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How much CO2 is in my product?
The climate impact of a company's own products is becoming increasingly important, especially for manufacturing companies. To make emissions management simple and transparent, the startup greenable has developed a solution that calculates the Co2 footprint of products. Dr. Patrick Kölsch, Co-Founder and CEO of greenable, explains in this interview what the software can do and what advantages it offers.
Identify product trends and make well-informed decisions with MIR Insight
In a world where data drives decision-making, the chemical industry is no exception. Accurately forecasting demand for chemical products can mean the difference between profit and loss, as well as having a significant impact on the environment. Meet the startup MIR Insight AS, that has developed a product trend engine and wants to make sure that every decision maker has the best tools/information to make informed decisions. In this interview, we spoke to co-founder and CCO Lisa Z. Mobech to learn more about their solution and how it can benefit the chemical industry and the material sector.
Practice instead of theory - Gleea Educational Software makes emergency medical personnel fit for the critical situation
In today's world, where fast and effective education of emergency medical professionals is becoming increasingly important, innovative approaches are in demand. The startup Gleea Educational Software offers such an innovation with its app "Einfach Retten". The digital solution is designed to support practice-oriented and accessible emergency medicine education and training. We spoke with CEO Stefanie Graumann to learn more about Gleea's mission, products and plans for the future.
Summarizing research results digitally and graphically with VaVisual Abstract
In today's world, we have access to more information than ever before. While this can be a good thing, it also creates a problem: information overload. With so much data available, it can be difficult to sort through it all and find what's important. This is particularly true in the fields of medicine and science, where researchers are inundated with new publications and data every day. VaVisual Abstract is a startup that aims to address this problem. By creating a new format for scientific communication - the interactive Visual Abstract (iVA) - they are revolutionizing the way researchers find and read scientific publications. In this interview, we speak with CEO Saribek Karapetyan to learn more about their unique solution, the benefits of partnering with them, and their plans for the future.
Offsetting carbon footprint with BELOW2
Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our time and as individuals and businesses, we all have a responsibility to take action. But how can we ensure that our efforts to reduce our carbon footprint are making a real impact? That's where BELOW2 comes in. This innovative startup created a scalable, fully transparent, and trustworthy form of carbon offsets. In this interview, we speak with CEO/CTO Oliver T. Hellriegel to learn more about BELOW2's mission and how they are making a difference in the fight against climate change.
Customer-oriented service through targeted matchmaking - Dr Willmar Schwabe and Pathmate Technologies launch mental health app
How can users of medicines be supported with digital services? With the new app Lasea® Ruhe-Coach, Dr Willmar Schwabe, a leading company in the research, development and production of herbal medicines, together with the German-Swiss start-up Pathmate Technologies, shows how it works. The successful cooperative project resulted from intensive collaboration with the 5-HT Digital Hub team.
Startup innovations to experience and recommend at the 5-HT Innovators Club
What happens when innovative minds meet? That's exactly what happened last autumn at the 5-HT Innovators Club. Peter Neske from Pfizer meets the entrepreneurs Robert Hoffmeister, Saribek Karapetyan and Benito Campos at the 5-HT Innovators Club, they get talking and the rest is an innovation-cooperation-success story.
Evidence-based, digital aftercare for mentally ill patients
mentalis, a healthcare startup founded in 2018 and based in Nuremberg, Germany, offers evidence-based digital aftercare that combines algorithm-driven app therapy and immediate psychological tele-support. This can reduce high rehospitalization rates in the area of F-diagnoses, avoid more complex follow-up treatments, and reduce individual suffering and costs to society.
Digital proximity as a treatment for loneliness
Loneliness has a strong negative impact on health, which is why this condition is considered a risk factor for those affected. The consequences of this are many and can be compared to those of smoking or obesity. The Flensburg-Handewitt-based health startup HowRyou was founded in 2021 and has the cure for loneliness: proximity.
Rapid and fully automated screening, sorting and dispensing of small biological entities
Bionomous is the world’s first provider of AI-powered solutions for screening, sorting and dispensing of small biological entities. It combines innovative micro-engineering design and artificial intelligence to automatically inspect and sort miniature biological entities. The technology was originally developed to handle the eggs of zebrafish (Danio rerio), but it can handle any round entity ranging from 0.6 to 1.5 mm. It has been used to sort xenopus oocytes and embryos, killifish eggs, and even seeds.
Revolutionizing the Chemical Industry: An Interview with NTRDE
In the chemical industry, it can be difficult to keep up with the rapid changes in the markets and the increasing demands for efficiency and sustainability. NTRDE aims to overcome these challenges and help companies in the chemical industry to make data-based decisions and secure their business models in the long term. In the following interview, the NTRDE team explains how the solution works and what benefits it offers.
VITAS automates phone calls using telephone assistants
Founded in 2021, the tech startup VITAS has developed a platform that allows all types of businesses to create their own artificial intelligence-based phone assistants. These take calls on their own and collect all the important information mentioned, which means no more missed calls and the ability to devote time to work without interruption.
The path of healthcare into the digital future - eHealth Symposium 2023 offers new material for discussion
Kaiserslautern. Pandemics, supply chain problems, price explosions - also in 2023, healthcare will be confronted with numerous challenges. How innovative digital solutions can be used to meet them and what current developments and innovations there are to be found in the health sector were discussed again this year at the eHealth Symposium Südwest. The event took place for the 6th time in a row on 25 January 2023 - this time finally outside Zoom and Co at the Business + Innovation Center Kaiserslautern.
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