November was a good month for Sensile, a medtech startup providing injector devices based on the cost-efficient and highly accurate SenseCore micro pump technology platform. First, the startup announced that scPharmaceuticals submitted Furosemide for s.c. administration together with Sensile's patch pump delivery system for approval with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Later, it received a cash prize of CHF 25'000 for winning the InnoPrix SoBa 2017 award.
EasyCare Academy, a Swiss-based social enterprise focused on supporting personalized care for healthy ageing, has formed a partnership with the China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (CAGG) to bring the latest international standards for geriatric needs assessment to China for the first time. The two parties will work together to localize and apply EasyCare Academy’s Respond 4.0 assessment model across China.
Three ICT startups and one biotech company have been awarded the CTI Startup Label from the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) start-up label certification board. These include BestMile, Biowatch, Nomoko and leadXpro.
Venture Kick is today celebrating its 10th anniversary and the tremendous achievements it has reached. In 10 years 400 companies were created with almost 5,000 jobs. The winning formula is the combination of financial support, honest and competent feedback and the extremely competitive competition.
Sunrise Telecommunications AG has launched a new mobile customer identification solution based on PXL Beam OnBoard technology. The solution enables customers to sign up for subscriptions using just their smartphone, without the need of a physical identification. Authentication is done by capturing an ID document and using face matching algorithms for an automated and truly digital verification.
Peerspoint SA and Suisserugby have concluded a new partnership. Peerspoint will be the digital partner of the Swiss Rugby Union, servicing the needs of licensed players, clubs, referees, national teams, and administrative services across the federation.