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Start-up pitch 2021: three-minute showcases

7 January 2022

As is now a tradition at every EPHJ Show, we offered 16 promising start-ups the chance to present their company in a short video recorded during the Show and uploaded to the EPHJ YouTube cha...
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The JARYS dragon: a miniature sculpture

“This is as small and complex as we can go – 2 mm long, 0.7 mm high and 0.3 mm wide – but we can make it bigger too,” explained Sacha Pollonghini, founder of JARYS, at his EPHJ booth in June 2021. This was his first time as an exhibitor at EPHJ, where the start-up entrepreneur spoke about […]

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The Tradition and Passion toolboxes – A dream gift for collectors

Many fans of watchmaking, its history and the expertise involved have already been charmed by this watchmaking toolbox designed by Swiss company Petitpierre, an EPHJ exhibitor. A Siberian monk has already ordered a non-leather version to give to his master, the Dalai Lama, in person. More recently, Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s former senior vice president […]

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Three finalists for the 2021 Watch Medtech Innovation Challenge

The Watch Medtech Innovation Challenge helps microtechnology industry players transition to the medtech sector. Launched at EPHJ 2018 in partnership with Fondation Inartis, the Challenge aims to help the Show’s exhibitors diversify. The list of winners of the 2021 Challenge was drawn up during meetings and discussions at the Show, and includes three projects of […]

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STS wins 2021 Exhibitors’ Grand Prix – watchmaking industry captivated

We suspected as much but, as always, the exhibitors had their fingers on the pulse, with most of them voting for STS to win the EPHJ 2021 Exhibitors’ Grand Prize. The company’s innovation, a credible alternative to rhodium in light of soaring prices, immediately found its market. STS (Saulcy Traitement de Surface) anticipated and responded […]

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Lessons learned from our 2021 satisfaction survey

Despite lower visitor turnout and the organisational constraints posed by the government’s health and hygiene rules, 89% of exhibitors at EPHJ 2021 said that they were satisfied with the number of visitors, while 98% of companies ranked the quality of visitors as either satisfactory or excellent. Visitors came specifically to find targeted solutions and to […]

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“EPHJ is just like one big family!”

And that’s straight from the horse’s mouth! The feedback from our satisfaction survey is full of similarly glowing testimonials, and for that we thank you. While we are delighted with the responses to the survey, they will also spur us on to do even better. We have made no bones about the fact that organising […]

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Panatere produces 100% recycled and recyclable titanium

Finalist of the EPHJ 2021 Exhibitors’ Grand Prize, Panatere continues to move forward by producing 100% recycled and recyclable titanium and by announcing the launch of its nomadic solar oven in 2022. Collecting waste from the production of medical and watch components to give it a second life is now an everyday reality for PANATERE. […]

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Start Up Pitch 2021: 3 minutes to convince !

The 2021 edition of the EPHJ trade fair was an opportunity to discover young start-ups that are brimming with creativity and opening up new perspectives in many fields. EPHJ offered them a few minutes clip to introduce themselves to you and summarize their achievements. Take the time to watch it by following the Youtube links […]

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Positive results for the 19th edition of the EPHJ

In a delicate event context in a period of health crisis, the satisfaction and attendance indicators at the end of the EPHJ Show are encouraging. The exhibitors responded and the exhibition recorded 12′200 entries. The organisers are taking a positive view of this 2021 edition.  We had to wait 27 months before we could finally […]

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