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Miraex joins IBM Q Network to collaborate on distributed quantum computing

Swiss-based startup Miraex has joined the IBM Q Network, which is a global community of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, startups and national research labs working
with IBM to advance quantum computing and explore practical applications.


Insolight: Super solar panels

Insolight is part of the ambitious consortium Hiperion, in which
the European Union invested 10 million euros. The Vaud based startups is Switzerland's 10th best startup in 2020.


CREAL: Immersion nausea-free

CREAL’s new technology for augmented and virtual reality allows a more realistic world to emerge. The Vaud based startup is Switzerland's 9th best young technological company.


AgroSustain a receive a portion of EIT Climate-KIC € 4m initiative

Selected from 301 application from 25 countries, UNIL spinoff AgroSustain is among the nine European companies benefiting from the €4 million EIT Climate-KIC funding initiative. The funding should enable climate ventures to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. The Lausanne based Agritech startup provides biological solutions for crop protection,


In terms of innovation, Switzerland is still the number one rope access country in Europe

The European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS), released in early summer 2020, provides an annual benchmarking of research and innovation performance for EU member states as well as a number of third countries, including of course Switzerland, and presents the strengths and weaknesses of their respective research and innovation systems. Switzerland shines with its education system. Switzerland shines with its education system.


Gamaya: Sustainable growth

The intelligent system enables precise weed control on large vegetable plantations and soon also in viticulture. The startup took the 7th position of the TOP 100 in 2020.


TOP 100 2020: The startups of the Canton of Vaud are doing really well

The TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award 2020 was unveiled on September 9 in Zurich. One out of four companies in the ranking is from Canton of Vaud, a "solid second place" in terms of the number of startups for Vaud in the ranking. Beyond the eternal comparison "Zurich versus Vaud", innovation and technological start-ups in our canton are doing very well.


25 Vaud based startups enter the TOP 100 ranking 2020

The TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award 2020, which turns 10 this year, revealed Switzerland's 100 best startups tonight in Zurich. Among them are 25 young firms from the Canton of Vaud, such as Insolight, CREAL and Gamaya, which enter the ranking's TOP 10.


Call for application : Tech4trust

EPFL launches its digital trust acceleration program called Tech4Trust. Built on a 5-month program, it aims to stimulate start-ups that develop innovative solutions to meet the major challenge of trust and allow them to meet companies and mentors specialized in this field. All start-ups that develop innovative solutions to foster trust in our society are invited to apply until mid-September.