Category Archives: Events

Pfizer Acquires Swiss Clinical-Stage Biotech Therachon

Expands Pfizer’s rare disease portfolio with potential first-in-class therapy for achondroplasia, a genetic condition and the most common form of short-limb dwarfism NEW YORK & BASEL, Switzerland–Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the shares of Therachon Holding AG, a privately-held clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on […]

Who is Switzerland’s Most Promising Startup 2019?

Switzerland is home to hundreds of excellent startups. Every year the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award showcases the 100 most-innovative and promising Swiss startups. The event, a unique opportunity to discover the best of Swiss innovation, sees a jury of 100 leading investors and experts rank the country’s most-impactful new high-tech companies. You can vote […]

Artidis: Cancer diagnosis in less than 3 hours

Marija Plodinec, CEO of Artidis (Img: Technologiepark Basel) “Artidis is based on the oldest diagnostic test on earth: palpation,” says Marija Plodinec, CEO and co-founder of Artidis AG. “In a nutshell, we palpate tissue on a molecular level,“ she adds with a twinkle. That’s because instead of a physician’s hand, Artidis runs a fine, high-precision […]