News

4/20/2019

Astrocast is flying high with launch of second test satellite

The startup based in Ecublens successfully deployed its second nanosatellite. Astrocast is developing an advanced nanosatellite network for the Internet of things (IoT), aiming to equip the 90% of the world currently not covered by cellular systems.

4/18/2019

SOPHiA GENETICS wins Tech Tour 2019 Growth & Innovation Award

The selection committee, made up of 21 international venture capital and growth equity fund managers, chose SOPHiA GENETICS taking into account its achievement, impact and momentum. The company, headquarted in St-Sulpice, is global leader in data-driven medicine.

4/18/2019

Startup Champions Seed Night: A successful 2019 edition

On April 11, 2019, the Startup Champions Seed night took place in front of 420 people at the EPFL Rolex Learning Center.

4/16/2019

NetGuardians launches artificial intelligence research with HEIG-VD

The award-winning Vaud FinTech has joined forces with the School of Engineering and Management (HEIG-VD) of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Western Switzerland (HES-SO) on a project that will further improve NetGuardians’ machine learning and artificial-intelligence software for financial fraud detection and prevention.

4/11/2019

Région de Nyon awards its 2018 innovation prize to AgroSustain

Vice-president Daniel Rossellat has rewarded AgroSustain, based in Changins, with a CHF 50'000 grant from the regional fund for innovation.

4/10/2019

Launch of Nestlé R&D Accelerator

Nestlé announced the creation of the Nestlé R&D Accelerator based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator brings together Nestlé scientists, students and start-ups to advance science and technology.

3/29/2019

Merck invests CHF 165 millions in Aubonne

Merck, a science leading company, announced a CHF 165 mio investment for its swiss production site in Aubonne. This will cover for a new building dedicated to biotechnological treatments that are sent to over 150 countries and needed to treat patients suffering from fertility disorders and cancers.

3/22/2019

A platform for controlling power grids remotely

Learn more about our latest success story - DEPsys, which has developed a smart grid management solution. Building on its robust growth in Switzerland, DEPsys now aims to expand globally.

3/22/2019

Swissquote chooses Gland to triple its workforce

Switzerland's biggest bank will build a new facility to welcome 1'700 employees.