20-02-17 - Event

Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - February 28, 2017

Prof. Dr. Burkhard Becher (Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich) will present “Chronic inflammatory disease: Autoimmunity or miscommunication” on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST, B HOER 5

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30-01-17 - Media Coverage

Tages-Anzeiger - Unique membrane optimizes interface between implants and human tissue

Due to the so-called foreign body reaction, the human body covers medical implants like pacemakers or breast implants with a thick layer of fibrotic tissue. Wyss Zurich project HYLOMORPH is working on a unique surgical membrane that optimizes the interface between implants and human tissue.

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17-01-17 - News

Wingtra Cofounders on Forbes Lists

Forbes is presenting 300 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers. Wingtra Cofounders Maximilian Boosfeld, Basil Weibel and Elias Kleimann are listed under the “Forbes 30 under 30 Europe: Industry”. Congratulations Wingtra!

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12-12-16 - Event

2016 Wyss Zurich Annual Event

On December 5, 2016, the Wyss Translational Center Zurich held its first Annual Event. More than 200 guests from science, industry and politics came together at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, for a gathering attended by Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. hc. mult. Hansjörg Wyss as the guest of honor.

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08-12-16 - Spotlight


Wyss Zurich Core Faculty Member Brad Nelson is Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems at ETH Zurich since 2002, where his research focuses on micro and nano robotics with primary applications in medicine and biology. His major aim is to provide micro robots with artificial intelligence, so that they can find their way autonomously to cancer cells. Learn more about Brad Nelsons fascinating research in an article (in German) published in NZZ on Sunday, December 4, 2016.

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08-12-16 - News


The Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute published their 2016 analysis of the world’s most influential voices. Wyss Zurich Co-Director Roland Siegwart is ranked No. 65!

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23-11-16 - News


Wyss Zurich Co-Founding Director Simon Hoerstrup today will speak at Cluster Days 2016 at the Novo Nordisk Foundation in Kopenhagen.

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22-11-16 - News


Marco Hutter and Wyss Zurich Co-Founding Director Roland Siegwart will speak and demonstrate their robots at the Swiss Innovation Forum in Basel on November 24, 2016.

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11-11-16 - Spotlight

Facebook establishes a presence in Zurich

Facebook, through its subsidiary Oculus, launches a R&D hub for computer vision with former Wyss Zurich project team.

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08-11-16 - Spotlight


On November 7, 2016, Wyss Zurich project Wingtra received one of three Swiss Excellence Product Awards for product innovation from the SWISS EXCELLENCE STIFTUNG in collaboration with Genilem Aarau & Zentralschweiz. Congratulations!

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