Deep Breath Intelligence AG has been chosen by the public as the victor in the Zug Startup Award 2022. Overall, 200 startups had applied. Eight were able to present their business ideas before the award ceremony at Gemeindesaal Steinhausen.
Deep Breath Intelligence pursues the aim of early recognition and precise treatment of diseases through the molecular analysis of exhaled breath. It uses artificial intelligence to detect biomarkers in the form of certain molecules. The technology, which the startup describes as “pioneering”, was developed at the University of Yale, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, University Hospital Zurich, the University of Zurich, the University of Basel, and the University Children’s Hospital Basel.
According to a press release from the organizer, Technologie Forum Zug (TFC), the building check and asbestos treatment specialists at Schadstoffcheck GmbH from Zug took second place. The public selected Immotrack AG from Baar for third place, a company that provides digital facility management. The web developers at Mayor Unlimited, based in Rotkreuz, were drawn at random to win the advancement award from PwC.