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PARK INNOVAARE celebrates its first anniversary


Just over a year ago, on May 11, 2015, 32 companies and public institutions founded innovAARE AG, the organizing institution and operating company of PARK INNOVAARE. The Innovation Park has been gaining momentum ever since. Now is a good time to review the interim results.

innovAARE AG gains new shareholders


innovAARE AG, as the organizing institution and operating company of PARK INNOVAARE, is mainly privately financed and will ensure the funding of PARK INNOVAARE. At the beginning of this year, in the context of an increase of capital, interested companies were invited to participate in innovAARE AG as shareholders. Three new companies joined innovAARE AG’s shareholders, thus improving its funding by CHF 300,000.

Already five resident high-tech companies


PARK INNOVAARE operates the deliveryLAB. The building serves as a basis for high-tech companies that want to benefit from the advantages of the comprehensive services offered here, in the midst of a flourishing innovative ecosystem. The deliveryLAB is already hosting for five high-tech companies and is the starting point for their business.
Advanced Accelerator Technologies AG (AAT) was founded in 2015 as a joint initiative of a number of industry partners. It aims to commercialize the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI’s leading know-how concerning accelerators, experimentation, and large-scale facilities.
 
Founded in December 2015, leadXpro AG specializes in the development and optimization of pharmaceutical active substances. The company’s main target is so-called membrane proteins. The use of Swiss Free Electron Laser (SwissFEL), currently under construction at the PSI, constitutes a particular potential for the company’s research.
 
nomoko AG is committed to the development of a high-resolution camera technology. It can be used to quickly scan big objects such as cities and to replicate them in a 3D model. The technology finds its application in architecture, in virtual reality and in robotics.
 
Excelsus Structural Solution (Swiss) AG offers access to state-of-the-art characterization tools for the structural and microstructural analysis of materials (pharmaceuticals, food and aroma compounds, polymers as well as various other chemicals). Customers are from various industries such as pharma, synthetic materials, building materials, cosmetics and the food industry.

Find more information on the company here
 
InterAx Biotech is developing a drug discovery platform leveraging its expertise in the engineering complexes of membrane proteins and soluble proteins. It creates biosensors that will provide precise functional information on drug action. The company thus addresses pharmacologically relevant, yet untapped and intractable GPCR drug targets.
Past Events

PARK INNOVAARE’s international debut, at CeBit and Hannover Messe


PARK INNOVAARE supported the appearance of the Swiss innovation park “Switzerland Innovation” at CeBIT in March 2016 and at Hannover Messe in April 2016. Despite the fact that no specific projects were displayed during both fairs, the general presentation of all five sites has successfully strengthened the new brand.

PARK INNOVAARE registers growing interest from abroad

The visits of two delegations from Asia have shown the increasing interest in PARK INNOVAARE from abroad. More than 40 executives from China visited the site on April 28, 2016 in the course of an educational tour. The group was led by Prof. Dr. Ding Yuan, honorable dean of the China Europe International Business School CEIBS.
 
On May 23, 2016, 30 PhD students and young professionals from the post graduate program of the Chulalongkorn University visited Switzerland and France as a part of their study tour "Technopreneurship and Innovation Management" in Europe. Among their destinations were PARK INNOVAARE and the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI.
Upcoming Events

PARK INNOVAARE introduces Event Calendar 2016

With the goal of connecting the right people so that innovation can be brought to market more quickly, PARK INNOVAARE hosts events to gather innovators from big enterprises, SMEs and research institutions – both from Switzerland and abroad.

We start with the format INNOVATION IN PRACTICE

INNOVATION IN PRACTICE is a platform for the practical exchange around innovation and technology management. The event targets industry R&D managers, as well as representatives from scientific research, who are interested in fostering an exchange on equal terms. Our speakers are experts who have many years of hands-on experience and are willing to share their know-how.
 
Sessions:
 
“Technology and Products” on June 21, 2016
“Competences and Processes” on July 12, 2016
“Breakthrough Innovation” on August 23, 2016
 
Please check here for further information about this event, dates and registration.
 
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Further events are currently in preparation and will be announced soon.
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