HEMEX Online Pitching Event

We are very thankful for having been given the opportunity to pitch at the HEMEX Online Pitching Event. Yesterday, we had the magnificent opportunity to pitch our company at the Online Pitching Event organized by HEMEX. HEMEX is a swiss investment and consulting company headquartered close to the Basel global life sciences hub whose primary focus is to bring innovative drugs, medical devices and in vitro diagnostics to the market. They specialize in supporting start-ups and to do so, one of the activities they organise are invitation-only pitch days. Four…

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The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Innovation LaunchPad

We are very proud of being recognized by FET as one of the several successful examples funded by their Innovation Launchpad. The new call for the FET Innovation LaunchPad is now open until the 14th of October 2020 and we are honored to have their recognition as one of the successful examples funded by this programme. Bionomous got the help of the FET Innovation LaunchPad in 2019 with the main goal of studying whether there was a market for the EggSorter to automatically screen and sort miniature biological entities. During…

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Catalyze4Life

Bionomous has been selected to receive funds from Catalyze4Life! We are proud to announce that Bionomous is among the selected projects that will receive funding from Catalyze4Life, an innovation encouragement program spearheaded by EPFL’s School of Life Sciences. Since 2017, Catalyze4Life ( provides R&D expertise and network, business development support, industrial network and funding to design, tutor and encourage the validation of promising technologies and concepts. Thus, this innovation initiative of EPFL facilitates the path towards technology transfer and potential commercialization.  It is possible to learn more about this initiative…

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Venture Kick – Stage II

We are very excited to announce that Bionomous advances to the next steps on the Venture Kick road! We have been selected to enter the stage II of the Venture Kick program and we plan to use the Venture Kick funds to finance the latest stage of development and manufacturing of the first version of our EggSorter and for marketing material to be ready for sales by Autumn 2020. Venture Kick was launched in 2007 to accelerate the speed-to-market of spin-offs from Swiss universities, and to raise the attractiveness of…

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FIT SEED LOAN

We couldn't be happier and prouder to announce that Bionomous has obtained the FIT Seed loan of CHF 100’000! The Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) encourages entrepreneurship, supports innovation and boosts the local economy by providing appropriate financial assistance. The FIT grants help projects that possess an innovative or technological character and are set up in collaboration with or emanate from an institute or university based in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. In order to complete all of the criteria, the projects are also expected to have high chances of success…

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GENILEM – Support and acceleration program

At Bionomous, we are very excited to have been selected by GENILEM to join their support and acceleration program for the next 3 years! GENILEM is a non-profit association whose mission is to help entrepreneurs in the cantons of Vaud and Geneva to build innovative and viable businesses in all sectors of activity. Founded in 1995 by Armand Lombard and Anne Southam-Aulas in association with the Cantons, Chambers of Commerce and Cantonal Banks of Vaud and Geneva, GENILEM (Génération Innovation Lémanique) has supported more than 270 new companies during the…

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European Robotics Forum

ERF 2020 - Entrepreneurship Award Bionomous has been nominated for the ERF Entrepreneurship Award! Meet us in Malaga between the 3rd and 5th of March!

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Venture Kick

STAGE I - 21.01.2020 We are very excited to announce that Bionomous is now supported by Venture Kick! We plan to use the Venture Kick funds to finance the latest stage of development and manufacturing of the first versions of our EggSorter and for marketing material to be ready for sales.

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GENILEM “pitch contest”

START UP TICKER - 10.12.2019 At the end of its 4th Project Selection Committee of the year, GENILEM selected four new companies from French-speaking Switzerland for their development potential: KickTheMap, Fair & Square, Sharing Solutions and bmyb. As a prelude to the event, 9 other projects were publicly presented as part of a "pitch contest", among which was Bionomous. View full article (french)

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