Innovation projects

Avrion Therapeutics - Gene therapy to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Using gene therapy to address amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Promising research is currently underway using a combination of technologies, including genome engineering and artificial intelligence, beginning with a model organism, the fruit fly Drosophila. The work could lead to the development of novel treatments for this incurable disease.

On - The plane in the sole

Swiss running shoe brand On, together with the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, has developed a type of carbon spring for running shoes that can be produced sustainably and cost-effectively. Waste from the aviation industry is used as the starting material.

Libattion - Upcycling of lithium batteries for resource-saving e-mobility

A young company from Zurich is integrating recyclable battery technology into electromobility and in doing so, promoting a more sustainable use of batteries. With the support of Innosuisse, they are working together with research institutes to develop state-of-the-art solutions.

Disigel - Long-term protection guaranteed thanks to a new disinfectant

Disigel is an innovation project, supported by Innosuisse, whose aim is to develop a hand disinfectant that lasts for several hours.

Quantum Integrity SA - Detecting faked photos and videos

The Swiss start-up Quantum Integrity SA helps to detect fake photos and videos quickly and easily with its software. Their further development with a research partner is being supported by Innosuisse in an innovation project.

ClearSpace - EPFL start-up seeks to clean up space

ClearSpace tackles failed satellites and the proliferation of debris in space. With the help of Innosuisse, this start-up from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne is developing technology based on artificial intelligence that is capable of approaching and capturing such debris.

GenomSys SA - Making genetic analysis more easily accessible

In its innovation project, the Lausanne-based biotech company GenomSys SA is researching efficient software solutions for the processing and dissemination of DNA data. The aim is to simplify access to genetic analyses.

Protecting glaciers through artificial snowmaking

The innovation project, supported by Innosuisse, aims to technically snow the Morteratsch glacier and thus protect it.

«inclusive plus»: improving access to the labour market

Improving access to the labour market for young adults with mental health problems through social innovation: a project example.

Deep Snow - Innosuisse supports Swiss tourism

Deep Snow is a prime example of what the Swiss Innovation Agency can offer in terms of support. This project, which is the result of cooperation between the EcoVision Lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich and the University of Zurich spin-off Exolabs, aims to measure snow cover in the mountains in real time.

Last modification 06.05.2022

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