Monthly Archives: July 2017

Switzerland leads the Global Innovation Index 2017

Compiled for the 10th time, the Global Innovation Index (GII) awards Switzerland the global top position among 130 economies for its innovation capabilities – the position it has been holding already for seven consecutive years! Sweden and the Netherlands follow, … Continue reading

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Cybathlon at the International Modern Hospital Show, Tokyo

Cybathlon was invited to present at the 44th International  Modern Hospital Show in Tokyo where approximately  80,000 visitors, including domestic and overseas doctors, nurses, medical administrators, and medical equipment dealers attended. It was a nice opportunity to meet people who … Continue reading

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Video highlighting CYBATHLON & TWIICE visit premiered in Sagamihara!

A video produced by the Science & Technology Office Tokyo on the occasion of the visit of Cybathlon co-directors Roland Sigrist and Dario Wyss as well as members of TWIICE, the exoskeleton that competed in the first Cybathlon in 2016 … Continue reading

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ETH Zurich spinoff Climeworks opens world’s first commercial facility extracting CO2 from air

In a world’s first, Climeworks, a spinoff from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) opened their plant, capturing CO2 directly from the air. The Direct Air Capture (DAC) plant in Hinwil (Zurich, Switzerland) can filter 900 tonnes … Continue reading

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