18-11-21 - News

Sevensense raises a US$7.7M Series A

The investment round brings Sevensense a partnership with ABB Robotics to bring a revolutionary AI Vision technology into their new generation of mobile robots.

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11-11-21 - Event

The 6th Wyss Zurich Annual Event

The Annual Event showcased presentations about the Wyss Zurich projects and their groundbreaking research, as well as the clinical trials they have conducted and their preparations for market entry.

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20-10-21 - News

Seervision raises 3.7M CHF to accelerate market expansion

Seervision has successfully completed a financing round to build upon its sales channel partnerships and help companies professionalize their hybrid event presence in a wide range of use cases.

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22-09-21 - News

National Geographic Society - Hansjörg Wyss pledges a $500 million commitment for nature ahead of global biodiversity summit

In an unprecedented announcement, nine philanthropic organizations launched the “Protecting Our Planet Challenge” and pledged $5 billion to protect and conserve 30% of the planet by 2030 by supporting protected areas and Indigenous stewardship of their territories. This marks the largest-ever philanthropic commitment to nature conservation. Indigenous leaders welcomed the announcement as a sign of how the 30% target could be aligned with human rights. The pledge includes a $500 million commitment from philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss, adding on to the $1 billion pledge he made for nature three years ago, which helped inspire other philanthropists to support nature conservation. Please read the press release of the National Geographic Society here

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18-09-21 - Media Coverage

NZZ - Von Paketen, Motoren und Drohnen

The former Wyss Zurich project Wingtra is one of three finalists for this year's "Green Business Award", proving that sustainability and success can be achieved at the same time. Read about it in the article from the NZZ (in German).

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17-09-21 - News

Phire Therapeutics wins Venture Kick's second stage support

The Wyss Zurich project Phire and its startup win the Venture Kick's second stage of financial and entrepreneurial support. This support will help the project advance its development of an antibody-enabled blood stem cell transplantation treatment against Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

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16-09-21 - Media Coverage

Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart makes Switzerland a robot hub

Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart speaks about how robots simplify our lives. Read more about the possibilities of robotics in his interview with the newspaper Blick.

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11-09-21 - Media Coverage

Associate Faculty member Marco Hutter in an interview with SWI

Marco Hutter spoke to SWI about how Switzerland is trying to accelerate the development of robots to work alongside humans in emergency situations.

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09-09-21 - Event

The Top 100 Startup Award 2021 - Numerous Wyss Zurich projects under the Top 100 Startups 2021

Our Wyss Zurich projects were again very well represented in this year's top 100 startups! The remarkable second place was taken by denovoskin's startup CUTISS, followed by our Wyss Zurich completed projects wingtra on rank seven, and Anybotics on rank fifteen. Moreover, our Wyss Zurich projects hemotune won place 37 and LifeMatrix place 47, Voliro made it to rank 68, and won the public voting. The TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award is the yearly reference event where the most promising Swiss startup CEOs, investors, and corporate executives gain deep insights into the latest proven concepts, network, and establish new business relationships. Switzerland is the home of excellent startups, and the TOP 100 is a unique opportunity to discover the best of them. Since 2011, the 100 most innovative and promising Swiss startups are picked by a jury of 100 leading investors and startup experts.

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02-09-21 - Press Release

Voliro announces partnership with Bouygues E&S EnerTrans

Voliro AG, a spin-off from ETH Zurich founded in 2019 and currently accelerated at Wyss Zurich, today announced a new collaboration with Bouygues E&S EnerTrans AG. Voliro’s pioneering drone technology will be used to protect critical infrastructure such as powerline transmission towers.

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