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Rencontrez des startups FIT : Avenir durable

Découvrez les portraits vidéo de CleanGreens et d'Agrosustain, réalisés par la Fondation pour l'Innovation Technologique (FIT).


ClearSpace announces a first closing at CHF 4 million.

ClearSpace, focused on the development of cornerstone in-orbit technologies and services to enable a striving, resilient and sustainable space economy, announced that they’ve successfully closed their first round of financing of CHF 4 millions. This adds up to the already CHF 93 million invested by ESA (European Space Agency) into the ClearSpace-1 mission due to take place in 2025.


Vaud's GDP: the recovery is gaining strength

With the health situation easing in the first half of the year and the lifting of most of the protective measures in Switzerland, conditions continue to improve for the Vaud economy. The latest growth forecasts have been revised slightly upwards, from 2.8% to 3.1% in 2021, according to CREA data published by BCV, the State of Vaud and the CVCI.


Startup Battle 2021

The Startup Battle will honour the best Swiss startups as part of the Swiss Digital Day 2021. Fifteen startups will be selected to present their innovative products or services at one of the five Semi-Finals between 06.10. – 03.11.2021. Later on five will be selected by a jury to “battle” at the finals, which will take place during the Swiss Digital Day 2021. All startups are invited to apply to pitch before July 31st 2021!


Sophia Genetics prepares for its IPO

Sophia Genetics announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its ordinary shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. The company has applied to list its ordinary shares on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “SOPH.”


Merck Celebrates Key Milestone in Construction of Biotech Development Center in Switzerland

Merck has recently confirmed canton of Vaud has its prime hub for the development and manufacturing of biotech medicine with an investment of more than 250 million to speed up availability of new medicine as well as another milestone in the building of the upcoming 15,700 sqm Biotech Development Center in Corsier-sur-Vevey.


CYSEC teams up with D-Orbit to test its cybersecurity solution

CYSEC, a cybersecurity company pioneering off-the-shelf, end-to-end security products for commercial space missions, selected D-Orbit, the space transportation company, and its ION Satellite Carrier to perform the in-orbit demonstration of its product ARCA Space.


Cantonal call for projects in the field of video games

For the third consecutive year, the Service des affaires culturelles (SERAC) is launching a call for proposals in the field of video games. With an amount of 50'000 francs, the support is dedicated to both the creation and the production of games. The submission of applications will be open from July 1 to August 29, 2021.


Miloo, Addmin and SoundMap supported by GENILEM

Three new young companies from French-speaking Switzerland have been selected to follow GENILEM's support program: Miloo, Addmin and SoundMap. They join the 41 other companies currently supported.