8.9.2017 – On September 6, 2017 the anxiously awaited startup.ch Top 100 Award for the 100 best Swiss startup companies was handed out at a ceremony in Zurich-Schlieren. While last year, there were 10 Pioneer Fellows among the Top 100, not less than 13 Pioneer Fellows won the coveted trophy for young enterprises in 2017.Read more
Category: Pioneer Fellowships
29.06.2017 – The IMG foundation has been supporting ETH Zurich since 2014. This year, IMG has renewed its commitment for two strategic ETH initiatives, „Pioneer Fellowships“ and „Zurich Heart“ for the third time. The foundation now also supports the team of Prof. Gerhard Schmitt, head of the Institute of Information Architecture and the Singapore ETH… Read more »Read more
22.06.2017 – The road between idea and business is often full of obstacles – Venture is committed to ease this process with its Start-up Competition. The final round of the oldest start-up competition in Switzerland, as well as the award ceremony at ETH Zurich Foundation was held on June 19, 2017. For this year’s competition,… Read more »Read more
24.04.2017 – Sabrina Badir, biomechanics engineer and entrepreneur at ETH Zurich, successfully links scientific curiosity with entrepreneurial enthusiasm. As founder and CEO of the company Pregnolia she wants to significantly improve the diagnosis of prenatal birth. In order to accomplish this she was given the opportunity to focus completely on the implementation of her findings into… Read more »Read more
28.02.2017 – Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, supports ETH Zurich’s “Pioneer Fellowship Program” via ETH Zurich Foundation, promoting young and talented entrepreneurs out of science. With the “Pioneer Fellowship Program” of ETH Zurich, ambitious young researchers receive the means to realize an innovative product and a solid business plan… Read more »Read more
17.02.2017 – Dr. Michela Puddu, supported by the Pioneer Fellowship Program at ETH Zurich and entrepreneur, brings her company Haelixa to new heights. With the win at the finale of venture kick, a venture platform, an additional cash of CHF 130’000.- will be available to the company. The technology of Haelixa, an ETH Zurich spin-off, facilitates ecofriendly and… Read more »Read more
16.12.2016 – The BASF Schweiz Forschungsstiftung is supporting the “Pioneer Fellowship Program” at ETH Zurich with funding in the amount of CHF 1.2 million. The money will go to the ETH Zurich Foundation, which support gifted scientists and forward-looking research projects in the field of specialty chemicals. The funds are to be invested in particular in… Read more »Read more
30.11.2016 – Martin Ebner, graduate of the Pioneer Fellowship and founder of the ETH spin-off Battrion AG, was recently awarded with the “Special Prize in recognition of applied sciences in Electrochemistry”. This prize, awarded by BASF and Volkswagen, is offered worldwide and supports excellent scientific and engineering achievements and strives to provide fresh impetus to… Read more »Read more
31.10.2016 – Mattias Ivarsson, former Pioneer Fellow at ETH and co-founder of the Zurich-based start-up Inositec AG, is at full speed. Together with investors of VI Partners and Zürcher Kantonalbank, he closed a seed financing round of CHF 1.4 million. Inositec AG is developing a novel class of drugs, mainly in the areas of calcification… Read more »Read more
01.04.2016 – Proteins are important indicators in diagnosing diseases. A young ETH researcher has developed a method by which it is possible to test minute amounts of blood for different proteins in parallel. He has received an ETH Zurich Pioneer Fellowship for his work. To help make it all a reality, he applied for a Pioneer Fellowship, founded a company, and brought his fellow student Marco Schmidt on board. Together with him, he wants to turn his test into a marketable product.
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