Newsroomhttps://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/Newsroomen2019 RAS Awardnews-504Thu, 23 May 2019 10:17:14 +0100http://www.ieee-ras.org/about-ras/latest-news/1421-2019-ras-award-recipients-announced The IEEE Robotics & Automation Society has announced the recipients of its 2019 RAS Awards, which recognize outstanding accomplishments and service to RAS and the robotics automation community. Congratulations to our Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Prof. Dr. Roland Siegwart, who is being recognized for “fundamental pioneering contributions to Robotics Research in the areas of autonomous navigation and design of flying and walking robots,” to Prof. Dr. Bradley J. Nelson for his “outstanding contributions in micro and nano robotics” and finally to Prof. Dr. Marco Hutter for his “major contributions to actuation, design, and control of legged robots”! ]]>Distinguished Seminar in Robotics, Systems & Controlnews-503Tue, 21 May 2019 12:02:29 +0100t3://file?uid=1398 Prof. Guy A. Dumont will talk about "Towards safe closed-loop control of anesthesia" on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 3.15 - 4.15 p.m. at ETH Zurich, Rämistrasse 101, HG G3, 8092 Zurich. ]]>Die Oberbadische – Reichhaltige Kultur Europas fördernnews-502Wed, 15 May 2019 12:57:34 +0100https://www.verlagshaus-jaumann.de/inhalt.basel-reichhaltige-kultur-europas-foerdern.1ab54306-7af2-4e0f-af7a-997d53dfe484.html On Sunday evening, the Pro European Cultural Foundation awarded a culture prize to Hansjörg Wyss for his philanthropy in the fields of culture and the environment. ]]>Distinguished Seminar in Robotics, Systems & Controlnews-501Fri, 10 May 2019 10:52:02 +0100t3://file?uid=1391 Prof. Sami Haddadi (Director of the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence at the Technical University of Munich, TUM) will talk about "Machine Intelligence: bridging the gap between robotics and AI" on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 3.15 - 4.15 p.m. at ETH Zurich, Rämistrasse 101, HG G3, 8092 Zurich. ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – May 27, 2019news-497Thu, 09 May 2019 11:11:57 +0100t3://file?uid=1389 PD Dr. Marie-Noëlle Giraud (Department of Science and Medicine, University of Fribourg) will talk about "Cardiac regenerative cell therapy" on Monday, May 27, 2019 from 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren. ]]>From Idea to Business – Start-up Talks & Networkingnews-493Tue, 07 May 2019 14:22:09 +0100https://www.venturelab.ch/eth?utm_source=IFJ+Newsletter&utm_campaign=481dcbf433-Vlab_Newsletter_20190424&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_539ad8da87-481dcbf433-81379425 Gianluca Cesari (Co-Founder & Robotics Engineer) from the Wyss Zurich project Sevensense will talk about self-employment as a career option. Get tips and tricks from a successful startup founder on Tuesday, May 7th 2019, from 6.30 – 8.00 p.m. at ETHZ, Rämistrasse 101, Room HG D 7.1., 8092 Zurich. ]]>NZZ am Sonntag – „In der Wirtschaft wird so kurzfristig gedacht, oft sehr egoistisch”, sagt der Milliardär Hansjörg Wyssnews-492Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:00:43 +0100t3://file?uid=1381 The Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss protects whole landscapes as wilderness and pleads for CO2 taxes and nuclear power. He drives hybrid and doubts the usefulness of e-mobility, if the electricity is generated with the help of coal. Hansjörg Wyss is a big donor who committed in 2013 to invest half of his fortune in charitable causes. Read the full article in NZZ am Sonntag (in German). ]]>startupticker.ch – Seervision wins Product of the Year Award at world-leading media shownews-491Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:55:32 +0100https://www.startupticker.ch/en/news/april-2019/seervision-wins-2019-nab-show-product-of-the-year-award?utm_source=IFJ+Newsletter&utm_campaign=481dcbf433-Vlab_Newsletter_20190424&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_539ad8da87-481dcbf433-81379425 Seervision’s robo-cameraman received an award as the best new AI/Machine Learning Technology for its adaptive Motion Control technology of the «2019 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards» in Las Vegas. The 2019 NAB Show highlights the best of what’s new at the premier Launchpad for breakthroughs at the intersection of media, entertainment, and technology. “The Wyss Zurich project revolutionizing the way people experience media and entertainment,” said NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown. Congratulations! ]]>Distinguished Seminar in Robotics, Systems & Controlnews-490Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:33:38 +0100t3://file?uid=1375 Prof. Dr. Heike Vallery (full professor at TU Delft) will talk about "Robotic Augmentation of Human LocomotorCapabilities" on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 15.15 - 16.15 p.m. at ETH Zurich, Rämistrasse 101, HG G3, 8092 Zurich. ]]>Scope Magazin – „Roboter und Menschen sind sehr komplementär”news-489Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:53:56 +0100http://at.e-fundresearch.com/newscenter/169-credit-suisse/artikel/35390-scope-magazin-disruption---the-opportunity Digitization and disruptive technologies are changing our world. This creates completely new areas of application and unimagined growth potential. With the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) at ETH Zurich, the asset management at Credit Suisse promotes application-oriented research in robotics. Get exciting insights into this world in an interview with Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart and Filippo Rima, Head of Equities at Credit Suisse Asset Management (page 18; in german). ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – April 25, 2019news-487Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:27:38 +0100t3://file?uid=1371 Prof. Dr. med. Jörg Goldhahn (Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich) will talk about "Medical translation as a process" on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren. ]]>HYLOMORPH wins Innovation Awardnews-486Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:45:58 +0100https://www.greaterzuricharea.com/de/news/hylomorph-gewinnt-innovationspreis Our Wyss Zurich project HYLOMORPH has been awarded the first prize for outstanding and groundbreaking innovations at EHRA2019. Congratulations! ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – April 1, 2019news-484Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:25:11 +0100https://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:ae9a2723-fe5e-47d0-91ed-7d9f5971a49c/2019_04_01_Banafi.pdf Dr. Andrea Banfi (Cell and Gene Therapy, Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, and Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland) will talk about "Therapeutic Angiogenesis – from Vascular Biology to Regenerative Medicine" on Monday, April 1, 2019 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren. ]]>MINT&Pepper programming workshop for young people at Schweizerhof Lenzerheidenews-479Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:45:52 +0100https://arosalenzerheide.swiss/de/Aktuell/Veranstaltungskalender/Globi-Kinderprogramm-Programmieren-mit-MINT-Pepper_ed_398184 Our Associate project MINT&Pepper is currently offering a programming workshop for young people at Schweizerhof Lenzerheide. When? February 13 – March 2, 2019. Where? Schweizerhof Lenzerheide. Who can participate? Youngsters ages 8-15. Cost? CHF 10.00. ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-462Wed, 30 Jan 2019 13:53:36 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2019_02_26_Invitation_LifeMatrix.pdf Dr. Nancy Falla, Dr. Valentina Lintas and Robin Müller (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) will talk about "Tissue-engineered human matrices to repair and regenerate the heart – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich LifeMatrix project" on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 12.30 - 13.30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST. ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-482Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:15:27 +0100t3://file?uid=1328 Dr. Christina Sina (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) will talk about "Antibodies against Nogo-A to enhance regeneration of the injured central nervous system– Status quo within the Wyss Zurich CeNeReg project" on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 12:30 – 13:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST. ]]>Tages-Anzeiger – „Mit seiner Hilfe durch das «Tal des Todes»"news-461Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:24:43 +0100https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/wissen/medizin-und-psychologie/mit-seiner-hilfe-durch-das-tal-des-todes/story/29105575 Tages-Anzeiger journalist Felix Straumann paid a visit to Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Simon Hoerstrup. Are you curious about our story? Find out more about our Co-Director and the mission of Wyss Zurich. ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – January 28, 2019news-460Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:45:58 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2019_01_28_Clinical_Colloquium_Sebastian_Jessberger_Vortrag.pdf Prof. Sebastian Jessberger (Laboratory of Neural Plasticity, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich) will talk about "Elucidating the molecular and cellular dynamics of neurogenesis" on Monday, January 28, 2019 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at University of Zurich, Campus Schlieren, Wagistrasse 12, Seminar room 6th floor, 8952 Schlieren. ]]>OxyPrem– New Project at Wyss Zurichnews-459Fri, 25 Jan 2019 10:13:02 +0100http://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/projects/wyss-zurich-projects/oxyprem/ Wyss Zurich welcomes the new project OxyPrem. OxyPrem is the first medical device that reliably monitors the oxygen levels of preterm infants’ brains in real time. ]]>Computerworld – „Continental lässt die Roboterhunde los”news-456Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:53:01 +0100https://www.computerworld.ch/technik/robotik/continental-laesst-roboterhunde-los-1666484.html The German company Continental has presented a new delivery concept at the Consumer Electronics Fair CES in Las Vegas. This concept consists in an autonomously moving delivery van filled with robotic dogs of the Wyss Zurich project ANYmotion. These four-legged delivery robots are responsible for the fine distribution at the destination. The so called ANYmals show, how parcels can be transported to the consumer - even if the customer cannot physically receive them. Read the full article in Computerworld (in German). ]]>HYLOMORPH AG was awarded the Innosuisse Certificatenews-452Fri, 11 Jan 2019 13:40:18 +0100https://www.innosuisse.ch/inno/en/home/start-and-grow-your-business/start-up-coaching.html After a three years process Innosuisse certifies HYLOMORPH AG as “ready for sustainable growth”. The program for start-up coaching is divided into three parts in which experience business coaches advise and support companies and lead them to ensure their sustainable growth. Simone Bottan, CEO, said "Innosuisse has been fundamental in guiding HYLOMORPH out of academia into a commercial venture”. ]]>SRF Aeschbacher – „Das Tier der Zukunft: ANYmal”news-450Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:49:07 +0100https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/sendung/aeschbacher?id=0a7932df-dea7-4d8a-bd35-bba2fe2798b5&station=69e8ac16-4327-4af4-b873-fd5cd6e895a7 Péter Fankhauser and Linus Isler from the Wyss Zurich project ANYmotion were presenting ANYmal at the very last SRF Aeschbacher show. ANYmotion provides solutions for robot applications with the most advanced mobility and autonomy requirements in challenging terrain. The four-legged mobile robot system moves and operates autonomously and interacts safely with the environment. ANYmal is able to climb, crawl, walk, run, carry, jump or even to dance. The TV contribution about ANYmal starts at minute 45.00 (in German). ]]>SRF Tagesschau – „Spin-off-Boom an der ETH Zürich”news-449Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:56:51 +0100https://tp.srgssr.ch/p/portal?urn=urn:srf:video:dc9b2ea7-4ef1-4b74-8eab-cf81ed5791dc&autoplay=true&legacy=true&width=640&height=360&playerType= Wyss Zurich project Sevensense is one of the 27 companies, which were founded last year at the ETH Zurich. Sevensense benefits from the financial support of Wyss Zurich, the access to a world-class infrastructure as well as the support in analysis and business strategy. The team of 12 develops solutions that enable robots to measure their position with a high level of accuracy and to navigate precisely and safely in dynamic environments. Similar to the human eye and inner ear, these systems process images from cameras and an inertial measurement unit to construct a map of the surroundings and pinpoint their position on the map. ]]>swissinfo.ch – „Sizilianerin züchtet in Zürich personalisiertes Hauttransplantat”news-446Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:10:17 +0100https://www.swissinfo.ch/ger/wirtschaft/start-up-cutiss_sizilianerin-zuechtet-in-zuerich-personalisiertes-hauttransplantat/44556162 Around 50 million people around the world suffer from severe skin problems. The scientist Dr. Daniela Marino, Co-Project Leader of the Wyss Zurich project denovoSkin, has developed with her start-up CUTISS AG a revolutionary method to produce human skin in the laboratory. The personalized skin graft is based on the cells of each patient. This new healing method called denovoSkin is a hope for millions of people, whose skin has been damaged by burns, illness, surgery or other causes. The first clinical trials of denovoSkin have led to hopeful results. The skin graft is derived from the cells of each patient, so there are no intolerances or other secondary consequences. Read the full article on swissinfo.ch (in German). ]]>Seervision wins Swiss Technology Awardnews-445Thu, 22 Nov 2018 17:05:56 +0100https://www.startupticker.ch/en/news/november-2018/lunaphore-und-seervision-siegen-am-swiss-innovation-forum As part of the 13th Swiss Innovation Forum, a top-class jury selected the winners of the 2018 Swiss Technology Award in the three categories "Inventors", "Startups" and "Innovation Leaders". Seervision, one of our Wyss Zurich projects, won in the category "Inventors". Seervision develops state-of-the-art video analysis algorithms for real-time object recognition and scene segmentation in video productions. ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – December 3, 2018news-444Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:31:54 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018_12_03_Clinical_Colloquium_Karin_Wuertz-Kozak_Vortrag.pdf Prof. Dr. Karin Wuertz-Kozak (Laboratory for Immunoengineering & Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Biomechanics, D-HEST, ETH Zurich) will talk about "Engineering therapeutic approaches to modulating inflammation" on Monday, December 3, 2018 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren. ]]>Neue Zürcher Zeitung – „Sie küssen die Kunst wach – wenn es sein muss, auch mithilfe von Robotertechnik"news-496Wed, 08 May 2019 11:09:12 +0100https://www.nzz.ch/feuilleton/sie-kuessen-die-kunst-wach-wenn-es-sein-muss-auch-mithilfe-von-robotertechnik-ld.1435207 The Danish-Indian artist duo Pors & Rao works with sophisticated high-tech. Their works sometimes move. They sometimes work with state-of-the-art robot technology. They are not techies, but artists. Read the full article in NZZ (in German). ]]>Al Gore visits Wyss Zurichnews-438Wed, 07 Nov 2018 18:29:12 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/al-gore-visits-wyss-zurich This year’s Wyss Zurich Annual Event, held on November 6, 2018, was quickly booked to capacity after the word spread that former U.S. Vice President and climate advocate Al Gore had agreed to be its keynote speaker. At that event, he joined some 300 invited guests from the academic, policy and business sectors in learning about the work of the startup accelerator Wyss Zurich, which is jointly operated by ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, and its ongoing projects. ]]>Easy-to-use cleaning robotnews-457Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:18:23 +0100https://www.ethz.ch/en/industry-and-society/industry-relations/industry-news/2018/11/easy-to-use-cleaning-robot.html Professional and smart cleaning robots at an affordable price? The video shows how the company Wetrok implements this vision in cooperation with our Wyss Zurich project Sevensense. The core technology of the Sevensense project is a localization system for indoor environments. The team equipped a machine with multiple sensors among which the camera plays an important role. The machine has also further sensors, which perceive the direct surroundings. This technology can be used for a variety of other applications and as a result, Sevensense developed a teach-and-repeat mechanism, which is easy to use for everyone without any previous knowledge. Watch the video for more information. ]]>Neue Zürcher Zeitung – „Nicht alles verdoppelt sich in 18 Monaten – wahrer Fortschritt braucht Zeit”news-433Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:18:18 +0100https://www.nzz.ch/meinung/nicht-alles-verdoppelt-sich-in-18-monaten-ld.1426958 Although computing power and data are rising exponentially, this doesn’t mean that digitization will solve the world’s problems in an instant, says Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart. The Moore’s Law shows how processing power per microchip has doubled roughly every 18 months since 1971. This phenomenon has been the driving force behind digitization; today’s cell phones have more computing power than NASA used to fly astronauts to the moon in the 1960s. Read the full article in NZZ (in German). ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-436Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:25:34 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/denovoSkin/2018_11_27_Invitation_denovoSkin.pdf Dr. Daniela Marino and Dr. Fabienne Hartmann-Fritsch (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) will talk about "Personalized skin grafts to treat skin defects – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich denovoSkin project" on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 12.30 - 13.30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST. ]]>Schweiz am Wochenende – „Milliardär Hansjörg Wyss spendet Geld gegen Selbstbestimmungs-Initiative”news-441Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:27:34 +0100https://www.aargauerzeitung.ch/schweiz/milliardaer-hansjoerg-wyss-spendet-geld-gegen-selbstbestimmungs-initiative-133667263 The Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss talks in an interview with "Schweiz am Wochenende" about his worldwide engagement, Swiss politics and why he does not travel to the WEF. He also made headlines worldwide this week: Berne billionaire Hansjörg Wyss wrote in The New York Times that we need to save the planet - and therefore he's donating $ 1 billion to protect the planet. What drives a person who spends billions for good causes? Read the interview in "Schweiz am Wochenende" (in german). ]]>World's First Autonomous Offshore Robotnews-439Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:31:37 +0100https://www.anybotics.com/2018/10/25/worlds-first-autonomous-offshore-robot/ In September 2018, the ANYbotics field team boarded a helicopter to fly out to one of the world’s largest offshore converter platforms in the North Sea. Based on its autonomous navigation capabilities, ANYmal performs routine inspection tasks to monitor machine operations, read out sensory equipment and detect thermal hotspots and oil or water leakages. ANYbotics is partnering with TenneT, Europeans leading electricity transmission system operator, to evaluate robotic inspection and maintenance on their offshore converter platforms. Read the press release for the latest ANYbotic's milestone. ]]>The New York Times – „One Billion Dollars for the Planet”news-435Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:33:17 +0100https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/31/opinion/earth-biodiversity-conservation-billion-dollars.html The Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss will donate one billion dollar over the next decade to help accelerate land and ocean conservation around the world, with the goal of protecting 30 percent of the planet’s surface by 2030. This money will support locally led conservation efforts around the world, push for increased global targets for land and ocean protection, seek to raise public awareness about the importance of this effort, and fund scientific studies to identify the best strategies to reach our target. Read the article in The New York Times. ]]>Launch of Switzerland-wide platform for cell therapynews-434Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:36:07 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Medicine_Technologies_Platform/20181030_MediareleaseUniBE_TCBMPlatform.pdf In Bern, a national, public-private platform was launched under the name "Translational and Clinical Bio-Manufacturing (TCBM)". Its goal is to combine the expertise in the translation of research results into clinical applications to foster the Regenerative Medicine as well as new cell therapy approaches in Switzerland. One of the platform’s Co-Leaders is Dr. Steffen M. Zeisberger, Head Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) and Cell- & Tissue Biobank (CTBB) at Wyss Zurich. Read the full press release of the University of Bern. ]]>hemotune und Seervision have been selected for H2020 SME Instrument Phase I fundingnews-440Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:09:45 +0100https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/what-work-programme Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and innovation funding program ever with a budget of €77 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). With only about 8% of applications being funded, the selection of the two Wyss Zurich projects hemotune and Seervision is a great honor highlighting the work and engagement of both teams. Read more on the Horizon 2020 website about the work program from 2018 to 2020. ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – November 5, 2018news-432Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:48:33 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/HYLOMORPH/2018_11_05_Clinical_Colloquium_Simone_Bottan_Vortrag.pdf Dr. Simone Bottan (Project Leader HYLOMORPH, Wyss Zurich, ETH Zurich/University of Zurich) will talk about "Addressing the problem of fibrotic tissue encapsulation in surgical practice" on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-L-121/3, 8952 Schlieren. ]]>Panel discussion – Ersetzen Roboter unsere Lehrpersonen?news-431Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:04:05 +0100http://www.lokalinfo.ch/news/datum/2018/10/25/ersetzen-roboter-unsere-lehrpersonen/ What influence does the development of artificial intelligence in social robotics have on our educational landscape and how will the school change in future? On Thursday, November 1st, the 2nd TechLunch is taking place at Juventus Schulen. Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart is sharing his experience and opinion. Please click on the link for further information. ]]>WIN Verlag – „Virtueller Lern-Roboter fürs Kinderzimmer”news-430Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:16:34 +0100http://www.win-verlag.de/virtueller-lern-roboter-fuers-kinderzimmer Programming a robot: That should appeal many children. RosieReality, a Wyss Zurich Associate project, makes it possible with their own developed app. The team of RosieReality aims to introduce children to programming and robotics. More than 1.000 children from the age of eight tested the app in the last couple of months. Within the next three years, the young entrepreneurs want to have 100 million users worldwide. Learn more about Rosie and read the article (in German). ]]>Seervision – New Project at Wyss Zurichnews-429Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:14:00 +0100http://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/projects/wyss-zurich-projects/seervision/ Wyss Zurich welcomes Seervision, a new project that wants to revolutionize the broadcast industry by developing a radically new technology. ]]>Tages-Anzeiger – „Lionel und sein Wunsch, Schlagzeug zu spielen"news-427Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:15:05 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/SwissProsthetics/Tagesanzeiger_Lionel_und_sein_Wunsch__Schlagzeug_zu_spielen_SwissProsthetics.pdf Lionel is a bright eight-year-old boy who would like to play drums. But there is one obstacle: Lionel was born without a left hand and a piece of his forearm. The Wyss Zurich Associate Project SwissProsthetics works on the prosthesis of the future – a prosthetic hand module for various activities. Lionel is one of the children who is allowed to try out the new prosthesis. His arm serves as a model and the technicians want to implement his wishes as possible: to play drums, swim correctly, to do push-ups and the handstand. Read the article about Lionel in Tages-Anzeiger (in German) ]]>BILANZ – Digital Shapers 2018news-426Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:35:49 +0100https://www.bilanz.ch/people/roland-siegwart For the third time, the 100 most important heads of Switzerland were announced who are at the forefront of digitization. Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart is after 2017 again one of the 100 Digital Shapers of Switzerland. He leads the Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) at ETH Zurich and has trained dozens of young talents at ETH Zurich who were taken over from Google, Apple and Facebook. ]]>Blick am Abend – „Schweizer Roboter kann Müll aufsammeln und Leben retten"news-425Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:24:21 +0100https://www.blickamabend.ch/news/soll-kuenftig-in-truemmern-arbeiten-schweizer-roboter-kann-muell-aufsammeln-und-leben-retten-id8903228.html ANYmal, an electrically driven four-leggend autonomous robot platform developed by the Wyss Zurich project ANYmotion, shows up as a helper in everyday life: He can pick up garbage, open doors or even hold a glass of water. ANYmal will also be used in disaster areas in the future. It is conceivable that the robot would look for survivors in destroyed buildings. In nuclear disasters, he could enter into contaminated areas, or transport explosives out of the danger zone. For more information watch the video about ANYmal. ]]>HYLOMORPHnews-423Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:53:37 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/HYLOMORPH/Hylomorph_press_release_25092018.pdf HYLOMORPH, a multi-awarded winning Swiss medtech startup and ETHZ spin-off seed-funded by Wyss Zurich, announced it has completed a CHF 3.2m Series A financing. ]]>Congratulations! CUTISS AG and Wingtra AG among Top 10 Swiss start-upsnews-420Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:13:49 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/News/TOP_100_STARTUPS_2018_d.pdf Again, the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award released who is on top of the Swiss start-up scene. Wyss Zurich funded CUTISS AG and Wingtra AG rank under the Top 10 and reached the 5th and the 7th place of the most innovative and promising Swiss start-ups. CUTISS AG grows human skin in the lab for patients that suffer from skin defects. Wingtra AG is the world's leading VTOL (vertical take off and landing) drone producer. For more information please read the articles in „startup“ on page 20 and 23 (in german). ]]>Wyss Zurich Entrepreneur Series „From Zero to Hero?"news-419Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:08:28 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018-09-18_Wyss_Zurich_Flyer_Caspar_Coppetti.pdf Caspar Coppetti (Co-Founder, On AG) will talk about how he and his friends built On AG from product idea to a leading running shoe brand within just eight years on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 12.00 – 1:00 p.m. at Wyss Zurich, Weinbergstrasse 35, 8092 Zurich, E floor ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – August 27, 2018news-418Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:09:31 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018_08-27_Clinical_Colloquium_Reichenbach_Janine.pdf Prof. Dr. med. Janine Reichenbach (Centre for Primary Immuno-deficiencies, University Children’s Hospital Zurich) will talk about "Gene Therapy – Past, Present and Future" on Monday, August 27, 2018 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren. ]]>The Embassy of Switzerland officially celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Friendship Treatynews-495Wed, 08 May 2019 10:53:41 +0100https://www.eda.admin.ch/countries/india/en/home/switzerland-and/70-years-of-swiss-indian-friendship--connecting-minds--inspiring/friendship-ambassador/2018_Friendship_Ambassadors.html On August 10th, 2018, PATHOS Project Leader Aparna Rao was recognised by the Swiss Foreign Minister as Info Swiss Friendship Ambassador. He felicitates these outstanding personalities, who have contributed innovative ideas in their fields and continue to strengthen the relationship between Switzerland and India. ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-415Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:16:46 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/hemotune/2018_08_28_Invitation_hemotune.pdf Lukas Langenegger and Dr. Carlos Mora (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) will talk about "Magnetic blood purification – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich hemotune project" on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 12:30 - 13.30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST. ]]>Sevensense – New Project at Wyss Zurichnews-413Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:12:58 +0100http://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/projects/wyss-zurich-projects/sevensense/ Wyss Zurich welcomes Sevensense, a new project that develops visual navigation systems enabling service robots to navigate precisely and safely in dynamic environments. ]]>higgs – „Winzige Magnete im Kampf gegen Blutvergiftung“news-411Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:35:59 +0100https://www.higgs.ch/winzige-magnete-im-kampf-gegen-blutvergiftung/11544/ Sepsis (blood poisoning) is fatal in every third patient. hemotune, a Wyss Zurich project, is developing a novel nanomedicine procedure that will delay disease progression and gives physicians enough time to find the right active substance. For more information, please read the article in higgs (in German). ]]>SRF 4 News – „US-Drohne nach England unterwegs“news-410Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:18:49 +0100https://www.srf.ch/news/panorama/unbemannt-ueber-den-atlantik-us-drohne-nach-england-unterwegs For the first time in history, a 24-meter-long drone is traveling for over 30 hours from the United States to the United Kingdom. “This is representing another milestone insofar, as the large unmanned aerial vehicle is fully integrated into civil airspace”, said Roland Siegwart, Professor for Autonomous Mobile Robots at ETH Zurich and Founding Co-Director of the Wyss Zurich. Hear the radio contribution of SRF 4 News (in German). ]]>MINT&Pepper – Summer campsnews-406Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:27:05 +0100www.mintpepper.ch/camp Wyss Zurich Associate Project MINT&Pepper creates learning modules that young people can use to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math. In their upcoming summer camp “Mission Rosetta”, the journey is going to distant comets. Between July 17-20 and July 24-27, children between 10 and 14 will have the opportunity to reprogram a robot and learn all about real space missions. For more information and registration, please ]]>Tages-Anzeiger – „Ein Neustart für das Immunsystem”news-405Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:11:23 +0100http://scnem2.com/art_resource.php?sid=1bx3o.rmek33,no_download=1&u=90eff4fa2173c3155b2e1a6d4b349f08 Stem cell transplantation in Multiple Sclerosis is a promising therapy, but was not approved in Switzerland so far. Now, the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health announced, that as of July 1, 2018, health insurers will have to cover the costs for this therapy. “Finally, this is a major breakthrough in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis patients in Switzerland”, said Wyss Zurich Core Faculty member and University of Zurich neurologist Roland Martin, who is one of the leading MS researchers and who was the driving force behind this initiative. For more information, please read the article in Tages-Anzeiger (in German). ]]>SRF Eco – „Alles oder nichts“news-402Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:08:27 +0100https://www.srf.ch/news/wirtschaft/schweizer-start-ups-alles-oder-nichts CUTISS AG breeds skin in the lab and won a start-up prize in 2015. Now the company faces the question of fate. CUTISS AG has taken the first step towards entrepreneurship. The Zurich Start-up completed the round of financing last week and raised 7.3 million francs. Daniela Marino, CEO and Founder, is looking forward to expanding the team and launching all planned activities. Watch the TV contribution of SRF Eco (in German). ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – July 5, 2018news-401Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:31:09 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018-07-05_Clinical_Colloquium_Massimo_Morbidelli.pdf Prof. Massimo Morbidelli (Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zürich, Switzerland) will talk about "Versatile Macromolecules and their Biomedical Applications" on Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren. ]]>ANYbotics – News Updatenews-398Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:58:23 +0100https://www.anybotics.com/2018/06/18/anybotics-update-june-2018/ Get the latest updates from Wyss Zurich project ANYmotion. Watch their new video about the applications and features of the legged robot ANYmal. ]]>CUTISS AGnews-396Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:16:41 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/denovoSkin/2018-06-22_ROUND-A-PR.pdf CUTISS AG raises CHF 7.255.000 in a Series A Financing to advance personalized skin graft technologies. ]]>startupticker.ch – Faszinierende Technik und ein Serial Entrepreneur überzeugen >>venture>> Jurynews-397Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:36:05 +0100https://www.startupticker.ch/en/news/june-2018/faszinierende-technik-und-ein-serial-entrepreneur-uberzeugen-venture-jury>venture>> Jury" /> Wyss Zurich Associate Project SwissProsthetics won the Audience Award of the venture competition. From over 109 applicants, SwissProsthetics was also selected among the five finalists for the best business idea. ]]>TEDxSelnau – „How can we provide access to surgery for everyone on the planet?“news-393Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:47:24 +0100https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQarw_NOZsw Dr. Bradley Nelson, Wyss Zurich Core Faculty Member, shares experience and vision on the role for technology in bringing access to surgery to everyone on the planet. This TEDx Talk took place on February 1, 2018, in Zurich Selnau. ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-392Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:02:09 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/SwissProsthetics/2018_06_26_Invitation_SwissProsthetics.pdf Fabian Schollenberger and Dr. Lukas von Tobel (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) will talk about "Developing a modular system of application-specific prosthetic hands for children and adolescents – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich SwissProsthetics Associate project" on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 12:30 - 13.30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kurszimmer NORD1 C301. ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – May 31, 2018news-391Wed, 30 May 2018 17:21:04 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018_05_31_Clinical_Colloquium_Simone_Schuerle_Vortrag.pdf Prof. Simone Schuerle (Head of Responsive Biomedical Systems Laboratory, Institute of Translational Medicine, Department of Health Science & Technology, ETH Zurich) will talk about "Nanorobots in Medicine" on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-L-121/3, 8952 Schlieren. ]]>TEDxSelnau – „Complex robots, simple solutions“news-389Fri, 25 May 2018 10:05:00 +0100https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8_vNn1UHQJM&feature=youtu.be What can you learn about simplicity by creating complex robots? Lijin Aryananda Blatter, Wyss Zurich Head of Robotics Platform, is sharing her key lessons learned in a TEDx Talk, held on February 1, 2018, in Zurich Selnau. ]]>MILESTONE IN CARDIOVASCULAR TISSUE ENGINEERINGnews-385Wed, 09 May 2018 14:40:09 +0100http://www.media.uzh.ch/en/Press-Releases/2018/Regenerative-Heart-Valves.html An international consortium led by UZH Professor and Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Simon P. Hoerstrup has reached a milestone on the road towards being able to treat heart patients using new heart valves cultured from human cells: As part of the EU-funded project LifeValve, for the first time the team, using computer simulations, succeeded in individually predicting how well cultured heart valves would grow, regenerate, and function in large animal models (sheep). The results that have now been published in the journal Science Translational Medicine (stm.sciencemag.org) are a significant step towards the routine application of the tissue engineering technology in the future. ]]>SRF News 10vor10 – „Technische Fächer boomen an den Unis“news-386Wed, 09 May 2018 14:51:26 +0100https://www.srf.ch/news/wirtschaft/ingenieure-fuer-die-wirtschaft-technische-faecher-boomen-an-den-unis At the universities, no field of study grows faster than the so called MINT subjects. But they still do not grow fast enough for the economy. Watch the TV contribution of SRF News 10vor10 (in German) about the challenges and measures of how to solve the shortage of skilled professionals in Switzerland. ]]>SRF Einstein – „Einstein bei den Robotern“news-384Fri, 04 May 2018 10:54:42 +0100https://www.srf.ch/sendungen/einstein/einstein-bei-den-robotern ANYmotion, one of our Wyss Zurich projects, provides solutions for robot applications with the most advanced mobility and autonomy requirements in challenging terrain. The TV contribution about ANYmotion starts at minute 21.48 (in German). ]]>SRF Puls – „Kinderhände aus dem 3D-Drucker“news-383Thu, 03 May 2018 09:53:50 +0100https://www.srf.ch/sendungen/puls/kinderhaende-aus-dem-3d-drucker Wyss Zurich Associate Project SwissProsthetics has developed a modular prosthesis that is easy to manufacture, robust and affordable. Watch the TV report broadcasted on Monday, April 30, 2018 on SRF Puls (in German). ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-382Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:50:50 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/ETIMSred/2018_05_29_Invitation_ETIMSred.pdf Dr. Thomas Ludersdorfer (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) and Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Lutterotti (Neuroimmunology and MS Research – Neurology Clinic / University of Zurich) will talk about "Establishing immune tolerance in multiple sclerosis with peptide-coupled red blood cells – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich ETIMSred project" on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 12:30 – 13:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST. ]]>Cheer on our runners at the 16th Zürich Marathon next Sunday!news-379Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:32:17 +0100https://www.michelfornasier.com/#herzensangelegenheit Upcoming Sunday, April 22, 2018, at the 16th Zürich Marathon, five teams will run for a good cause organized by the charity “Give Children a Hand” that supports the development of hand prostheses for children. As a fund-raiser, two T-Shirts signed by all notable runners, will be auctioned off. The financial gains will be donated entirely to the Wyss Zurich associate project SwissProsthetics that develops 3D printed modular hand prostheses for children. ]]>Migros Magazin – „Keine Angst vor Robotern“news-376Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:13:37 +0100https://www.migrosmagazin.ch/keine-angst-vor-robotern Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart is one of the world's leading robotics experts. He is convinced that the machines will not replace us so quickly. Why we shouldn't be afraid of robots, he explains in the Migros Magazin article (in German). ]]>SwissProthetics passes Venture Kick stage 1news-377Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:06:58 +0100https://www.venturekick.ch/Wide-range-of-startups-pass-Venture-Kick-stage-1 Congratulations to our Associate Project SwissProsthetics, who has passed Venture Kick stage 1, taking home CHF 10.000. They will now prepare to go into stage 2, with a chance to win CHF 20,000 and progress to the Venture Kick final. ]]>hemotune is among the Top 10 for W.A. de Vigier Award 2018news-375Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:50:37 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/hemotune/medienmitteilung_devigier2018_top10_E.pdf From over 220 submitted projects, the jury picked their Top 16 in February. The 16 were assessed and resented their ideas to the Foundation Board, who then chose the Top 10. hemotune has still the chance to receive on May 30th the W. A. de Vigier Award, endowed with CHF 100,000. ]]>Tagesanzeiger – „Wenn du auf den richtigen Moment wartest, startest du nie“news-374Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:06:11 +0100https://blog.tagesanzeiger.ch/berufung/index.php/36271/wenn-du-auf-den-richtigen-moment-wartest-startest-du-nie/ Daniela Marino, Co-Project Leader of denovoSkin, actually wanted to become a professor. But then her research team at the Children's Hospital Zurich made such progress in breeding human skin that she decided overnight to found the company CUTISS AG. ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – April 26, 2018news-371Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:37:12 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018-04-26_Clinical_Colloquium_Timm_Schroeder_Vortrag.pdf Prof. Timm Schroeder (Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland) will talk about "Long-term single-cell quantification: New tools for old questions" on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-370Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:58:00 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018_04_24_Invitation_HYLOMORPH.PDF Dr. Simone Bottan and Dr. Aldo Ferrari (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) will talk about "Addressing the problem of fibrotic tissue encapsulation in surgical practice – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich HYLOMORPH project" on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 12:30 – 13:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST. ]]>Venturelab – Venture Leaders Life Sciences 2018news-367Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:31:30 +0100https://www.venturelab.ch/The-Swiss-National-Startup-Team-Life-Sciences-2018-on-their-way-to-Boston Ten new startups have been selected to become the next Venture Leaders Life Sciences 2018. Wyss Zurich Spin-off CUTISS AG is among the finalist and on their way to Boston. ]]>SRF 1 Rundschau – Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – The Killer Robots comingnews-368Thu, 05 Apr 2018 16:06:09 +0100https://www.srf.ch/sendungen/rundschau/killer-roboter-ch-asylpolitik-cedric-wermuth-matteo-salvini Soon, robot swarms could attack entire countries. Killer robots are already being tested in military field today. Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart believes, that it's still in the early stages that machines will kill automatically. Although systems can locate very well, but we are still far from it that robots can assess and understand situations. ]]>Bringing art to lifenews-366Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:26:32 +0100https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2018/03/project-pathos.html The artist duo Pors & Rao and Philipp Reist bring art alive through animatronics. With their project PATHOS, a Wyss Zurich Associate Project, they are developing tools that give art a soul. Their works are currently on show at this year’s Art Basel Hong Kong. ]]>Wyss Zurich Entrepreneur Series „History and future of Entrepreneurship"news-365Thu, 29 Mar 2018 11:23:00 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/2018-04-11_Wyss_Zurich_Flyer_Peter_Friedli_Vortrag.pdf Peter Friedli (Founder & President, Friedli Corporate Finance) will talk about risks and challenges entrepreneurs face, and about today’s hype around start-ups on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 12.00 – 1:00 p.m. at Wyss Zurich, Weinbergstrasse 35, 8092 Zurich, E floor ]]>Clinical Colloquium Regenerative Medicine – March 26, 2018news-364Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:57:45 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:12c11050-838d-4d45-9573-c0fc5c04876e/2018_IvanMartin.pdf Prof. Ivan Martin (Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel) will talk about "Re-engineering developmental processes for tissue regeneration" on Monday, March 26, 2018 from 1.00 - 2.00 p.m. at University of Zurich, Wagistrasse 12, WAD-904 (Founders Lab), 8952 Schlieren ]]>Seminar Translational and Clinical Wyss Zurich Projectsnews-363Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:27:14 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Liver4Life/2018_03_27_Einladung_Liver4Life.pdf Dr. med. pract. Dilmurodjon Eshmuminov, Dr. Martin Schuler and Dr. Max Hefti (Wyss Zurich – ETH Zurich / University of Zurich) will talk about "Liver machine perfusion outside of the body – Status quo within the Wyss Zurich" on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 12:30 – 13:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST. ]]>Handelszeitung – Haut aus der Petrischalenews-362Fri, 09 Mar 2018 13:59:39 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/denovoSkin/2018-03-08_Handelszeitung.pdf CUTISS AG, a spin-off from the University of Zurich currently incubated at Wyss Zurich, is able to entirely breed human skin in the lab. This could mean a new life for burn victims (in German). ]]>Robot ANYmal enters the show businessnews-359Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:03:50 +0100https://www.anybotics.com/2018/02/28/how-anymal-got-into-the-x-files/ ANYbotics, one of the Wyss Zurich projects, has made it into the film business. With their robot ANYmal, they act in the newest episode of the television show "The X-Files." ]]>Mapping with drones elevated to the next levelnews-358Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:02:40 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Wingtra/MAPPING_WITH_DRONES_ELEVATED_TO_THE_NEXT_LEVEL.pdf Swiss drone company Wingtra launched a game changing new product: drone WingtraOne is now available with a high precision option for mapping professionals. This particular upgrade makes the drone the first to produce extremely high precision and resolution maps faster than ever before. ]]>Tagesanzeiger – Red blood cells against MSnews-357Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:16:30 +0100https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/wissen/medizin-und-psychologie/rote-blutkoerperchen-gegen-ms/story/27829510 With a new therapeutic approach, WyssZurich Project ETIMSred seeks to tame the immune system of multiple sclerosis patients. By mid-2019, the first two clinical studies should be completed with ten or respectively fifteen patients. ]]>Wyss Zurich Project hemotune is nominated for "Top 16 for the 2018 W.A. De Vigier Award"news-356Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:43:54 +0100http://www.devigier.ch/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Medienmitteilung_De-Vigier_Top16_2018_E.pdf Out of a record number of more than 220 submitted projects, the jury chose their top 16 candidates. hemotune has now the chance to win a prize of CHF 100'000 from the W.A. De Vigier Foundation on May 30th. ]]>SRF Kulturplatz - Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – An Indian woman realizes her art vision in a Zurich laboratorynews-355Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:55:21 +0100https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/kulturplatz/video/eine-inderin-realisiert-ihre-kunstvision-in-einem-zuercher-labor?id=63067d87-cb35-4321-8cba-ee65596524ec&startTime=23.685295&station=c8537421-c9c5-4461-9c9c-c15816458b46 The art duo Pors & Rao creates living installations that react to the viewer and his movements. With their project PATHOS (Poetic Animatronics Through Hands-On Systems), they are affiliated at Wyss Zurich as an Associate Project. ]]>Radio SRF1 & Radio SRF4 News – Tagesgesprächnews-351Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:32:31 +0100https://www.srf.ch/sendungen/tagesgespraech/der-roboter-dein-freund-und-konkurrent Is there reason to fear robots? Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart together with Marc Lehmann take a look at the automated workplace of the future. ]]>Nau «Start-up Monday» – A visit to the skin factorynews-350Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:34:21 +0100https://www.nau.ch/news/ein-besuch-in-der-hautfabrik-65285081 Daniela Marino, CEO of CUTISS AG, offers with her start-up a unique solution for the treatment of burn wounds. CUTISS AG breeds natural skin of burn victims and can multiply it up to 70 times its previous size in one month. ]]>Who is Who in Zurich 2018news-348Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:53:44 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/denovoSkin/Who_is_Who_2018_Cover_und_Bild.pdf The Who is Who magazine portrays every year the 200 most prominent personalities of Zurich, divided into different categories, such as politics, economics, culture, start-ups etc. Daniela Marino and Fabienne Hartmann-Fritsch, who founded the CUTISS AG in March 2017, are among the 200 personalities, who have made a name for itself. ]]>Diplomatic Courier – What to expect from robot intelligence?news-345Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:58:07 +0100https://www.diplomaticourier.com/2018/01/08/expect-robot-intelligence/ Every day news and social media fascinates us with the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and frightens us with the potential dark side of Deep Learning. But there is little to fear, says Roland Siegwart, professor for autonomous mobile robots at ETH Zurich and founding Co-Director of the Wyss Zurich. AI and especially robots are tools that will eventually allow us to do certain jobs more efficiently or more precisely. If used wisely, robots and AI technologies can help us to make our planet a better world to live. ]]>Zukunftsblog ETH Zürich – No need to worry!news-344Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:13:11 +0100https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2018/01/siegwart-future-robotics.html A balanced and realistic discussion on what digitalisation can and cannot achieve in the years to come will help to dispel fears, says Roland Siegwart, Professor of Autonomous Systems at ETH Zurich and Founding Co-Director of the Wyss Zurich. ]]>satw – detection: Robots, the useful high-tech helpersnews-341Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:57:37 +0100https://www.satw.ch/blog/article/2017/12/07/frueherkennung-roboter-die-nuetzlichen-hightech-helfer/ In terms of robotics, Switzerland is in a good position. The current dynamic developments also open up new opportunities that have to be tackled, says Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart. ]]>Survey to improve arm prosthesis: Participate now!news-340Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:57:20 +0100https://www.myhandicap.de/news-behinderung/detailseite/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=10915&cHash=c6af1dec5cbffbcb04fa11c667907fa3 SwissProsthetics is an Associate Project of Wyss Zurich, which develops a modular system of application-specific prosthetic hands for children and adolescents. The project was launched as a two-year cooperative venture between appsocial.org and the Institute of Mechatronic Systems at ZHAW in Winterthur. At Wyss Zurich, the project team develops the necessary process steps for market entry. ]]>Basil Weibel – An idealist who builds dronesnews-338Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:33:11 +0100https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2017/11/an-idealist-who-builds-drones.html Basil Weibel, CEO of the Wyss Zurich project Wingtra, is one of the 30 most influential young entrepreneurs under 30 this year in Europe, according to Forbes. Basil builds sophisticated drones and cares about what technology can do for humans. Today, he is leading a company with 36 employees. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - November 28, 2017news-337Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:16:16 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:326c28cd-0482-4342-9f92-00aa570b06fb/Frank.pdf Dr. Mojca Frank-Bertoncelj, MD, PhD (Center of Experimental Rheumatology, University Hospital Zurich and University of Zurich, BioTechno Park Schlieren) will talk about “Why location matters in arthritis” on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 12.30 - 1.30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST (B HOER 5) ]]>SRF 10Vor10 - Thurdsay, November 16, 2017 – Are maglev trains the means of transport of the future?news-336Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:22:17 +0100https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/10vor10/video/sind-magnetschwebebahnen-das-transportmittel-der-zukunft?id=2b0e9acc-6e9d-4ffd-8aa2-633fd419927a&station=69e8ac16-4327-4af4-b873-fd5cd6e895a7 Is it realistic that we will soon be traveling from Zurich to Paris on such trains? Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart sees great potential in this technology. ]]>CUTISS AG awarded with prestigious CTI Start up Labelnews-335Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:12:38 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/cutiss-ag-awarded-with-prestigious-cti-start-up-label The CTI Start up Label assigns to CUTISS AG the quality status that the company is ready for outside investment and for growth in a sustainable manner. ]]>futurezone – Silicon Valley takes artificial Intelligence Talent away from Universitiesnews-333Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:31:19 +0100https://futurezone.at/science/silicon-valley-macht-universitaeten-ki-talente-abspenstig/295.824.918#articleWrapper Artificial intelligence is booming. Google, Facebook and other IT companies are represented in Zurich and invest large sums of money for researchers. As a result, our postdocs are recruited faster, but this also has advantages because more young people are interested in this field, explained Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart. ]]>CUTISS AG receives Swissmedic approval to commence Pivotal Phase II denovoSkin™ trials in burns in adults and children.news-332Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:24:10 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/denovoSkin/CUTISS_media_release_phaseII_swissmedic_FINAL.pdf Zurich, November 03, 2017, CUTISS AG today announced that it has received approval from Swissmedic to commence two Pivotal Phase II trials using denovoSkin™ in the treatment of burns in adults and children, respectively. In Switzerland, these trials will be recruiting patients at two centers, the University Children’s Hospital Zurich where Phase I was recently completed, and the University Hospital Zurich. The trials will expand to other two centers, The Dutch Burn Center in The Netherlands, and the University Hospital in Birmingham in UK, subject to approval by the National Authorities. The trials are designed to treat up to 15 burn patients each. ]]>Hansjörg Wyss is Master Entrepreneurnews-331Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:40:03 +0100http://www.ey.com/ch/en/newsroom/news-releases/news-release-ey-entrepreneur-of-the-year-2017-award-winners EY in Switzerland on October 27, 2017, presented the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards for the 20th consecutive year in the “Trade/Services,” “Industry/High-Tech/Life Sciences,” “Emerging Entrepreneur” and “Family Business” categories. Around 400 guests from the business, political and cultural arenas, including many former winners, were in attendance at the gala in Interlaken, Switzerland. Hansjörg Wyss, entrepreneur, patron and philanthropist, was honored with the “Master Entrepreneur” award. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - October 31, 2017news-330Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:36:43 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:c15c88e5-780e-45c9-a011-6da3d80f5993/Ferrari.pdf Prof. Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari (Clinic for Geriatrics, University Hospital Zurich) will present “Healthy Aging – how?” on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 12.30 - 1.30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST (B HOER 5) ]]>Wyss Zurich is already a success storynews-329Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:56:28 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-is-already-a-success-story After only two and a half years of operation, all nine Wyss Zurich projects are well on their way to becoming successful startups, and four of them are entering the clinical trial stage this year. These successes were recognized at the second Wyss Zurich Annual Event, held on October 11 in Zurich, Switzerland, which was attended by more than 200 guests from the academic, scientific, and business sectors. ]]>OPEN FOR APPLICATIONSnews-326Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:57:20 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/open-for-applications ETIMSred starts its clinical phase Ib study “Immune tolerance in multiple sclerosis with peptide-coupled red blood cells” in October 2017. The patient recruitment has started. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - September 26, 2017news-323Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:52:58 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:249907ba-77e6-48c0-905a-d7d5464903bd/Khanna.pdf PD Dr. Nina Khanna Gremmelmaier (Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel) will present "T-cell Therapy for Infectious Diseases" on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 12:30 – to 1:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST (B HOER 5) ]]>Top 100 Startup Award – Two Wyss Zurich Projects are among the TOP 100 Swiss Startups 2017news-322Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:52:00 +0100http://www.startup.ch/index.cfm?CFID=589965685&CFTOKEN=80040873&page=129572&profilesEntry=1 Each year, startup.ch launches the TOP 100 STARTUP AWARD. From over 100.000 young companies, the 100 most innovative and promising Swiss startups are picked by top startup experts. Wingtra entered the market this year with its hybrid drone WingtraOne and is listed on the 16th place. CUTISS AG has developed a bio-engineered personalized skin graft that attempts to realize artificial skin and is listed on the 34th place. Congratulations! ]]>SRF ECO - Monday, September 04, 2017 – Assistance from the airnews-321Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:43:58 +0100https://www.srf.ch/sendungen/eco/bvg-geschaeft-profi-drohnen-nachfolge-in-chinas-firmen Companies use drones for surveying, for missing person searches and for monitoring of natural hazards. The Wyss Zurich project Wingtra is selling its powerful high-tech drones since the beginning of the year. The drones of Wingtra do not only make aerial photography, they have been further developed for specific applications. The TV contribution about Wingtra starts at minute 13. ]]>160 children tested the latest Rosie prototype at Scientificanews-320Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:02:46 +0100http://www.scientifica.ch/ Wyss Zurich Associate Project Rosie successfully tested their latest app prototype with children at the "Scientifica 2017 – Was Daten verraten". Throughout Saturday and Sunday, the Rosie team ran educational workshops for ages 8 to 12 years. During the workshop, children were introduced to Rosie, the Robot. They used smartphone sensors to teach Rosie about motion. The Rosie team is conducting ongoing family workshops as part of their co-creation development process. ]]>Neue Zürcher Zeitung – The University of Zurich invests in its spin-offsnews-319Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:09:56 +0100https://www.nzz.ch/zuerich/neuschoepfung-uzh-life-sciences-fund-die-universitaet-investiert-in-ihre-spin-offs-ld.1313313 Wyss Zurich Spin-off CUTISS AG is the first company which takes advantage from the UZH Life Sciences Fund. Daniela Marino, CEO of CUTISS AG, would like to lead the already successfully tested replacement skin «denovoSkin» to the worldwide market maturity. ]]>First ANYmal Customer Deliverynews-318Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:45:33 +0100http://www.anybotics.com/2017/08/17/update-august-2017/ After eight years of research, the Wyss Zurich Spin-off ANYbotics is proud to announce that the first ANYmal has stepped off the factory floor and was successfully delivered to the University of Edinburgh. ]]>BILANZ – 100 Digital Shapers 2017news-315Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:47:21 +0100https://storytelling.blick.ch/digital-shapers/index.html Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart is one of the 100 Digital Shapers of Switzerland, who promotes the digitalization. Roland Siegwart leads the Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) at ETH Zurich and creates intelligent robots and systems that are able of operating autonomously in complex and diverse environments. ]]>Four Wyss Zurich Projects have the chance to be among the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award 2017news-314Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:28:00 +0100http://startupticker.ch/en/news/june-2017/top-100-swiss-startup-award-2017-ranking-by-100-experts-and-a-new-public-voting ANYbotics AG, CUTISS AG, HYLOMORPH and Wingtra have the possibility to be one of the best Swiss Startups 2017. Experts, investors and a new public voting will nominate the 100 most innovative and promising young companies in Switzerland. The 2017 ranking will be announced on September 6th 2017. ]]>Wyss Zurich Project denovoSkin on Indian Television NDTVnews-313Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:16:56 +0100http://www.ndtv.com/video/shows/ndtv-special-ndtv-24x7/made-in-switzerland-united-in-science-465200 In June 2017, a film crew from New Delhi took the possibility to meet the denovoSkin team to shoot a video about their bio-engineered personalized skin graft. The film is now shown on India`s New Delhi Television Limited channel and starts at minute 9. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - August 29, 2017news-311Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:16:38 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:5291eadf-25cd-4f55-9b93-d6f55cc18f76/Hafen.pdf Prof. Ernst Hafen (Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich) will talk about "Data to the People – MIDATA Personal Data Cooperatives" on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST (B HOER 5) ]]>BILANZ, July 2017 – We are the robotsnews-308Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:10:16 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Media_Coverage/Wir_sind_die_Roboter_BILANZ_Nr._07-17.pdf Google, Apple and Facebook fighting about the best ETH talents. ANYbotics, one of the Wyss Zurich projects has just sold the first commercial four-legged robot in the world. CEO Hanspeter Fässler accompanies the final assembly at the company headquarters in Zurich. Wingtra, also one of the Wyss Zurich projects, has developed flying robots that take-off and land like helicopters, but fly like planes. CEO Basil Weibel explained that conventional drones could not fly as far as their product WingtraOne. Whereas it would take conventional drones the whole day to photograph a certain area, WingtraOne needs just an hour. ]]>Aargauer Zeitung – Will robots soon replace humans in the gastronomy industry?news-307Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:40:23 +0100https://www.aargauerzeitung.ch/leben/forschung-technik/roboter-statt-menschen-im-restaurant-so-koennte-das-in-zukunft-aussehen-131496503 "Until now, robots in the gastronomy are mainly attraction," "says Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart. But Siegwart expects that there will soon be fully automated hotels in the low price segment. ]]>Wyss Zurich project hemotune wins the finals of Venture Kicknews-303Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:24:46 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-project-hemotune-wins-the-finals-of-venture-kick Venture Kick, a philanthropic three stage funding model, today announced that Wyss Zurich project hemotune won the Venture Kick finals. hemotune, a medtech startup incubated at the Wyss Zurich, develops a radically new medical device for the purification of blood in acute care. After the successful completion of a three stage entrepreneurial path with Venture Kick, hemotune was now selected to receive a funding of 130.000 CHF. ]]>WIRTSCHAFTSZEIT – Bank Austria Future Talk: How visions become realitynews-301Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:54:29 +0100https://ooe.wirtschaftszeit.at/aus-der-region-detail/article/bank-austria-future-talk-wie-visionen-wirklichkeit-werden In Cooperation with ORF III Science Magazine "Quantensprung", the UniCredit Bank Austria invited to the event "Bank Austra Future Talk "Aufbruch und Zukunft". Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart, one of the renowned experts in Robotics, talked about the automated future and the use of "intelligent systems" and machines. ]]>Wyss Zurich at YPO Eventnews-300Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:11:33 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-at-ypo-event On June 28, 2017, Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Simon P. Hoerstrup presented the Wyss Zurich Model to Leaders of European YPO Chapters in Zurich, Switzerland. YPO is the premier leadership organization of chief executives in the world and a global platform to engage, learn and grow. Today, YPO empowers more than 24,000 members in more than 130 countries, diversified among industries and types of businesses. Altogether, YPO member-run companies employ 15 million people and generate USD6 trillion in annual revenues. Learn more on www.ypo.org. ]]>NDTV - Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Indian film crew shoots video about Wyss Zurich Project denovoSkinnews-298Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:16:16 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/ndtv-tuesday-june-27-2017-indian-film-crew-shoots-video-about-wyss-zurich-project-denovoskin The project denovoSkin aroused the interest of India`s New Delhi Television. On their journey through Switzerland, a film crew took the opportunity to meet the denovoSkin team at the Regenerative Medicine Platform, where the bio-engineered personalized skin graft is produced. ]]>SRF Einstein – Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Space technology for the streetsnews-297Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:04:17 +0100https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/einstein/video/weltraumtechnik-fuer-die-strassen?id=35d08fb5-cb91-4e2f-8ef3-1bb473856b0e Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart explained in SRF Einstein why it is important to initially rely on human pilots for robotic cars. ]]>Second Event of the Wyss Zurich Entrepreneur Seriesnews-295Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:00:02 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Event/20170713_Wyss_Zurich_Entrepreneur_series_Marco_Cavadini.pdf Marco Cavadini, PhD will share his key learnings of over 20 years spent as an entrepreneur, coach and mentor and elaborate on the crucial aspects of being an entrepreneur, both in terms of hard facts as well as spirit and attitude. The event will take place at Wyss Zurich (Weinbergstrasse 35, 8092 Zurich, E floor) on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 5 –6 p.m. ]]>Associate Project PATHOS successfully presented first pieces at ART BASELnews-294Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:20:55 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/associate-project-pathos-successfully-presented-first-pieces-at-art-basel The 48th edition of Art Basel in Basel brought together 291 premier galleries from 35 countries, presenting extraordinary contemporary and Modern works by over 4,000 artists. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - June 27, 2017news-293Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:48:44 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/News/Interdisciplinary_Colloquium_Stark__Vortrag_27.06.17.pdf Prof. Wendelin Stark (Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences | Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering) will talk about “Nanotech for medicine: From fundamental research to commercialization” on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kurszimmer NORD1 C301 ]]>20 MINUTEN – These robots conquer the working worldnews-291Mon, 22 May 2017 13:02:55 +0100http://www.20min.ch/schweiz/news/story/Diese-Roboter-erobern-die-Arbeitswelt-23885807 Intelligent machines increasingly take over tasks in work and everyday life. Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart shows possible application areas. ]]>Official Inauguration of the new Wyss Zurich Headquarternews-290Mon, 22 May 2017 10:12:11 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/official-inauguration-of-the-new-wyss-zurich-headquarter Hansjörg Wyss visited together with the Founding Co-Directors on May, 9th, the new Wyss Zurich Office. ]]>Two-time winner: CUTISS AG wins prestigious W.A. De Vigier Award 2017 and Audience Awardnews-288Thu, 18 May 2017 20:15:26 +0100http://www.devigier.ch/portfolio-item/daniela-marino-cutiss-ag/?lang=en Daniela Marino, CEO of CUTISS AG, today won the W.A. De Vigier Award 2017 which is endowed with 100’000 Swiss Francs. The Award is the oldest Sponsorship Award for young entrepreneurs in Switzerland and is given to up to five young entrepreneurs each year. Daniela Marino did not only convince the high calibre jury. In addition, her strong presentation during the Awards Ceremony also won her the Audience Award. Congratulations on this great success! ]]>NATURE.COM – Wyss Zurich Spin-off Cutiss AG is specialized in the area of Skin Graftsnews-287Thu, 18 May 2017 10:52:06 +0100http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v545/n7654_supp/full/545S21a.html#/cutiss-skin-grafts CUTISS AG attempts to realize artificial skin that can be shaped as required and then grafted onto damaged areas. ]]>BLICK.CH – Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart talks about the future of robots in our daily livesnews-285Tue, 16 May 2017 08:50:36 +0100http://www.blick.ch/news/eth-robotikprofessor-roland-siegwart-58-hat-gute-neuigkeiten-roboter-koennen-autos-lenken-waschen-und-geschirr-einraeumen-id6681655.html In 2050 robots belong to our everyday life – but people will remain superior to them when it comes to the sense of touch. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - May 30, 2017news-283Wed, 10 May 2017 10:57:08 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/News/SPECK.pdf Prof. Dr. med. Roberto Speck (Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology) will present "Gene Engineering an HIV Resistant Immune System" on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST, B HOER 5 ]]>IRISH TECH NEWS: Kickstart Accelerator with Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwartnews-284Wed, 10 May 2017 13:55:23 +0100http://irishtechnews.ie/robots-podcast-kickstart-accelerator-with-roland-siegwart-and-matthias-huni/ Audrow Nash speaks with Roland Siegwart and Matthias Hüni about Kickstart Accelerator, a Swiss Startup Accelerator. Roland Siegwart leads the Autonomous Systems Lab at ETH Zürich and is one of the initiators of Kickstart Accelerator. ]]>First Event of the Wyss Zurich Entrepreneur Seriesnews-282Tue, 09 May 2017 16:02:50 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/2017_June-1_Wyss_Zurich_Entrepreneur_Series.pdf Dragan Grabulovski, PhD (Co- Founder Covagen) will talk about «Leading from Ground Level to Company Trade Sale». In his talk, Dragan will address Covagen's way and process from the initial to the final business idea leading to the subsequent trade sale. The event will take place at Wyss Zurich (Weinbergstrasse35, 8092 Zurich, E floor) on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 5 –6 p.m. ]]>New Project at Wyss Zurichnews-281Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:54:31 +0100http://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/projects/wyss-zurich-projects/hemotune/ Wyss Zurich welcomes hemotune, a new project developing a radically new approach for therapeutic blood purification. ]]>WISSENSCHAFT PERSÖNLICH – Autonomous machines are superior to humansnews-280Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:28:18 +0100https://wissenschaft-persoenlich.ch/roland-siegwart/ Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart develops intelligent drones and autonomous robots. ]]>NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG – Growing prostheses in baby heartsnews-273Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:54:07 +0100https://www.nzz.ch/wissenschaft/stammzellenforschung-mitwachsende-prothesen-fuer-babyherzen-ld.1287611 Artificial heart valves do not grow. To avoid repeated interventions in children, researchers have developed a growing heart valve replacement. After 20 years of research, they face the first tests in humans. ]]>APOTHEKEN UMSCHAU – Safely packagednews-275Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:45:31 +0100http://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Media_Coverage/Sicher_verpackt.JPG New developments should prevent that the body encapsulates silicone pads and pacemaker. ]]>The Wingtra One now available in Europenews-272Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:35:43 +0100https://www.suasnews.com/2017/04/wingtraone-now-available-europe/?utm_content=buffer27fa2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Wingtra has announced that the WingtraOne is now available in Europe. WingtraOne successfully completed its beta program, and the company is now launching the finalized product. ]]>RICHARD R. ERNST LECTURE 2017: Felicitas Pauss receives Accoladenews-271Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:53:30 +0100https://www.chab.ethz.ch/forschung/institute-und-laboratorien/LPC/ernst-lecture.html Wyss Zurich Board Member Felicitas Pauss receives the Richard R. Ernst Gold Medal 2017. The accolade is awarded every year since 2009 during the Richard R. Ernst Lecture. Laureates to date include Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Secretary General of the UN, Kofi Annan, and Steven Chu, Nobel Laureate in Physics. The aim of the Richard R. Ernst Lecture is to strengthen the relationship and understanding between the sciences, society, and politics and to raise awareness for the questions and challenges our global society is facing today and will face in the future. The Presentation of the Richard R. Ernst Gold Medal to Felicitas Pauss will take place during the Richard R. Ernst Lecture on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 4 p.m. at ETH Zurich, Main Building, Auditorium Maximum (HG F30). ]]>ANYbotics – Successful ARGOS Challenge Completionnews-269Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:11:20 +0100http://www.anybotics.com/2017/04/06/update-april-2017/ ANYmal has successfully competed in a competition for autonomous robots for gas and oil sites. ]]>START SUMMIT 2017 – Sankt Gallennews-262Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:02:28 +0100https://startsummit.ch/ 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. ]]>SRF 10vor10 – Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - Robo-Cops will soon patrol in Dubainews-261Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:34:24 +0100https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/10vor10/video/in-dubai-patrouillieren-bald-robo-cops?id=94353016-ad83-412f-9ded-b1b8be4be5ce Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart explained in SRF 10vor10 which role robots could take over as policemen in the future. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - March, 28, 2017news-260Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:28:17 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:c4744578-c81c-45cc-affd-406eb7063eb5/Curt.pdf 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 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST, B HOER 5 ]]>Visit of Russian Research and higher Education Delegationnews-259Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:39:24 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/visit-of-russian-research-and-higher-education-delegation 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. ]]>Throbbing children's heartsnews-257Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:57:25 +0100http://www.kommunikation.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:13299416-ae89-42f6-93cc-21473654d31e/UZHMagazin_1-2017_46.pdf 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. ]]>Google Research Awards 2016news-254Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:48:44 +0100http://www.inside-it.ch/articles/46848 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. ]]>NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG - ZURICH, CAPITAL OF ROBOTSnews-252Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:32:10 +0100https://www.nzz.ch/zuerich/drohnentechnologie-aus-der-schweiz-zuerich-hauptstadt-der-roboter-ld.146765 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. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - February 28, 2017news-249Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:47:14 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:0ffa0ef4-fa5b-46a5-8b65-5656097dc802/Becher.pdf 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 p.m. at University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST, B HOER 5 ]]>Tagesanzeiger – Unique membrane optimizes interface between implants and human tissuenews-239Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:35:17 +0100http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/wissen/medizin-und-psychologie/in-folie-gewickelt/story/27399912 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. ]]>Wingtra Cofounders on Forbes Listsnews-237Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:45:53 +0100http://www.forbes.com/profile/wingtra/ 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! ]]>2016 Wyss Zurich Annual Eventnews-234Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:06:33 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/2016-wyss-zurich-annual-event On December 5, 2016, the Wyss Translational Center Zurich held its first Annual Event. More than 200 guests from science, industry and politics came together at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, for a gathering attended by Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. hc. mult. Hansjörg Wyss as the guest of honor. ]]>BRAD NELSON IN NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNGnews-233Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:39:35 +0100http://www.nzz.ch/gesellschaft/aktuelle-themen/robotikforschung-bradley-nelson-eth-ld.131845 Wyss Zurich Core Faculty Member Brad Nelson is Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems at ETH Zurich since 2002, where his research focuses on micro and nano robotics with primary applications in medicine and biology. His major aim is to provide micro robots with artificial intelligence, so that they can find their way autonomously to cancer cells. Learn more about Brad Nelsons fascinating research in an article (in German) published in NZZ on Sunday, December 4, 2016. ]]>GLOBAL THOUGHT LEADERS INDEX 2016news-232Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:34:03 +0100http://www.thoughtleaders.world/en/swiss-2016/ The Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute published their 2016 analysis of the world’s most influential voices. Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart is ranked No. 65! ]]>CLUSTER DAY 2016news-231Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:42:45 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/programme_cluster_day_nov23_senior.pdf Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Simon Hoerstrup today will speak at Cluster Days 2016 at the Novo Nordisk Foundation in Kopenhagen. ]]>SWISS INNOVATION FORUMnews-230Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:49:41 +0100http://www.swiss-innovation.com/programm-1 Marco Hutter and Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Roland Siegwart will speak and demonstrate their robots at the Swiss Innovation Forum in Basel on November 24, 2016. ]]>Facebook establishes a presence in Zurichnews-227Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:26:03 +0100http://www.handelszeitung.ch/unternehmen/facebook-baut-der-schweiz-aus-1259730 Facebook, through its subsidiary Oculus, launches a R&D hub for computer vision with former Wyss Zurich project team. ]]>SWISS EXCELLENCE PRODUCT AWARDnews-226Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:52:26 +0100http://www.swiss-excellence.ch/news/article/items/erfolgreicher-product-award-event-2016.html On November 7, 2016, Wyss Zurich project Wingtra received one of three Swiss Excellence Product Awards for product innovation from the SWISS EXCELLENCE STIFTUNG in collaboration with Genilem Aarau & Zentralschweiz. Congratulations! ]]>Forum for Economic Dialogue "The Rise of the Machines"news-225Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:35:02 +0100http://www.ubscenter.uzh.ch/index.php/en/events/forum/2016 Prof. Roland Siegwart will speak at the “Forum for Economic Dialogue” on Monday, November 7, 2016, at Kaufleuten Zurich. ]]>2nd Kyoto-Zurich Symposium 2016news-224Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:46:14 +0100http://www.stofficetokyo.ch/2nd-swiss-kyoto-symposium-leads-to-closer-collaboration/ Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director Simon P. Hoerstrup and Wyss Zurich Core Faculty member Roger Nitsch invited to the Center for IPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) directed by Prof. S. Yamanaka. ]]>FLASHBACK: 2016 BIOINTERFACES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, ZURICHnews-223Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:15:50 +0100http://www.video.ethz.ch/events/2016/biointerfaces.html Watch Prof. Joanna Aizenberg and Prof. David Mooney, Wyss Institute at Harvard, and Prof. Simon Hoerstrup, Wyss Translational Center Zurich, talking about hurdles and challenges in translating basic discoveries into first applications, and the importance of funding of translational research. ]]>ETH DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN ROBOTICS, SYSTEMS, AND CONTROLnews-221Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:26:02 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/dl2016_prof_alin_schaeffer_041116.pdf Prof. Alin Albu-Schaeffer, Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, German Aerospace Center, Germany, will hold a lecture about “Designing and Controlling Robots for Direct Interaction with Humans” on Friday, November 4, 2016 ]]>New Project at Wyss Zurichnews-219Tue, 04 Oct 2016 09:24:57 +0100http://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/projects/wyss-zurich-projects/denovoskin/ Wyss Zurich welcomes denovoSkin, a project focusing on personalized skin grafts to treat severe skin defects. ]]>TOP 100 STARTUP AWARD 2016news-217Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:58:40 +0100http://www.startup.ch/index.cfm?CFID=548949667&CFTOKEN=94935159&page=129572&profilesEntry=1 Congratulations Wingtra! startup.ch in cooperation with the Handelszeitung and PME Magazine picked the 100 most innovative and promising Swiss startups from over 100.000 young companies. Wyss Zurich project Wingtra ranked No. 35. ]]>Wyss Zurich announces the successful completion of project “Zurich Eye”news-212Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:46:05 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-announces-the-successful-completion-of-project-zurich-eye Today Wyss Zurich announced that the “Zurich Eye” project team will join a global leader in computer vision technology. ]]>Wyss Institute at Harvard, 7th Annual Symposium “Mechanotherapeutics: From Drugs to Wearables”news-214Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:48:39 +0100http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewevent/551/ Professor Simon P. Hoerstrup, Founding Co-Director of Wyss Zurich will hold a lecture about “Implantable Devices with self-remodeling capacity” at the 7th Annual Symposium of the Wyss Institute at Harvard on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 ]]>Wyss Zurich Appoints Head of Communicationsnews-211Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:10:14 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-appoints-head-of-communications Wyss Zurich has just announced the appointment of Cathrin Gutwald as Head of Communications and member of the Leadership & Executive Team, effective September 1, 2016. ]]>Breakthrough in Alzheimer's diseasenews-207Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:28:46 +0100http://www.media.uzh.ch/en/Press-Releases/2016/alzheimer-aducanumab0.html Roger M. Nitsch, professor at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at UZH and Founding Core Faculty Member at Wyss Zurich, succeeded breakthrough in treatment of early-stage Alzheimer Disease. A study published in Nature today (Nature Vol. 537, No. 7618) reveals that antibody Aducanumab reduces harmful brain amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's patients. ]]>CYBATHLON - the bionic Olympicsnews-198Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:32:16 +0100http://www.cybathlon.ethz.ch/about-us.html Experience a world première on Saturday, 8 October 2016, in the SWISS Arena in Kloten: ETH Zurich is organising the very first Cybathlon! Individuals with physical disabilities will compete side by side in six demanding disciplines, using the latest assistive technologies. ]]>Wyss Zurich is implementing an ISO 13485 quality management system (QMS)news-199Wed, 06 Jul 2016 08:38:30 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-is-implementing-an-iso-13485-quality-management-system-qms With a growing number of projects which will develop medical devices, Wyss Zurich is implementing an ISO 13485 Quality System. This standard provides a streamlined framework to run consistent product design and development processes to ensure safety, quality and performance of the final device. ]]>Wyss Zurich Appoints Head Finance & Administrationnews-64Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:38:23 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-appoints-head-finance-administration Wyss Zurich announced today the appointment of Patrick Leuthard as Head Finance & Administration and member of the Leadership & Executive Team, effective July 1, 2016. ]]>Life Science Zurich (LSZ) bookletnews-204Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:08:48 +0100http://www.lifescience-zurichevents.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/lifescience_events/documents/LSZ-Booklet_2016_web.pdf This booklet summarizes the joint activities of the academic institutions, business incubators, tech transfer offices, economic development offices, and private companies in the life sciences field in and around Zurich. ]]>INTERNET OF THINGS SUMMIT - "Status Quo and Trends of Robotics" by Roland Siegwartnews-180Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:38:42 +0100https://www.swissstartupfactory.com/news/switzerland-is-silicon-valley-for-robotics-iot-summit-2016/ Roland Siegwart presented at the INTERNET OF THINGS SUMMIT, organized by the Swiss Startup Factory, on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Zurich. ]]>Visit of Dr. Christian Ehler, Member of the European Parliamentnews-179Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:33:46 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/visit-of-dr-christian-ehler-member-of-the-european-parliament Dr. Christian Ehler, Member of the European Parliament and Member of the Committee for Industry, Research, and Energy (ITRE) is visiting Wyss Zurich. ]]>Roland Siegwart presented at the Swiss Export Tagnews-176Fri, 03 Jun 2016 08:58:37 +0100http://www.swiss-export.com/evenement/events/de/swiss-export-tag/swiss-export-tag-2016 At the Swiss Export Tag, Swiss export industry key players and entrepreneurs met to discuss how companies can nurture a culture of innovation to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. Wyss Zurich Founding Co-Director, Roland Siegwart presented at the Swiss Export Tag: is Switzerland the new Silicon Valley for robotics? ]]>Zurich meets London – Interview with Sir Magdi and Prof. Simon P. Hoerstrupnews-175Tue, 24 May 2016 16:35:27 +0100https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm9-_S6_FeE Sir Magdi and Prof. Simon P. Hoerstrup were interviewed at the Royal Society of Medicine and asked about the LifeMatrix project on the occasion of the Zurich meets London Festival. ]]>Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Organic ink for new organsnews-174Fri, 20 May 2016 10:47:45 +0100http://www.nzz.ch/wissenschaft/medizin/3d-drucker-in-der-medizin-bio-tinte-fuer-neue-organe-ld.83554 If we could make organs from 3-D printers, this would solve the problem of organ shortage. But are we there yet? ]]>Wyss Zurich presented at the Zurich meets London Festivalnews-173Wed, 18 May 2016 17:12:36 +0100http://www.news.uzh.ch/en/articles/2016/zurich-london-tag-1.html Wyss Zurich presented the LifeMatrix project (tissue-engineered human matrix technology for the treatment of children with congenital heart disease) and discussed with leading experts from Imperial College London about the challenges of clinical translation in regenerative medicine at the Royal Society of Medicine. ]]>Maximilian Emmert wins the Walter and Gertrud Siegenthaler Scientist Awardnews-144Tue, 10 May 2016 12:13:41 +0100http://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/dies2016_4.pdf Maximilian Emmert was awarded the Walter und Gertrud Siegenthaler Scientist Award for his resarch and clinical work in the field of cardiovascular regenerative medicine. Maximilian is a Project co-Leader of the LifeMatrix Project at Wyss Zurich. ]]>Reuters Video - Wingtra drone is helicopter-plane hybridnews-141Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:23:43 +0100http://www.reuters.com/video/2016/04/26/wingtra-drone-is-helicopter-plane-hybrid?videoId=368265941 ]]>Die Welt - Getting out of the wheelchairnews-146Thu, 12 May 2016 15:17:49 +0100http://www.welt.de/gesundheit/article154463214/Bald-koennte-eine-Spritze-vor-dem-Rollstuhl-retten.html#disqus_thread In most cases, paralysis is not treatable. After nearly thirty years of research, a neurobiologist is testing a drug to regrow nerve fibers in the spinal cord. ]]>Swiss Biotech report 2016news-135Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:52:49 +0100http://www.swissbiotech.org/sites/swissbiotech.org/files/webmasterfiles/swissbiotechreport/sbr_2016_web.pdf The Swiss Biotech Report 2016 (published on the behalf of representatives from various public authorities and companies in Switzerland) has been published. Wyss Zurich is presented on page 15. ]]>Wyss Zurich presented at the Silicon Valley meets Switzerland Eventnews-134Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:22:22 +0100http://www.siliconvalleymeetsswitzerland.com/ Leading Silicon Valley and Swiss startups presented latest IT trends and its impact on businesses and consumers. Our Founding Co-Director, Roland Siegwart and two of our teams (Zurich Eye and Wingtra) presented at the event. ]]>SRF - Switzerland, the land of drones, to present at CeBITnews-130Mon, 14 Mar 2016 09:15:28 +0100http://www.srf.ch/wissen/digital/drohnenland-schweiz-zu-gast-an-der-cebit The Cliché: drones are quadcopters and come from China. The reality: drones come in multiple shapes and Switzerland is at the forefront in terms of drone development and production. ]]>NZZ am Sonntag - Wingtra takes offnews-147Thu, 12 May 2016 16:34:30 +0100http://www.nzz.ch/nzzas/nzz-am-sonntag/jungfirma-wingtra-zuercher-drohnen-projekt-hebt-ab-ld.7316 With its new approach, a combination of helicopter and aircraft, Wingtra will surely cause a sensation at the CeBIT Exhibition. ]]>Simone Bottan wins the Venture Kick finalnews-205Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:33:58 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/simone-bottan-wins-the-venture-kick-final Simone Bottan, Project co-Leader of the HYLOMORPH Project of Wyss Zurich wins the Venture Kick final with his anti-fibrotic solution for implantable devices. ]]>Bilanz - Hansjoerg Wyss: millions donated for researchnews-169Fri, 13 May 2016 15:09:42 +0100http://www.bilanz.ch/people/hansjoerg-wyss-millionen-spende-fuer-die-forschung-400000 Whether it is about cancer or charity: billionaire Hansjörg Wyss is known for his generous support. Now he wants to support a new research center of ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. ]]>20 Minuten - New research center for ETH Zurich and University of Zurichnews-170Fri, 13 May 2016 15:19:08 +0100http://www.20min.ch/schweiz/news/story/10906116 Faster from research to application: The Wyss Translational Center Zurich shall promote the development of high-tech medicine. ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - Towards smart blood pumpsnews-121Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:41:19 +0100http://www.scrm.uzh.ch/teaching-1/Rbauer_SMZ.pdf by Dr. Barbara Röhrnbauer (Product Engineer of the HeartOne project at Wyss Zurich) ]]>Interdisciplinary Colloquium Regenerative Medicine I - June 28, 2016news-177Wed, 08 Jun 2016 09:02:34 +0100http://www.irem.uzh.ch/dam/jcr:e30d4abe-213b-4162-840e-b2cfad5c1dd5/2016_06_28_Einladung%20RegKoll_Schwab_SMZ.pdf Prof. Martin Schwab (Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich and Department of Health Science and Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) will present “Anti-Nogo on the go. From bench to bed side with a neurite growth enhancing therapy for spinal cord injury and stroke” on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 12:30 to 1:30pm at University Hospital Zurich, Kurszimmer NORD1 C301 ]]>Article in AMA J Ethics - Technology - and Policy - Based Strategies for Increasing Supply of Deceased Donor Liversnews-120Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:03:08 +0100http://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/2016/02/pdf/pfor2-1602.pdf "Continuing efforts to prove the efficacy of ex vivo perfusion and liver regeneration with three-way sharing should continue, as these approaches have great potential to expand the deceased donor liver pool." ]]>NZZ am Sonntag - the next digital revolutionnews-181Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:29:48 +0100http://www.nzz.ch/nzzas/nzz-am-sonntag/google-tango-eth-bei-sehenden-computern-an-der-weltspitze-ld.90025 In this article, Roland Siegwart, Founding Co-Director Wyss Zurich, explains how Zurich Eye will allow robots, drones or cars to navigate without information from external sources. ]]>NZZ Standpunkte - Interview with Roland Siegwartnews-148Thu, 12 May 2016 16:45:54 +0100http://www.srf.ch/play/tv/nzz-standpunkte/video/nzz-standpunkte-vom-21-02-2016?id=854cf391-1e0d-49fc-b3c7-5313f2a2c340 Sunday February 21 at 1:10 pm on SRF1 - Roland Siegwart, NZZ's Editor-in-Chief Eric Gujer and Marco Färber talk about self-driving cars and the ethical questions they raise. ]]>Le Temps - A more sophisticated heart pumpnews-149Thu, 12 May 2016 17:14:19 +0100https://www.letemps.ch/culture/2016/01/13/une-pompe-cardiaque-plus-perfectionnee A team of researchers at Wyss Zurich are working on sensors that could be integrated into the next generation of ventricular assist devices. ]]>SRF - Many ideas remain dormant due to lack of risk-takingnews-150Thu, 12 May 2016 17:23:36 +0100http://www.srf.ch/play/radio/echo-der-zeit/audio/viele-ideen-bleiben-liegen-weil-der-mut-zum-risiko-fehlt?id=08142f03-4d1d-4932-913a-2dff46d1a57e The University of Zurich and ETH Zurich are opening a development center in Zurich, which will speed up the translation of inventions made in the laboratory into market breakthroughs. ]]>Neue Zürcher Zeitung - New center, useful products from the Researchnews-151Thu, 12 May 2016 17:33:14 +0100http://www.nzz.ch/zuerich/nuetzliche-produkte-aus-der-forschung-1.18659355 Research is one thing, a product released on the market is another. To better connect one another, ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich have established a new center a year ago. On Monday was the inauguration ceremony. ]]>Le Temps - In Zurich, 120 millions to apply medical breakthroughs to patientsnews-154Fri, 13 May 2016 10:43:12 +0100http://www.letemps.ch/sciences/2015/12/07/zurich-120-millions-appliquer-aux-patients-percees-medicales The Wyss Translational Center Zurich of ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, launched in late 2014 with the funds from billionaire Hansjörg Wyss, was inaugurated Monday, December 7. Five projects are already running, and two projects will soon be launched. ]]>ZueriNews - Monday, December 7, 2015 - Inauguration Wyss Zurichnews-153Thu, 12 May 2016 17:52:43 +0100http://www.telezueri.ch/62-show-zuerinews/7709-episode-montag-7-dezember-2015/16156-segment-medizin-und-natur-unter-einem-dach TeleZüri recorded the Wyss Zurich inauguration ceremony and broadcast it as part of a live presentation in ZüriNews. ]]>swissinfo.ch - Concrete commercial applicationsnews-109Tue, 08 Dec 2015 16:50:25 +0100http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/wyss-center_billionaire-s-cash-brings-medical-research-to-patients/41824274 What started as a plea to save a promising medical project was unveiled on Monday as a CHF120 million ($120 million) centre to usher research from the laboratory to the patient. ]]>SRF Online - Robots and heart valves under one roofnews-152Thu, 12 May 2016 17:44:46 +0100http://www.srf.ch/news/regional/zuerich-schaffhausen/roboter-und-herzklappen-unter-einem-dach The newly founded Wyss Translational Center Zurich of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich wants to shorten the distance between academia and industry. Inventions from regenerative medicine and medicinal robotics should become available more rapidly to patients. ]]>Tagesanzeiger - Hundreds of millions for the universitiesnews-155Fri, 13 May 2016 10:48:54 +0100http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/zuerich/stadt/hunderte-von-millionen-fuer-die-hochschulen/story/13119025?track Next weekend Hansjörg Wyss will be in Zurich. The Bernese entrepreneur who lives in the USA, inaugurates two research centers here, which he has wholly or significantly financed: The Wyss Translational Center Zurich by ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, and the Balgrist Campus. ]]>Wyss Zurich Official Inauguration Ceremonynews-105Wed, 02 Dec 2015 13:20:24 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/wyss-zurich-official-inauguration-ceremony ]]>Interview with Brad Nelson by Robots Podcastnews-100Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:57:33 +0100http://robohub.org/robots-podcast-micro-and-nano-robotics-with-brad-nelson/ In this interview by ROBOTS Podcast, Brad Nelson, Core Faculty member of the ETH Zurich, talks about his research regarding micro and nano robotics. ]]>Simon P. Hoerstrup presented Wyss Zurich at Avenir Suissenews-156Fri, 13 May 2016 11:01:11 +0100www.avenir-suisse.ch/51443/forschung-wyss-center-zuerich-die-groesste-wertschoepfung-geschieht-interdisziplinaer/ ]]>Neue Zürcher Zeitung - For the benefit of patientsnews-171Fri, 13 May 2016 15:42:10 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/nzz-20141213.pdf Thanks to a large donation, the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich accelerate the application of research results. ]]>NZZ am Sonntag - Hansjoerg Wyss and his "frontier crossers"news-158Fri, 13 May 2016 11:13:43 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/nzz_am_sonntag_14_06_2015.pdf The scientists financed by billionaire Hansjoerg Wyss shall take risk and work innovatively. ]]>2015 BIO International Conventionnews-52Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:47:35 +0100http://convention.bio.org/ Wyss Zurich is at the BIO International Convention, held in Philadelphia June 15-18, 2015. Come and meet us at the SWISS Pavilion! #BIO2015 ]]>Globe NO.1/2015 - A centre of research fit for practicenews-53Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:39:45 +0100https://www.wysszurich.uzh.ch/newsroom/newsroom/globe-no12015-a-centre-of-research-fit-for-practice ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich are launching a new translational centre at the interface between medicine, the natural sciences and engineering – all thanks to a generous donation from Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss. ]]>bernerzeitung.ch - Translational medicine : 120 million donation for Zurich centernews-159Fri, 13 May 2016 13:15:51 +0100http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/region/bern/Translationale-Medizin-Bern-macht-trotz-Zuercher-Zentrum-weiter/story/12512964 Last Friday the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich have announced they founded a joint research center named "Wyss Translational Center Zurich" and that they could count on a 120 million donation from the Swiss businessman Hansjörg Wyss for this. ]]>Le Temps - A gift from Hansjoerg Wyss to the universitiesnews-160Fri, 13 May 2016 13:42:32 +0100http://www.letemps.ch/Page/Uuid/589ea91a-822d-11e4-93e1-673e9b09404c/Le_cadeau_de_Hansj%C3%B6rg_Wyss_aux_hautes_%C3%A9coles ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich open a new research center with the support of the the billionaire. The center will provide jobs to 200-300 people in the long term. ]]>bernerzeitung.ch - The rich uncle from Americanews-163Fri, 13 May 2016 14:04:32 +0100http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/front/aktuellethemen/story/29480146 After Boston and Geneva, Bernese entrepreneur and billionaire Hansjörg Wyss funds a research center in Zurich with $120 million. ]]>Blick.ch - Hansjoerg Wyss spends 120 millionnews-168Fri, 13 May 2016 15:01:10 +0100http://www.blick.ch/news/milliardaer-ermoeglicht-forschungszentrum-hansjoerg-wyss-spendet-120-millionen-id3343852.html The University of Zurich and ETH Zurich will get a new research center thanks to Synthes founder Hansjörg Wyss. The billionaire hopes patients will soon be treated more quickly. ]]>Neue Zürcher Zeitung Online - Hansjörg Wyss is sponsoring a research centernews-161Fri, 13 May 2016 13:50:59 +0100http://www.nzz.ch/zuerich/120-millionen-dollar-fuer-zuercher-forschung-1.18443332 120 million for Zurich Research: with the support of Synthes founder Hansjörg Wyss, ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich founded a new research platform. The Wyss Translational Center Zurich aims to bring together medicine , science and engineering. ]]>Handelszeitung - Entrepreneur Hansjoerg Wyss gives $120 million to the universities of Zurichnews-167Fri, 13 May 2016 14:52:31 +0100http://www.handelszeitung.ch/politik/unternehmer-wyss-gibt-120-millionen-fuer-zuercher-unis-711846 ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich will build a joint research center at the interface of medicine and technology. The project is financed by the entrepreneur Hansjörg Wyss. ]]>srf.ch – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen - The ETH Foundation is pleased about Wyss' exceptional donationnews-67Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:01:55 +0100http://www.srf.ch/news/schweiz/wyss-aussergewoehnliche-spende-freut-die-eth-foundation A pre-Christmas present for ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich: a new research center is made possible by former entrepreneur Hansjörg Wyss. ]]>srf.ch – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen - 116 million francs for a new research centernews-68Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:04:51 +0100http://www.srf.ch/news/regional/zuerich-schaffhausen/116-millionen-franken-fuer-ein-neues-forschungszentrum The Wyss Translational Center Zurich shall be at the interface and bring together medicine, natural and engineering sciences, medicine, and technology. The new center is made possible by a donation of entrepreneur Hansjörg Wyss. ]]>startupticker.chnews-69Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:07:12 +0100http://www.startupticker.ch/en/news/december-2014/eth-and-university-of-zurich-launch-wyss-translational-center-zurich «ETH and University of Zurich launch Wyss Translational Center Zurich. ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich are founding a new translational research centre at the interface of medicine, science and engineering: the Wyss Translational Center Zurich. A USD 120 million donation from Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss to the two Zurich universities is making this possible. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the new centre aims to accelerate the development and application of innovative medical therapies and groundbreaking robotic systems.» ]]>Tagesanzeiger - "We are excited about this donation"news-166Fri, 13 May 2016 14:35:41 +0100http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/zuerich/region/120MillionenGeschenk-an-Uni-und-ETH/story/23259140 Hansjörg Wyss has donated $120 million to the universities of Zurich. This is the largest donation the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich have ever received. ]]>UZH News - Accelerated Translationnews-164Fri, 13 May 2016 14:32:44 +0100http://www.news.uzh.ch/en/articles/2014/wyss-translational-center-zurich.html Patron Hansjörg Wyss has donated USD 120 million to promote research in Zurich. The University of Zurich and ETH will use this money to found the new Wyss Translational Center Zurich. The aim is to accelerate the development of products and innovations in areas such as regenerative medicine and robotics. Founding Co-Director Simon Hoerstrup explains the potential of the new center. ]]>SRF Online Portal - Interview with Roland Siegwartnews-157Fri, 13 May 2016 11:09:35 +0100http://www.srf.ch/news/panorama/kollege-roboter-der-mensch-ist-noch-weit-ueberlegen Interview with Roland Siegwart (Founding Co-Director Wyss Zurich): Robot colleagues? «Humans are still far superior» ]]>