24.03.2017 - Event

START SUMMIT 2017 - Sankt Gallen

Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart talks about "Bridging the Gap: The Era of AI" at the START SUMMIT, organized by START GLOBAL, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Sankt Gallen.

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22-03-17 - Media Coverage

SRF 10vor10 - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - Robo-Cops will soon patrol in Dubai

Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart explained in SRF 10vor10 which role robots could take over as policemen in the future.

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17-03-17 - Event

Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - March, 28, 2017

Prof. Dr. med. Armin Curt (Chief Consultant and Director Spinal Cord Injury Center) will hold a speech about "Stem cells in human spinal cord injury - Hype or feasible approach?" on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST, B HOER 5

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15-03-17 - Spotlight


In cooperation with the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) a Russian Research and Higher Education Delegation visited University of Zurich on March 15, 2017, to follow a presentation of the University of Zurich’s activities in the fields of bio medicine, medicine and bio technologies. Founding Co-Director Simon P. Hoerstrup introduced Wyss Zurich.

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14-03-17 - Spotlight

Throbbing children's hearts

Simon P. Hoerstrup is one of the pioneers of Regenerative Medicine. With his team, he is working on the development of heart valves implants for children, which grow with the small patients.

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07-03-17 - Spotlight

Google Research Awards 2016

Prof. Dr. Roland Siegwart, head of autonomous systems at ETH Zurich and Founding Co-Director of Wyss Zurich, wins the Google Research Awards 2016 in the field of Machine Perception.

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27-02-17 - News


Zurich has developed into a real drones mecca in the last ten years. Daedalean, a Zurich-based startup, builds a system that is sufficiently deterministic to pass certifications, yet can deal with unexpected situations to justify the absence of a human pilot.

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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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