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KB Medical raises CHF 4 Million

November 2012 ---  KB Medical SA, a Co-Me start-up company developing new innovative solutions for robotic assisted surgeries, has raised CHF 4.0 million from private investors in a Series A Financing. "This funding was the starting shot for the incorporation of KB Medical SA and is a clear endorsement of the innovative developments and demonstrated success of former researchers from EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology based in Lausanne). We will now be able to accelerate our industrialization plans and introduce robotic surgery that both improves clinical outcomes and reduces the cost of health care", said Philippe Bérard, KB Medical's CEO.

Vartan Kurtcuoglu appointed Assistant Professor at University of Zurich

August 2012 ---  The NCCR Co-Me congratulates Vartan Kurtcuoglu. He will join the Faculties of Science and Medicine of the University of Zurich as an assistant professor for computational and experimental physiology. Located at the Institute of Physiology, his new group will be part of the NCCR Kidney.

British Award for Hearing Implant Robot

June 2012 ---  Professor Marco Caversaccio and his research group of the Co-Me ORL project were awarded the prestigious prize for the "Best Basic Science Article of the year 2011" at the Royal Society of Medicine, London, on May 3rd.

Career Step for Two Co-Me Scientists

January 2012 ---  The NCCR Co-Me congratulates their members PD Dr. med. Philipp Jürgens, University Hospital Basel and PD Dr. Philippe Büchler, University of Bern; both have received the Venia Docendi recently.

KB Medical Wins Venture 2012 Award and Prix Liechti

January 2012 ---  Congratulations to the team of KB Medical for being selected as one of the ten winners of the Best Business Idea award of Venture 2012.

Bernd Bickel Honoured with ETH Medal

January 2012 ---  Congratulations to Bernd Bickel, a former PhD student of the NCCR Co-Me, who was awarded a medal of ETH Zurich for his excellent PhD Thesis "Measurement-based modelling and fabrication of deformable materials for human faces".

Co-Me Start-Up Wins Heuberger Winterthur Young Enterprise Award

January 2012 ---  Aeon Scientific is one of the three winners of the biannual Swiss start up competition Heuberger Winterthur Jungunternehmerpreis receiving an award of 150'000 Swiss Francs. The award ceremony was held on December 2nd in the presence of Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard and 200 guests.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Last update 2012-11-28
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