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November 3, 2022
 
 
 
 Five spin-offs from EPFL and ETH Zurich have achieved the remarkable status of "unicorns", i.e. a financial valuation in excess of one billion dollars. (Image: ETH Board / Shutterstock)
Start-ups worth a billion
The institutions of the ETH Domain produce around 60 spin-offs each year. Among them, five are valued at over one billion dollars. Here is an introduction to these five “unicorns”.

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Field study in Colombia (Photograph: ETH Zurich / Olivier Gröninger)
Sustainable clean drinking water solution
ETH postdoc Olivier Gröninger is improving the drinking water supply for people in rural areas of South America with his Openversum project. This benefits not only the families but also the local economy and the climate.

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 Christophe Moser and Laura Kowalczuk with the "Cellularis" prototype which allows to see the pigmentary epithelium © 2022 Alain Herzog
Early diagnosis of degenerative eye disorders
Researchers at EPFL have developed an ophthalmological device that can be used to diagnose some degenerative eye disorders long before the onset of the first symptoms. In early clinical trials, the prototype was shown to produce images with a sufficient degree of precision in just five seconds.

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 “The foreseeable need for printed electronics is huge,” is how Jakob Heier assesses the situation, pictured here with Evgeniia Gilshtein (right) in Empa’s Coating Competence Center (CCC). (©ETH Board / Kellenberger Kaminsiki)
A transistor from the printer
“Printed electronics” is a growing scientific field in which transistors and other electronic components can be printed on any substrate. Empa has become a leading name in this area. The Coating Competence Center uses the latest printing techniques which enable completely new applications.

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