Heiko's deep MedTech industry knowledge, grasp of technologies, ability to ask the right questions, global network of top tier executives and entrepreneurs in all areas, creative ideas, and willingness to help in every way possible is truly impressive. Heiko personifies the ideal mentor/coach for any MedTech entrepreneur. I can only hope that many entrepreneurs after us will also have the privilege to meet Heiko and benefit from this mentorship.
More than 80 startups registered for the first round of the *zünder Accelerator program, and around 60 were admitted. From the jury’s point of view, the quality of the business ideas presented was promising. “Presenting a business idea is by no means enough.” With this statement, Dr. Heiko[…]Read More
The third SMM InnovationsFORUM Fertigungstechnik, held on November 19, 2019 at the Forum of the Lucerne Trade Fair, was a total success! With over 180 participants and 18 exhibitors, the SMM InnovationsFORUM was fully booked. In two parallel sessions moderated by Heiko Visarius, the 15 speakers demonstrated what[…]Read More
The young company Alveolix received one of the coveted Innosuisse 2019 certificates. Alveolix is a spin-off from the University of Berne and offers in vitro solutions based on proprietary and unique organ-on-chip technologies that aim to improve preclinical decision-making and thus reduce drug development costs. The certificate is[…]Read More
On October 23, 2019, the Credit Suisse Startup Event was held in Berne for the 9th time in collaboration with be-advanced. The key note speaker was Rafael Waber from Swiss Shrimp. Afterwards four startups presented their cases: Acube / David Corrêa, Bloom / Remy Buser, hystrix medical AG[…]Read More