Sebastien Equis, CTO of Nanolive and Eyal Shimoni, CTO of Strauss Group have been awarded with the title European Chief Technology Officer of the Year 2017 in their respective categories: SMEs and large corporations. The awards ceremony took place during the CTO Forum 2017 at Empa Academy, Zurich, Switzerland on October 26th, 2017. Both awardees serve as prominent role models fuelling growth and strengthening European innovation and technology leadership.
Nanolive was awarded with the Product-Innovation Award at MipTec 2017. Only three products received this award for the most innovative product presented at MipTec 2017. The award was determined by a jury of experts.
Nanolive won the Swisscom StartupChallenge 2016 and a one week accelaration program in the Silicon Valley as well as an important investment from Swisscom.
Nanolive wins one of the five De Vigier awards 2016. The De Vigier Award is one of the oldest awards for young entrepreneurs in Switzerland and attributes 100’000 CHF to five entrepreneurs each year since 27 years.
Nanolive won the first Lab Innovation Award at the Lab Innovation Lausanne. A very important success coming from our city as a result of a public vote from all the participants to the conference who had the occasion to come and test the 3D Cell Explorer live.
The 3D Cell Explorer is one of the Winners of The Scientist’s Top 10 Innovations of 2015.
“For eight years running, The Scientist has sought out the best and brightest laboratory and research products of the year. And for eight years, our expert panel of independent judges has highlighted some of the most innovative tools, software, and techniques to hit the market. The 2015 installment of our Top 10 Innovations competition is no exception”.
THE 3D CELL EXPLORER WINS R&D100 AWARD 2015
The 3D Cell Explorer was selected as one of the winners of the R&D award competition 2015. Widely recognized as the “Oscars of Invention”, the R&D 100 Awards identify and celebrate the top technology products of the year.
THE 3D CELL EXPLORER IS ONE OF THE BEST TEN MICROSCOPY INNOVATIONS IN 2015
The 3D Cell Explorer wins the 2015 Innovation award, a prestigious prize awarded from the American Journal Microscopy Today. Nanolive got also the cover of the July issue as well as a very detailed article about the technology (page 12).
FIRST “SWISS-FRENCH” START-UP IN 25 YEARS TO WIN THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS ZURICH PRIZE
The Pionierpreis was offered to Nanolive by the Zurich Cantonal Bank and the Zurich’s Technopark. It consists of 98’696.04 CHF and it’s one of the most prestigious innovation awards in Switzerland. The prize was awarded to Nanolive in front of around 430 guests by Dr. Jörg Müller Ganz, Zurich Cantonal Bank’s Council President. Prof. Dr. Gian Luca Bona, president of the Zurich Technopark Foundation and of the jury (composed by 8 experts of research & industry), gave the eulogy.
NANOLIVE, WINNER OF THE FIRST-EVER PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGY AWARD IN MUNICH
55,000 m², 5 halls, 1,127 exhibitors, more than 31,000 visitors. This is LASER World of PHOTONICS, the most important and biggest platform for the international photonics industry. This is where Nanolive have been selected by a panel of industry and research experts as the winner of the first Photonics Technology Prize ever awarded.
The prize was presented by Dr Ronald Mertz, head of the Innovation, Research, and Technology Office of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy, and Technology.
NANOLIVE, AWARDED AS ONE OF THE BEST COMPANIES IN THE LAUSANNE REGION
Nanolive is among the winners at PERL prize 2015. The PERL Prize is the most illustrious innovation prize awarded by the Lausanne region to its best young companies. Being broadcasted live on Swiss TV, Nanolive benefited from a wide media coverage in the press.
Displayed below, a short documentary on how the Nanolive team prepared for the PERL Prize as well as pictures and press articles.
NANOLIVE TRUSTED AND SUPPORTED BY THE CANTON OF VAUD
FIT – the Foundation for Technological Innovation – identified Nanolive as one of the most promising entrepreneurial project of the State of Vaud able to create an innovative and successful business in the next few years and awarded the company with a grant of 100’000 CHF.
NANOLIVE AMONG THE TOP 25 SWISS START-UPs
Nanolive was selected among the 25 best start-up in the Swiss scene for 2014. “Venture” is a business plan competition aimed to encourage young entrepreneurs to develop their business idea into a start-up company.
This important Swiss start-up competition is an initiative of the ETH Zurich, Knecht Holding, the innovation promotion agency CTI and McKinsey & Company, Switzerland.
NANOLIVE SUPPORTED BY EPFL
Enable, a program of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) of EPFL, provided the funding to develop and build Nanolive’s second prototype (the Cell Explorer P2).
If you want to see how our second prototype looked like and worked, enjoy the video below.
Andreas working with the 3D Cell Explorer – Prototype 2
NANOLIVE AMONG THE TEN SWISS START-UPs READY TO CONQUER CHINA
Venture leaders China selected Nanolive to be part of the Swiss entrepreneurial team 2015 to go to China in order to showcase Switzerland as a leading country for innovation. It consist of a unique 10-day business development program to explore the Chinese market potential through Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen, where to attend a unique entrepreneurial and business development program.
NANOLIVE SELECTED AMONG THE BEST 20 START-UPs TO REPRESENT SWITZERLAND IN U.S.A.
Nanolive was selected among the 20 most promising projects to be part of the Swiss national team in Boston. More than 130 candidates have strived to be awarded the chance to join the team of startups in 2013. The venture leaders program aims at promoting Swiss start-ups with a global potential by offering selectees a 10 day long U.S based business development program.
INNOVATION GRANT SPONSORED NANOLIVE’S FIRST PROTOTYPE OF 3D CELL EXPLORER
The first prize ever won by Nanolive (even before becoming a company). 100’000 CHF aimed to promote the transition from lab to industy. With this prize, the founding Nanolive team was able to build its first prototype.
If you are curious about how it looked like, check the video below.
Yann working with the 3D Cell Explorer – Prototype 1