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Visonys

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Visonys AG was a Swiss information security software company whose Application Security Gateway set new standards in web application security and availability. Its solutions are targeted to web applications that process confidential information or manage business transactions and processes. Customers include financial institutions, e-commerce and industrial companies as well as authorities. In 2008, Visonys was Read the full article…

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PicoDrill

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Picodrill develops innovative methods based on a combination of thermal and optic processes to micromachining dielectric materials as glass, quartz and silicates. In different types of glass, these methods allow cost efficient drilling of small holes with high aspect ratio and of unparalleled quality; efficient and “cracks free” full body cutting of thin and thick Read the full article…

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Nexthink

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Nexthink provides digital experience management for the enterprise. Leading global companies know that satisfied employees generate more satisfied customers. With Nexthink, organizations can deliver consumer-grade experiences to their employees to increase satisfaction and productivity. Nexthink combines data collection and monitoring, analysis & intelligence and communication, with the ability to take automated action and engage with Read the full article…

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Mesa Imaging

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Mesa Imaging develops and produces 3d cameras. The company was incorporated in 2005 as a spin-off of the csem. The areas of application include machine vision, intelligent robots, access security. etc. The company has a handful customers who are using cameras for production series. The market might become much larger with next generation cameras allowing Read the full article…

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IR Microsystems

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IR Microsystems fabricates novel, low-cost, rugged and simple infrared detection subsystems to accurately analyze the components of gases, liquids and solids. Together with their OEM customers they provide solutions for in-line and on-site process control in many industrial sectors like chemical engineering, petrochemistry, medical technology, biotechnology, nutrition and agriculture. IR-Microsystems was acquired in 2007 by Read the full article…

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hybis software

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Hybris offers “E-Business” data platform software solutions to optimize intra- and intercompany processes associated with demand & supply chain management, most importantly “Product Information Management”, and all aspects of “e-procurement”. This includes comprehensive and highly scaleable catalogue management as well as marketing and sales channel management features. Hybris was acquired in 2009 by the main Read the full article…

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HPL

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HPL S.A. is based in Lausanne Switzerland. The primary aim of the company is to develop value added technology for next generation Li-ion batteries. Primary research focus is higher power and improved safety. Specifically the company is working to develop innovative technology in three key areas: novel nanostructured electrode materials, new safer electrolytes, and improved Read the full article…

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EpiSpeed

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EpiSpeed was focusing on commercialization of low-energy plasma-enhanced process technologies for fast epitaxial growth of semiconducting materials at low temperatures. The company was pioneering processes for the manufacturing of blue and white high-brightness LEDs, high-efficiency solar cells, and discrete high-performance and optoelectronic devices. EpiSpeed’s IP has been sold to an Italian company in 2010.

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Xigen

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Xigen is a pharmaceutical company spin-off from the University Hospital founded in 2002 in Lausanne. The company is based on comprehensive research activities in the field of intracellular peptide research and JNK inhibition. Xigen is focusing on the development of intracellular peptide therapeutics for the acute and short-term treatment of unmet medical needs in major Read the full article…

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Thommen Medical

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Thommen Medical AG was established in August 2001 in Waldenburg and has become established on the international market for implant dentistry very quickly as it is setting new standards with the Swiss Precision Implant System (SPI®System). Thommen Medical has wholly-owned subsidiaries in key markets such as Switzerland, Germany and the United States. Thommen was acquired Read the full article…

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Spinelab

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SpineLab is dedicated to the emerging field of non-fusion spine technologies. The core product is a pedicle screw based elastic stabilization system: ElaSpine™. SpineLab is unique in that is has a simple approach to establish consistent biomechanical conditions. SpineLab’s patents cover a wide range of design options including minimally invasive approaches. SpineLab is based in Read the full article…

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Neocutis

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Neocutis sells high end cosmeceutical products for the management of “stressed skin conditions” such as anti aging, anti wrinkles and increased skin texture. The company has put in place a highly motivated and efficient sales force in the USA selling into dermatologists and beauty surgeons. Neocutis has been sold to a German pharmaceutical company in Read the full article…

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Ganymed

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Ganymed is developing monoclonal antibody therapeutics against solid tumors, where current therapies are poor and where there is an overriding medical need. Ganymed’s pan cancer surface antigens are uniquely specific for cancer tissues and can be expected to show greater therapeutic efficacy and better safety allowing significant reduction in time to market. Ganymed was sold Read the full article…

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ESBATech

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ESBATech is a drug discovery and development company focusing on therapeutic applications of its proprietary antibody fragments derived from fully human antibody fragment scaffolds. ESBATech’s antibody fragments have high stability and production yield compared to conventional antibody fragments. This enables new therapeutic applications and reduces production costs. The company has several programs in pre-clinical and Read the full article…

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Endosense

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Endosense is a medical technology company based in Meyrin (GE) focused on catheter ablation treatments of cardiac rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation (AF). The company has developed and pioneered the use of contact force measurement in catheter ablation, with the development of the proprietary Touch+® sensor technology and TactiCath®, Endosense’s flagship product. AF is the Read the full article…

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Sonic Emotion

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SonicEmotion develops and markets an innovative solution enabling listeners to select a virtual 3D listening environment and to control their perception of the sounds projected within it. As the world’s first 3D sound solutions for home entertainment products, sonic emotion technologies synchronize performance and simplicity enabling enormous 3D sound from a single, elegant device – Read the full article…

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Kuros Biosciences

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Kuros Biosciences was formed as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute, ETHZ, and University of Zurich. Kuros aims to be a leader in the development of biologics and biomaterials for localized therapy within the core areas of sealants, orthobiologics and wound care. The product goal is to regenerate or restore the function of diseased Read the full article…

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Genkyotex

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Genkyotex, a pharma company based in Geneva, is the leading developer of NOX inhibitors. The Company is developing first-in-class, small molecule therapeutics that selectively inhibit NOX enzymes. Genkyotex has built a pipeline of NOX inhibitors for different diseases led by the NOX1&4 inhibitor GKT137831, which is in advanced clinical development in several blockbuster indications. Genticel Read the full article…

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Amal

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Amal Therapeutics SA is a spin-off from the University of Geneva. Amal develops KISIMA, its proprietary vaccine technology platform to progress therapeutic vaccines in oncology. KISIMA combines in one single recombinant protein a vector for targeted antigen delivery, a toll like receptor peptide agonist as adjuvant and a chimeric multi-antigenic construct as vaccine. The platform Read the full article…