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Intelligent and sustainable trade with the help of packaging
"With our Packwise solution, you create a transparency that didn't exist before, and thus a planning security for companies - at any time, it is comprehensible where and in what condition materials are" says Packwise founder Gesche Weger in an interview with 5-HT.
Students meet startups - Final of the Digital Qualifier
For the 5th time, students have worked on practice-relevant tasks from start-ups as part of the Digital Qualifier. On 11 January, the students of the Business Chemistry programme presented their research results of real challenges of the start-ups to Prof. Dr. Stephan Haubold at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Idstein and discussed them afterwards.
Digital solutions as a catalyst for a sustainable healthcare system - eHealth Symposium promotes exchange between representatives from medicine, research, business and politics
Around 300 representatives from medicine, research, business and politics took advantage of the 5th eHealth Symposium Southwest to learn about the rapid developments and innovative solutions with practical relevance in the field of eHealth in exciting presentations.
"We bring standardized diagnostics to the smallest practice"
To make the right diagnosis, to examine a patient's condition or to follow the course of therapy: Tests are important tools for doctors, psychotherapists or occupational therapists. Today, such assessments are usually carried out with pen and paper. The founders of insight.out believe that a digital solution is finally needed for this.
Predict the unpredictable with AccuPredict
Today's machine systems are becoming increasingly expensive alongside greater automation. When these break down, it's not only disruptive, but equally time-consuming and costly. Singapore-based startup AccuPredict Services Pte Ltd saw a need for action here and, since its founding in 2021, has developed an intelligent and pioneering operating strategy to predict machine failures and avoid them accordingly.
Helping patients in everyday therapy with the digital home pharmacy
For patients, it is often challenging to follow the agreements made with doctors and implement the necessary adjustments to their habits accordingly. With the innovative app from our network startup Ligari, founded in 2016, this problem now belongs to the past. Because thanks to this app, patients can easily and conveniently map their medications and therapy processes in a digital home pharmacy.
Overview of the Supply Chain Act
Around 25 million people in the world practice forced labor. At the same time, less than 20% of German companies with more than 500 employees comply with their voluntary commitment to corporate due diligence, as the German government's monitoring of the "National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights" (NAP) showed. For this reason, the Bundesrat passed the so-called "Supply Chain Due Diligence Act" at the end of June 2021.
Lilly new Corporate Partner of 5-HT
We are very pleased to announce Lilly Deutschland GmbH as our new Corporate Partner. Lilly Deutschland is the German affiliate of Eli Lilly and Company, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. Since its founding, the company has achieved significant breakthroughs in areas such as insulin, polio vaccination and in the treatment of mental illness.
AlphaFold delivers breakthrough in protein structure prediction
Until now, scientists only knew the structures of a small fraction of the proteins in the human body, which are the basic building blocks of life. The artificial intelligence AlphaFold has recently changed that. Last year, researchers from the British company DeepMind, a subsidiary of the Google holding Alphabet, achieved something that was considered impossible: almost perfect predictions of protein structures.
How to avoid gas disasters and fatal consequences
Especially companies in the chemical industry produce, store and process large quantities of hazardous gases and need a reliable system for detecting gas leaks in order to avoid fatal consequences. The solution of our network startup Grandperspective is called scanfeld™ and enables chemical companies to monitor entire chemical parks in order to detect and localize gas leaks of any kind at an early stage.
Faster drug development through genomic data
The development of new drugs is complex, expensive and risky. The Berlin-based company biotx.ai has developed a self-learning software platform that can recognize multi-causal relationships and complex patterns in biomedical data and use them to develop new diagnostic tests and therapies.
Making processes in medical practices simpler through digitization
Munich-based startup Simpleprax is helping to prevent a media discontinuity in the collection of patient data. Medical history forms, forms and administrative documents no longer have to be printed out, but are filled out directly by the patient digitally and imported into the respective practice management software. This replaces manual processes in the doctor's offi
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