Foldaway is developing ultra-portable and low cost haptic interfaces that interact with human fingers by tracking their motion and providing force, stiffness and texture perception. foldaway-haptics.ch
MyoSwiss develops the Myosuit: a garment-like is a garment-like set of active and passive layers designed to assist people with muscle weakness when performing movements. myoswiss.com
noonee were awarded the spin fund in 2014 and are currently working on bringing their chairless chair to market. The company develops an exoskeleton that people in the manufacturing industry can use to avoid injury. The novelty of noonee exists in the fact that the wearer must continue to use their muscles to balance, thus preventing the health issues associated with sitting or wearing assistive devices for long periods of time.
SensArs Neuroprosthetics, restores limb functionalities to people affected by extremities amputation or nerve damage. In 2015, PhD student Francesco Petrini and Postdoc Stanisa Raspopovic from Micera’s lab, were awarded the spin fund grant to support the creation of their venture. They are currently performing clinical trials before going to market.
Intento develops an easy-to-use and effective solution to help patients who have been severely paralysed by stroke to recover motor function in upper limbs. Intento were awarded the spin fund in 2016.
TWIICE were awarded the spin fund grant in 2017 in order to take their exoskeleton to market.