CTI Micro-Nano Event 2017


CTI Micro-Nano Event 2017

At the CTI Micro-Nano Event on 1 June keynote speaker and CSEM CEO Mario El-Khoury, will explain the key role played by micro-technologies in a digitalised world. Various entrepreneurs and researchers will also describe how they successfully rolled out their innovation projects with the CTI’s support. Don’t miss this opportunity, register now!

Swiss Medtech Day 2017


Swiss Medtech Day 2017

Swiss Medtech Day is the leading event of the Swiss Medtech sector. On 13 June you can look forward to insightful presentations, a poster exhibition and the presentation of the CTI Swiss Medtech Award. Take the opportunity to find out the latest developments expand your network.

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Bilateral Swiss-Korean projects

Funding for bilateral Swiss-Korean projects

The Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology KIAT and the Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI are holding the third joint call for bilateral projects. Businesses and research institutions from Switzerland and Korea can submit their proposals for innovation projects until 19 June.

Press releases

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VRP-Präsident Innouisse André Kudelski

From CTI to Innosuisse

From 1 January 2018, Innosuisse will take over the functions of the current CTI, the federal agency concerned with promoting science-based innovation.

The Board will play a key role in Innosuisse’s success. On 9 December the Federal Council appointed the Board made up of seven specialists from the worlds of science and business.

On 17 June, Parliament approved the Swiss Innovation Promotion Agency Act, or Innosuisse Act. On 16 November the Federal Council announced that the organisational provisions would enter into force on 1 January 2017.

Success Story FuE AC Immune EN

New medicines thanks to human genetics

So far there are no effective medicines against illnessinduced memory loss. Now researchers from the University of Basel are conducting human genetic studies. Working with AC Immune from Lausanne within the framework of a CTI-sponsored project, they have identified a few active agents offering potential.


A helping hand for Swiss organic wheat

Swiss organic wheat is faced with two challenges: too little is produced and its baking properties are not always up to standard. To meet the increasing demand for organic bread, bakeries use additives or resort to the use of imported wheat. In a three-year field mission, researchers found out how to improve organic wheat so that more bread can be produced from 100% organic Swiss grain.

Success Story Startup Beekeeper EN

How companies contact staff via mobile phone

In large corporations, many employees do not have an email address and are therefore divorced from internal communication processes. The Zurich start-up Beekeeper has developed a mobile communication platform for these people and launched its product on the US market, with a little help from the CTI Market Entry Camp in San Francisco.

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