing education in the areas of risk management, occupational safety, fire protection, material safety and in many other specialist areas of technical safety.
Occupational Safety & IRM
Hazardous material / dangerous goods
Education and training
Since 2004, Venturelab has been developing and running flagship startup programmes in Switzerland such as Venture Kick, Venture Leaders, TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award, Innosuisse Startup Trainings to nurture the best entrepreneurial talent. Together with successful founders, leading academic and industrial partners, we bring the best startups to success.
If you want to dive into the startup world, see how we can help you.
90% of emerging Swiss startups have been supported by Venturelab
Venturelab graduates have attracted over CHF 5 billion in investment
Created 9’000+ active jobs on a global scale
Start-ups, business growth, industry experts, academia-industry trainings, start-up matchmaking, venture capital, investor roadshows, networking, corporate venturing, accelerator.
BIM Facility AG is a subsidiary of the Geoterra Group, an engineering and surveying company with around 537 employees. As a branch of the Geoterra Group, we specialise in Building Information Modelling (BIM), transfer existing buildings into a digital model and manage the digital twin for our clients.
EY supports you in all strategic, legal and financial matters that you as a (young) entrepreneur will be confronted with sooner or later – no matter in which growth phase your company is. With our extensive experience and digital platforms, we enable and support you every step of the way to becoming tomorrow’s market leader.
EY is a leader in audit, tax, transaction advisory and legal services, as well as advisory services. We use our experience, knowledge and services to promote confidence and trust in financial markets and economies. We are well equipped to meet this challenge thanks to our well-trained employees, strong teams, and excellent services and customer relationships. Building a better working world: Our global promise is to profitably drive progress – for our employees, our customers and society.
We are there where you operate and need rapid support: At eleven locations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and more than 700 locations in 150 countries worldwide.
Business plan; R&D Finance; Outsourced Accounting; Legal Form Analysis; Tax Regulatory Assessment; Origination Pipeline Development; Bringing together Investors and Start-ups; Start-up Scale-up Pipeline Development; Tax Management and Optimization; Transfer pricing; Credit Solutions; IT Solutions (e.g. Cloud, Fintech, Blockchain Analyzer); Digital Roadmap, Strategy, Operating Model, Skills; Diagnostics Finance Department; Analysis Litigation and Disputes; Valuation; Statutory Audit; Analytics; Tool Monitoring; Fraud Risk Management; Cash and Working Capital Management; International Tax; Sustainability and ESG; Cost Optimization; Operational Excellence; Risk Management; Cybersecurity Assessment; M&A Transactions; Value Chain Management; HR Fitness Diagnostic; Succession Planning; Identification/Prioritization of Potential Buyers; Divestment Support; Transaction Support (Buy & Sell); IPO Management
The Winterthur Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Association (HAW) is a business association. In the Winterthur district, HAW is the contact for exports and related formalities and information. As the regional representative of economiesuisse and the Swiss Employers’ Association, HAW represents the interests of SMEs, large companies but also startups in the Winterthur area. Together with the House of Winterthur and Technopark Winterthur, the HAW is the initiator of the Winterthur Cluster Initiative and is responsible for the Smart Machines area.
Certificates of origin / ATA Carnet
Smart Machines / Smart Energy / Smart Health / Other
Advanced Development of Lightweight Products and Disruptive Innovation
At Radiate Engineering & Design, we combine digital and physical development and embrace simulation-driven engineering as it moves simulation technology from the middle and late cycles of the design process to its beginning.
In addition to that, we have the capabilities to quickly and efficiently produce, test and validate any concept at our in-house prototyping and testing lab in Zurich.
As composite experts, we know the requirements and challenges of working with advanced materials and can apply them to any project.
All in all, this shortens the time our clients need for product development, cuts costs and ultimately leads to more efficient product development.
We are composite experts, product developers, and leading-edge engineering and innovation accelerators. We embrace simulation-driven engineering and design by moving simulation technology to the beginning of the design process.
freigutpartners is an association of highly specialised legal and patent attorneys in the field of intellectual property law and related legal areas. We are available for you at our offices in Zurich, Bern, and Baden.
Patent Law - Trademark Law - Design Protection - Domains - Copyright Law - Competition Law - Art Law - Licensing - Litigation
Advazent has a team of experienced innovation experts who have worked in senior roles managing innovation, research, and intellectual property. We are the ones who believe in innovation and digital future. The team has broad international experience in the biotech, pharma, and medtech industry.
Advazent is here to guide and support your startup being collaborative and interactive from start to finish of a project, focused on providing innovators like you with strategic and hands-on intellectual property and innovation management support.
Intellectual Property, Innovation Management, Digital Health, Medtech.
The Health Tech Cluster Switzerland networks the Swiss health tech community. The management maintains an exchange with its members. This provides relevant insights and creates the basis for profitable networking between manufacturers, suppliers, research and educational institutions, service providers, start-ups and investors in the field of healthcare technology.
Since 1989, the IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen has accompanied 175,000 company founders on their way to independence.
As a pioneer and industry leader, IFJ offers Switzerland’s most widely used digital services for incorporations, changes in the commercial register and trademark protection. Tools for developing your business plan, for accounting and administration as well as the fiduciary service make entrepreneurial work easier. The free webinars, courses and lecture events with active networking as well as checklists, legal support and comprehensive advice accompany founders before, during and after setting up a company.
Assistance with online incorporation service, changes in the commercial register, trademark protection, fiduciary trustee services, legal support, webinars, course, presentations, networking.
#SwissAutonomousValley brings experts and visionary entrepreneurs together to create a one of a kind ecosystem to accelerate the development of autonomous systems in Switzerland.
With our platforms, we facilitate the exchange between technology providers, innovators and the economy with the aim of promoting and simplifying the introduction of autonomous systems in Switzerland.
Central access to autonomous training facilities, Virtual training platform (in development), One voice towards political decision-makers, Best-practice exchange, Solution oriented active networking
House of Winterthur does location promotion, business development, and tourism marketing from a single source for Winterthur and its region. A team of around 20 employees showcases Winterthur’s advantages as a dynamic economic region, practise-oriented educational centre, relaxed tourist destination, and outstanding cultural city.
The Winterthur region offers potential to play a significant role in the field of digital health. The area is headquarters to AXA Insurance, the ICT company Noser Health, and the implant manufacturer Zimmer. Furthermore, the region has a dynamic startup scene that has produced fast-growing startup companies such as the braces producer Best Smile or the e-wheelchair manufacturer Scewo.
Autonomous technology will fundamentally change mobility as we know it today. The mission of the Swiss Association for Autonomous Mobility (SAAM) is to enable the introduction of new technologies and offerings in Switzerland for a common good.
Regulation, social acceptance, research into technical solutions for Swiss conditions
inmedis is your partner if you are looking for competent support in quality management and regulatory affairs in medical technology. Our experienced experts advise and support you with certifications, personnel bottlenecks and many other QM/RA issues. To help you reach your goals faster.
QM systems, QM management, technical documentation, validation, biocompatibility, regulatory affairs
We believe that everything starts with a thorough insights analysis to explore new business areas, develop successful strategies and create meaningful content along the customer journey. Over the years we have developed our own methodology to efficiently identify and analyse the underlying questions.
We co-design and implement sound commercialisation strategies and communication models. We believe that our cross-business and industry experience enable our customer to have the full picture in mind.
In den Lettenreben
Clinical & Data Analysis
Strategy & Commercialisation
Marketing & Communications
Project Management & Interim Support
Effectum Medical – Your start-up to market
Effectum Medical is a young company that is breaking new ground in the areas of quality management and regulatory affairs in the medical device and in-vitro diagnostics industry.
The vision of the founders’ team is to facilitate and accelerate medical device product innovation by offering an affordable, outsourced quality management system (QMS) and legal manufacturing. Their team unites hands-on MedTech business and management experience with in-depth knowledge of regulatory affairs and quality management. The customers range from start-ups to global healthcare companies.
Outsourced Quality Management
QUO AG, based in Glattpark (Opfikon) has been supporting international customers in various industries for over 20 years.
As an innovative partner, it specializes in the development of products, services, processes and technologies from needs analysis to implementation according to plan.
In over 600 projects and more than 20 different industries, the innovation company has developed customized solutions for well-known companies such as GF, Roche, V Zug, Coop, MAN, Medela, Franke, Abbott, BKW, Mettler Toledo.
QUO AG employs around 20 highly motivated employees with many years of cross-industry experience in the fields of mechanical engineering, medical technology, materials science, electrical engineering, design and IT.
We provide cross-industry design, innovation, engineering services for the development of products, services, processes and technologies.
Specialized consulting and solutions provider for healthcare institutions in the European environment. Design Thinking and Lean Healthcare as the basis for transformation and innovation in healthcare.
Design Thinking; Change Management; Lean Healthcare, Digital Health; Innovation Management, Capacity Management, Coaching
We shape and steer transport development in the canton of Zurich and attach importance to ensuring that it is sustainable. To this end, we undertake strategic planning for all modes of transport and safeguard the interests of the canton vis-à-vis the federal government. The strategy and action program “DiNaMo” (Digitalization and Sustainability of Mobility in the Canton of Zurich) define the directions for future-oriented, digital, sustainable and efficient mobility development.
- Mobility consulting
- Digitization and sustainability of mobility
- Promotion of bicycle and pedestrian traffic
- Climate-compatible infrastructure design
- Strategic traffic management
Together with our clients, we drive innovation projects forward in an agile way. As project planners, co-project leaders and experts, we and your team use our combined experience to bring innovation and technology to market faster.
Innovation, project management, material science, innovation management, engineering, product development, agile project management, design thinking, customer needs, ideation, cleantech, sustainability
CSEM is a private, non-profit Swiss research and technology organization with +35 years of experience in deep-tech development and transfer to industry.
From precision manufacturing to renewable energy and digitalisation technologies, we offer the expertise, technologies, processes and services that can give our industrial partners a decisive advantage. CSEM is committed to advancing digital technologies in business in a competitive and global industrial environment. With more than 500 experts, we are passionate about helping our partners succeed in our rapidly evolving world.
Precision manufacturing; Life science tools; MEMS & packaging; Additive manufacturing; Photonics- Functional surfaces; Scientific instrumentation; Digital technologies; Digital health; ASICs for edge; Industry 4.0; Data & AI; IOT & vision; Quantum technologies; Sustainable energy; PV & solar buildings; Energy conservation; Digital energy; Energy storage
Congenius provides customized medical technology consulting services in the areas of quality, regulatory, eHealth, operations and clinical. Our goal is to enable the smartest path to improved medical solutions.
Together with our clients, we stimulate sound ideas, create sustainable solutions and inspire positive change. We provide tailored expertise and leadership to global companies, established SMEs and emerging start-ups in the medical device, in vitro diagnostics and pharmaceutical industries. By providing assurance to our customers through knowledge and experience, we form trusted partnerships that facilitate the successful registration and deployment of medical devices.
If you are a customer looking for support with your next challenge, please do not hesitate to contact us via our website or send a message to our CEO Jörg Dogwiler – we look forward to talking to you.
As our client base and service portfolio continue to evolve, we also welcome applications from experienced candidates who would like to join our dynamic company. If you enjoy working with a variety of people on a wide range of projects and want to make a positive contribution to the medical technology industry, then a position as a Congenius Consultant could be your next rewarding career move. Take a look at our job postings for our available positions.
Quality Assurance / Regulatory / Operations / eHealth / Clinical related to Medical Devices or Drug-Device Combination Products
Einar Nielsen has over 30 years of experience in robot development. He realised sensor-controlled robot systems for industry, surgery, rehabilitation, container handling, research, haptic feedback displays or high-precision, and high-speed robot applications. In more than 30 robot projects, a great deal of experience has been gained in the realisation of mechanical and electrical hardware as well as in the development of robot control software, which serves as a basis for further developments. Einar Nielsen’s interests lie in the development and control of sensor-controlled robot systems that find their practical application in industry, medicine, logistics, and service. His main focus is on an application-oriented development process and a philosophy where the dynamic behaviour of the robot is defined by an optimised choice of mechanical design and control strategy. The goal is to increase performance while reducing the complexity of the overall system.
Consulting in the development of stationary and mobile robot systems
Since 1936, we have been assisting Swiss startup and SME companies with patents, trademarks, and design protection. We have protected over 23,000 inventions and over 18,000 trademarks worldwide for our clients and enforced and defended the intellectual property rights in over 3,000 legal disputes.
Wir haben über die Jahre ein weltweites Beziehungsnetz zu Korrespondenzanwälten aufgebaut und können so die Interessen unserer Mandanten effizient einsetzen.
Zühlke is a global innovation service provider. We create new ideas and business models for our customers. Based on the latest technologies, we create and transform services and products – from the initial vision through development, production and delivery to operation.
We have unique multidisciplinary expertise in Strategy and Business Innovation, Digital Solutions and Application Services, and Device and Systems Engineering. Our outstanding solutions and years of experience bring tangible business value to our customers and make us a reliable partner on the road to a sustainable and competitive future. Zühlke was founded in Switzerland in 1968 and is owned by partners. Our 1300 employees work in Bulgaria, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Austria, Portugal, Switzerland, Serbia, Singapore as well as in Vietnam and serve customers from a wide range of industries. In addition, Zühlke Venture Capital Service offers financing for start-ups in the high-tech sector.
Peak Spirit offers a comprehensive service of commercial support to start-ups, accelerators and established companies in the field of health technology (medtech, digital health, life sciences).
Agency for targeted communication and business development.
Strategic communication and increase of communication and marketing impact - incl. implementation of measures.
Service Design Studio in Zürich: Wir verbinden die Punkte, wo andere das Chaos sehen. Und wir verkaufen nicht – wir verpartnern! Oder ganz simpel: Wir designen Dienstleistungen, Produkte & Unternehmen.
Service Design, Workshops, Facilitation, Design Thinking, Branding, Visual Design, Business Design.
TRENDONE is a consulting company for strategic future issues. By identifying and understanding relevant trends, we help companies around the world to individually exploit innovation potential for themselves. Based on our consulting services, the comprehensive trend universe and the digital tools, renowned companies receive concrete recommendations for action for a successful future.
Trend research, trend management, foresight, future research, innovation management, trend radar, growth areas, trend identification, trend assessment
The “Agentur für radikale Innovation” prepares companies to enter innovation management with the right omens – and thus not to invest money in unnecessary but widespread innovation measures, but to use resources effectively.
The “Agentur für radikale Innovation” advises decision-makers in established companies on how to set up the right structures and processes for a functioning innovation management. The focus is primarily on the following core areas:
– The internal process understanding of creative projects
– The incompatibility of day-to-day business and creative freedom
– The five essential and fundamentally different roles and tasks in innovation management
– And the culture and mindset that promotes innovation
Consulting, mentoring, setting up innovation management in established companies
We are a consulting company focused on SMEs up to approx. 150 employees and active in the areas of marketing, product development and human resources.
Boulevard Lilienthal 44
We deal with innovation topics in various aspects and for numerous clients, including:
- Market acceptance studies
- Innovation processes
- M&A, namely on start-up companies
- Sales Promotion/Business Development