Democratizing blood pressure monitoring

Complications from high blood pressure kill 10 million people a year. Studies show that while control has plateaued in developed countries, in the developing world prevalence continues to grow while awareness remains low. As early detection is essential, more accessible and frequent monitoring is now seen as vital. What if it were possible to put

Democratizing blood pressure monitoring2021-11-18T12:36:25+01:00

Smartphone Blood Pressure App Publishes Clinical Validation

The team behind the OptiBP app that uses a smartphone’s camera to accurately record blood pressure has announced the publication of clinical study results that validate the accuracy of the technology. Conducted by the team of Prof. Patrick Schoettker at CHUV Lausanne University hospital and the University of Lausanne UNIL in Switzerland, the study results confirm Biospectal OptiBP meets the ISO 81060-2

Smartphone Blood Pressure App Publishes Clinical Validation2021-10-20T09:17:32+01:00

Biospectal Raises $4.3M Seed Funding Led by Digital Health Investor, SeedLink

Remote patient monitoring and biosensing company will use investment to scale its OptiBP™ blood pressure measurement and monitoring product and operations worldwide; Renowned interventional cardiologist and inventor, Dr. Fred St. Goar, MD and SeedLink's Tim Juergens appointed to Biospectal's Board of Directors LAUSANNE, Switzerland and SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Biospectal SA, the remote patient monitoring and biosensing software

Biospectal Raises $4.3M Seed Funding Led by Digital Health Investor, SeedLink2021-10-20T09:18:21+01:00

ScanTrust – ePac Flexible Packaging & Scantrust’s ambitious new Global Partnership

Innovative companies providing connected packaging for brands of all sizes LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scantrust has entered into a global agreement with ePAC as the technology provider for a new connected packaging and connected goods service under the name ePacConnect. ePacConnect flexible packages are used by consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and have Scantrust secured and

ScanTrust – ePac Flexible Packaging & Scantrust’s ambitious new Global Partnership2021-10-20T09:22:08+01:00

ScanTrust on a steady growth path

The outbreak of the global pandemic accelerated the need for contactless solutions to facilitate customer interactions and for QR codes as a connected products gateway. Scantrust, with its proprietary barcode scanning technology, has benefited from this trend resulting in over 100 percent revenue growth since the pandemic began. Scantrust is a connected products platform for companies

ScanTrust on a steady growth path2021-10-20T09:34:43+01:00

Distalmotion’s surgical robot is ready for clinical use

Distalmotion, a Swiss-based medical device company, received European CE Mark for its surgical robot Dexter. Dexter combines the affordability of laparoscopy with the benefits of robotic surgery.  Manufactured in Switzerland, Dexter brings simplicity and versatility in minimally invasive surgical care, making robotics accessible for a wider repertoire of procedures and enabling surgeons

Distalmotion’s surgical robot is ready for clinical use2021-12-14T14:13:06+01:00

Distalmotion – Dieser Gründer entwickelt einen Roboter für Operationen

Distalmotion-Chef Michael Friedrich über Anwendungsmöglichkeiten des Roboterarms. Das Unternehmen Distalmotion will mit seinem OP-Roboter Dexter Kliniken in aller Welt erobern - und das Leben der Ärzte einfacher machen. Die Business-Idee Ein operativer Eingriff braucht Präzision, Konzentration und höchste Professionalität. Die Firma Distalmotion will Chirurgen und Chirurginnen das Leben leichter machen und hat dafür einen Roboterarm gebaut, der händische

Distalmotion – Dieser Gründer entwickelt einen Roboter für Operationen2021-12-14T14:14:20+01:00

Annaida Technologies SA Closes CHF 1M Seed Financing Round

Annaida Technologies SA today closed an oversubscribed seed financing round led by HEMEX. Zürcher Kantonalbank, Fongit Seed Invest (FSI), Business Angels Switzerland (BAS), Privilège Ventures, Venture Kick and an angel investor also joined the round to support the start-up developing non-invasive embryo screening technology. Every year more couples turn to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) when

Annaida Technologies SA Closes CHF 1M Seed Financing Round2021-09-30T14:33:30+01:00

ScanTrust Case Study: Dealing with Counterfeit Seed Products & Establishing Loyalty

When the sale of imitation and counterfeit seeds became a problem for our client, a Fortune Global 500 company and a major developer of patented seed products, they needed a quick and effective solution. They invest heavily in seed and agrochemical research making protecting their plant innovation and seed intellectual property critical to their business.

ScanTrust Case Study: Dealing with Counterfeit Seed Products & Establishing Loyalty2021-09-30T14:32:31+01:00

Distalmotion – Dexter successful validation brings Distalmotion surgical robot one-step closer to commercialization

Dexter validation confirms Distalmotion surgical robot is safe for use and meets surgeons and nurses expectations  Around 20 surgeons and 20 nurses from leading European hospitals, across urology, gynaecology and general surgery participated in Dexter validation end of February and early March 2020 Surgical teams successfully performed surgical procedures using Dexter, including

Distalmotion – Dexter successful validation brings Distalmotion surgical robot one-step closer to commercialization2021-09-30T14:47:59+01:00

Distalmotion – Dexter wins iF Design Award 2020: A surgical robot from Vaud, on the world design podium

Dexter’s unique approach to robotics has been awarded an iF Design Award. This is a testimony to the ground-breaking, innovative work carried out by our team in close collaboration with our like-minded partner McKinsey Design. Design thinking and an intense journey of hands-on testing and user-driven design iterations led us to arrive at

Distalmotion – Dexter wins iF Design Award 2020: A surgical robot from Vaud, on the world design podium2021-09-30T14:53:04+01:00

As ‘Robot Wars’ Kick-In, Is Robotic Surgery Ripe for an ‘iPhone Moment’?

Designs are needed to reduce the complexity and cost of robotic surgery. by Michael Friedrich Is widespread adoption of surgical robots around the corner? The question is certainly timely given the recent developments in the sector. To name a few, in mid-September, CMR announced it raised $243 million in a Series C

As ‘Robot Wars’ Kick-In, Is Robotic Surgery Ripe for an ‘iPhone Moment’?2021-10-08T08:36:28+01:00

Swiss-made ankle bracelets ride global prison reform trend

Electronic monitoring of convicted offenders is now being used in many countries for short sentences. Swiss company Geosatis has become one of the principal suppliers of electronic ankle bracelets worldwide. 'Today it is being more and more realised that imprisonment may not be the best solution for small offenders. In jail they may be subject

Swiss-made ankle bracelets ride global prison reform trend2021-09-30T15:09:18+01:00

ScanTrust, la start-up qui traque les contrefaçons

Basée en Chine et à l’EPFL, la société créée en 2014 a développé une technologie basée sur le code QR permettant de détecter les contrefaçons et d’assurer la traçabilité. Un marché immense. Le parcours de ScanTrust est atypique, relève Justin Picard, l’un de ses cofondateurs. Sa direction est internationale – ce dernier est d’origine canadienne,

ScanTrust, la start-up qui traque les contrefaçons2021-09-30T15:10:35+01:00

Unilever and ScanTrust Bringing Food Quality Solutions to Market

ScanTrust, a smart packaging solutions company, today announced a new authentication solution utilizing its secure QR codes digitally-printed on HP Indigo to help brands and industrial companies track and trace goods to combat counterfeiting, and enable supply chain traceability. Unilever and ScanTrust hosted a two-day activity, or track, at the Strike2Summit to discuss concepts for

Unilever and ScanTrust Bringing Food Quality Solutions to Market2021-09-30T15:47:22+01:00

Le bracelet électronique «swiss made» à la conquête du monde

Construit en plastique et titane, le bracelet de Geosatis pèse à peine 180 grammes et est muni d'un rechargeur mobile. (swissinfo.ch) Moins coûteuse et plus appropriée d’un point de vue humain et social, la surveillance électronique se répand dans le monde entier pour les peines de courte durée. En l’espace de quelques années seulement, l’entreprise

Le bracelet électronique «swiss made» à la conquête du monde2021-10-08T08:48:44+01:00

Victoire pour Geosatis et Soglio-Produkte

Le Prix Montagne 2019 revient à la société jurassienne high-tech Geosatis. Basée dans la petite ville du Noirmont, cette entreprise qui développe des bracelets électroniques s’est vu remettre cette distinction, dotée de 40 000 francs, par le jury. Le choix du public s’est porté, quant à lui, sur Soglio-Produkte AG. Établie dans le Val Bregaglia

Victoire pour Geosatis et Soglio-Produkte2021-09-30T15:33:31+01:00
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