CTI Start-up Label

Five new firms with the CTI Label

The CTI start-up label shows that a company meets the requirements and general conditions for long-term growth. On 22th of November, four new firms have been awarded the CTI Label:

See Your Box GmbH, Zürich
Prexton Therapeutics SA, Plan-les-Ouates
Innveri AG, Murten
Eturnity AG, Chur
emaginal AG, Root

BRIDGE call for proposals


First call for proposals for the funding programme BRIDGE: Proof of Concept

The Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) are launching the first call for proposals for the funding scheme Proof of Concept. This also marks the start of the joint funding programme BRIDGE.

Proposals can be submit from now until 12 december 2016.

Press releases

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Hot topics


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.


SCCER Mobility launches ‘MAS in Future Transport Systems’ programme

Starting in the spring semester of 2017, the ETH Zurich will offer four interdisciplinary qualifications in Future Transport Systems: a Master (MAS) and three integrated Certificates of Advanced Studies (CAS). Developed by the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research Mobility (SCCER Mobility), these four qualifications provide students with a better understanding of the complexities of the Swiss transport system, the ability to assess the impact of system interventions and the knowledge needed to tap corresponding potential. Two major trends currently influence and pose challenges for the transport system.


Sophia Genetics: Global leader in data driven medicine

Nowadays human DNA can be analysed quickly and cheaply. Sophia Genetics, a start-up based near Lausanne, analyses genetic data for laboratories and hospitals and is able to make personalised diagnoses. Such diagnoses are becoming increasingly accurate because Sophia Genetics’ algorithms are capable of learning and are using the principle of collective intelligence.


Swiss start-up aims to capture US sports market

This summer a Swiss start-up company called Fanpictor amazed a crowd of 105,000 fans at the largest sports stadium in the US. Through its products, which are aimed at engaging with fans, this young company is opening up new revenue channels and now wants to gain a foothold in the US sports market.

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