23 Nov 2023
Scrona are a Swiss company focusing on multi nozzle electrohydrodynamic (EHD) printhead development, with the aim to simplify the microfabrication process through printing with high precision and high throughput.
6 Oct 2023
Neustark turns construction waste into a carbon sink by mineralizing CO₂ in demolished concrete aggregate. In September 2023, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Eve Pope spoke to Head of Communications Sophie Dres.
15 May 2023
IDUN Technologies is developing neural interface technology, using in-ear EEG. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed CEO, Simon Bachmann.
31 Mar 2023
Suncar HK: Electric Off-Road Machines
Suncar HK, headquartered in Oberbüren, Switzerland, develops electric powertrain systems for non-road mobile machinery. IDTechEx spoke to Suncar about market trends in construction, future technologies in the construction industry, and Suncar's long-term intentions within the industry.
15 Sep 2022
Suncar HK: Electric Off-Road Machines
Suncar HK, headquartered in Oberbüren, Switzerland, develop electric powertrain systems for non-road mobile machinery. IDTechEx Analyst David Wyatt spoke with Suncar Managing Director Stefan Schneider to find out more about their work helping OEMs develop electric construction machines.
7 Sep 2022
Synhelion Starts Construction of DAWN to Produce Solar Fuels
Synhelion marks the start of construction work on DAWN - the world's first industrial plant to produce synthetic fuels using solar heat. Located in Jülich, Germany, the facility will be the first to demonstrate the entire process from concentrating sunlight to producing synthetic liquid fuel on an industrial scale. SWISS will be the first airline to fly using the CO2-neutral solar kerosene produced there.
17 Aug 2022
Using Sound and Bubbles to Make Bandages Sticker and Last Longer
Researchers have discovered that they can control the stickiness of adhesive bandages using ultrasound waves and bubbles. This breakthrough could lead to new advances in medical adhesives, especially in cases where adhesives are difficult to apply such as on wet skin.
26 Jul 2022
Climeworks is a Swiss company developing a modular direct air capture (DAC) technology based on a solid adsorbent system.
25 Jul 2022
All-In-One Solar Powered Tower Makes Carbon-Neutral Jet Fuel
Researchers have designed a fuel production system that uses water, carbon dioxide and sunlight to produce aviation fuel. They have implemented the system in the field, and the design could help the aviation industry become carbon neutral.
18 Jul 2022
Founded in 2016, ANYbotics is a Swiss spin-off from ETH Zurich specializing in legged robots used for inspection. Its product, ANYmal D, is the fourth-generation product and is priced at around €140,000.
4 Jul 2022
Researchers have developed a wearable textile exomuscle that serves as an extra layer of muscles. They aim to use it to increase the upper body strength and endurance of people with restricted mobility.
6 Jun 2022
Successful Transplant of Human Liver Treated in Machine
A multidisciplinary Zurich research team Liver4Life has succeeded in doing something during a treatment attempt that had never been achieved in the history of medicine until now: it treated an originally damaged human liver in a machine for three days outside of a body and then implanted the recovered organ into a cancer patient. One year later, the patient is doing well.
26 Apr 2022
Automated Analysis of Animal Behaviour
Researchers have developed a new method that uses artificial intelligence to analyse animal behaviour. This opens the door to longer-term in-depth studies in the field of behavioural science - while also helping to improve animal welfare. The method is already being tested at Zurich Zoo.
12 Apr 2022
Wearable Device Plays Specific Sounds to Enhance Deep Sleep
Researchers have developed a wearable device that plays specific sounds to enhance deep sleep. The first clinical study has now shown that the device is effective, but not at the same level of effectiveness for everyone.