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Akselos closes $16.5M funding round from investors

Akselos – leader in physics-based Digital Twins – today announces a $16.5 million funding round, with participation from AT Capital Group, Future Energy Ventures, Japan Energy Fund and Shell Ventures.


20 million for the Vaud scale-up company Nanolive

The Vaud-based scale-up Nanolive, a leading live cell imaging and analysis company, announces today that it has successfully completed the initial closing of US $20 million in the Series C-1 equity financing round of investment, led by a US-based and NASDAQ listed life science investor, and Taiwania Capital, the leading life science venture capital company based in Taiwan.


SWISSto12 leads ESA Micro-geostationary satellite project

A small but powerful European telecommunications satellite – the first of a series – is to be developed under a contract signed between ESA and the Vaud scale-up SWISSto12. The first satellite in this new product range is due for launch in 2025.


Scale-up Unit8 named first fastest growing Swiss company by Financial Times

Unit8 entered the Scale Up Vaud program in March 2022, along with 10 other high-growth companies. "We are happy and excited to join the dynamic community of scale-ups in Vaud and to participate in the future development of the local technology scene," said Unit8 founder Marcin Pietrzyk after joining Scale Up Vaud on March 8, 2022.


Onward or the march to success

On March 8, 2022, Swiss newspaper Le Temps told the story of how the Vaud-based scale-up Onward achieved the largest-ever IPO in the medtech sector in Europe, and how it is working to commercialise its mobility restoration technology.