A joint program between EPFL Innovation Park and Groupe Mutuel
Call for Application 2022 Opening soon!
Next Roadshow November 17th
Program Duration 9 months

Start-ups - Current Cohort

Dana

Dana

Link
Mobile App
Medical Device
Diagnostics
DESCRIPTION

Dana is a well-being app to improve the mental and integral health of women transitioning through motherhood, addressing the existing infra-diagnostic and lack of immediate resource a women needs when becoming a mother and is a certified digital therapeutics software for medical interventions

results
Pregnolia

Pregnolia

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
Pregnancy & Postpartum
DESCRIPTION

Pregnolia is an ETH Zurich spinoff developing a diagnostic device to evaluate the risk of preterm birth. The Pregnolia System measures the stiffness of the cervical tissue of a pregnant woman and its changes during pregnancy.

results
Aquafit

Aquafit

Link
Postpartum
Wellness
Digital health
Sexual health
DESCRIPTION

Aquafit Intimate develops products and services for sexual wellness self-care, direct-to-consumer. Our family of Intimate Gel Sticks combine vaginal muscle training, with deep delivery of active agents and pH balance for pain free intimacy.

Aquafit Intimate digital / ai-based Self-Care Space makes sexual wellness accessible, anywhere, anytime. Through self-reporting women can understand sexual wellness concerns. Get an assessment and personalised intimate training plan. Log and track intimate training progress for the better. We aim to democratise sexual wellness self-care through behavioural change for women - young, bloom and prime.

results
b-rayZ

b-rayZ

Link
AI services and data analysis
Software
DESCRIPTION

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the global female population. Cancer doesn’t wait, neither shall we wait to deliver treatment early, when it is likely to work best.

At b-rayZ, we have developed a revolutionary AI technology that can easily detect, locate and characterize breast cancer on medical images, at very early signs.

Our AI medical software offers women the opportunity to start therapies at an earlier stage. This not only provides optimal care, but it also protects physicians from the liability risks associated with diagnostic challenges, and it reduces overall healthcare costs.

results
Carmel Diagnostics

Carmel Diagnostics

Link
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Carmel Diagnostics is excited to be the first company in the world to create a benchtop system that measures oxidative stress in body fluids at the point of care and within minutes. While the potential applications for our ThermoChemiLuminescence (TCL) technology is diverse, we are focusing our efforts toward helping women conceive.

results
Curiva

Curiva

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Curiva develops diagnostics patches for the detection of gynecologic oncology malignancies. The company offers the patent-pending diaPatchTM and a companion application providing cervical cancer biomarkers information.

results
Delee

Delee

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Medical devices company that created a state-of-the-art technology for early cancer detection and treatment monitoring. Delee is a blood-based assay for the early detection of cancer and monitoring of the applied treatments’ effectiveness.

results
Deliver Health

Deliver Health

Link
Application Software
DESCRIPTION

Our vision is to build a highly skilled midwifery workforce to save the lives of mothers and newborns. We will revolutionize midwifery education by building a knowledge platform, in line with international standards, combined with cutting-edge technology in higher didactics. If well trained, midwives have the potential to avert 80% of all maternal deaths.

results
Fidelio

Fidelio

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

The first best combination of smart diagnostic and digital tools to provide high-quality care to women at risk of iron deficiency and anemia. To raise awareness and offer reliable point-of-care testing combined with expert mentorship.

results
FimmCyte

FimmCyte

Link
Therapeutics
DESCRIPTION

FimmCyte is developing a first-in-class treatment against endometriosis using novel, safe, and effective immunotherapies.

results
Haemetrics

Haemetrics

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Developing a rapid point-of-care-testing device that can quantitatively measure a comprehensive array of female reproductive health-associated hormones from a blood draw.

results
Hashiona

Hashiona

Link
Mobile App
DESCRIPTION

The first best combination of smart diagnostic and digital tools to provide high-quality care to women at risk of iron deficiency and anemia. To raise awareness and offer reliable point-of-care testing combined with expert mentorship.

results
IMMA.Health

IMMA.Health

Link
Medical Device
Fertility and Infertility
DESCRIPTION

IMMA health is developing a comprehensive solution for an at-home transvaginal ultrasound system in the women’s health space. A personal transvaginal ultrasound device, fully automated, in non-expert women’s hands associated with image processing and AI-powered image analysis, to create a tech platform for Women’s Health that can be used all along women’s life. IVF, fertility journey, is our first vertical

results
Inertia

Inertia

Link
Consumer products
DESCRIPTION

CELLATEX™,100% cellulose bioabsorbent was developed via electron beam technology and replaced polyacrylate SAP that contains toxic microplastics. Sanitary napkins of INERTIA are not only safe but also offer superior absorbency and quality.

results
Innitius

Innitius

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

The company develops medical devices which combine a novel technology (Torsional Waves) with AI for the diagnosis of Preterm Labor cases. Fine Birth (device's name) is composed by an intravaginal probe + a screen where the user introduces the clinical parameters of the pregnant woman and receives the result of the test.

results
Libbie Health

Libbie Health

Link
Mobile App
DESCRIPTION

Libbie is designed to help BIPOC women to relieve challenging emotions such as anger, anxiety and depression, at any time. Libbie encourages mind-body healing through Emotional Freedom Technique (or Tapping) and breathing.

results
Moona

Moona

Link
IoT Wearables
DESCRIPTION

Improve sleep for millions using breakthrough tech and AI. We made the world's first smart cooling pillow pad that helps reduce the onset of hot flashes and night sweats. The world's only smart cooling pillow pad, that regulates the temperature of the head & neck area in order to prevent hot flashes and night sweats, which are symptoms reported by >80% of perimenopausal women.

results
Navina Plus

Navina Plus

Link
Mobile App
DESCRIPTION

Menopause patients will receive the Navina+ diGA and bundled Smartwatch/Fitness Tracker on prescription from their General Practitioner or Gynaecologist to help them navigate symptoms of menopause.

results
OncoGenomX

OncoGenomX

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

OncoGenomX is a Swiss developer of precision cancer software providing AI-augmented strategic decision support to pharma companies and clinical decision support to cancer centers.

results
Ostara Biomedical

Ostara Biomedical

Link
Therapeutics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Ostara's first product Evie™ is a fully automatic slow-release insemination device for IUI. The slow release of sperm into the uterus over 4 hours, via proprietary balloon catheter and insemination syringe, doubles pregnancy rates.

results
Pera Labs

Pera Labs

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

A digital health company developing AI-based solutions for fertility and reproductive health. Our goal is to make fertility treatments shorter, more reliable and affordable.

results
PreTel

PreTel

Link
Monitoring Equipment
DESCRIPTION

Improve mother and baby outcomes through innovation in pregnancy monitoring. We identify EMG signal analytics to support the clinical decision-making associate with the physiology of labor. We support bedside and home care.

results
Proov

Proov

Link
Monitoring Equipment
DESCRIPTION

Proov offers the leading system to evaluate women's hormones, including the only FDA Cleared at home test to measure PdG. Monitor progesterone, via PdG in urine, across the entire implantation window for a more comprehensive picture of luteal phase health vs. a single time point.

results
Ru Medical

Ru Medical

Link
IoT wearables
DESCRIPTION

The aim of Ru medical is building a smart, wearable device for menopausal women suffering from Hot Flashes, alongside a holistic smart digital platform for menopausal women offering personalised relief and therapies.

results
SeroMed Technologies

SeroMed Technologies

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

At SeroMed Technologies, we truly understand the experience of beeing diagnosed with a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolismon a personal level, and so we are developing an exciting product for those affected, to alleviate that stress and anxiety by empowering everyone to be in control of his/her health and not the other way around!

results
Teal Health

Teal Health

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

Teal Health is a web application for alternative health and wellness providers, providing them with the tools and technology to scale effective care for the 1 in 2.5 females living with chronic conditions, starting with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

results
ViO Healthtech

ViO Healthtech

Link
Monitoring Equipment
Mobile application
Diagnostics
Digital Therapeutics
DESCRIPTION

viO HealthTech’s vision is to provide a targeted personalised approach to the major women’s health issues of conception, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (“PCOS”), diminished ovarian reserve, miscarriage risk, pregnancy complications and menopause.

results
Wild AI

Wild AI

Link
Mobile App
Application Software
B2C Platforms
AI services
DESCRIPTION

A mobile app that helps women of various life stages train, fuel and recover in line with their female physiology. Wild AI’s mission is to elevate the capabilities of the female body, by empowering women with knowledge to understand their bodies in relation to their exercise performance. Wild AI enhances the experience of understanding data and decision making for active women with a female-centric focus.

results
Pregnolia

Pregnolia

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
Pregnancy & Postpartum
DESCRIPTION

Pregnolia is an ETH Zurich spinoff developing a diagnostic device to evaluate the risk of preterm birth. The Pregnolia System measures the stiffness of the cervical tissue of a pregnant woman and its changes during pregnancy.

results
Carmel Diagnostics

Carmel Diagnostics

Link
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Carmel Diagnostics is excited to be the first company in the world to create a benchtop system that measures oxidative stress in body fluids at the point of care and within minutes. While the potential applications for our ThermoChemiLuminescence (TCL) technology is diverse, we are focusing our efforts toward helping women conceive.

results
Deliver Health

Deliver Health

Link
Application Software
DESCRIPTION

Our vision is to build a highly skilled midwifery workforce to save the lives of mothers and newborns. We will revolutionize midwifery education by building a knowledge platform, in line with international standards, combined with cutting-edge technology in higher didactics. If well trained, midwives have the potential to avert 80% of all maternal deaths.

results
Fidelio

Fidelio

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

The first best combination of smart diagnostic and digital tools to provide high-quality care to women at risk of iron deficiency and anemia. To raise awareness and offer reliable point-of-care testing combined with expert mentorship.

results
Innitius

Innitius

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

The company develops medical devices which combine a novel technology (Torsional Waves) with AI for the diagnosis of Preterm Labor cases. Fine Birth (device's name) is composed by an intravaginal probe + a screen where the user introduces the clinical parameters of the pregnant woman and receives the result of the test.

results
PreTel

PreTel

Link
Monitoring Equipment
DESCRIPTION

Improve mother and baby outcomes through innovation in pregnancy monitoring. We identify EMG signal analytics to support the clinical decision-making associate with the physiology of labor. We support bedside and home care.

results
Proov

Proov

Link
Monitoring Equipment
DESCRIPTION

Proov offers the leading system to evaluate women's hormones, including the only FDA Cleared at home test to measure PdG. Monitor progesterone, via PdG in urine, across the entire implantation window for a more comprehensive picture of luteal phase health vs. a single time point.

results
IMMA.Health

IMMA.Health

Link
Medical Device
Fertility and Infertility
DESCRIPTION

IMMA health is developing a comprehensive solution for an at-home transvaginal ultrasound system in the women’s health space. A personal transvaginal ultrasound device, fully automated, in non-expert women’s hands associated with image processing and AI-powered image analysis, to create a tech platform for Women’s Health that can be used all along women’s life. IVF, fertility journey, is our first vertical

results
Wild AI

Wild AI

Link
Mobile App
Application Software
B2C Platforms
AI services
DESCRIPTION

A mobile app that helps women of various life stages train, fuel and recover in line with their female physiology. Wild AI’s mission is to elevate the capabilities of the female body, by empowering women with knowledge to understand their bodies in relation to their exercise performance. Wild AI enhances the experience of understanding data and decision making for active women with a female-centric focus.

results
Inertia

Inertia

Link
Consumer products
DESCRIPTION

CELLATEX™,100% cellulose bioabsorbent was developed via electron beam technology and replaced polyacrylate SAP that contains toxic microplastics. Sanitary napkins of INERTIA are not only safe but also offer superior absorbency and quality.

results
Teal Health

Teal Health

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

Teal Health is a web application for alternative health and wellness providers, providing them with the tools and technology to scale effective care for the 1 in 2.5 females living with chronic conditions, starting with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

results
FimmCyte

FimmCyte

Link
Therapeutics
DESCRIPTION

FimmCyte is developing a first-in-class treatment against endometriosis using novel, safe, and effective immunotherapies.

results
Haemetrics

Haemetrics

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Developing a rapid point-of-care-testing device that can quantitatively measure a comprehensive array of female reproductive health-associated hormones from a blood draw.

results
Ostara Biomedical

Ostara Biomedical

Link
Therapeutics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Ostara's first product Evie™ is a fully automatic slow-release insemination device for IUI. The slow release of sperm into the uterus over 4 hours, via proprietary balloon catheter and insemination syringe, doubles pregnancy rates.

results
Pera Labs

Pera Labs

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

A digital health company developing AI-based solutions for fertility and reproductive health. Our goal is to make fertility treatments shorter, more reliable and affordable.

results
SeroMed Technologies

SeroMed Technologies

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

At SeroMed Technologies, we truly understand the experience of beeing diagnosed with a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolismon a personal level, and so we are developing an exciting product for those affected, to alleviate that stress and anxiety by empowering everyone to be in control of his/her health and not the other way around!

results
ViO Healthtech

ViO Healthtech

Link
Monitoring Equipment
Mobile application
Diagnostics
Digital Therapeutics
DESCRIPTION

viO HealthTech’s vision is to provide a targeted personalised approach to the major women’s health issues of conception, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (“PCOS”), diminished ovarian reserve, miscarriage risk, pregnancy complications and menopause.

results
Aquafit

Aquafit

Link
Postpartum
Wellness
Digital health
Sexual health
DESCRIPTION

Aquafit Intimate develops products and services for sexual wellness self-care, direct-to-consumer. Our family of Intimate Gel Sticks combine vaginal muscle training, with deep delivery of active agents and pH balance for pain free intimacy.

Aquafit Intimate digital / ai-based Self-Care Space makes sexual wellness accessible, anywhere, anytime. Through self-reporting women can understand sexual wellness concerns. Get an assessment and personalised intimate training plan. Log and track intimate training progress for the better. We aim to democratise sexual wellness self-care through behavioural change for women - young, bloom and prime.

results
Moona

Moona

Link
IoT Wearables
DESCRIPTION

Improve sleep for millions using breakthrough tech and AI. We made the world's first smart cooling pillow pad that helps reduce the onset of hot flashes and night sweats. The world's only smart cooling pillow pad, that regulates the temperature of the head & neck area in order to prevent hot flashes and night sweats, which are symptoms reported by >80% of perimenopausal women.

results
Navina Plus

Navina Plus

Link
Mobile App
DESCRIPTION

Menopause patients will receive the Navina+ diGA and bundled Smartwatch/Fitness Tracker on prescription from their General Practitioner or Gynaecologist to help them navigate symptoms of menopause.

results
Ru Medical

Ru Medical

Link
IoT wearables
DESCRIPTION

The aim of Ru medical is building a smart, wearable device for menopausal women suffering from Hot Flashes, alongside a holistic smart digital platform for menopausal women offering personalised relief and therapies.

results
Dana

Dana

Link
Mobile App
Medical Device
Diagnostics
DESCRIPTION

Dana is a well-being app to improve the mental and integral health of women transitioning through motherhood, addressing the existing infra-diagnostic and lack of immediate resource a women needs when becoming a mother and is a certified digital therapeutics software for medical interventions

results
Libbie Health

Libbie Health

Link
Mobile App
DESCRIPTION

Libbie is designed to help BIPOC women to relieve challenging emotions such as anger, anxiety and depression, at any time. Libbie encourages mind-body healing through Emotional Freedom Technique (or Tapping) and breathing.

results
We are now accepting applications for the next program.
Please feel free to visit our Acceleration Program page to learn more.
Learn more
Hashiona

Hashiona

Link
Mobile App
DESCRIPTION

The first best combination of smart diagnostic and digital tools to provide high-quality care to women at risk of iron deficiency and anemia. To raise awareness and offer reliable point-of-care testing combined with expert mentorship.

results
We are now accepting applications for the next program.
Please feel free to visit our Acceleration Program page to learn more.
Learn more
We are now accepting applications for the next program.
Please feel free to visit our Acceleration Program page to learn more.
Learn more
b-rayZ

b-rayZ

Link
AI services and data analysis
Software
DESCRIPTION

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the global female population. Cancer doesn’t wait, neither shall we wait to deliver treatment early, when it is likely to work best.

At b-rayZ, we have developed a revolutionary AI technology that can easily detect, locate and characterize breast cancer on medical images, at very early signs.

Our AI medical software offers women the opportunity to start therapies at an earlier stage. This not only provides optimal care, but it also protects physicians from the liability risks associated with diagnostic challenges, and it reduces overall healthcare costs.

results
Curiva

Curiva

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Curiva develops diagnostics patches for the detection of gynecologic oncology malignancies. The company offers the patent-pending diaPatchTM and a companion application providing cervical cancer biomarkers information.

results
Delee

Delee

Link
Diagnostics
Medical Device
DESCRIPTION

Medical devices company that created a state-of-the-art technology for early cancer detection and treatment monitoring. Delee is a blood-based assay for the early detection of cancer and monitoring of the applied treatments’ effectiveness.

results
OncoGenomX

OncoGenomX

Link
AI services and data analysis
DESCRIPTION

OncoGenomX is a Swiss developer of precision cancer software providing AI-augmented strategic decision support to pharma companies and clinical decision support to cancer centers.

results