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Discover exciting articles on current trends and topics from the world of digital chemistry and health as well as sustainability in our blog and get to know the startups in our ecosystem. Here you will also find information and reports about current programs and events from our network - and of course about our own.
Trialflow enables faster planning and completion of clinical trials
Clinical trials need to be faster, smarter and more efficient so that millions of people can receive urgently needed treatments more quickly. Münster-based startup Trialflow, founded in 2020, ensures this by creating the basis for clinical trials to be planned and conducted more efficiently with its digital platform.
FLUICS - sustainable sample tracking for research labs
Have you ever heard of FLUICS? - FLUICS is a new word that unites two components that are present in every life sciences research lab: FLUIDS and MECHANICS. More importantly FLUICS is one of our network startups which participated in the 5-HT X-Linker: Lab of the future earlier this year.
The patient platform of mama health is listening instead of asking questions
Alternatives in disease treatment are more important than ever. In particular, diseases such as those caused by the newly developed coronavirus (COVID-19) have made this clear in the past. The health startup mama health, founded in 2022 in Berlin, Germany, sees opportunities in particular in the exchange of experiences of patients suffering from the same disease to produce better treatment options such as for Long COVID.
The future of the European Green Deal: Impact of the crisis and the EU chemicals strategy on the chemical industry
With the European Green Deal, the EU Commission aims to achieve climate neutrality for Europe by 2050 and a sustainability-oriented restructuring of the economic system. As a result, national economies are faced with the challenge of transforming their economic systems in the direction of a green economy. The chemical industry in particular has a key role to play in this transformation.
It's time for effective farming
Mavuno is a satellite data powered mobile app for farmers in Africa. It displays crop status as heat maps and therefore helps farmers take targeted action and increase their harvest yields. “Our mission is to empower African farmers,” so Johannes Röhrenbach, CSO and Co-founder of our network startup Mavuno.
Improving brain health with VR
Virtuleap is a health and education VR startup based in Lisbon, Portugal. “We aim to elevate the cognitive assessment and training industry with the help of emerging technologies such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence,” so CEO and co-founder Amir Bozorgzadeh.
Artificial redefines lab automation
For the Lab 4.0, innovative automation concepts and digitalization are crucial, because this is the only way to increase efficiency in the future, master the complexity of laboratory processes and optimize workflows. Artificial Deutschland GmbH, a life-science startup based in Augsburg, Germany, is precisely advancing this vision.
Win-win for students and startups at the 5-HT Digital Qualifier
What do you get when students spend a semester working intensively on concrete, practice-relevant challenges from companies? For the 6th time, students have worked on practice-relevant challenges from start-ups as part of the Digital Qualifier. On 15 June, the students of the Master's programme in Business Information Systems presented their research results on real challenges of companies and start-ups to Prof. Dr. Martin Selchert at the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen and discussed them afterwards.
Chemical biology for drug development in the age of genome research
Chemical biology holds a crucial role in today's drug development, bridging the gap between modern genomics research and both societal and economic demand to develop new drugs from this knowledge. Our ecosystem startup biotx.ai precisely addresses this issue
Digital laboratories for accelerating materials optimization and discovery with Atinary Technologies
Advanced materials play an essential role in technology innovations across industries to address the big challenges in climate, energy, and health. However, until today, only a fraction of all existing materials have been explored. Moreover, discovering and developing these materials is a very slow and expensive process. The deeptech startup Atinary Technologies has set itself the task of changing that.
5-HT X-Linker "Smart Production" - a tremendous success
On Friday, 03 June, we heard "Build crosslinks now!" for the third time this year. Under the slogan "Smart Production", 10 international startups presented their digital solutions for the process industry as part of the 5-HT X-Linker "Smart Production".
SaaS Systems revolutionizes refugee coordination
In the context of the refugee flows triggered by the Ukraine war, SaaS Systems tailored its "Software-as-a-Service" solution to improve the coordination of Ukrainian refugees arriving in Germany. Developed with German offices, this digital management and administration solution aims to avoid duplication of effort and Excel lists when coordinating refugees.
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