The Startups

The Swiss-Israel Lean Launchpad programme already had two cohorts of Swiss startups, which are active in life sciences and digital health. Find out more about our alumni below.

About The Startups

  • Peter Biro and Philippe GanzaiEndoscopic

    aiEndoscopic revolutionizes modern Endoscopy. We combine artificial intelligence with robotic endoscopy to make complex procedures easier or even autonomous.

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  • Christian FederauAI Medical

    AI Medical develops innovative artificial intelligence solutions for applications in neuroradiology. We develop intuitive, powerful, and easy-to-use diagnostic software solutions adapted for neuroradiologists to set a new standard in the quality and the quantification of neuroradiological reporting.

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  • Angelika SchremsBionter

    Sub-visible particles (SvPs) are a potential risk for patients and hence they are mandatory to be tested in any injectable drug. Bionter is a premier analytical testing supplier, addressing today’s challenges of Biopharma companies for SvPs analysis. Our solution, compared to others, reduces sample size, saves costs, and increases efficiency.

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  • Özge YüzgeçiSleep

    iSleep offers high accuracy, interactive and automated brain state detection solutions based on eye tracking to medical experts for mobile monitoring, diagnostics and treatments.

  • Nathan DeutschLighthouse Tech

    Lighthouse Tech provides LTH01, a smart, fashion eyewear frame for people with vision impairment, blindness, and spatial perceptual disorders. LTH01’s sensors help users detect and avoid obstacles in their path. It is fashionable and reliable to inspire users to get outside with confidence.

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  • Steve KappenthulerMUVON Therapeutics

    MUVON Therapeutics is developing a cell therapy for the regeneration of skeletal muscle tissue using the patients own cells to not only repair damaged tissue but also increase the regenerative potential of weakened muscles. Our initial therapeutic focus is the treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women (phase II).

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  • Rajesh Jayachandran and Ruben HerrendorffNXI Therapeutics

    NXI Therapeutics is a preclinical stage biotechnology company operating at the forefront of T-cell based immunosuppression. The company is focused on the research and development of an entirely novel class of immunosuppressive therapies and diagnostics for autoimmune diseases and organ transplantation.

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  • Clémence Hermann and Frédéric SchuindSpirecut

    Spirecut offers patented surgical instruments, called Sono-Instruments®, for percutaneous ultrasound-guided release of carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger. Our surgical technique provides several unique benefits, allowing safe, quick and efficient surgery without any skin incision or resulting scars.

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  • Dr. Alexander Ciritsisb-rayZ

    AI solutions for radiology: b-rayZ developed a revolutionary AI software that supports the daily work of the radiologist in mammography with real-time assessment of image quality and breast density. The breast box is a plug-and-play solution, easily scalable in functionality, and tailored to different profiles of users. All diagnostic and administrative tasks related to the interpretation breast imaging data are automated by the platform and allow complete traceability of processes. The startup is a spinoff of the University Hospital of Zurich.

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  • Dr. Quentin HaasRisklick

    Clinical trial optimization: Risklick AG is a multidisciplinary team of data scientist, risk analyst and clinical trial experts whose focus is to assist clinical trial designers analyze and mitigate risk of their clinical trial in design phase by utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence technology on big clinical trial data. Specifically, Risklick AG prevents prognosticates and counteracts negative surprises by learning from previous clinical trials. Risklick is collaborating with large pharmaceutical companies, universities and hospitals.

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  • Joanna Ledunger&Roland PfeutiHealthy-Longer

    Preventive nutrition: Healthy-Longer provides customized preventive nutrition recommendations based on individual health analyses (biomarker or genetic). In addition the clients receives a personalized guidance to address specific brain imbalances and improve their mental health by incorporating scientifically proven preventive nutrition into their daily nutrition.

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  • Dr. Utku GülanHi-D Imaging

    AI for medical imaging: Hi-D Imaging is a medtech start-up that aims to revolutionize the medical imaging sector by reducing pre-operational/surgical planning complexity and times, overcoming limitations of medical scans for patients with cardiovascular diseases and reducing unnecessary medical imaging examinations. The startup’s novel AI-based decision-making support software is a fusion of different state-of-the-art technologies, which allows heart professionals to perform accurate, reliable, fast and personalized cardiac planning. Hi-D Imaging is an ETH Spinoff.

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  • Thomas EatonLimula

    Cell and gene therapy: Limula developed a unique technology that enables production of CAR T-cell therapies at scale, through automation and standardization. The startup offers a unique platform technology that can perform every step of the cell therapy manufacturing process in a single device, co-located at the hospital. Their technology has the potential to catalyse the transition towards the widespread adoption of highly personalized treatments, and radically broaden their accessibility.

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  • Pablo Garcia-AmorenaMirrakoi

    Medical 3D printing: Mirrakoi develops a software (Rhino3DMedical) for CMF and orthopedic surgical planning, serving as a bridge between medical imaging modalities and 3D printers. The startup provides a software suite that allows clinicians to directly 3D print their model of interest from CT/MRI imaging scans, with no technical training and without the need for an additional learning curve. Mirrakoi is a spin-off company of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne).

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  • Bettina MüllerNIMBLE

    Skin diagnostics: NIMBLE has the mission to improve skin care. The startup does this by providing the best engineering solutions for clinical skin assessments. The startup supports clinicians in the fields of skin diseases with objective measurement techniques and digital solutions to improve the quality of patient assessment, as well as to enhance evidence-based treatment indication. The first product, called the NIMBLE, is a novel suction device offering pain-free measurement of skin’s elasticity. Application fields are within scar treatments, diagnosis of fibrotic skin diseases, and development of testing of skin care products.

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  • Arthur GermainOneDoc

    E-health: OneDoc allows patients to look for their preferred health professional and book their medical appointments with just a few clicks. The startup also provides specific digital tools to doctors, dentists and therapists in order to help them better manage their agenda, invoice their patients and gain admin time. OneDoc was the officially recommended tool of the Swiss government for the administration and data collection of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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  • Julia Biwer & Dr. Marc Creusplusbiome

    Customised probiotics: plusbiome is a Swiss microbiome start-up with the purpose to making microbiome knowledge accessible to everyone. The startup built a microbiome development platform that links relevant scientific knowledge on the microbiome, including strain characterization and medical indications. Clients can order the right probiotics for their needs and track their progress.

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  • Dr. Christina VallgrenTerapet

    Proton therapy for cancer treatment: Terapet develops and commercializes innovative solutions for a safer, more precise and time-saving proton therapy for cancer treatment. The startup’s vision is to ensure that every cancer patient receives the right dose, every time.

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