Pristem was selected to get support from the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC).
This program provides financial, business and technical support to transfer high-end technologies from space to other areas of the economy.
Support from ESA BIC Switzerland’s extensive network of partners will be particularly important for the development of a cutting-edge medical X-ray detector whose electronic components will be resistant to radiations and harsh environmental conditions. Indeed, constraints typically found in the hospitals of Southern countries are not such a big deal for technologies intended to be launched into space …
More information here: http://esabic.ch/about/
photo Credit: ESA BIC Switzerland .