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Lunaphore to get acquired by Bio-Techne

Lunaphore Technologies SA, a Swiss life sciences scale-up developing technology to enable spatial biology in every laboratory, today announced it has reached an agreement to be acquired by Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH), a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostic communities. The acquisition is anticipated to close in Q3.


bNovate continues to expand worldwide

bNovate Technologies, a leader in rapid microbial detection systems for water, announced a Series C investment round of CHF 12 million led by Cleantech venture capital pioneer Emerald Technology Ventures and followed by existing shareholders. The infusion will accelerate the Switzerland-based company’s global expansion as well as grow its product portfolio, which is currently designed for water utilities, the food and beverage industry, research facilities and the pharmaceutical industry.


GRO to make strategic investment in Akselos to accelerate leadership in physics-based digital twins

Vaud-based Akselos, a pioneer of an engineering simulation technology used by some of the largest operators in the energy industry receives a strategic investment from GRO.


Swiss Economic Award category Deeptech given to Daphne Technology

The Vaud-based climate deep-tech company focused on solving the greenhouse gas (GHG) challenge in tough-to-decarbonise industries won the the 25th edition of the Swiss Economic Award in its deeptech category.


Leading enterprise crypto company Ripple acquires custody provider Metaco for US$250M

Ripple, the leader in enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, announced today it has acquired Vaud-based scale-up Metaco, a Swiss-based provider of digital asset custody and tokenization technology. Diversifying into custody solutions is a milestone in Ripple’s business and product strategy, bringing new revenue opportunities to the company.


Distalmotion raises $150M to accelerate FDA approval and clinical experience

Distalmotion announced the first closing of its USD 150 million financing. This significant fundraise reinforces the confidence of its existing investors led by Revival Healthcare Capital.


ClearSpace expands to the United States

ClearSpace Today Inc. will build on core technologies to provide in-orbit services (IOS) to government and commercial customers


SpotMe joins forces with Swiss Post

Swiss Post has acquired a majority stake in the Vaud based scale-up SpotMe. The company is a spin-off from the Swiss
Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and will continue to operate globally and as a standalone company after the majority


Astrocast and Thuraya strengthen collaboration through a strategic investment

Yahsat’s mobility arm Thuraya invests in Astrocast through a convertible loan valued at $17.5 million.