Awards

2013, October

IONIGHT won the AXA Innovation Award 2013, a national business plan competition awarding the best business idea in Switzerland, where more than 100 teams from industry and university took part.

(l.r: Jürg Jost, Andreas Riedo, Géraldine Brügger, Mario Gruber, Manuel Ryser and Davide Lasi)

2013, February

Mario Gruber and Andreas Riedo (current founders of the company) won the Business Pitch at the Berner Business Plan Competition.

2012, December

Mario Gruber and Andreas Riedo (current founders of the company) won the Start-up Weekend Bern, an event which is organized worldwide in different cities in different countries. 

(l: Mario Gruber, r: Andreas Riedo)

2012, June

Andreas Riedo got the first price for the best oral contribution at the 11th European Workshop on Laser Ablation.  He presented the performance of the miniature LIMS system originally designed for space exploration.

(third from right: Andreas Riedo)