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07-01-22 - Media Coverage

Luzerner Zeitung - WingtraOne in operation in various projects in the canton of Zug

Since June 2020, WingtraOne, the drone from the Wyss Zurich alumni project Wingtra, has been in use in the canton of Zug. The vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone is providing valuable services to various departments. The selected projects in the canton of Zug show that there is great potential in this drone technology.

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29-12-21 - Media Coverage

Tagesanzeiger - Robots conquer Zurich

This year there has been a remarkable accumulation of reports of new robot models going into operation at a wide variety of locations. Two of them are the former Wyss Zurich projects ANYbotics and Sevensense.

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10-12-21 - Media Coverage

Schulblatt - The contribution of mint & pepper on the topic of girls and STEM

Attracting girls to ITC careers with promotion programs in STEM. One such program is our outreach project mint & pepper. The project specializes in promoting young talent in STEM fields and offers various programs. Read more in the article of the Schulblatt of the Canton of Zurich (in German).

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03-12-21 - Media Coverage

HYLOMORPH successfully raises 5.2M CHF during Series-B round

The Wyss Zurich alumni project HYLOMORPH, a rapidly growing clinical-stage medtech startup with a history of national and international recognition, completed a CHF 5.2 million Series-B financing round. At the same time, the company attracted CHF 0.9 million in new non-dilutive funding. (read more for full press release by Venture Kick)

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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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30-09-21 - Spotlight

EACTS News - Interview with Max Emmert about LifeMatrix

The European Association For Cardio-Thoracic Surgery awarded at its Annual Meeting the Techno-Award for the best presentation to Max Emmert, from Wyss Zurich at the University of Zurich and the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the German Heart Center Berlin, for the LifeMatrix bioengineering platform.

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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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