EPFL Startups in creation

Startup
Project
DescriptionSectorFaculty
AdaMuSimplifying music composition by bringing new technologies to creatorsICTIC
AeroSpecProtection of human health by analysing the make-up of air pollutionCleanTechENAC
Beyond ScrollNew method to compress hydrogen – a gas which has the potential to be a major factor in slowing down climate changeEngineeringSTI
B-IOTA technology based on IoT, data analysis, and artificial intelligence to track devices indoor and improve efficiency between actors of complex organizationsMedTech
DemoSquareDemocratizing 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
ClearskyPersonalized, Private & Proactive Ai assistantICTSTI
CondensationNext-generation database ensuring data ownership, security, and integritySoftwareIC
ConsultoVirtual clinic specialized in team-based ambulatory careICTIC
EdelsysDecision making and optimisation solution making autonomous technology more precise, efficient and sustainable
EirDropNext generation of plant based biosynthetic productionBiotechSTI
ElithorDrones for inspecting and monitoring linear infrastructureEngineeringSTI
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
MagFlowThe first flow-directed magnetically-steered flow-directed microcatheterMedTechSTI
MechagelGround breaking adhesive hydrogel for the treatment of knee cartilage lesionsMedTechSTI
NanodecoderFast, cheap, on-site molecular-based anti-counterfeiting and authenticationEngineeringSV
pNeumaNew Era of Urban traffic Monitoring using Aerial FootageEngineeringSTI
RAAAM TechnologiesSmallest On-Chip memory technology for integrated circuitsElectronicsSTI
SIMORGHAutomatic and high precision Acoustic Emission–MicroSeismic monitoringEngineeringENAC
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
SolevaSolar electric vanCleanTechStudent
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
SwoxidReusable antiviral masks with innovative filters sterilized via UV lightCleanTechSTI
SharpFluidJet injection technology actuated by laser for drug deliveryMedTechSTI
SynatureAI-based system that can audio detect wildlife in real-timeEngineeringStudent
Time DesignersConceiving the next generation of watches, designed for curious mindsEngineeringSTI
MagFlowThe first flow-directed magnetically-steered flow-directed microcatheterMedTechSTI
MechaGelGround breaking adhesive hydrogel for the treatment of knee cartilage lesionsMedTechSTI

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Elythor, AeroSpec and Beyond Scroll receive an Innogrant

— The EPFL Startup Launchpad has granted three awards of CHF100,000 each to future EPFL startups Elythor, AeroSpec, and Beyond Scroll. The first startup project has designed a new drone to inspect and monitor long linear structures such as powerlines, bridges, and railways, the second aims to protect human health by analysing the make-up of air pollution, and the third has created a new method to compress hydrogen – a gas which has the potential to be a major factor in slowing down climate change.

© 2022 Proud Tech

A 100k FIT Tech Seed Loan for PROUD

— To meet the growing demand in high-tech items, PROUD is designing the next generation of semi-conductors using diamond layers. The patented technology developed at EPFL solves the cooling problem of current silicon semi-conductors. With the Tech Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT), the start-up will pursue the technology scale-up and the prototype’s development. 

© 2022 TWIICE

A 100k FIT Tech Seed Loan for TWIICE

— Founded in 2020, EPFL startup TWIICE designs modular exoskeletons for the lower limbs that enable paralysed people to stand up and walk again. The Tech Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) will allow the startup to conduct the clinical trial for its exoskeleton leading to its commercialisation in 2023 in Europe, Canada, and the US.

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Swistor and IsoSpec Analytics granted by EPFL Startup Launchpad

— The EPFL Startup Launchpad has granted two awards of CHF100,000 each to future EPFL startups Swistor and IsoSpec Analytics. While the former startup project enables high-energy and ultra-fast charging energy storage devices (supercapacitors) with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, the later is looking to reduce the time new drugs reach the market through optimising early-stage development.

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EPFL startups DemoSquare and NanoDecoder awarded an Innogrant

— The Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) selection committee has awarded two Innogrants of CHF100,000 each to EPFL startups DemoSquare and NanoDecoder. The grant will help the startups develop their first minimum viable product.

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