Through our spin-fund, we support the creation of start-ups from NCCR Robotics research projects.
ANYbotics were awarded the spin fund in 2016 to launch the ANYdrive, an integrated, robust and torque-controllable robot joint. They are currently developing their final project before taking it to market.
Flyability were granted a spin fund in 2014 to launch their collision friendly drone for inspection and exploration. They won the drones-for-good competition in 2015 and recently launched their new robot, Elios.
Foldaway were founded in 2017 and produce a portable, folding user interface.
Fotokite won a spin fund in 2014 had have launched Fotokite Phi, a tethered drone for aerial filming above crowds which can be flown safely by anyone, with no training.
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.
MyoSwiss was founded in 2017 from the Riener Lab, ETH Zurich and is working on bringing their soft exosuit to market.
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. They were awarded the spin fund in 2015 and are currently performing clinical trials before going to market.
TWIICE were awarded the spin fund grant in 2017 in order to take their exoskeleton to market.