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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.
5-HT at the Startup BW Summit Stuttgart
Pitches, games and plenty of inspiration were on offer at the Startup BW Summit 2022 in Stuttgart! Amelie Nigbur from our 5-HT Ecosystem Team spent the day at the Digital Hub Initiative stand together with CODE_n and Digital Hub Karlsruhe. Here she not only met many familiar faces, but also got to know committed and inspiring new people.
Thermal protection systems - designed for the extreme
How can product designers and engineers create resource- and energy-efficient products while protecting them from extreme conditions? Blueshift's team of thermal specialists offers suitable solutions to solve their customers' difficult thermal problems.
Merck and 5-HT Digital Hub intensify their partnership
The partnership between 5-HT and the Merck Group based in Darmstadt has already started in 2019 with the intention to foster digital innovation and to combine our efforts to boost entrepreneurial, innovative thinking and acting in the chemical and health sectors.
A remote monitoring solution for home and outpatient pediatric care
Worldwide, 17-23% of children are chronically ill and require continuous medication. In disease areas such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy, arthritis, type 1 diabetes, asthma - not to mention rare diseases - there is little real-world clinical data from caring parents who need to give these medications to their children on a regular basis. 5-HT X-Linker "Digital Health for Pharma" alumni Symba Health is addressing this very problem by collecting this critical data with parents and children.
Group therapy for like-minded people with peers
Sustaining our own mental health is a lifelong journey. Founded in 2022 by Julia Maria Rüttgers, Philippe Driessen and Sophie Schürmann, the Aachen-based startup peers. uses the power of humanity to provide mutual mental support. Here, the users are accompanied by real psychologists.
Strengthening our 5-HT partnership with Lilly Deutschland GmbH
Last Friday our digital health ecosystem team with Lisa Tschalenko, Peter Kuhn, and Dr. Frank Funke visited Lilly in Bad Homburg and exchanged interesting ideas with Niko Louris MD, Shib Mukhopadhyay, Joerg Schaub, and others from Lilly about our partnership and the topic of startup collaboration.
With AI software for efficient bioprocess development
The development of a new drug goes through many stages. It usually takes more than 13 years from the idea to the first approval. Helsinki, Finland-based startup AnalysisMode (Fibo Labs Ltd) aims to reduce these lengthy processes to enable more capacity, lower costs and accessible medical treatments.
Less bureaucracy in everyday care through the digitization of healthcare
People in need of care and their relatives know how bureaucratic, tedious and lengthy the application process for care is in Germany. With its DeinePflege.de platform, the health startup DeinePflege supports those affected on the path to the best care for them - uncomplicated, fast and accessible.
Five questions with X-linker Alumni Malthe Muff from Inniti
Founded in 2017 after realizing the lack of modular automation solutions in chemistry laboratories, the Danish startup is providing laboratory professionals with a solution for automating the design, execution, and documentation of experiments. In an Interview with 5-HT Malthe Muff talks about Inniti´s participation at the 5-HT X-Linker 2021 and 5-HT X-Linker: Smart Production, Inniti´s solution for digitalizing laboratories and working together with 5-HT.
Uma - Ready for anything to come
Pregnancy is always something very special and, above all, individual. Unfortunately, countless women struggle with confusing and contradictory information during the course of their pregnancy. Our network startup uma is now proactively countering this with the app of the same name.
AI-Enabled Cognitive Assessment by Stimulated Brain Activity
Vistim Labs is a data science company using cleared medical devices to provide the world's first cognitive evaluation by brain analysis. “In detecting the first signs of neurological disorders, we accelerate patient access to care,” explains CEO James Hamet.
Improving Brain Health with OptiChronix
Founded in 2020 and located in Schönenbuch, Switzerland, the American-Swiss Digital Health company OptiChroni improves brain health with paired digital health apps. Therefore, our ecosystem startup provides a late life dementia risk predictor, continuous screening for cognitive change and focusses on modifiable factors in ones lifestyle and current health status.
How Lifespin revolutionizes the diagnosis of diseases with metabolic information and artificial intelligence
All living organisms have a metabolism. Because diseases always affect it, they are detected directly here. Health startup Lifespin, based in Regensburg, Germany, is taking advantage of this by developing a software-as-a-service solution for general health assessment and faster disease diagnosis.
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