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Akselos: the revolution of digital simulators

Reducing computer calculations usually requiring several months to a few hours is the goal of the Swiss scale-up company Akselos, which develops software dedicated to the maintenance of technical infrastructures (article in French).


United Orthopedic Corporation enters the TOP10 of the best orthopedic suppliers in Europe

The US magazine "MedTech Outlook" has named United Orthopedic Corporation (UOC) as one of the best companies providing cutting edge solutions in the orthopedic field in Europe. Founded and based in Taiwan for more than 25 years, UOC set-up its European headquarters in the canton of Vaud with the support of Innovaud in 2016.


Switzerland and the innovation hub Vaud: The place to address current and future food challenges

Personalized nutrition, functional foods, robotized agriculture: tomorrow’s food is being invented in the canton of Vaud, an innovation-driven region located in western Switzerland.


7 new companies join the Scale Up Vaud program

Seven companies, Akselos, bNovate Technologies, Inait, Iprova, Predictive Layer, SwissBorg and Visium join the Scale Up Vaud program in 2021. In total, 34 Vaud-based firms are part of the label, today.


Artiria Medical: on a mission to fight strokes and save lives

The Vaud-based MedTech company Artiria Medical developped a technology to fight strokes and save lives by accessing brain lesions 3 times faster than current methods. Discover more about the company in our video.


Yvan Bourgnon's sailboat will collect marine plastic waste

Franco-Swiss sailor Yvan Bourgnon has created a giant catamaran to collect large quantities of marine plastic waste. The Manta will be launched in 2024. The project is led by TheSeaCleaners association, established in 2020 in the canton of Vaud with the support of Innovaud.


Nexthink plans to hire up to 200 people in Lausanne

Nexthink recently completed a financing round that enabled it to raise 162 million francs. The Prilly-based company will invest mainly in research and development, with many jobs at stake in the canton of Vaud.


RAW Labs Raises $5.5M

Ecublens based startup and EPFL spinoff RAW Labs has completed a USD 5.5 million pre-Series A funding round to support the surge in demand for its revolutionary data management solution. New and existing investors participated in the round.


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