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Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT hydrogen trucks demonstrate safety, tech prowess in Switzerland

Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT hydrogen trucks demonstrate safety, tech prowess in Switzerland

Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT Fuel Cell truck / Courtesy of Hyundai Motor Driving hydrogen trucks for 10 million kilometers equivalent to planting 700,000 pine trees By Lee Min-hyung Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT hydrogen-powered trucks have achieved an accumulated mileage of 10 million kilometers in Switzerland, proving the safety and technological prowess of hydrogen fuel cells, the automaker...

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UBS and Swisscom collaborate to form innovation foundation in Switzerland

UBS and Swisscom collaborate to form innovation foundation in Switzerland

UBS and Swisscom merge to form Deep Tech Nation Switzerland Foundation. Source: Shutterstock The Deep Tech Nation Switzerland Foundation, created by UBS and Swisscom, aims to mobilise CHF50bn over 10 years for Swiss start-ups and scale-ups in the deep tech sector, indirectly generating up to 100,000 new jobs by improving framework conditions and increasing financing...

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Swiss startup Microcaps secures €9.6M to advance its microencapsulation technology | Silicon Canals

Swiss startup Microcaps secures €9.6M to advance its microencapsulation technology | Silicon Canals

Wagistrasse, Switzerland-based Microcaps AG, an innovator in advanced microencapsulation technology, announced on Wednesday that it has secured CHF 9.3M (approximately €9.6M) in a Series A round of funding. This Series A round saw participation from new private investors, as well as contributions from Microcaps‘ existing shareholder base, including Helvetica Capital AG, Zürcher Kantonalbank, and the...

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UBS sets up foundation to channel CHF50bn towards deep tech start-ups

UBS sets up foundation to channel CHF50bn towards deep tech start-ups

UBS has joined forces with telecommunications company Swisscom to set up the Deep Tech Nation Switzerland Foundation, aiming to channel up to CHF50bn (€51.5bn) in the next 10 years in deep tech start-ups, it announced today. The main aim of the foundation is to boost venture capital investments over the next decade in start-ups and to...

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Tech-News Site Gizmodo Sold to European Media Firm Keleops, Which Says It Will Retain Entire Editorial Staff

Tech-News Site Gizmodo Sold to European Media Firm Keleops, Which Says It Will Retain Entire Editorial Staff

Gizmodo, the 22-year-old tech news site, is the latest asset sold by G/O Media, which has been steadily shedding media properties for more than a year. Gizmodo’s new owner is Keleops, a European online tech-media company with offices in Switzerland and Paris, France, that was originally founded 10 years ago as a performance-marketing firm. Financial...

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AI manufacturing startup funding is on a tear as Switzerland’s EthonAI raises $16.5M | TechCrunch

AI manufacturing startup funding is on a tear as Switzerland’s EthonAI raises $16.5M | TechCrunch

As factories and manufacturing facilities have gotten “smarter” through sensors, robotics and other connected technologies, this has created a potential treasure trove of data that can be mined for insights on bottlenecks and other areas for improvement. Or maybe even to just expedite processes that would otherwise require significant manual spadework. But much of this...

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16 lab-grown brains run world’s first ‘living computer’ in Switzerland

16 lab-grown brains run world’s first ‘living computer’ in Switzerland

Swiss technology firm Final Spark has successfully launched Neuroplatform, the world’s first bioprocessing platform where human brain organoids (lab-grown miniaturized versions of organs) perform computational tasks instead of silicon chips. The first such facility hosts the processing prowess of 16 brain organoids, which the company claims uses a million times less power than their silicon...

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Swiss Technology Could Cut 80% of Radioactive Waste | Earth.Org

Swiss Technology Could Cut 80% of Radioactive Waste | Earth.Org

The highly toxic byproducts of nuclear reactors can remain radioactive for tens of thousands of years. — A breakthrough technology that has the potential to dramatically reduce the amount of radioactive waste from nuclear power plants has received backing from Switzerland. Developed by Geneva-based start-up Transmutex, the long-sought technology could solve a dilemma that...

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New tech cuts 80% of highly radioactive waste in nuclear power plants

New tech cuts 80% of highly radioactive waste in nuclear power plants

A former CERN scientist working at the private nuclear fission company Transmutex has developed a new approach that could radically cut down the radioactivity of nuclear waste by as much as 80 percent. Based in Switzerland, Transmutex’s technology was reviewed over several months by Nagra, the Swiss national body that manages nuclear waste, which also...

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Switzerland approves tech to slash amount of radioactive waste from atomic power plants | Forexlive

Switzerland approves tech to slash amount of radioactive waste from atomic power plants | Forexlive

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