A safe space for data collaboration

Decentriq won this year’s Pionierpreis with its “Data Clean Room” concept. Decentriq develops and operates a software platform in the software-as-a-service model. This enables companies and organizations to release sensitive data for external processing while ensuring compliance-compliant use (“sharing without sharing”). We briefly introduced the company in the latest Technopark Magazine Einblick and wanted to go into more detail about its applications and vision.READ MORE


Breath samples for accurate diagnoses

Every breath counts for Avelo. With AveloCollect, the start-up has developed a user-friendly, non-invasive breath collector to improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis and lower respiratory tract infections – the latter being a major cause of pneumonia, the fourth most common cause of death worldwide. The company was founded in 2020 during the pandemic by HSG graduate Melanie Aregger (CEO) and biochemist and engineer Tobias Broger (CTO) and is based in Schlieren. We have written a brief overview of the company in the current Technopark magazine Einblick.READ MORE


Surgical operations with augmented reality

Medicalholodeck gives doctors a detailed and fully three-dimensional view of the patient’s body with the help of VR glasses. To do this, patient data from devices such as computer tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is imported into the Medicalholodeck platform. This allows surgeons and medical students to virtually immerse themselves in the human anatomy and prepare for and follow up on personalized interventions. The platform is shaping medical imaging and collaboration worldwide.READ MORE

Passion for IT security and cats: CRS developer Jozef Sudolsky

As part of the introduction of the developers of the OWASP Core Rule Set (CRS), we met programmer and entrepreneur Jozef Sudolsky from Slovakia at the last Core Team retreat. At this meeting we talked not only about IT security, his specialty, but also about starting his web hosting company and his other passions. READ MORE



Decentriq was awarded the ZKB Pioneer Prize Technopark 2024 at Technopark Zurich on May 7. The start-up uses data protection technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to create new opportunities for collaboration between companies. Specifically, it enables companies to work together on confidential data and create meaningful statistics or AI models without ever sharing the raw data. To do this, Decentriq uses Confidential Computing, a new, highly secure chip and cloud technology that can be used to process encrypted raw data. They impressed the jury with their technology and can look forward to the prize money of CHF 100,000.READ MORE

Leica Summit_Newsmeldung

Photography meets science at the Leica Summit Switzerland

On April 27, 2024, we attended the Leica Summit Switzerland at the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern. The main reason for this was that we are currently making the visual language of the Branco Weiss Fellowship more direct and authentic. The event gave us the unique opportunity to discuss the new reportage photos from the Fellows’ research with professional photographer Xiomara Bender from Berlin. Many thanks to Xiomara for her valuable tips! READ MORE


The future of functional imaging in patients with suspected Alzheimer’s dementia

If neurological and neurodegenerative diseases could be detected before the onset of severe symptoms and treated with medication at an early stage, many people could be helped. The most common neurodegenerative dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. It develops as a result of the formation of beta-amyloid oligomers and other misfolded proteins (tau) in the brain and leads to progressive memory loss. Neuroimaging scanners and, in particular, positron emission tomography (PET) systems are important for diagnosing this disease, as they can visualize the misfolded proteins. READ MORE

Why we need muscle cell regeneration technologies for stress incontinence

In the magazine Einblick and on the website of the ZKB Pioneer Prize Technopark, we have featured MUVON Therapeutics. MUVON Therapeutics is a spin-off from the University of Zurich with the goal of establishing personalized regenerative therapies as the primary standard of care. Millions of patients suffering from debilitating diseases can regain control of their lives through skeletal muscle regeneration treatments.READ MORE

Newsmeldung GNL

Shoe innovation: the history and new design of GNL

Over two generations, the Swiss Braunschweiler family has made running shoes more comfortable with innovative developments, thereby redividing a saturated market. The company GNL brings more comfort to the shoe industry with the “Glide’n Lock” principle. In Insight Magazine 2023, we told the story of the family business. You can read how the origins of GNL go back to the Zurich running shoe brand On here (Technopark Magazine Insight / October 2023).READ MORE

Swiss Cyber Storm Conference 2024: AI in Focus on October 22

Under the motto “The AI Revolution”, the Swiss Cyber Storm Conference 2024, which will take place on October 22, 2024 in the Kursaal Bern, will shed light on artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity. Artificial intelligence has been emerging into into various areas, including cybersecurity. READ MORE

Hybrid cloud strategy in healthcare

The future lies in the cloud – this also applies to health insurers. Centris, an IT service provider specializing in Swiss health and accident insurers, relies on a combination of READ MORE

Stefan Schena, VR-Präsident der Centris AG


Stefan Schena is taking over as chairman of the board of directors of Swiss IT service provider Centris AG. The change follows the resignation of Michael Rindlisbacher, who will end his 35-year term this year. Schena, who has already been a member of the board of directors since 2014, will consistently continue the company’s strategy shaped by his predecessor.
Read more in the media release we wrote and distributed for Centris.

Medieninformation Partnerschaft Centris und Adcubum

New texts for the Centris website

Centris, the Solothurn-based provider of IT solutions for Swiss health and accident insurers, recently gave its website a new look. The appearance is modern and tidy, and the range of services is presented clearly. READ MORE

“Meet the CRS team” – Developer portraits for recruiting collaborators

Not only companies today are faced with the question: How do I find suitable and skilled IT employees? Open source projects that rely on the work of volunteers have the same problem. One example is the Core Rule Set (CRS) project, which is working on a comprehensive rule set for the ModSecurity web application firewall under the umbrella of the open source organization OWASP.READ MORE

Medieninformation Partnerschaft Centris und Adcubum

Centris and Adcubum deepen their cooperation

The Solothurn-based IT service provider Centris is deepening its partnership with the standard software manufacturer Adcubum. Together, the two companies want to consolidate and expand Centris’ Swiss Health Platform.


About shoes, socks, and sensors

24 billion pairs of shoes were produced in 2020, the global shoe market is 400 billion dollars annually. For the development of new footwear, shoe manufacturers want to learn as much as possible about the condition of the foot in the shoe. READ MORE

Marco Hutter, Branco Weiss Alumnus

Marco Hutter: Robots to go

In the last ten years, robots have experienced an extreme boost in terms of autonomy – in other words they can move freely. One of the world’s leading pioneersREAD MORE

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