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IMD recognizes promising startups with its annual Startup Competition for 2014-2015

December 16, 2014

Every year IMD looks for promising startups to work with our MBA and EMBA students. This year brought us the largest volume yet of high-quality and exciting Swiss initiatives. 

We're proud to announce that the following ventures have been selected to collaborate with IMD participants.

IMD's Executive MBA

Alterniity XtremeVRI
Ioannis Tarnanas

This company develops virtual and augmented reality medical technology for adults over 60, designed to detect early signs of Alzheimer's and to build a cognitive reserve in order to retard the progression of the disease.

Patrick Thevoz

Flyability is developping the world's first collision-tolerant and safe-flying robot, allowing drones to interact with people and objects.
José Demetrio, Reshad Moussa, Urs Hunkeler

Geosatis revolutionizes the social reinsertion and supervision of offenders with the next generation of electronic monitoring bracelets.

Nadja Mrosek, Peter Harboe-Schmidt

Glycemicon develops natural medical foods for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Kizy Tracking
Alexandre Luyet, Ruud Riem-Vis

Kizy Tracking offers a complete range of products and services for global object tracking.

Lunaphore Technologies
Déborah Heintze, Ata Tuna Ciftlik 

Lunaphore builds tumor analysis platforms based on a patented microfluidic technology.

Olgac Ergeneman  

Magnes develops and fabricates tailor-made micro-magnets for various applications such as performance monitoring sensors and anti-counterfeiting.    

Veronica Savu, Vaida Auzelyte  

Morphotonix provides secure and additive-free brand protection for polymeric articles. We micro-structure the surfaces of master molds, which are then replicated in the plastic during molding.  

Yannick Iseli, Hervé Dedieu

Nova access specializes in marketing, design and sales of a smart lighting end-to-end solution for "smart" cities.

Anthony Aho                 

PB&B is a biotech startup developing anti-aging injections capable of reversing facial aging for natural results using the patient's own cells to cover wrinkles.

Armin W. Mäder, Erik Zucker  

Qvanteq specializes in the development, production and distribution of novel and superior coronary stents. The lead product Qstent is in a First-in-Man clinical study.

IMD's Fulltime MBA

Thomas Leurent, Markus Dihlmann, Rosa Beboux           

Akselos provides next generation simulation technology enabling an extremely fast and reliable engineering of complex systems.   

Julien Pilet      

Anemomind makes you sail faster. Sàrl  
Frank Martin, François Bonvin      is a property management system created by hoteliers for hoteliers. It is an online, web-based software that allows hoteliers to manage their hotel anywhere, anytime, and from any device that has internet access.

Matthias Vanoni

Biowatch is a secure, convenient and fashionable alternative to passwords, PIN codes, cards, badges, keys and signatures.  

Matthias Meier

Calciso develops the first and only ready-to-use diagnostic blood test for the early detection of calcification risk, enabling better cardiovascular risk management.

Philippe Held

Click, Detect -> Treat , DermoSafe offers a full integrated solution and services for an instant dermoscopy check-up by experts and for new fast track melanoma detection.  

Radhakrishna Achanta

For professionals and businesses that want to protect the privacy of their files on the cloud, we provide software solutions, which are easier to use and yet far more secure and reliable than existing solutions.

Energy Geostructures
Richard Dove

Energy Geostructures specializes in heating buildings with the earth's core energy, saving the planet from the inside out.

Vincent Delattre, Grégoire Courtine

G-Therapeutics develops clinical solutions for improving paralyzed patients' autonomy, mobility and quality of life after the discovery of a neurological disorder.

Ole Jakob Skjelten        

Active membranes for the new generation of smart textiles in clothing and medical devices.

pEp security
Leon Schumacher

pEp – pretty Easy privacy – automatically changes the default for all written digital communication from unprotected & unencrypted to encrypted & anonymized.

Corey Houle, Rolf Luchsinger    

TwingTec develops mobile wind energy systems for off-grid and temporary power supply applications.  

Pierpaolo Rebecchi

Umoov is an international website and mobile application for the search, discovery and promotion of any type of event and activity, all based on geolocation.      

Verity Studios
Markus Waibel

Verity Studios develops a new breed of interactive and autonomous flying machines.       

Igor Ivanov, Yosef Akhtman

VISNX provides integrated services for large-scale airborne monitoring and diagnostics of farmland.

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