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Swiss Inventors

Swiss inventors - famous inventions originating from Switzerland.

Georges Audemars
The Swiss inventor chemist, Georges Audemars invented rayon around 1855.

Dr Jacques Edwin Brandenberger
Cellophane was invented by Jacques E. Brandenberger in 1908, a Swiss inventor and textile engineer.

Francois-Louis Cailler and Daniel Peter
Masters of chocolate innovation from Switzerland.

George de Mestral
George de Mestral takes his dog for a walk and a new invention is born called Velcro.

Alex Mueller
Alex Mueller, along with his colleague, J. Georg Bednorz, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1987 for his discovery of high-temperature superconductivity in a new class of materials.

Heinrich Rohrer
Swiss inventor, Heinrich Rohrer co-invented the scanning tunneling microscope or STM, which provided the first images of individual atoms on the surfaces of materials.

Horace Bénédict de Saussure
In 1783, Swiss inventor, physicist, and geologist Horace Bénédict de Saussure built the first hygrometer using a human hair to measure humidity.

Swiss Federal Institut Of Intellectual Property - Swiss Inventors
In Switzerland anyone wishing to register an invention, a trademark or a design goes to the SFIIP in Berne, Switzerland.

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