10-10-19 - Event

The 2019 Wyss Zurich Annual Event

The fifth Wyss Zurich Annual Event, held on October 3, 2019, was quickly booked to capacity. The 300 guests from the academic, policy and business sectors enjoyed a fascinating journey through the first years of operations, learning about the various projects all committed to the Wyss Zurich mission “Translating Science into Life”. Wyss Zurich was set up as an accelerator for new clinical therapies and robotic technologies and is jointly operated by ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. The initiator of Wyss Zurich and guest of honor, Hansjörg Wyss, as well as the Founding Co-Directors, and the representatives of the universities were very happy with the progress of Wyss Zurich, which so far has been a great success.

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16-09-19 - Event

TRANSLATIONAL AND CLINICAL WYSS ZURICH PROJECTS – SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

Dr. Stefan Kleiser and Alexander Nitsch will talk about “The new way of measuring brain oxygen levels of preterm infants – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich OxyPrem project” on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 12.30 – 13.30 p.m. at Kleiner Hörsaal OST, University Hospital Zurich.

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04-09-19 - Publication

Maximilian Y. Emmert, Project Leader of the LifeMatrix project at Wyss Zurich receives highly competitive ERC Starting grant to develop a lifelong transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis

In the EU funded TAVI4Life project, Maximilian Y. Emmert, a cardiac surgeon and professor at the University of Zurich as well as at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the German Heart Center Berlin, will use an unconventional 3D printing inspired and matrix based bioengineering approach to develop a novel regenerative transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis that fully transforms into a native-like valve that lasts a lifetime.

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19-08-19 - Media Coverage

CNN Money Switzerland - "Switzerland is perfect for Startups, but..."

Watch the interview on CNN Money with Daniela Marino, the Co-Project Leader of our Wyss Zurich project denovoSkin.

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09-08-19 - Media Coverage

staatslabor - Revolutionieren Roboter bald den Staat? Ein Gespräch mit Roland Siegwart (ETH Zürich)

Our Co-Director Roland Siegwart gave an interview to staatslabor. Learn more about the chances and risks of robots (in German).

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06-08-19 - Event

Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projects – August 27, 2019

Dr. Deana Mohr and Dr. Jenny Ann Prange will talk about "Working Together to Combat Urinary Incontinence – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich MUS.I.C. Associate project" on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 12.30 – 1.30 p.m. at Kleiner Hörsaal OST, University Hospital Zurich.

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01-08-19 - Media Coverage

Our Wyss Zurich project OxyPrem won the highest level of Venture Kick support

Our Wyss Zurich project OxyPrem won the highest level of Venture Kick support, with technologies that offer practical, re-useable devices that will reduce death and brain-damage in preterm babies.

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29-07-19 - Media Coverage

swissnex india - ETH Studio Bangalore – the story so far

Swissnex reported about the “India Industry Internships (III) program”. The mobility program supported by our Wyss Zurich Associate project PATHOS enables Swiss students to work with the best-in-class automation and robotics experts in India.

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19-07-19 - Event

mint & pepper programming workshop for youngsters at the “LIFTOFF TO SPACE” exhibition at Innovationspark Zurich

Our Associate project mint & pepper is currently offering a programming workshop for youngsters at the “LIFTOFF TO SPACE” exhibition at Innovationspark Zurich. When: July 19, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Where? Innovationspark Zurich, Dübendorf. Cost? Adults CHF 10.00, youngsters CHF 5.00 to witness the workshop and see the exhibition.

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07-06-19 - Media Coverage

startupticker.ch – The Wyss Zurich project Liver4Life was selected as winner of the Science Slam

At Swiss Medtech Day the Science Slam was another highlight of the event. Eight teams – mostly start-ups and start-up projects selected by a jury from the 40 teams presenting posters at the event - competed for the audience award. The audience chose Liver4Life as the winner of the Science Slam. Congratulations!

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