Sophia Genetics raises $77 million to expand its AI diagnostic platform
Swiss health startup Sophia Genetics announced that it has raised $77 million in a funding round to expand development of its artificial intelligence platform that uses genomic data to improve diagnostics.
Swiss pharma giant Novartis puts AI on the job to help its reps
Artificial intelligence is a big buzzword in R&D right now, but at Novartis, it's hard at work in the sales department, too.
Peerspoint signs pre-seed investment from Business Investigation
The two companies are venturing to adapt and deploy machine learning and predictive analysis solution across the sport and leisure industries.
AI Project in EPFL to help saving bee colonies
Students at the EPFL have created an image recognition device named ApiZoom to help save bee colonies.
New research by Facebook, Google Brain, and ETH Zurich for pose prediction
New research by Facebook’s AI Research division, Google Brain, and ETH Zurich promises to advance on pose prediction with AI.
ETH spin-off machine running at full speed
In 2018, ETH Zurich achieved a new record high for the number of spin-offs founded: a total of 27 founding teams took the plunge into independence.
Artificial intelligence made this robot dog a very good boy
ANYmal, a four-legged 73-pound dog-like machine, can run faster, operate with more efficiency, and reset itself after a spill more successfully than it could before its AI training.
Zurich fund adviser prepares to launch AI-driven fund
Created by Zurich-based fund adviser Private Alpha, The Private Alpha AI Global Opportunity fund is a mixed fund that uses an artificial intelligence platform to manage risk in stock selection.
Swiss startup Scailyte raises €2.4 million for its AI-based single-cell data analysis
Luzern-based Scailyte develops AI-based software for the analysis of complex single-cell data to enhance biomedical research, pharmaceutical discovery, and precision diagnostics.
IBM Watson IoT’s chief data scientist advocates for ethical deep learning
IBM Watson IoT’s chief data scientist points out opportunities and dangers of AI within the scope of society.
Precision Surgery of the Future
At its annual event this week, the University Medicine Zurich initiative presented its new flagship project SURGENT, involving holographic navigation.
Microsoft continues to invest in research cooperation with ETH and EPFL
In addition to the previously announced Microsoft Cloud from datacenter locations in the Zurich and Geneva, Microsoft continues to invest in its long-standing collaboration with ETH and EPFL.