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Swiss and American researchers reached a potential milestone in cancer therapy

Researchers from the University of Bern, Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, and the University of Connecticut have made a significant breakthrough…

Merck Biotech Development Center

Merck inaugurates its Biotech Development Centre in Corsier-sur-Vevey

German laboratory Merck invested CHF 250 million in Corsier-sur-Vevey (VD). The 15,700 m2 building will combine research and production of…

4à6 La Tour

Innovation at Hôpital de la Tour

On Thursday 1 June, the Swiss Health Valley Community was received by Hôpital de la Tour in Meyrin during a…

Selexis - KBI

Selexis SA definetely becomes KBI Biopharma

Selexis, an EFPL startup, was founded in 2005 before being acquired by KBI Biopharma Inc, a subsidiary of the Japanese…

Ibex™ Lonza facilit in Visp Switzerland

Lonza acquires Dutch biotech company Synaffix

The Valais-based pharmaceutical subcontractor will pay an initial €100 million, with subsequent milestone payments of up to a further €60…

Yassin Nahi GGBa

Driving Growth and Innovation: Yassin Nahi’s Insights on the Biotech Cluster in Western Switzerland

The Swiss Biotech Report 2023 recently unveiled an impressive portrait of Switzerland’s thriving biotech sector. With record revenues of CHF…

CSEM and MOMM Diagnostics

CSEM and MOMM Diagnostics partner to develop a rapid test for preeclampsia

Among the various pregnancy complications, one of the most serious and potentially life-threatening conditions is preeclampsia affecting 3 to 8%…

Virus Grippe

How the flu virus hacks our cells

A UNIGE team has discovered how the influenza A virus hijacks the mechanism for importing iron into cells to invade…

Impossible Materials

Impossible Materials wins CHF 150,000

After raising CHF 3.8 Million last month, the Fribourg-based startup won the third and final stage of the Venture Kick…

Artiria Medical

Artiria receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for its deflectable guidewire for surgery

Artiria Medical, a Vaud-based neurovascular MedTech company, announces that its real-time deflectable guidewire has been granted the 510(k) clearance by…


A paraplegic controls his movements with his mind

Neuroscientists and neurosurgeons from EPFL/CHUV/UNIL and CEA/CHUGA/UGA report in the journal Nature that they have re-established communication between the brain…

De Vigier Award

6 life sciences startups in the Top 10 of the W. A. de Vigier Award

From a record number of over 300 submitted projects, the jury picked their Top 10. On 20 June 2023, up…