HBM Healthcare Investments announced the closing of a new equity investment of EUR 20 million in two tranches into the privately held and Switzerland based Amicus SA. The financing will allow Amicus to accelerate the growth of its pharmaceutical business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
Food Blockchain XYZ, a startup based at the EPFL Innovation Park, has secured the financial support of the Canton de Vaud. The company is building the Food Supply Chain 2.0 using a combination of secure sensors, blockchain technology and smart contracts.
ActLight presented the next generation Heartrate Sensor for wearables, featuring a remarkable 80% reduction in power consumption compared to what is currently available on the market, and still delivering the same performance.
EPFL’s new Swiss EdTech Collider will be home to around 30 startups involved in developing new education technologies. With the incubator, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has taken a decisive step towards developing an international hub for the booming sector of digital education based in Switzerland.