The winner of this year’s CTI Swiss Medtech Award is the company Aïmago and the EPFL with their joint innovation project “Laser Doppler Imaging (LDI) System Design Platform”. The project partners have developed a device to measure dermal blood flow. (from left to right.: Lutz Nolte, Head CTI Medtech; Theo Lasser, EPFL Laboratoire d'optique biomedical; Michael Friedrich, CEO Aïmago; Walter Steinlin, CTI President)
The CTI Swiss Medtech Best Poster Award 2011 went to the team of Professor Caversaccio of the University of Bern’s ARTORG Center for their “High Precision Robot” project. (from left to right.: René Salathé, CTI expert and head of CTI jury for Swiss Medtech Best Poster Award; Christof Stieger, University of Bern’s ARTORG Center; Walter Steinlin, CTI President)
Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann issued the first three Innovation Vouchers, worth CHF 350,000 and CHF 330,000 respectively, to the companies Philochem, Compliant Concept and Lonza. (from left to right.: Walter Steinlin, CTI President; Dario Nuci, founder of Philochem; Michael Sauter, CEO of Compliant Concept; Lukas Utiger, COO of Lonza; Johann Schneider-Ammann, Federal Councillor and head of Federal Department of Economic Affairs FDEA*)
*Since 1-1-2013: Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER)
Over 550 participants took part in the CTI Medtech Event, which has been held on nine occasions thus far. Around 60 very professionally designed project posters were presented, giving rise to numerous technical discussions.