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For the seventh time, the ENTECHNON of the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) held the upCAT Demo Day on August 1, 2019. The Demo Day marks the end of the 12-week intensive accelerator program from upCAT, the startup catalyst the KIT. During this 12-week intensive accelerator program, upCAT scientists and students are supervised and coached on their startup plans. upCAT offers the…
Since 2001, the Business Angels Deutschland e.V. has been awarding the title Business Angels of the Year. This year, for the first time, a woman received the title and won the "Goldene Nase" award. Dr. Andrea Kranzer was chosen from among seven Business Angels by a nine-member jury that was headed by the Federal Minister of Economics, Peter Altmaier. In…
AUCTEQ Biosystems, a startup based in Mannheim, won a prize money of EUR 50,000 from the Headstart Award 2019 organized by the EIT Health. The prize money was given to a selected few healthcare startups from the DACH region at the EIT Health SHIP - Ship for Health Innovation Pitches that took place on June 28, 2019 in Heidelberg. Around…
Foodspring was recently mentioned by Mars Inc., the US-based food company, to be "one of the largest and fastest-growing targeted nutrition businesses in Europe". The privately held company with a 2017 revenue of USD 35 billion has been building a health foods division, and has recently acquired a majority stake in Foodspring, the sports nutrition startup based in Berlin. Mars…
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