Top 60 startups pitch – W.A. de Vigier Foundation

Get to know Bionomous at the W.A. de Vigier Foundation Top 60 startups pitch!The W.A. de Vigier Foundation is recognized and acclaimed as the most prestigious annual award in all of Switzerland. Since the foundation’s establishment in 1987, the goal of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation has been to actively invigorate business development and further provide direct financial support (à fonds perdu) to young people with innovative business ideas wishing to build performance and growth oriented businesses in Switzerland.This year edition will be held online on the 4th of February and they will…

W.A. de Vigier Foundation Top 60 startups pitch

Bionomous has been selected as one of the Top 60 startups by the W.A. de Vigier Foundation! We are very proud to announce that Bionomous has been selected to participate in the Top 60 startups pitch event organised by the W.A. de Vigier Foundation. The event will be held online on February 4 at 9am and they will live stream it on their website. William A. de Vigier created in 1987 the W.A. de Vigier Foundation because he wanted to give young entrepreneurs the necessary startup capital to push good ideas forward. He…

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The EggSorter design

Enabled by Design supported us to move from a prototype version of the EggSorter to a finished product ready to be in the market. Since 2017, when the EggSorter project began there have been many achievements. We developed the first proof of concept of the EggSorter in that same year. Then, in 2018, we received the first funds of the EPFL to develop a prototype. After two prototype iterations, we managed to developed a fully functional EggSorter that we brought to end users in 2019, to validate the technology. Once…

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ILMAC Lausanne 2020

Meet us at ILMAC 2020 in Lausanne!Since 1959, ILMAC has been the sole Swiss industry fair for chemicals and life sciences that depicts all the industrial applications in process and laboratory technology. As a user-oriented trade fair, ILMAC is geared to experts in pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biotechnology, food, drinks, cosmetics and others.Bionomous will be present at this year edition. You can meet us on the 7th October at the Expo Beaulieu Lausanne. Share if you liked it!

Forum EPFL 2020

We will be at Forum EPFL!Year after year, committee after committee, the Forum has progressed towards the 1st place of Switzerland’s recruitment fairs, and among the most well-recognized in Europe. This year edition will take place from 5th to 9th of October 2020 at the SwissTech Convention Center. At Bionomous we are happy to announce that we will participate in the Start-Up Day, on the 6th October. We will be in the Garden level of the SwissTech Convention Center (area 2) waiting to meet you.  Share if you liked it!

High-throughput screening and automation technologies for zebrafish assays

Although zebrafish have been described numerous times as ideal organism models, manual handling of zebrafish embryos can turn out to be complex and time consuming due to their small size and the large quantities of samples usually required in an experimental setup (1). To increase efficiency of such studies, it has been crucial to develop fast and automated screening methods.  In this article we will discuss various high-throughput screening methods and automation technologies which have been developed and proven to be very helpful for zebrafish embryo and larval assays. What…

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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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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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