Swiss Innovation Challenge 2017

TOPADUR wins the renowned “Swiss Innovation Challenge” 2017


During the course of the „Day of the Econony“ Reto Naef, CEO of Topadur Pharma AG, in front of more than 3,000 guests was awarded a trophy and a cheque in the amount of Swiss Francs 20’000. After TOPADUR received the first price in the category “Internationalization” the CEO ended up first in the finals for the prestigious «Swiss Innovation Challenge» 2017. Prices sponsored by the Cantonal Bank of Baselland and the art-design trophy for the exclusive winner was presented by the Director of the Chamber of Commerce Christoph Buser and the Head of Corporate Clients of the Cantonal Bank of Baselland as well as Prof. Falko Schlottig, Dean of the Faculty for Life Sciences of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (FHNW).


Also in the third annual event of this acclaimed award which in a unique way combines an innovation support award in Switzerland with an integrated competition in order to assist innovative start-up business ideas with a holistic concept to strive for success, the winners were actually quite challenged. They were asked to present their projects in various sales pitches during the course of eight months to a selected jury of experts from the Chamber of Economy of the Canton of Baselland, the Cantonal Bank of Baselland and the University of Applied Sciences and Art of Northwest Switzerland (FHNW).
In the «Swiss Innovation Challenge» Topadur Pharma AG was able to succeed in the competition against 100 competitors.