EPFL Startups in creation

Startup
Project
DescriptionSectorFaculty
AdaMuSimplifying music composition by bringing new technologies to creatorsICTIC
ArkaiyaNew pioneering class of probiotic for an improved immune systemFoodTechENAC
B-IOTA technology based on IoT, data analysis, and artificial intelligence to track devices indoor and improve efficiency between actors of complex organizationsMedTech
Bameo (ex B’Novus)Building sustainable modular furniture CleanTechENAC
BuckleaiDemocratizing machine learning so non tech users can interact and improve AI modelsICTIC
Blue Energy LeapHarvesting energy from salty waterCleanTechSTI
CassioPMaintenance-free, powerful, and accessible femtosecond lasersEngineeringSTI
CondensationNext-generation database ensuring data ownership, security, and integritySoftwareIC
ConsultoVirtual clinic specialized in team-based ambulatory careICTIC
EirDropNext generation of plant based biosynthetic productionBiotechSTI
EmissiumReal time analysis of electricity consumption carbon footprintCleanTechSTI
FiberLabImproving the quality and efficiency of chronic wound careMedTechSTI
HikaneA device for blind and visually impaired peopleEngineering
NanodecoderFast, cheap, on-site molecular-based anti-counterfeiting and authenticationEngineeringSV
NuGlasOvercoming poor indoor mobile phone connectivityEngineeringENAC
OmnigraspSimple automation for complex tasks – a soft robotic gripper for fragile and deformable objectsRoboticsSTI
pNeumaNew Era of Urban traffic Monitoring using Aerial FootageEngineeringSTI
PredikonPolitical insights and analysis digital platformICTIC
RAAAM TechnologiesSmallest On-Chip memory technology for integrated circuitsElectronicsSTI
RetreevaRecovering precious metals from industry waste streamCleanTechSB
SensemodiAssessing knee health at any point of care through smart wearableMedTechSTI
SolaxerCutting reliance on fossil fuel with a next generation heat harvesting technologyCleanTechENAC
SoberITAssessing the digital footprint and IT costs of companies in an accurate, easy, and scalable manner and implementing strategies to reduce it.ICT
SpectraceMeasuring and analysis exposure to ambient spectral light via a wearable deviceMedTechENAC
Sun’N’GoModular, compact and solar energy centers for NGOs working with off-grid communities in South-East AfricaCleanTech
Swiss Solar SpaceNext generation of space solar cellsEngineeringSTI
SwistorHigh energy and ultra-fast charging battery replacementsCleanTechSTI
SwoxidReusable antiviral masks with innovative filters sterilized via UV lightCleanTechSTI
VirtuosisUsing artificial intelligence to better assess candidates for job openingsICT
SharpFluidJet injection technology actuated by laser for drug deliveryMedTechSTI
MagFlowThe first flow-directed magnetically-steered flow-directed microcatheterMedTechSTI
MechaGelGround breaking adhesive hydrogel for the treatment of knee cartilage lesionsMedTechSTI
IsoSpecInfrared fingerprinting for molecular biometricsEngineeringSB

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Voltiris receives CHF 100k for renewable energy production

— In response to the growing demand for food and renewable energy, EPFL start up Voltiris has developed a new generation of colour optimized photovoltaic panels to maximise sunlight both for growing crops and producing renewable energy. In collaboration with HES-SO and Agroscope, Voltiris will use the Tech Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) for its ongoing pilots and prepare its industrialisation and large-scale projects.

© Théodore Caby , CEO & Co-founder |  Yves Loerincik, COO & Co-founder | Masoud Talebi Amiri, CTO & Co-founder

Qaptis receives 100K CHF for its CO2 capture solution

— The EPFL startup Qaptis has developed a technology capable of capturing 90% of the CO2 emitted by internal combustion engines, mainly those of trucks and boats. The Tech Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) will help Qaptis finalise its prototype with a view to launching the commercialisation of its product.

Romain Bouyé, Co-founder & Head of Software | Juan Troncoso Pastoriza, Co-founder & CEO | Frederic Pont, Co-founder & COO

Tune Insight receives 100K CHF to collaborate on sensitive data

— Tune Insight develops a software solution that enables organizations to collaborate securely for extracting collective insights from their most sensitive and confidential data. The Tech Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) will help Tune Insight expand the development team and move from proofs-of-concept to licensing revenues in further verticals, including health, insurance and cybersecurity.

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HemostOD received 100K CHF from FIT

— HemostOD received 100K CHF from FIT for its on-demand blood platelets. Based at the EPFL Innovation Park, HemostOD has developed an innovative solution for ex vivo on-demand production of blood platelets, thus providing an efficient alternative to blood donor platelet transfusions as known today. The Tech Seed loan from the Fondation pour l’Innovation Technologique (FIT) will allow HemostOD to pursue its projects in collaboration with UNIL, CHUV and UNIGE.

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Grants for Edge AI and blockchain technology startups

— The EPFL Startup Launchpad has just granted two innogrants to ClearSky and Emissium – while the former is developing a technology that will use cutting-edge AI technology to transform the way our mobiles use our data, the latter is building a blockchain-based technology which has a vision to speed up the transition to more sustainable living by decarbonizing energy consumption.

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