What a great entrance in the ranking!
The newly founded
UZH Life Science Fund invests around one million francs in the
Spin-off Cutiss. The University
Zurich is thus breaking new ground.
The goal is to develop the skin substitutes of the young company quickly to make them ready for the market.
Text: WALTER BERNET
(article in German only)
Watch our product denovoSkin on the Indian TV as of minute 9.
“Made in Switzerland: United in Science”
When you think Switzerland you think, Swiss Banks, chocolates and the Swiss alps. But Switzerland is also a pioneer in international research and technology. From groundbreaking climate change research, pollution solutions for India, to unprecedented medical discoveries, Switzerland is at the heart of transforming the lives of billions including India. Made in Switzerland is a show that reflects Swiss technology at its best, with a keen eye on India.
Article on startupticker.ch
Today at the W.A de Vigier award ceremony, five Swiss start-ups have been each endowed with CHF 100,000 for winning the 2017 W.A. de Vigier Award. Among them are some which are specializing in wind energy collection, providing assistance to birthing women and speeding up skin growth in the lab.
denovoSkin™ is a project of the Wyss Zurich, the joint accelerator of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich), which was made possible by a generous donation from the Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss. It was established to foster translational research focused on developing treatment protocols and clinical therapies, as well as novel technologies and intelligent systems, in the emerging fields of Regenerative Medicine and Robotics, and hybrid technologies thereof.
Wyss Zurich unites world-leading experts from both institutions in multidisciplinary teams, pooling their knowledge and expertise.
CUTISS has been awarded the 1st place for the best Business Plan by >>venture>> 2015
Article on startupticker.ch:
The Jury and Advisory Board members chose CUTISS led by Daniela Marino as the best business plan and Prognostics as the best business idea project.
Monday evening the winners of >>venture>> 2015 have been announced at the award ceremony at ETH Zurich. Out of 95 business plans and 107 business ideas submitted, two medtech projects made it to the top.
1st place – best business plan: CUTISS (UNI Zürich) Deep skin wounds heal badly, developing into debilitating, permanent, disfiguring scars that require intense medical and home care. CUTISS now offers individually customized, minimally scarring skin grafts bio-engineered from a small piece of the patient’s skin. The start-up led by Daniela Marino (picture) wins CHF 60’000.
CUTISS wins Best Pitch on 11th CEO Day 2014 in Berne.
Article on startupticker.ch:
“CEO Day: The centre of the Swiss start-up world
For one day the centre of the Swiss start-up world was Berne. At the CEO Day on Wednesday a record number of entrepreneurs, investors, supporters and representatives of industrial companies gathered at the Stade de Suisse.”