Industry & Economy 

8 July 2020
ELDICO Scientific schliesst Finanzierungsrunde erfolgreich ab: (v.l.n.r.) Dr. Gustavo Santiso (Chief Scientific Officer), Nils Gebhardt (CFO), Dr. Eric Hovestreydt (CEO), Dr. Gunther Steinfeld (CTO)

ELDICO Scientific AG schliesst Seed-Finanzierungsrunde über CHF 1,5 Millionen ab

Ein Jahr nach seiner Gründung hat das Schweizer Startup ELDICO Scientific, welches im Forschungs- und Entwicklungsbereich mit dem PSI zusammenarbeitet, erfolgreich eine Seed-Finanzierungsrunde abgeschlossen. Das Unternehmen konnte fast 1,5 Millionen CHF von privaten und institutionellen Investoren sichern, darunter BERNINA BioInvest, sowie mehrere branchenerfahrene Privatanleger, die Aargauische Kantonalbank (AKB) und Venture Kick. ELDICO wird das erste Elektronendiffraktometer auf den Markt bringen, das speziell für die nanokristallographische Forschung entwickelt wurde.

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Technology transfer

PSI strives to make new findings from research accessible to the industry to strengthen the competitiveness of Swiss industrial enterprises. As a result, firms can launch innovations on the market, secure existing jobs and even create new ones.

Expertise and Services

The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) provides a comprehensive range of Research- and Development-Services. Our experts knowledge as well as the qualified laboratories of PSI are appreciated and frequently used by industry.

ANAXAM: Technologytransfer Center for Advanced Manufacturing

The newly founded technology transfer centre ANAXAM forms a bridge between research and industry. Find out here how you can use the new possibilities to optimize products and processes for your company.

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Spin-off companies

The activities in research and technology at PSI open up a great variety of opportunities for commercial exploitation.
If these technologies or services apply to an entrepreneurial scientist the foundation of a start-up company is a potential next step. PSI fosters and encourages the foundation of spin-off companies through advice and coaching from the transfer centre and with various different support tools.
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Park innovaare: innovation park @ PSI

Park innovaare is a unique innovation center situated in close proximity to the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and its state-of-the-art accelerator-based large research facilities. Here, driven by the PSI’s expertise, innovations in the fields of accelerator technology, advanced materials and processes, humans and health, and energy are transformed into marketable products and solutions.

Together with companies

The expertise and infrastructure of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) are open to companies. Many partners have profited from the collaboration with PSI, as shown by the following references.


Technology Transfer
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