Partners & Network


EFFECTUM MEDICAL has a broad network of partners with different areas of expertise enabling us to access the extensive know how and resources of experts in the healthcare industry.


BioLAGO is the cross-border network for the health industry in the four-country-region of Lake Constance (Germany, Swizterland, Austria and Liechtenstein). The network links industry with science for innovations; it promotes knowledge transfer and the foundation of new firms.


DayOne, initiated by a Core Team of volunteering industry experts, medical doctors, tech enthusiasts and researchers, serves a growing community of 2000 healthcare innovators throughout the Basel life sciences and healthcare ecosystem. DayOne is operated by, the office for promoting innovation and inward investment for the cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft and Jura. DayOne is supported with a special financial contribution by the canton of Basel-Stadt and also by a wide range of knowledge partners and supporting partners.


The goal of digital health center (dhc) Bülach is to bring together healthcare stakeholders and to provide a platform to develop digital solutions between start-ups, established ICT companies and healthcare companies.

Companies part of the dhc are committed to driving innovative solutions in the individual performance phases and generating additional value on behalf of their customers and patients.


We provide expert business support to the In-Vitro Diagnostics industry through a network of seasoned IVD industry professionals with insights, skills and expertise when you need it most. With a particular focus on patient centric and Point of Care solutions, our team and organization are dedicated to bringing you insightful advice and support for your strategic business expansion. We can accompany you at all stages of your business, whether you are a new start-up with first concepts for a novel IVD product and looking to launch your first product or you are responsible for the developing new markets at an existing successful global company.


The FRH is the Research Foundation for People with Disabilities.  It supports research projects.  It aims to improve the inclusion of people with disabilities in Switzerland.
The FRH Foundation supports research.  Research helps to identify the needs of people with disabilities.  Research makes life easier for people with disabilities.
The FRH Foundation shares its results with everyone.  These results are used to invent technologies.  These technologies help people with disabilities in their lives.


Healthtechpark Zurich-Schlieren is to facilitate knowledge & experience sharing, development of partnerships as well as support in finding premises (including laboratories) for companies in the health tech sector (Medtech, Diagnostics and Digital Health). Start-ups and spin-offs from universities benefit from the pragmatic and vast expertise of established companies to overcome their challenges related to company development and market access. Established companies, in return, can be inspired by the agility and innovative strength of the young companies. This creates an important nucleus for the market implementation of technological innovations in the greater Zurich area which advance the HealthTech industry on a national and international level.


In the UZH IncubatorLab at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine · IREM of the University of Zurich, UZH Entrepreneur Fellows in BioTech and MedTech are given the opportunity to further develop their idea, invention, project technology, product or novel service and to evaluate the potential for the commercialization of such a technology, product or service before founding a company.


Luxinnovation contributes to the economic development of Luxembourg by fostering innovation, fuelling international growth and attracting foreign direct investment.

We are a key and trusted partner for those who are interested in – and committed to – launching successful innovative activities in Luxembourg, from entrepreneurs and managers of start-up companies to foreign enterprises and investors.


Effectum Medical is a part of the KAPSLY platform. KAPSLY is a service-for-equity platform that connects service providers with promising start-ups. KAPSLY gives start-ups the chance to grow their business by accessing professional services. Basically, the service provider (Effectum Medical), invests in the start-up with their services instead of cash.

For more information about KAPSLY visit their website. We also recommend checking out the KAPSLY blog



MEDICALBOARD is a boutique consultancy ­specialized in advising companies in the healthcare sector in the area of strategy, business and market development. MEDICALBOARD is passionate about improving patient care by enabling customers to explore new business areas and develop successful strategies. Their clients range from global players to SMEs and start-ups in the MedTech, Pharma and ­Biotech industry.


The RUNWAY Startup Incubator is managed by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and designed to help early stage businesses accelerate market entry and growth. As a member of STARTUP CAMPUS, it offers access to workshops, events and training courses as well as an excellent network in multiple industries.


The Sitem StartUp Club (SSC) promotes startup companies in the MedTech field and related life sciences.
The SSC is supported by our Leading Partners, Club Members and the Bernese ecosystem. Located right next to the Insel Campus Bern, the purpose-built Sitem MedTech HUB comprises 1΄700m2 facility with co-working space, shared offices and meeting rooms to enable a vibrant MedTech startup community.



Swissbiolabs supports the foundation and location of companies in the diagnostics field. The goal is to develop successful enterprises out of great scientific ideas. The association gets scientists, entrepreneurs, economic experts and investors together and supports the knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship. Swissbiolabs supports start-ups in the field of Life Sciences and E-Health.


Swiss Healthcare Startups is a non-profit organisation that supports innovative startups that aim to add value to the Swiss healthcare ecosystem. The organisation supports startups by providing meaningful exposure and facilitating access to relevant stakeholders thanks to an exclusive digital directory, an extensive partners network, and by organising some of the most inspiring events in Swiss healthcare.