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SAAM 2022

SAAM recap of year 2022

Swiss Healthtech Ecosystem Map

The KAPSLY Healthtech Ecosystem Map shows the most relevant and active players in the Swiss…

Industry leaders join Yasai

Zurich/Basel – Bell Food Group has invested in vertical farming start-up Yasai. Bell Food CEO…

Zurich and South Pole cooperate on climate protection advice

Zurich – Zurich Resilience Solutions and South Pole are joining forces to advise companies on…

Dufour Aerospace closes financing round with Vista

Swiss start-up Dufour Aerospace today announced the successful closing of its Series B financing round…

Special drone can land on trees

Zurich/Birmensdorf ZH – Zurich researchers have developed a special drone that can land on trees.…

New ZHAW institute focuses on circular economy

Winterthur – The Institute of Product Development and Production Technologies (IPP) has been founded at…

SATW supports six food projects

The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) is supporting six innovative projects from the food…

ANYbotics collaborates with Leica Geosystems

Zurich/Heerbrugg SG – ANYbotics’ autonomous four-legged inspection robot ANYmal now accesses Leica Geosystems’ integrated and…

Swiss tech startup TONI Digital raises 12 million Swiss francs

Zurich-based startup TONI Digital has secured 12 million Swiss francs in a Series B financing…

More money for start-up companies in Switzerland

Starting this year, it will be easier for startups that come from the scientific community…

Turbines from Agile Wind Power achieve high efficiency

Dübendorf ZH – Agile Wind Power’s wind turbines have achieved high efficiency in initial, still…

UZH spin-offs record successes

Zurich – Three new companies emerged from the University of Zurich (UZH) in 2022. Already…

Zurich Financial Center as an Important Pillar of the Economy - Importance of Sustainability Increases

With a gross value added of CHF 29.9 billion and 97,300 full-time jobs, the Zurich…

Digital twins, new cancer treatments and three unicorns

A grand total of 26 spin-​​offs were founded at ETH Zurich in 2022. Their businesses…

Finfox wins Excellence in Customer Experience award

We are delighted to announce that Finfox won the Excellence in Customer Experience award at…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: Robotics in healthcare: My friend "LIO", the mobile assistance robot

The guest on the podcast is the CEO of F&P Robotics AG, Michael Früh. He…

He invented illuminant with "brain"

Patrik Deuss has developed intelligent light sources that work very efficiently. What began with a…

Discover the world of artificial intelligence: ETH AI Center launches an AI competition for teenagers

Germany and Austria already run a yearly AI competition for young minds, now Switzerland joins…

Bank Fiat24 receives innovation award

The Swiss bank Fiat24 has won the Banking Innovation Award in the Neobanks & Specialized…

Vertical farm is created in Schlierem Lymhof

Schlieren ZH – Switzerland’s first vertical farm in a residential neighborhood is planned for the…

Kenya provides opportunities for Swiss cleantech

Zurich/Nairobi – Interesting opportunities are opening up in Kenya for the Swiss cleantech sector. The…

TX Ventures launches its dedicated CHF 100m FinTech investment fund

During recent years, TX Ventures has transformed into a leading FinTech investor in Switzerland and…

World Food System Center of ETH Zurich and Bayer start partnership aimed at improving sustainability of agricultural and food systems

The World Food System Center of ETH Zurich and Bayer launch a partnership focused on…

Züri Innovationspark office awards winners

The winning teams are Ascento Robotics, Aseptuva AG, AITHON, Seismohealth and Groam Tech AG.

Swiss Startup Radar - data-based analyses of the Swiss ecosystem

The fifth edition of the Startup Radar focuses on sustainable start-ups. Which country has the…

Rieter and Johann Jacob Rieter Foundation finance professorship for artificial intelligence at the ZHAW

The Rieter Group is constantly expanding its technology leadership. The company is therefore supporting a…

Drone strategy 2.0: building a large European drone market

In its European Drone Strategy, the Commission sets out its vision for the further development…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: Protecting Data Security in Swiss Healthcare with Hacking

Alfred and Stefan join Sven Fassbinder to address the extremely relevant topic of “IT and…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: Internet of Things in Healthcare: Empty Buzzword or the Next Big Thing?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the topic of this episode with Alfred and Sina…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: Panel discussion live from the ZHAW Digital Health Lab Day - Smart Innovation Management

Three healthcare innovation experts answer the question of how new, innovative and actionable Digital Health…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: ZHAW Digital Health Lab and its activities

Alfred and his guest Prof. Dr. Sven Hirsch talk about the ZHAW Digital Health Lab.

The BRIDGE Lab is launched

In The BRIDGE Lab, DSI researchers aim to create a collaborative platform as a structural…

ZHdK Startup Finder

Discover startups, spin-offs and non-profit organisations from the ZHdK ecosystem

Food ecosystem in the canton of Zurich seeks synergies

The Division of Business and Economic Development in the Canton of Zurich and the think…

Switzerland adopts European drone regulation

The Joint Committee of the bilateral agreement between Switzerland and the European Union on air…

Circular economy of gold alloys

The lightweight and recyclable gold alloys from ETH spin-off Goold enable a circular economy for…

Drone swarm prints building materials in flight

Dübendorf ZH – The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research has developed a…

LatticeFlow raises $12M to eliminate computer vision blind spots

LatticeFlow, a startup that was spun out of Zurich’s ETH in 2020, helps machine learning…

4 Types of Innovators Every Organization Needs

Every company strives to be innovative, but most are missing key ingredients. How can you…

Climathon 2022: A beverage station and a menu app for net zero

During the Climathon 2022, participants worked intensively for 24 hours on solutions for climate protection…

AWS Launches Infrastructure Region in Zurich

AWS Europe (Zurich) Region allows customers to run workloads and replicate applications and data across…

How to develop a protection strategy (Protection strategy checklist)

Good ideas can be worth their weight in gold. That is why successful products are…

The license to make money (checklist licenses)

Turn your protected intellectual property into money: With a license agreement, you can allow third…

Personalised Oncology Platform PreComb Therapeutics Closes 1.3 Million CHF Pre-Series A Round

PreComb Therapeutics announced today that it closed its 1.3m CHF Pre-Series A Round. Biotech and…

UZH Foundation - Fueling New Ideas

For 10 years, the UZH Foundation has been successfully raising funds for research, teaching and…

The TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award 2022 celebrates Switzerland’s most promising startups

Yokoy (1st), Planted Foods (2nd), and Ledgy (3rd) were the top picks of the expert…

A new ETH lab with an artificial sun

Many aspects of decarbonising buildings are connected to the sun. But how can new methods…

21.co Raises $25 Million on $2 Billion Valuation, Becoming Switzerland’s Largest Crypto Unicorn

21.co, the world’s leader in providing access to crypto through simple and easy to use…

Sygnum eröffnet Bankfiliale im Metaverse

Zurich – Sygnum is the first Swiss bank to open a hub in the Metaverse.…

Artificial Intelligence Improves Treatment in Women with Heart Attacks

Heart attacks in women are more likely to be fatal than in men. The reasons…

A textbook comes to life: Augmented reality for dental specialists

Game developers from the ETH Game Technology Center have created an app that explains bone…

Huber+Suhner wird Partner von Bosch

Pfäffikon ZH – Huber+Suhner is supplying Bosch with 3D radar antennas for autonomous driving. With…

How do pedestrians react to automated vehicles?

Empa, together with EBP and Fussverkehr Schweiz, analyzed in spring 2022 in Thalwil (ZH) how…

Open Innovation and IP: The benefits and how to handle IP issues

What is Open Innovation and how can you benefit from it?

Podcast Marktplatz Gesundheitswesen: Ein Blick auf Lean und hinter die Kulissen von Alfreds Team

This episode is about Lean. Alfred and Patrick report on projects in Germany, Austria and…

Higher education institutions promote innovative projects for digitalization

The Digitalization Initiative of the Zurich Higher Education Institutions (DIZH) is funding four innovation structures…

Akina receives Venture Kick grant

Venture Kick is supporting Akina in the canton of Zurich with pre-seed capital and expert…

«Corporate networks have an accelerating effect»

A short message on Linkedin caught our attention: A company network “Ground-based Autonomous Systems” held…

SAIROP – the Swiss Artificial Intelligence Research Overview Platform – officially launched

A little over a year ago, the SAIROP partners announced their intention to jointly develop…

Target picture for a benefit-oriented healthcare system in Switzerland

The Swiss health system is on the verge of a trend reversal: away from cost…

Podcast Marketplace Healthcare: Telemedicine - Much more than just telephone consultation

Since the beginning of the Corona pandemic at the latest, the term “telemedicine” has probably…

Startup INVEST merges with SICTIC and hands over startup days

Investor clubs Startup INVEST and SICTIC join forces. Startup INVEST’s activities, its angel investors and…

Helping robots feel more human

For his doctorate, Johannes Weichart is developing an artificial skin that could give robots a…

"digital health centre bülach" strengthens Zurich as a location for digital solutions in the health sector

Digital health is driven by innovation, progress and growth and is therefore of great importance…

Podcast Marktplatz Gesundheitswesen: Design Thinking reloaded

Dr. Christophe Vetterli is founder and Managing Partner at Vetterli Roth & Partners. He devotes…

Reducing freight traffic in cities with smart logistics

The aim of the Innosuisse “Smart Urban Multihub Concept” flagship project is to develop a…

Intelligent traffic lights for optimal traffic flow

Traffic jams and long waiting times at junctions in city centres are part of our…

Using statistical methods to predict the course of disease

Data contains much more than just the information on the surface. With statistics, deeper cause-​and-effect…

Researchers develop the smart hospital of the future

The ZHAW is researching with Swiss universities and industry partners how hospitals can implement the…

Podcast Marktplatz Gesundheitswesen: Das neue Digital Health Center in Bülach

On 1st of April, the “Digital Health Center Bülache” (dhc) was opened. Stefan Lienhard, managing…

Podcast Marktplatz Gesundheitswesen: Innovationen im Spital der Zukunft sind nicht nur Luftschlösser

The hospital of the future will be different from the one we know today, and…