2019 Health & Nutrition winners
1st place: Sleepiz AG
Sleepiz AG is a Zurich-based startup with the aim to bring revolutionary technology to where it really matters. We develop an end-to-end solution consisting of software and hardware for the medical community. As a medtech-startup, we are backed by clinical experts in Switzerland and centre both, the physician and the patient in our value creation. Our multidimensional sleep monitoring solution measures vital signs in a non-contact and medical grade manner to diagnose sleep disorders at home.
2nd place: Microcaps
Microcaps. Precise microencapsulation at industrial scale. Microcaps offers a novel technology for the production of microparticles and microcapsules used to protect pharmaceutical agents in drugs or fragrances in cosmetic products. With our technology, you can achieve high throughput and precise size control.
3rd place: HAYA Therapeutics SA
HAYA Therapeutics is developing a proprietary anti-fibrotic therapy for myocardial fibrosis and heart failure by targeting a master regulator of fibrosis in the heart, Wisper. Heart failure as a consequence of myocardial fibrosis is the world’s biggest killer and represents a significant unmet medical need. HAYA will also implement a target discovery engine to develop a pipeline of lncRNA anti-fibrotic targets in multiple tissues/indications.