We create global connections
between established chemical and healthcare companies and tech startups. LOCALLY ANCHORED. ACTIVE NATIONWIDE. GLOBAL ON THE MOVE.
5-HT Digital Hub Chemistry & Health, as part of the Digital Hub Initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection, supports companies in the chemical and healthcare industries in realizing digital innovations. For us, this also includes digital solutions for green energy and sustainability in both industries. As a central platform, we offer players the opportunity to network, cooperate and co-develop.
The comprehensive startup strategy adopted by the German cabinet in July 2022 aims to strengthen startup ecosystems in Germany and Europe. The Digital Hub Initiative is part of this roadmap and is intended to support progress in individual fields of action with existing structures. In our focus sectors, we are promoting the successful development of startups and the implementation of their solutions in many places and with numerous measures.
For established companies
Networking. Scouting Services. Access to startup ecosystems.
Accelerate your innovation processes - through access to suitable startups and exchange with peers. Become more visible in the tech scene as an innovation player.Learn more Learn more
Market access. Bootcamps. Startup coaching. Awareness.
As part of our ecosystem, you will gain access to players such as industry giants, hidden champions or investors. In addition, individual coaching and further support.Learn more Learn more
As external innovation drivers, startups are essential drivers for digital transformation. Through us, established companies gain access to 320+ global startups and diverse players. And vice versa.
At 5-HT, we bring together leading industry giants and hidden champions, giving us international appeal. That is why startups from all over the world see 5-HT as the gateway to the German chemical and healthcare industry. In our international ecosystem, we have created a lively platform for exchange and cooperation - for new impulses and the active future-oriented shaping of our industrie.
Network innovation partners
Leverage international ecosystem.
To promote digital innovation in chemistry, healthcare and sustainability, we connect relevant players in our international ecosystem - established companies, startups, investors, academia as well as digital talents and other partners. Together, we pursue the goal of accelerating digitalization in our industries.
5-HT Startups. Support. UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Where does the name 5-HT come from?
We have networking already in the name.
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter (messenger substance) that transmits information in our nervous system. Its correct biochemical name is 5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT for short.
5-HT describes both the chemical character of the messenger as well as its biological mode of action as a neurotransmitter, and stands like no other molecule for the activities of our Digital Hub: the networking of startups, companies, organizations and universities to enable information exchange and collaboration in a specific, targeted and fast way.
Revolutionary outage management in the healthcare sector: The digital solution from CrewLinQ
CrewLinQ presents an innovative 360-degree solution for outage management in the healthcare sector. With our digital platform, downtime can be managed efficiently and quickly internally or even across organisations, whether through pool management or leasing. The CrewLinQ app makes it possible to fill outages at lightning speed, which not only saves time and money, but also protects against the threat of bed closures and makes employees happier by making disruptive calls in their free time a thing of the past.
Revolutionizing Patient Safety: QUMEA's Innovative Approach to Healthcare Monitoring
In an era marked by the urgency of contactless care, QUMEA emerges as a beacon of innovation in patient safety. Founded during the tumultuous early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, QUMEA offers an intelligent early warning system designed to monitor patient mobility and prevent falls in a non-intrusive, anonymous manner. In this interview, we delve into the genesis of QUMEA, its value proposition to healthcare providers, and its vision for the future of healthcare monitoring.
Web-based match-making platform for hospital discharge and transfer management
Nubedian presents a pioneering solution for hospital discharge and transfer management. Our web-based matching platform makes it possible to find suitable service providers for patients at the touch of a button, based on their profile. Through automatic data transfers between hospital information systems and service provider systems via interfaces and innovative encryption methods, we guarantee data exchange in compliance with data protection regulations and across all sectors.
Pioneers in infection prevention: Puray revolutionises the healthcare sector with UV-disinfected catheters
Puray introduces a breakthrough medical catheter that is continuously disinfected with UV radiation to fight nosocomial infections in healthcare settings. This innovative technology utilises UV light with a wavelength of 405 nm to effectively eliminate bacteria and viruses while leaving human cells undamaged. This innovative solution reduces the risk of device-borne infections while minimising the use of antibiotics.
Revolutionary solution for continuous monitoring in normal hospital wards
The development of an easy-to-use and highly scalable solution for continuous monitoring in normal hospital wards is at the centre of our mission. Our clinical wearable, about the size of a matchbox, records key vital signs such as heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, temperature, activity level and patient position regularly and non-invasively by attaching it to the body via a patch. This innovative solution is based on a platform concept that enables easy customisation for different applications, providing a comprehensive insight into the patient's state of health.
Baden-Württemberg continues to invest in innovation funding - Minister of Economic Affairs Hoffmeister-Kraut hands over funding decisions to de:hubs in Karlsruhe, Mannheim/Ludwigshafen and Stuttgart
Baden-Württemberg continues to focus on activities to promote digital innovations and projects between established companies and startups.
Revolutionary Solutions for Digital Nutrition Guidance
HealthMe, which has been described as "Google Maps for healthy eating", shows us in an interview how their app not only offers allergy sufferers, people with food intolerances or special diets, but also millions of people with common illnesses a simple and convenient way to eat healthily and thus improve their quality of life.
Become part of the 5-HT Digital Hub Chemistry & Health
Exchange ideas with innovative startups and future-oriented companies in our ecosystem. We look forward to meeting you!