Top 16 of the W.A. De Vigier Awards are announced

21.02.2018 12:02
De Vigier Residenz

Five Swiss startups will receive a prize of CHF 100'000.00 from the W.A. De Vigier Foundation on May 30th. Out of a record number of more than 220 submitted projects, the jury chose their top 16 candidates.

For nearly 30 years, the foundation of entrepreneur Bill De Vigier has been promoting young entrepreneurs with the its startup prize in Switzerland. »We were literally flooded with 221 applications this year. There were so many brilliant projects that at some point, the selection committee members looked at each other and wished we could award more startups«, says Regula Buob, Managing Director of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation.

Now, the top 16 will go through an assessment and will have in-depth interviews with the foundation board. Aspects such as leadership and entrepreneurship will be explored as selection criteria. In mid-April, the Top 10 will be announced. They will present their ideas at the award ceremony.

The Top 16 are:

ACUBE Technology - Access by Smartphone Instead of Tickets and Badges

AgroSustain - Organic Fungicides for Sustainable Agriculture

AUDATIC - Better Performance of Hearing Aids in Noisy Environments

GratXray - Reliable and Painless Detection of Breast Cancer

GRZ Technologies - Efficient Storage of Renewable Energy

hemotune - Revolutionary Blood Purification in Sepsis

IDUN Technologies - Novel Sensors For Health Monitoring

inVoli - Safe Integration of Drones Into Our Skies

Myoswiss - Wearable Muscles For People With Mobility Impairments

nanoleq - A New Generation of Cables

onCyt Microbiology - Monitoring Water Quality in Real Time

Sensoryx – A More Immersive Experience in the Virtual World

SUN bioscience - 3D Cell Cultures For More Effective Treatment Decisions

SwissDeCode - Rapid Test For Higher Food Safety

Touchless Automation - Contactless Handling of Microcomponents

TWIICE - Tailor-Made Exoskeletons Instead of Wheelchairs

Detailed descriptions about the startups can be found on the website of the W. A. de Vigier Foundation. 

(Press Release)

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