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AI to better urban cleanliness

During the Source of Innovation competition, the company Cortexia won one of five 10,000 CHF checks for improving its waste detection algorithm using Artificial Intelligence.

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A solar power plant to produce green hydrogen

After transforming its huge roof into a solar power plant, Flasa is turning to the production of renewable hydrogen. The project, carried out in partnership with the HES Valais Wallis, has just been awarded an Innosuisse cheque for CHF 15,000.

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iOnctura: two promising cancer molecules.

Innosuisse is supporting the Geneva-based biotech iOnctura SA to evaluate the potential of two molecules, IOA-244 and IOA-289, and is granting it financial assistance of almost one million francs.

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An anti-burglary radar

The Vaud-based company ARHUB is developing a sensor capable of detecting intrusions before they occur. The project is financed by Innosuisse and involves the expertise of two Zurich universities.

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Métalor

Thanks to Alliance and Innosuisse, researchers at Unil have developed a geo-forensic passport to ensure the traceability of metals. Métalor, one of the world's leading suppliers of precious metals, uses this innovation to source ethical gold.

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CLEARSPACE

This project wants to "clean up" space by salvaging end-of-life satellites. The craft must intercept the debris and divert their orbit so that they will disintegrate in the Earth's atmosphere.

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Novaccess : a dynamic network architecture optimized by software

Novaccess deploys its activities in the field of "Smart Cities". In order to be always at the forefront in a field in constant evolution, the company wanted to investigate new standards to determine the new approaches they could bring to future IoT deployments.

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Maillefer SA: detection of manufacturing defects

Maillefer SA realizes production equipment for the manufacturing of special tubes. The company is willing to develop an original online detection system for manufacturing defects of irrigation tubes

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Fondarex SA: the chill-block, a centrepiece to reconsider

Fondarex SA manufactures and markets vacuum systems for the casting of complex metal parts. The company wishes to revisit the thermal and physical phenomena at stake in the chill-block.

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DIGI SENS SA : new generation of force sensors

Digi Sens SA produces measuring force systems. The company decided to study and develop a new generation of force sensors adapted to emerging concepts.

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Produits dentaires SA : An innovative cannula for the cleaning of dental canals

Produits Dentaires SA is specialized in endodontics. The company recently developed a disposable polymer cannula with side micro-holes to eject the disinfectant.

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Teleport SA : A new video browsing application

Created in 2016, Teleport SA has created a new paradigm of audio-visual interaction based on web technologies, in order to make video browsing efficient and instant.

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Artmyn SA : Works of art from various angles

Start-up of EPFL, ARTMYN SA provides a totally new solution for high-precision digitization of works of art allowing users to perform an emotional journey where digital replicas can be explored as if they were holding the originals.

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Icoflex Sàrl : IcoPackTM, packaging platform for MEMS

IcoFlex Sàrl, expert in micromachining by abrasion of hard and brittle materials, developed IcoPackTM, a platform made of glass for electrical interconnections for applications in chip and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) packaging. This glass platform consists of an array of holes of 150 microns minimum in diameter on a thin glass surface, which are filled with electrical conductors.

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Fastnet SA : detect spams as soon as they arrive on servers

Fastnet SA has made two improvements of spam tracking down to its software MailCleaner. The first concerns the location of text in an image, and the second, which uses artificial intelligence methods, concerns the detection of spam with a reliability of 100%.

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Cyberbotics Sàrl : a simulator for intelligent vehicles

Cyberbotics Sàrl develops and commercializes the Webots 8 Software that allows the simulation of mobile robots. The purpose of this project is to develop a new module on Webots 8 that will allow its applications to be extended to intelligent cars.

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Contexa SA : a revolutionary sensor for volumetric dosing

Winner of Alliance Association Prize SME Category, Contexa SA has developed a sensor, the Colibri, for simultaneous dosing of ingredients of different quantities, ranging from a few milligrams to several kilos without using weighing scales or balances.

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Scientific Visual SA : illuminating Sapphire – making visible the invisible

Winner of Alliance Association Prize Start-up category, Scientific Visual SA has created a line of scanners that perform automated quality control by rendering non-polished sapphire optically transparent and so allowing the detection of internal defects.

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Cliris SA : keep your glasses always clean

Winner of Public choice during last conference, Cliris SA will shortly introduce on the market their automatic eyewear cleaner, the Cliris®, which uses new cleaning technologies intended for private consumers.

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Moka Studios Sàrl : 3D animations available to graphic designers

The Swiss start-up Moka Studio Sàrl has developed a 3D animation software easy to understand and dedicated to 2D and 3D graphic designers. Its innovative technology, developed in collaboration with the immersive interaction research group at the EPFL, is the first of its kinds in the world.

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Veovox SA : voice recognition in a noisy background

Veovox SA offers voice recognition solutions for order management and stock control in the catering, hospitality and distribution sectors. It develops a speech recognition technology that ensures optimal reliability in noisy environments and that is adaptable to users with different accents.

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TESA SA : wireless measuring devices

TESA SA has developed a wireless module, the TWIN, adaptable to its precision measuring tools and allowing the transmission of measurement data. It meets the market needs for wireless connections, improved traceability, and quality control.

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LN Industries SA : when technology meets design

LN Industries SA has developed a new composite material and process for the manufacturing of components that combine technology and aesthetics, destined for the watchmaking industry.

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