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Nanoflex secures USD 12 m in Series A funding

Nanoflex Robotics announced that it has achieved an initial USD 12 million in funding which will be used to bring its first-generation system to market and to accelerate the development of new neuro-interventional products.

Wyss Zurich Annual Event 2022

Deep dive into the seventh Wyss Zurich Annual event held on October 27 where projects, both current and alumni, were featured in the spotlight

23 Projects supported

with life changing impact in society and markets

A world premiere

For the first time, a human liver was treated in a machine and then successfully transplanted.

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Who we are

Wyss Zurich is a unique accelerator, embedded within the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, dedicated to the emerging fields of regenerative medicine and robotics, and related hybrid technologies. We unite world-leading experts to form multidisciplinary teams, pooling their knowledge and expertise.

Organizational setup

Organizational Setup

The Wyss Zurich Translational Center is run jointly by the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, with infrastructure on both sides. The head office, technology platforms, and the projects are allocated at the Wyss Zurich Translational Center, which is the operational body. The Wyss Zurich Foundation is the approval and funding body.

Key Figures


Projects supported


Patents filed


Jobs created

104 M

Total funding

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Philantropist Hansjörg Wyss

Hansjörg Wyss is a Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist that dedicates his philanthropic activities to environmentalism and Scientific research and translation. In Switzerland, his donations already exceed more than half a billion Swiss francs in less than ten years, to groundbreaking research projects within three different Wyss Centers or Academy in Zurich, Geneva, and Bern. This makes him the most generous private donor to the Swiss research and innovation landscape.