Our Startups

Watch here our best startups and business idea projects that were awarded with the STARTUP CAMPUS Award.

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  • Peakhunter GmbH
    Summit registers and hiking maps on the mobile phone: Graphic designer Philipp Ringli from Appenzell has developed under the name of Peakhunter an app for hikers and mountaineers worldwide.
  • Pexapark AG
    Big data for wind farms: Michael Waldner and his partners are building a benchmark platform for investors.
  • Edapro
    Environmental engineer Ludwig Glöcklhofer from Waedenswil has developed a fungicide, extracted from compost. He wants to improve the ecological assessment of golf courses with his invention.
  • BabySenso
    "Babysenso" goes wherever you go: Medical doctor Ajit Mallik links parents and pediatricians.
  • Nexenic
    Gentle heating: Claudio Ruiz and his partners have developed a lunchbox for office workers.
  • aiEndoscopic
    Support in stressful situations: aiEndoscopic is developing an intubation aid for emergency physicians and anesthetists.
  • Rino Electronics AG
    New use for old "manure holes": Electrical engineer Remo Ritzmann has developed a control system that turns farms into power stations.
  • Booking.com for doctors
    Relieves the doctor and increases patient comfort: Alexander Locher develops a booking platform for practicing doctors.
  • EDUWO
    Grades for professors: With the help of former fellow students, Raphael Tobler is setting up a rating platform for Swiss universities.
  • Large Scale 3D Printer
    Size matters: Flurin Camenzind, an engineer from Zurich Oberland, has developed a 3D printer for large-scale projects.
  • Juvabis
    More and more pathogens are resistant to conventional antibiotics. Juvabis, a new biotech company, is set to strike a new path for medical research with its technology platform.
  • Aqua Compass
    An American in Switzerland: Kristy Deiner is developing a KIT to genetically detect species in water.
  • Visitor service for older people
    Exchange between the generations: Mario Diener wanted to set up a student visiting service for older people.
  • activ music GmbH
    Playing piano made easy: Sven Haefliger from Zurich has set up an e-learning platform for piano students.
  • Unique
    When the shopper becomes a bargain hunter: David Pacassi Torrico launches a shopping app for people with low purchasing power.
  • Atelier Daetwyler
    Stimulates body and mind: The action artist Brigitte Dätwyler provides customized motivational workshops.
  • FairWear
    Ecological. Social. Local. Australian-born Daniel Salerno ventures into the fashion industry.
  • SpectroLEAP
    Spin-off plans at the Institute of Quantum Electronics: After postgraduate student Justinas Pupeikis, postdoc Chris Philipps also attended a business concept course.
  • Ophthorobotics
    Better quality of life and lower costs: Zurich firm Ophthorobotics is building a robot able to administer high-precision injections into the eye.
  • Lunchgate
    A Heart for Guests and Caterers: How Martin Weisskopf is revamping the Internet platform Lunchgate.
  • Turbo Niki
    In the interest of a decentralized power supply: The mathematician Nikita Kostyuchenko has reinvented the steam turbine.
  • Vatorex
    The Varroa mite is the enemy of all beekeepers. Vatorex is an association that promotes a system which fights these parasites using heat instead of poison.
  • Mochil
    Latin American flair: Karina Ehrensperger sells leather handbags and backpacks that are made for her in Mexico.
  • SuSoS AG
    The ETH spin-off SuSoS is expanding its customer base: The man who travels to customers is called Christian Mathis.
  • Aipha
    IT whiz with business sense: Timo Hackel wants to use his algorithms to improve quality controls in industrial production.
  • Software-tool for data analysis
    The tool from Fabian Mueller's team shows connections between information at a glance.
  • EraCal
    Fighting obesity: At Harvard, Josua Jordi has discovered active ingredients that influence the eating behavior of animals. Now he is coming back to Switzerland.
  • 2D Boron Nitride
    Welcome to the world of atoms: Huanyao Cun is working on the future of semiconductor technology.
  • Webkönig
    Easy, cheap, good.  Sasha Arn offers under the name of  Webkönig internet performances for SMEs.
  • John Baker AG
    Seasonal, ecological and always oven-fresh: Jens Jung bakes breads for epicures in the city center of Zurich.
  • MyLeg
    Giacomo Valle is developing a new neuroprosthesis for leg amputees
  • App for asian travelers
    On your own: With the app from Zenghuan Shan and Florian Krausbeck group travellers from China can make their own programs.
  • Avionix
    A mobile assistant for private pilots: Zurich company Avionix is developing hardware to increase the tracking capabilities and operational safety of tablets.
  • TwingTec
    The global potential of wind energy is massive. To use it even more efficiently, TwingTec, a spin-off of Empa and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, have developed a flight wind turbine that produces electricity cheaply.
  • Surp
    Trips into the unknown: A young company from St. Gallen offers surprise trips for customers who do not have time for planning and consultation.
  • Meteomatics GmbH
    Inaccurate weather forecasts cause millions of dollars of damage in affected industries. Martin Fengler wants to provide remedy.
  • Battery electrodes
    Faster charging with the same performance: Like Martin Ebner, Postdoc at ETH Zurich, who wants to optimize the lithium-ion battery.
  • Kronos
    The website of the French engineer Valentin Gallet evaluates the vital signs of cyclists.
  • EASE
    For homeowners with an eye on the future: Two scientists with a doctorate from ETH Zurich, Julien Marquant and Boran Morvaj, are integrating solar modules, batteries, and smart meters. In Switzerland, suppliers of clean electricity to the national grid are rewarded financially – at least theoretically, for the waiting list for ‘feed-in remuneration at cost’ is long... View Article
  • Skope
    A boost for an existing technology: A revolutionary sensor by ETH spin-off Skope considerably reduces the time needed for an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan.
  • CardioAI
    “For those who value their health.” Cardiac arrhythmia is an early symptom of many diseases: Paul Egan and his team aim to interpret the disturbance patterns.   Reading an electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the standard tasks of a medical doctor. Why do we need CardioAI, Mr Egan? We have extended the diagnostic abilities of... View Article
  • Prognolite
    More profit and less food waste: Simon Michel and Roman Lickel, both from Zurich Oberland, are developing a forecasting tool for restaurant owners.
  • MoSan
    Ideal for disaster areas and urban slums: the installation-free toilet system by industrial designer Mona Mijthab.
  • DeepPsy
    Evidence-based diagnostics of mental illness. Dr. Sebastian Olbrich from University Hospital Zurich is working on a deep-learning platform for psychiatrists and psychotherapists.
  • hemoTUNE
    At the ETH Zurich Functional Materials Laboratory, chemical engineer Lukas Langenegger is developing a nanomedical procedure for the purification of blood.
  • Nemosia
    On the business concept course, Awa Diagne met two pharmaceutical researchers. Now she is the CEO of a diagnostics startup.
  • Viracor AG
    Heart muscle inflammation is still nearly impossible to treat: Frank Enseleit and his team want to change this and are looking for investors.
  • Pregnolia
    Against superfluous hormone treatments: Sabrina Badir's diagnostic device could be used in any gynecological practice.
  • smart-me AG
    Grab it and go: Schwyz software engineer David Eberli has developed an innovative new smart meter.
  • peakPCR
    DNA analysis within minutes: ETH PhD candidate Michele Gregorini is targeting a billion-euro market and is taking on big companies.
  • InfraSniff
    Between quantum electronics and medicine: Justinas Pupeikis wants to use the breathing air for diagnostic purposes.
  • Swicure
    Ambitious: Yves L. Seganfreddo plans to market his protective sleeves for biometric passports and smart cards on an international scale.
  • Livon
    Because every second counts: Marcel Rohner belongs to a team that wants to build an augmented reality application for emergency helpers.
  • Silver Spec
    Dylan Wolff is developing a solution on how new software is tested
  • Mycoline
    Theory becomes an exciting practice. How 22-year-old EMPA trainee Tine Kalac became part of a unique innovation project.
  • Caressoma AG
    Machine learning meets ultrasound. How osteopath Jana Maes aims to reduce the risk of injury and improve rehabilitation for top athletes.
  • Sivex
    You are running low on beer, the marquee has collapsed, and there is a power outage? Thomas Kellerhaus from Wädenswil is setting up an emergency service aimed at helping out event organizers.
  • rotavis AG
    Plain bearings instead of spring elements: Winterthur biomechanic Daniel Baumgartner has developed a new type of health chair.
  • NeuroCycle Therapeutics
    Sophisticated Recycling: Chemist Jed Hubbs develops new drugs for humans and dogs from proven substances.
  • Aseptuva
    Saving lives: ETH doctoral candidate Eashan Saikia wants to drastically reduce the number of pneumonia cases resulting from artificial respiration.
  • Guru Bazar
    Networking is everything: Engineer Giacomo Cavallini and five of his colleagues are building an online portal for freelancers.
  • Salvus
    With a lot of visibility: Canadian-born Michael Afanasiev is developing software that is opening new paths in ultrasound technology.
  • Solovivo AG
    Perfection takes time: Rico Castelberg from Graubünden is building an online platform for Swiss furniture stores.
  • MNP Therapeutics
    Subas Scheibler is exploring the potential of iron-based nanoparticles for the diagnosis and treatment of solid tumors.
  • xifu
    Measure for measure: Olivier Stamm studies international management, wants to establish himself as a fashion entrepreneur, and is looking for a partner.
  • Geotargads
    Tell me where you are and I will tell you, what you could need: Erik Streller from St.Gallen places virtuel advertisments at real places.
  • CyanoGuard AG
    Beware of hydrogen cyanide: Serafina Weinhold, Benedikt Kirchgaessler, and their team are marketing a new rapid test.
  • Synple Chem
    Faster and cheaper: Benedikt Wanner and his team are revolutionizing the early stages of drug development.
  • Curalix
    Fewer side effects: Molecular biologist Aleksandra Konovalova is working on a new cancer drug.
  • Cobalytics
    Help for rescuers: The chemical sensor from Michael Felber and Sebastian Imstepf measures the flue gas concentration in the blood of fire victims.
  • Dynamicmold
    The traceability of components is a major challenge in medical technology: Physicist Cornelia Nef is working on a solution.
  • Family role play
    When mom and dad become directors: Alfred Angerer has developed a role play for families with small children.
  • SelfPuris
    Christian Koch, soon a graduate with a Master's degree in environmental engineering, wants to market ETH technology world-wide.
  • Nexaero
    Aerogels insulate twice as well as air: Empa researchers Ana Stojanovic, Lukas Huber, and Matthias Koebel are targeting a market worth billions.
  • Amphiro AG
    Monitoring hot water consumption: How Amphiro bathroom fittings can help reduce energy consumption in the shower.
  • A girl like me
    In the service of diversity: Mirriam Tyebally Fang, an Indian who grew up in Singapore, is working to create Asian dolls free of clichés.
  • Rascope AG
    Random sampling is a thing of the past: A laser spectroscope developed by Urs Schneider detects impurities on fruit and textiles in real time.
  • Financial Risk Mgt.
    Business expertise for hospitals: Medical practitioner Tarun Mehra and ETHZ economist Tobias Wekhof are getting into the consulting business.
  • M-Therapeutics
    Fighting cancer: Biologist Simon Bredl wants to help the immune system cope with tumors.
  • Icontrols AG
    Off to the niche: Andreas Eberle assembles printed circuit boards for research institutes, development laboratories, and universities.
  • EOint
    Data collected by earth observation satellites are freely available: Philip Jörg, Hendrik Wulf, and Reik Leiterer want to use them to create refined, customized information.
  • Cancer prognostic
    Colon cancer is fairly easy to treat if it is recognized early. A non-invasive test developed by Ioannis Trantakis can now detect the preliminary stages of the condition.
  • FungiForest
    Bearded hedgehog mushroom, cloud ear fungus, and enokitake: Sophie Stroheker and Vivanne Dubach are planning to cultivate mushrooms and fungi in an urban environment.
  • Smart Home Technology
    What the world has been waiting for: Zero standby technology developed by Zurich electrical engineer Felix Adamczyk has caused quite a stir.