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  • 2016
  • QualySense is a member of Céréales Vallée

    We are proud to announce that we're a new member of Céréales Vallée, the innovation catalyst in cereals in France. As the only French competitiveness cluster involved in the entire cereal chain - from consumer products to seeds - Céréales Vallée brings together a unique combination of skills with regards to innovation in cereals, and mobilizes both public and private actors, from research, industry and academia.

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    16 Feb
  • QualySense in Milling & Grain January edition

    QualySense's Gluten-Free application has been featured in the January edition of Milling & Grain

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    31 Jan
  • 2015
  • QualySense elects Dr. Geoffrey Scott as its new Chairman of the Board

    QualySense announced today that Dr. Geoffrey Scott, currently member of the QualySense board of directors, will succeed Mr. Romaneschi as Chairman of the Board starting on Jan 4th 2016.

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    14 Dec
  • QualySense closes a financing round of CHF 2.1 million

    QualySense, a Swiss company focused on innovative grain and seed sorting technology announced today that it has closed a CHF 2.1 million financing round.

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    20 Oct
  • QualySense amongst the 2015 Top 10 Swiss Startups

    QualySense, a Swiss company focused on innovative grain and seed sorting technology announced today that it has been named for the third consecutive year amongst the Top 10 Swiss Startups.

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    20 Sep
  • QualySense awarded the “High-Potential SME” label

    The Swiss Economic Forum awarded QualySense with the prestigious “High-Potential SME” label after a four-stage qualification process based on its market presence, growth strategy and financial results.

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    20 Aug
  • 2014
  • Financing Round for CHF 1.3 Million

    QualySense announced today that it has closed a CHF 1.3 Million financing round.

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    18 Apr
  • QualySense featured among best 50 Swiss startups in the BILAN magazine

    QualySense, the Swiss startup pioneering high-speed single kernel sorting technologies, it has been featured in the Bilanz magazine as one of the 50 Swiss startup to invest in 2014.

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    19 Feb
  • 2013
  • Innovation: United Colors of Brain

    Olga Mykhailova, CFO and co-founder of QualySense, is featured in the Handelszeitung newspaper about the topic of "foreign founders" in Switzerland.

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    20 Sep
  • Eric Schnurrenberger joins QualySense for an internship

    Eric is enlisted for a one-month internship. QualySense is the EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology. Eric will be working on a field project (grains).

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    29 Jul
  • QualySense is now member of the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA)

    QualySense AG announces today that it has become an associate member of the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA), which has the aim to develop and publish standard procedures in the field of seed testing.

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    17 May
  • QualySense appoints Dr. Beat Bühlmann to its Board of Directors

    QualySense AG announces today that it has appointed Dr. Beat Bühlmann to its board of directors. Beat is a Private Equity professional and active business angel.

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    08 May
  • QualySense closes 3rd financing round raising about CHF 1 Million

    QualySense announces today that it has closed its third financing round and raised about CHF 1 Million of new equity mainly from its existing investors, which includes a selected number of well known Swiss and international business angels.

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    29 Apr
  • 2012
  • The Cinderella from Dübendorf

    QualySense Cinderella story published by Stefan Kraehenbuehl in the Zürich Oberland magazine (www.zol.ch).

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    03 Oct
  • QualySense gets large project funded by Eureka-Eurostars

    QualySense gets large project funded by Eureka-Eurostars: QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company that focuses on innovative grain and seed sorting technologies, announces today that it has obtained an EU sponsored funding for over EUR 600,000 to finance the MYCOSORT project.

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    12 Jul
  • Planning a start-up

    Cover page article in the Swiss PostFinance magazine about QualySense.

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    08 May
  • QualySense appoints Dr. Geoffrey Scott to its board of directors

    QualySense appoints Dr. Geoffrey Scott to its board of directors: QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology, announces that it has appointed Dr. Geoffrey Scott, CEO of Uster Technologies AG, to its board of directors. In the last 10 years, Dr. Scott has successfully guided Uster Technologies in becoming the market leader in the area of quality inspection equipment for the cotton and textile industry, and led its IPO in 2007.

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    27 Feb
  • QualySense closes second financing round for CHF 1.2 Million

    QualySense closes second financing round for CHF 1.2 Million: QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology, announces that it has successfully closed its second financing round and raised CHF 1.2 million of new equity. The funds have been provided by a selected number of Swiss and international business angels and by converting into equity an outstanding convertible loan from the Zürcher Kantonalbank.

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    21 Feb
  • 2011
  • QualySense presents at Japan Innovation forum 2011

    QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology, has been invited by the Swiss Embassy in Tokyo, along with a selected number of Swiss companies, to present its innovative and unique sorting technology at the 8th Innovation Japan 2011, which will take place from the 21st to the 22nd of September 2011 in Tokyo.

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    21 Aug
  • Luc Schnurrenberger joins QualySense for an internship

    Luc is enlisted for a one-month internship. QualySense is the EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology. Luc will be working on a field project (grains).

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    17 Jul
  • QualySense signs development agreements with the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (CHF 1.1 Million) and with the U.S. Department of Agriculture ($ 1.5 Million)

    QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology, announces that it has closed two R&D cooperation agreements with leading research institutions in Switzerland and USA.

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    15 Jun
  • QualySense closes financing round including new equity and convertible debt

    QualySense appoints Dr. Geoffrey Scott to its board of directors: QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology, announces that it was able to secure a CHF 350,000 equity financing from its founders and a selected number of Swiss and international business angels. QualySense also closed a CHF 500,000 convertible loan with the Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB).

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    09 Jun
  • Markus Schnurrenberger elected new board member

    QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology, announces that it has elected Markus Schnurrenberger as a member of the Board of Directors.

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    15 Apr
  • QualySense awarded with the prestigious CTI Start-Up Label

    QualySense, an EMPA-based start-up company focused on innovative grain and seeds sorting technology, announces that it has been awarded with the prestigious CTI Start-up Label.

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    15 Apr
  • 2010
  • QualySense finalist at the Swiss Technology Award 2010

    QualySense is one of three finalists for the Swiss Technology Award 2010 in the "seed" category. The award ceremony will take place at the Novartis campus in Basel on November 4th, 2010. An article has been published in the HandelsZeitung newspaper.

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    16 Dec
  • QualySense wins Venture Kick

    QualySense wins Venture Kick, the Swiss accelerator of innovation, and receives CHF 130,000 of start-up grant to further develop its project.

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    13 Oct
  • QualySense wins the Venture Leaders 2010

    QualySense is one of 20 winners in the Venture Leaders competition and secured its place between the best Swiss high-tech start-up of 2010.

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    23 Mar
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