A joint program between EPFL Innovation Park and Groupe Mutuel
Program started April 2021
Next Roadshow July 1
Program Duration 9 months

Participants

Growth Stage Start-ups

Annaida

Annaida

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A  medical device for non-invasive analysis of embryos in assisted reproduction  cycles. It will help doctors choose the most viable embryo to obtain a  pregnancy.

Aspivix

Aspivix

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At ASPIVIX, we innovate women’s care as we believe it’s about hefty time for gentler and more modern gynecology! We create a new generation of medical instruments, eliminating pain and bleeding, for millions of women every year. CAREVIX is a single-use medical instrument designed to replace the traumatic tenaculum which is nowadays a standard of care in millions of gynecological procedures. CAREVIX allows gentle handling of cervix for all procedures requiring an access to the uterus in gynecology.

Carbomed Medical Solutions (breathe ilo)

Carbomed Medical Solutions (breathe ilo)

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Carbomed Medical Solutions is an Austrian female empowerment tech start-upon a mission to break the taboo which surrounds speaking out about trying to conceive and cycle tracking. breathe ilo is the world’s first fertility tracker that uses breath analysis to identify a woman’s ovulation pattern and fertile window in a way that is easy, comfortable and within one minute. It is a small handheld device synced to an app that reads the breath’s CO2 saturation to determine where a woman is in her cycle with incredible accuracy and can be done at any time of the day.

EmbrLabs

EmbrLabs

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By 2025, there will be 1.1 BN women in menopause, suffering from hotflashes. EmbrLabs has harnessed the body’s response to temperature via a wrist-worn bracelet to dramatically affect the impact of menopause symptoms.

Fizimed

Fizimed

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Fizimed develops connected medical devices for women. 1 woman in 10 is suffering of urinary leaks. Recommended by health professionals, Emy is a connected device to strengthen pelvic floor. Emy allows any woman to do Kegel exercises at home.

Gals Bio

Gals Bio

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Gals Bio is leveraging the monthly menstrual secretions to monitor and screen women health from the comfort of home with the accuracy of a lab.

Gyntools

Gyntools

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GynTools' revolutionary 5 minute vaginitis diagnostics is replacing current long turnarounds & misdiagnosis. Our solution is disrupting a multi $B market. GYNI allows for correct (>90%) diagnosis within minutes, from a single swab. The system has 4 elements- a smart sample collector, a scanner, web based user interface and a cloud, deep learning based algorithm that analyze the data from the scanner and send back results within seconds.

Impli

Impli

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Impli CERES focuses on offering a more convenient+effective method of monitoring hormone levels in women receiving infertility treatment. CERES is a subdermal device and a smartphone app, as an alternative to frequent blood tests.

Metabolomic Diagnostics

Metabolomic Diagnostics

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Metabolomic  Diagnostics is a deep-tech company specialized in the development of novel  biomarker-based diagnostic solutions for complex diseases. Metabolomic  Diagnostics current focus is on pregnancy health, including laboratory test for screening for Preeclampsia risk early in pregnancy. Test

Momm Diagnostics

Momm Diagnostics

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MOMM Diagnostics is developing a fast and precise point of care test for preeclampsia - a dangerous pregnancy condition. Our technology will assist doctors on-site to save the lives of of mothers and babies.

MOMM Diagnostics’ novel patented point of care technology allows the quantification of low-abundant biomarkers from a single drop of the mother's blood. MOMM’s rapid preeclampsia test aims at reliable and early-stage molecular diagnosis of PE during doctors’ visits, using low-cost single-use cartridges and a hand-held reader.

Muvon Therapeutics

Muvon Therapeutics

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A biotech spin-off from UZH with the mission to advance cell therapies for skeletal muscle regeneration, with the first indication: female stress urinary incontinence.

Preglife

Preglife

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Preglife is a HealthTech company focused creating the best pregnancy- postpartum and baby app. Preglife's mission is to maximize the conditions for all parents to be. You follow the development during the pregnancy, post partum period and toddler up to 2 years. We are now in the process of developing personalized content and programs to the user based on her medical history and current symptoms and mood.

Testmate

Testmate

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A smartphone-compatible pregnancy-style urine self-test that provides results in minutes for the four common sexually transmitted diseases (chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis & mycoplasma) without having to send samples to a lab.

Viveca Biomed

Viveca Biomed

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Contrelle Activgard is a Class IIa medical device for female stress urinary incontinence. It is a disposable and discreet bladder support which is designed to stop leaks before they happen.

WOOM Health

WOOM Health

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WOOM is a women’s health tracker, assisting Women during the different stages of their lives: tracking cycles and prevention, trying to conceive, pregnancy, postpartum up to menopause. It's all about data science, we collect+100 parameters of user’s lifestyle, cycle, health and biometrics data to provide personalized recommendations, empowering women to make the right decisions about their reproductive health through a robust set of data and technology based on neural networks & machine learning.  WOOM algorithms forecast women's cycles, fertility windows, chances of pregnancy and serves personalized content. Women supports each others through our active community.  

Projects & Early Stage Start-ups

Asan

Asan

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Working at the Harvard Innovation Lab, Asan developed the world’s highest quality reusable menstrual cup. For every cup we sell, we donate one for free to a woman or girl who cannot afford access to any type of period care.

Biorithm

Biorithm

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Biorithm aims to deliver predictive and personalised maternal & fetal medicine to improve pregnancy experience, birth outcomes and care delivery efficiency. Biorithm’s holistic remote monitoring platform uses a novel medical-grade abdominal ECG wearable and algorithms to offer clinician-prescribed self-monitoring of fetal and maternal heart rate and contractions.

CorDiFio Health

CorDiFio Health

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CorDiFio is an awareness raising & early-detection AI-powered digital health platform to empower both women & doctors in reaching the right heart disease diagnosis in a timely manner.

Efelya

Efelya

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Efelya is an eHealth start-up dedicated to the medical monitoring of pregnancies and the screening of high-risk pregnancies using artificial intelligence.

Efelya is developing an App for the patients and a Web App for practitioners.

EGYN

EGYN

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Egyn, a web application will decompartmentalize the journey of cervical cancer screening and ensure faster and more personalized care with an Ai risk assessment algorithm.

Haplomind

Haplomind

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Haplomind is a platform that effectively screens, manages and treats global pre and postpartum depression & anxiety. The digital app that can be used by women to be screened, and get support and at the same time for healthcare professionals to remote screen using voice AI and have access to best practices.

Kove Medical

Kove Medical

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Kove Medical's device is used at the end of in-utero fetal surgeries to seal the fetal membrane and prevent it to rupture, decreasing the chance for preterm birth. We prevent premature birth following in-utero fetal surgeries.

mySysters

mySysters

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Bringing the endocrine system into the 21st century with a perimenopause/menopause management app (mySysters) to give consumers the best outcome per healthcare dollar : mySysters combines symptom tracking with content and community to give busy women data driven information, higher quality medical visits and improve clinical outcomes.

PhenomX

PhenomX

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PhenomX is a precision nutrition for women company focused on using the latest non-invasive technologies to measure hormonal health imbalances and aging and provide therapeutic nutrition solutions.

Soleil

Soleil

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Soleil is a digital program, with which you will be able to build up your inner glow and confidence to shine from within. Soleil is designed by females for females and is based on years of research.

Truelli

Truelli

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1st non-invasive blood test in the World, with instant results! We present a menstrual pad, called "Truelli-Dia", that has the ability to detect: Vitamin Deficiencies, Infertility, STDs, Cancer affiliated biomarkers and alert the user via our barcode reader mobile App.

Vulvae

Vulvae

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Vulvae is the 1st digital health journal, 100% dedicated to vulvas’ health. The app will provide pain tracking tools, informative contents and personalised guidance for anyone experiencing vulvar pain, currently on a diagnosis and/or treatment pathway. Through the app’, we aim at revolutionising the wellbeing and health of all vulvas, and free them from all their pain. Vulvae, the new way to take care of your vulva.

VYLD

VYLD

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Radically regenerative, exploitation-free and green period products made from seaweed. We want to produce innovative period products from algae to prove product-excellence, radical sustainability and empowerment can go hand in hand. Our products shall not only empower women and reframe the social stigma associated with periods, but they will also be trailblazers for a circular economy in accordance with nature - leveraging the incredible potential of algae.

YoniCore

YoniCore

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YoniCore medical device has a silicon form that individually inflates inside the vagina to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence immediately. While the organs are held in a healthy position, the pelvic muscles are trained over the app.

Yoni Solutions

Yoni Solutions

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Vaginal microbiome analysis for women wanting to improve their chances of In-vitro fertilisation.