European Investment Bank lends up to €110 million to Dräger to boost its medical technology research and development efforts

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will lend up to €110 million to Dräger, a German company specialised in medical and safety technology. Founded in Lübeck in 1889 (yes you read that right), Dräger will use the fresh financing to fund R&D projects in medical technology targeting life-saving systems such as anaesthesia devices and ventilators. Jyrki […]

University of Zurich spin-off Vay Sports has launched its AI-powered digital fitness coach in beta

Vay Sports, a Zurich-based spin-off startup from UZH, the largest university in Switzerland, has launched a first digital fitness coach that uses computer vision and AI to provide real-time feedback on posture during workouts. Unlike conventional fitness apps, Vay Sports’ three co-founders says its solution uses computer vision technology and algorithms to create a computer […]