Swiss startup develops cameras that “talk” to plants

Yosef Akhtman at the headquarters of his company Gamaya in Morges. swissinfo.ch Gamaya promises to revolutionize agriculture around the world. This young Swiss company develops intelligent systems that work with special cameras and drones that allow the farmer to carry out “surgical” interventions in the fields. The main producers of sugarcane and tobacco in Brazil … Read more

The most promising shots from the Swiss “start-up nation”

Wingtra ranks fourth among the best Swiss start-ups of the year, thanks to its drone that specializes in mapping and topography. wingtra Drones for the inspection of nuclear reactors, revolutionary systems for diagnosing tumours, bracelets capable of measuring women’s fertility: many products from Swiss start-ups are successful all over the world. The best innovations were … Read more

Switzerland, country of pharmaceutical giants, wants to attract AI startups

Shahram Ebadollahi, Global Head of Data Science and AI at Novartis, at a conference on Artificial Intelligence in Health in Basel. Dominique Soguel Artificial intelligence (AI) can work miracles in hospitals: more accurate diagnoses, less administrative tasks and more time for patients. Switzerland is well positioned to become an AI hub in healthcare, but there … Read more

Fresh money for Swiss startups

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the future of the numerous start-ups created in recent years has been a matter of great concern. While some companies have been able to explore or adapt their business model, others are under pressure. More restrictive than for traditional SMEs, the support measures implemented by the Confederation only … Read more

Investments in startups remain solid

The study by Startupticker.ch and the Swiss Association of Capital and Finance Investors (Seca) reports 760 million for the first half of 2020. 760 million francs were invested in Swiss start-ups in the first half of 2020. The companies completed 105 calls for funds. The total sum at stake is certainly significantly lower than that … Read more

Zurich startups receive most of the fundraising

After a record year in 2019, the development of investments in Swiss start-ups is at the heart of concerns. Dependent on external capital, these companies follow an economic model that makes them more vulnerable to the crisis triggered by the coronavirus. Published this week, the consolidated numbers of funding carried out in the first half … Read more

Startups and politics: two worlds colliding

With strong growth in Switzerland, start-ups attract investment, create jobs and promote “swiss made” innovation around the world. But so far, they remain unsupported by politics. It’s time for a change, says Congresswoman Judith Bellaiche, who created a parliamentary group to support these innovative companies. This content was posted on August 27, 2020 – 10:40 … Read more