Swiss Innovation Challenge – 2020 Open Call

Tolremo is a winner of Swiss innovation challenge for startups 2019

Startups and SMEs are invited to participate in the Swiss Innovation Challenge, organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Baselland, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB), and present their outstanding innovations and business ideas to the jury. Applications are open until 31st March.

In order to support the development and implementation of innovative business ideas, the Swiss Innovation Challenge offers attractive awards and a unique 8-month acceleration program. All the while building the path towards recognition and business success, 100 selected participants will benefit from a comprehensive support platform with individual coaching, tailored education and extensive mentoring, as well as get access to sponsors and potential business partners. Start-ups and SMEs will receive expert support to accelerate their innovative projects and face the competition through three elimination rounds. In addition to the main award, participants can win special prizes in the fields of “Globalization”, “Life Sciences” and “Construction”.


tolremo is a winner of Swiss innovation challenge for startups 2019At HEMEX, we are always looking for ways to help unlock new possibilities and support innovations that drive progress. That is why we are very pleased to have become a partner of the 6th edition of Swiss Innovation Challenge. HEMEX will support the competition with a special prize in the “Life Sciences” category, and take place in the jury.

To date, the Swiss Innovation Challenge has promoted more than 500 innovation projects.

For online registration, follow the link below:

HEMEX expands to China

Hemex CEO Pascal Winnen joined a visit to Henan China technology park

On 14th November 2019, our CEO Pascal Winnen signed a cooperation agreement with the Luoyang Science and Innovation Park in Henan, China’s most populated province.

Under the Agreement, HEMEX will support the property developer Forton Group with attracting innovative Swiss startups for its newly built 133’000 m2 life science park. In exchange, HEMEX and its clients will get access to Henan’s 108 million population to conduct clinical trials and receive governmental support to accelerate preclinical and clinical development projects, as well as granted access to significant non-dilutive research funding.

A big thank you to Dr. Robert Sum of the Standortförderung BL for leading this very efficient economic mission.