Annual Report 2021

DBE Annual Report 2020 Released!

The year 2020 sure was interesting, and so is our newly designed Annual Report. Check it out for information about past achievements, awards and appointments, future strategies and endeavours, an impressive list of finished Master’s and PhD…
PhD Day

1st DBE PhD-Day

On 19 March we had our first own PhD-Day. Almost 50 researchers connected virtually through interactive lab tours and networking sessions. After these exciting exchanges, the event was concluded by about 30 DBE PhD and Master students…
AMT Center

Low-Field MRI is on the Rise!

The benefits of low-field MRI have been evident for decades, only the path to clinical application seemed to be blocked. This is currently changing with research powerfully striving for translation. The DBE is at the forefront of this…
Lorin Fasel/BIROMED

‹The Surgeon’s Eye› and ‹The 4th Dimension of Surgery Planning› are ‹Going Live›!

Together with their MIRACLE-groups, Philippe Cattin and Georg Rauter are taking part in a presentation at the Smart City Lab Basel organized by the City of Basel. The event starts on 15 and ends on 23 March 2021. It is supposed to be a…

Bottneuro in Forbes’ ‹Spin-Offs to Watch 2021›

The Forbes Magazine for the DACH region has listed DBE spin-off Bottneuro as one of the ‹Spin-Offs to Watch 2021›, claiming that it is one of the ‹ particularly promising spin-offs from the top 30 universities in Germany, Austria and…

Christian Toggenburger Award for Studer, Büchler, Hasler, Rauter

Daniel Studer (DBE/UKBB), Philippe Büchler (University of Berne), Carol Claudius Hasler, and Georg Rauter were rewarded with the Christian Toggenburger Award for the development of the SpineBot 2.0. project.
Brain Journal of Neurology

Two papers by ThINk Basel/RC2NB in ‹Brain›

Prof. C. Granziera and Prof. L. Kappos (Translational Imaging in Neurology (ThINk)/Research Center for Clinical Neuroimmunology and Neuroscience Basel (RC2NB)) have published two papers at once in ‹Brain›, a prestigious high-impact journal…
NENI Paddle

New DBE Spin-Off: Bottneuro AG

A new spin-off called Bottneuro AG was founded on January 8, 2021. Its team develops plant-based, ultra-thin neural implants for the spine and brain under the leadership of Bekim Osmani and Tino Töpper, with Raphael Guzman acting as…

Medical Robotics Week 2021: Call for Papers

The deadline for paper submission of the Medical Robotics Week 2021 has been extended to 1st February. Researchers of the DBE are kindly asked to hand in a contribution.
AMT Center

Extended Grant for AMT Center

Najat Salameh has been granted an additional 800.000 CHF by the SNSF for her on-going project ”Interventional and susceptibility artefact free MRI". The additional funding covers research for another two years about tackling the challenge…

Radio Feature on DBE Spin-Off AOT

The local station of Swiss Radio and Television SRF made a beautiful (german) feature on AOT’s CARLO robot as part of a series about scientists becoming entrepreneurs. Please find the Link below.
Ludwig Kappos

Prof. Ludwig Kappos elected deputy head

The assembly further elected Ludwig Kappos as new deputy head of the department. He is a member of the DBE's executive board since the DBE was founded in 2015 and has supported it in many cases in front of the medical faculty.
Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft

Grants for the Institute of Forensic Medicine and CIAN

The ‹Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft Basel› has selected three DBE-related projects for funding: Claudia Lenz/Iris Schulz (Institute of Forensic Medicine) for two projects on single cell isolation in forensic genetics and temperature…
Jeanette A. von Jackowski

When women rise: Jeannette A. von Jackowski in ‹sci five›

BMC researcher and Bottmedical AG co-founder Jeannette A. von Jackowski is interviewed in ‹sci five› magazine as part of portrait series that showcases some of the inspiring and multi-talented females currently active in the entrepreneurial…

Nano Argovia funding for Bert Müller and Georg Schulz

Together with the partners at Paul Scherrer Institute (Dr Joan Vila-Comamala and Dr Christian David) as well as the industrial partner XRnanotech (Dr Florian Döring), Dr Georg Schulz and Prof. Bert Müller successfully applied for Nano…

Book by Rauter, Zam, Cattin

Due to the pandemic situation the Medical Robotics Week 2020 (MRW 2020), organized by Prof. Georg Rauter, Prof. Philippe Cattin, Prof. Azhar Zam from DBE as well as Prof. Robert Riener from ETH, had to be postponed to June 2021. However,…
Frontiers in Microbiology

Braissant in ‹Frontiers in Microbiology›

Olivier Braissant, head of the Biological Calorimetry Lab, has published a paper in ‹Frontiers in Microbiology›, the world’s most-cited Microbiology journal. The paper is an exhaustive review of methods to measure metabolism and certainly…
DBE on Twitter

The DBE joins the Twitter community

On 11 November, the DBE started activities on Twitter in order to address larger audiences, attract attention from potential Master and PhD students, science journalists, potential and actual collaborators and others.

Horizon Europe Programme 2021 focuses on “Health”

Euresearch and the Grants Office at University of Basel offer an info event on the forthcoming “Health Cluster” in the new European Research and Innovation Programm Horizon Europe. The aim of this event is to inform participants from…
TOFI® Trainer

Töpper wins Science Slam Award 2020 at the Swiss Medtech Day

The audience of the Swiss Medtech Day voted Tino Töpper Science Slammer of the year 2020 for the presentation of Bottmedical’s R&D project «Tongue fitness training for sleep & speech therapy».