Swiss Biotech Boom: Life sciences startups dominate top 100 awards

19/09/2015 - 2 minutes

Exciting news for the Swiss biotech frontline! The TOP 100 Start-Up award is hosted by the Swiss start-up platform (through IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen) in collaboration with the major paper Handelszeitung and PME Magazine, ranking the 100 most promising new start up companies. Of these 100, a whopping 68 of these start-ups are in the life sciences sector.

Here we look at 3 of the Top-10 winners which are Swiss biotechs we found to be most interesting:


N°2  Abionic SA from Lausanne is a spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL). They have developed a nanotechnology based diagnostic tool for medical practitioners which provides patients with a personalised allergy profile.

Sophia-GeneticsN°5 Sophia Genetics is a medical bioinformatics software which is designed to advice medical clinicians in genetic diagnostics using a bank of patient DNA sequences. Using a series of software modules as a data sharing and storage platform,

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