Tag: innovation

Lausanne

Pint of Science in Lausanne

This year edition of Pint of Science, the unique festival that brings free science in local pubs all over the world, involved Switzerland for the first time and Innovation Forum Lausanne joined its team for one night! Last week, researchers from the area pitched their research topics in front of people from Lausanne and surroundingsaaa

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Innovator of the Month Interview with Swoxid

Swoxid is a Swiss pre-launch start-up led by Endre Horváth, developing filters to sterilize water. Their innovative material based on titanium oxide is activated using sunlight, and requires no electrical power. The filters can be used in remote places, and require little maintenance. The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) spin-off is aiming to haveaaa

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Innovation Forum Lausanne @Pint of Science

Innovation Forum Lausanne is joining the Pint of Science festival for this year edition, hosting a tech-based talk at the heart of Lausanne. Pint of Science is a global science festival that gathers researchers from 24 different countries in the world willing of sharing their discoveries with the public. The spirit of the event isaaa

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IMAGINE IF! Swiss Finals 2018 – All the winners!

On February 21st, 2019 the IMAGINE IF! Swiss Finals have been held at EPFL in the CO2 auditorium hosting more than 70 people coming from EPFL, start-ups and companies. After a brief Innovation Forum Lausanne introduction by the association President Claudia Bigoni, Marc Gruber, Vice President for Innovation at EPFL, warmed the audience with aaaa

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Innovator of the Month Interview with LakeDiamond

  LakeDiamond, a Swiss start-up led by Pascal Gallo, is leading the way for lab-grown ultra-pure diamonds. Their synthetic diamonds have numerous potential technological applications, beyond jewellery. Their custom-developed Micro-Wave Chemical Vapor Deposition reactors grow the highest quality diamond on earth, mono-crystals up to the centimetre in scale. The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) spin-off is currently undergoingaaa

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IMAGINE IF! Swiss Local Finals

IMAGINE IF! is a fantastic opportunity to accelerate a scientific idea towards a business and unlike other competitions, it is the first truly global competition for healthcare science ventures. On December 12th we had announced the Swiss 10 finalists who entered the accelerator program. Since then, they have been working with their mentors to goaaa

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Picterra’s AI Tool Helps Users Analyse Satellite Images with Peer Support

Innovator of the Month Interview by Adele Fanelli and Caterina Bigoni   The Swiss start-up Picterra, based in Lausanne recently released the beta version of their software for Earth observation. This AI based tool not only makes it easier to analyse drone or satellite images, it is also a platform for peer cooperation, moving theaaa

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Pryv Offers an Easier Way to Safely Manage Personal Data

Innovator of the Month Interview by Veronica Bianchi and Beatrice Volpe   GDPR put the spot light on data protection, which has become an increasingly important issue for both individuals and corporations. The Swiss company Pryv SA offers a data management solution designed to help companies comply with regulatory requirements. Recent events over privacy andaaa

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Start-up Slam, Barcelona, pitching competition!

The Innovation Forum is partnering with  Johnson & Johnson Innovation and the EBD group in organising the Start-up Slam in Barcelona, Spain. We believe this event offers a rare opportunity for start-up companies from across our global network: to gain international exposure in front of a specialist life-sciences audience, to raise funding from a diverse range of global investors and toaaa

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Drones to Boost Agricultural Productivity

Innovator of the Month Interview by Sandra Sulser & Maria Broggi   Gamaya is a Swiss AgTech company – spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), created in 2015. Gamaya addresses commodity crops cultivation challenges by providing an integrated solution for large-scale diagnostics of field crops to boost yield productivity. Yosef Akhtman isaaa

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