22-01-20 - News

Wyss Zurich was invited to the 38th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco

Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Simon P. Hoerstrup was invited to the 38th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is the largest and most informative healthcare investment symposium in the industry, bringing together industry leaders, emerging fast-growth companies, innovative technology creators, and members of the investment community.

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20-01-20 - News

ConTech Competition Award 2020 goes to Voliro

Congratulation to the Wyss Zurich project Voliro, on winning the first ever ConTech Competition award, in the category BUILDING! Voliro got the opportunity to present their innovative products, services and solutions to key industry players. Which resulted in a great success for Voliro.

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14-01-20 - News

Broad media attention on Liver4Life

The Wyss Zurich project Liver4Life was featured in multiple news channels: SRF - Tagesschau, Radio 1, nau.ch, NZZ, Tages-Anzeiger, and Basler Zeitung. The SRF broadcast is available here. (in German)

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13-01-20 - Press Release

World Premiere in Zurich: Development of a machine that keeps human livers alive for one week outside of the body

Exciting news: Today a media release was issued of a machine that repairs injured human livers and keeps them alive outside the body for one week developed by researchers from Wyss Zurich, the University Hospital Zurich, ETH Zurich, and the University of Zurich.

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08-01-20 - Event

Glarus will take off - Helicopter Day - with Roland Siegwart - on 11. February 2020

Wyss Zurich Co-Director, Roland Siegwart will be speaking about synergies between helicopters and new types of drones together with Igor Canepa from Swiss Helicopter AG on this topic at the first ever National "Helitag" (helicopter day). The event will be taking place on 11th February 2020 at the linth-arena in Glarus. Ogranized and initiated by the Swiss Aerospace Cluster (SAC) together with location promotion of Canton of Glarus. (in German)

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26-12-19 - News

Next big advance in cardiovascular surgery

On the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology website is stated that the tissue engineering-based LifeMatrix platform shows huge potential to be a disruptive technology in the cardiovascular implant market. Further is mentioned that GlobalData estimates that the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) market alone represents a global market value of $3.41 billion in 2019, and projects a double-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of this market value across the globe.

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24-12-19 - Media Coverage

Further news on the Wyss Zurich project LifeMatrix: Great potential to be disrupting the technology in the cardiovascular implant market.

Based on the existing facts, GlobalData expects LifeMatrix, a Wyss Zurich project, to shake up the cardiovascular markets with the advantages of their technology in the near future.

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20-12-19 - News


A warm welcome to the new Wyss Zurich project Voliro. Voliro is working with autonomous aerial robots with the outstanding capability to see and touch in order to work on difficult- to-access areas, including contact-based inspection and the painting, coating and cleaning of elevated structures.

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12-12-19 - News


Wyss Zurich welcomes the new project Somagenetix. Somagenetix is harnessing gene and cell therapy to treat patients with severe inherited diseases.

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09-12-19 - Event


Wyss Zurich hosted together with the ETH ieLab, the Entrepreneur Club and the ETH spin-off group, the start-up and spin-off networking event “ETH Winter Drinks” on Wednesday, December 4. It is the 2nd time this event has been taking place in Zurich, it started with "ETH Spring Drinks", last May. It is planned to go on with this serie, in order to enable exchange among the entrepreneurial community!

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