Our Background

Take a look behind the scenes of our award-winning company CAScination

Our Story

Founded in 2009 as a spin-off from the ARTORG Center, University of Bern, we are dedicated to the development, manufacture and commercialization of innovations in computer-assisted and image-guided interventional radiology and surgery.   Our trailblazing navigation and robotics systems are designed to improve outcomes for patients undergoing therapy for a range of cancers, and offer new hope to patients worldwide. 

Our CAS-One planning and navigation system is CE marked and FDA cleared, and is used by many hospitals across the world.  We are continually expanding our technology to new treatment areas where precision navigation can help to improve outcomes.

the cofounders of cascination

CAScination cofounders Matthias Peterhans and Stefen Weber

Cascination facts


Published clinical papers


Countries using CAS-One Technology


Centres using the technology

Over 1500

Procedures performed

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve outcomes in medical interventions, by establishing CAS-One robotics and navigation technology as standard-of care.  We aim to provide physicians with the tools needed to ensure precise, reproducible and efficient therapy, and give patients access to minimally invasive and effective treatments, helping them to recover fast and get back to enjoying life.

Our history


US and European expansion


FDA clearance


CTI Swiss Medtech award


CE Mark granted


Company founded as spin-off from ARTORG


Awards Year
Handelszeitung Wachstums-Champion (11. Rank) 2017
Finalist Swiss Economic Award 2015
Venture Kick Best Video Award 2014
Ypsomed Innovationspreis 2013
Winner CTI Swiss Medtech Award 2013
Jungunternehmerpreis 2011
W.A. de Vigier Entrepreneurship Prize 2011
Finalist Swiss Technology Award 2011
CTI Start-up Label 2010