Two ESA BIC Bavaria Incubatees Awarded at WECONOMY 2017
Congratulations to HIGGS livestreaming technologies UG and Toposens GmbH who recently had been awarded as winners of this year's WECONOMY prize.
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ReActive Robotics Secures Seven-Digit Investment Round
ESA BIC Bavaria is proud to announce that ReActive Robotics, an ESA BIC incubatee, received a seven-digit investment.
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Lilium Aviation Raises 90Mio US-Dollars in Series B Funding Round
Lilium with its pioneering developers of electric planes capable of Vertical Take-off and Landing, raised a 90 Mio US dollars Series B funding round with Tencent, LGT, Atomico and Obvious Ventures.
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Clinical-grade gait analysis for telehealthcare patients with chronic movement disorders
Portabiles HealthCare Technologies is developing a sensor-based gait analysis system that supports physicians in optimizing the therapy they provide to patients with movement disorders.
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TerraLoupe and Terraplasma Medical Mentioned in gateway
Our two ESA BIC Bavaria startups TerraLoupe and Terraplasma Medical were mentioned as below in the Magazine "Gateway - das magazine aus dem gate" in the section "News of the Munich startup scene".
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Building Radar - Tracking Building Projects Via Satellite Data
Building Radar provides a global, satellite-based online search engine for new construction projects. This innovative solution opens new doors for the use of precision satellite imagery worldwide.
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Toposens - IKT Foundation of the Year 2017
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Toposens was recognized as the first winner of the "IKT-Gründung des Jahres 2017" in Berlin. "Junge IKT 2017" is initiated by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and its partners.
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Cadami: Optimizing Data Transmission for a Superior Video-On-Demand Experience
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Cadami optimises data transmission for a superior video-on-demand experience.
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Quantum Systems Wins the Final of the Munich Business Plan Competition
ESA BIC Bavaria startup Quantum Systems took home the first prize at the Munich Business Plan Competition. Armin Busse: "The award is a great honor and a motivation for us at the same time...
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Blik Wins RIO Startup Pitch Night
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee blik took home the first prize of the Startup Pitch Night of RIO. blik revolutionizes the logistic sector with its smart tracking solution for all goods.
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TerraLoupe Elected on the Idea Platform OPEN IHK
The pioneering Artificial Intelligence (AI) computer vision startup and ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee TerraLoupe has raised tremendous funding in the seven-digit range.
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Vemcon Secures Millions in Investment for Further Company Expansion
Seven-digit investment from Vector Venture Capital will enable technology development and offensive marketing.
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House Raising Ceremony: Pschierer Visited AZO and ESA BIC Companies
Today the state secretary Franz Josef Pschierer visited the house raising ceremony of ASTO Park Hotel Courtyard by Marriott
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klarx Supported by Kreissparkasse München Starnberg Ebersberg
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee klarx revolutionises the construction sector with its smart rental platform by offering a transparent price structure and availability of local equipment rental parks.
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ATR Elements Wins PHOTONICS Award
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee ATR Elements, recognized as the second winner of the PHOTONICS Award last week at the Laser World of Photonics in Munich.
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Chair of the DLR Executive Board visits AZO
Prof Dr Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) Executive Board, visited Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) on 4 July 2017.
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Kinexon: Revolutionising data analytics in sports
Many applications require tracking solutions that are precise, but at the same time affordable and small. Kinexon, offers such a precision tracking solution that meets these needs perfectly.
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Students Develop Automatic Charging Station for Electric Aircraft at Lilium
Four students of Munich University of Applied Sciences developed an automatic charging station for electric aircraft during a project with Lilium. The device enables easy charging without manual interventions.
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Pitch-Training at ESA BIC Bavaria
The ESA BIC Bavaria pitch training in cooperation with UnternehmerTUM was a great opportunity for our startups to improve their presentation skills.
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Lilium wins VisionAward
ESA BIC Bavaria alumni Lilium, striving to revolutionise the mobility sector, was honoured to receive the VisionAward 2017 last week. This award decorates young companies with new and innovative business ideas.
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Industrialising the production of complex carbon composites
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Cevotec offers a completely new patch-based CFK production with Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) technology to market.
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klarx: Digitalisation of Construction Equipment
klarx, incubated by ESA BIC Bavaria, is running a smart leasing platform for construction equipment. As a pioneer startup, klarx intends to revolutionize the analogue processes with its platform for construction equipment.
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Terraplasma Medical Successfully Completes Financing
The Munich-based medical technology company and ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee terraplasma medical GmbH - founded by terraplasma GmbH and Dynamify GmbH - successfully completed the first round of major financing.
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Smart Leasing Platform for Construction Equipment
klarx is incubated at ESA BIC Bavaria from July 2016 until June 2018. ESA BIC Bavaria supports klarx during their incubation time as a technology partner especially in the topics of tracking and geofencing.
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Changing Conventional Digitalisation Systems
Many companies offer configurators to customised products. You'll find such configurators for cars, fashion and shoes. It offers various possibilities to combine different features, colours, materials and so on.
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Lilium celebrates successful flight tests of world's first electric VTOL jet
Lilium Jet, the first zero - emission electric plane capable of Vertical Take - Off and Landing (VTOL), has completed a series of rigorous flight tests in the skies above Germany.
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Quantum Systems: Vegetation capture at Deutsche Bahn
The Competence Center Multicopter of the Deutsche Bahn (DB) Safety develops innovative concepts to assess more efficient methods for maintenance of the rails via multicopters (drones).
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AI Computer Vision Startup TerraLoupe Raises Million Funding
The pioneering Artificial Intelligence (AI) computer vision startup and ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee TerraLoupe has raised tremendous funding in the seven-digit range.
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green spin - the Journey to Digital Farming
green spin develops applications and solutions for digitalisation and optimisation of processes in the agricultural sector.
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Delivery optimisation startup tiramizoo closes Shell-led investment round
tiramizoo GmbH, a German startup with a focus on same-day, last-mile delivery announces it has completed an investment round led by Shell Technology Ventures B.V. (STV) with co-investment by Daimler AG.
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ViaLight Communications GmbH, the New Bid of Auden AG
ViaLight Communications GmbH is pleased to welcome Auden AG, a publicly listed investment firm, as its latest investor with a commitment of EUR 2,4 million during the recent financing round.
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Meggy Sailer joins Lilium from Tesla to lead recruitment
ESA BIC Bavaria Alumni Lilium is very pleased to welcome Meggy Sailer as Head of Recruitment. Meggy brings rare experience of staffing a cutting-edge transportation company, joining Lilium from Tesla after more than 5 years.
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Healing wounds with cold plasma and without pain?
What comes to your mind if you think of plasma? Most common associations with plasma include lightning, a candle or the sun, because we are used to these phenomenons from our surroundings.
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ESA BIC Bavaria Testing Near Series Production Version of Running Coach
After a short introduction of runfun founder and CEO Prof Erwin Prassler, ESA BIC Project Manager Fabian Lindermer was ready to test the robotic running coach "RUFUS".
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Vemcon GmbH - Active Driver Assistance Meets Intuitive Ergonomics
Vemcon increases the productivity of mobile machines. Their control system simplifies the challenges involved in handling excavators, graders, wheel loaders, as well as agricultural and municipal machinery.
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klarx - Smart Construction Equipment Rental Platform
The three entrepreneurs of klarx are running an online platform for renting construction equipment. Via GPS tracking, the company can find the closest logistician who can pick up and deliver the machine.
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Building Radar - Tracking Building Projects Via Satellite Data
Building Radar provides a global, satellite-based online search engine for new construction projects. This innovative solution opens new doors for the use of precision satellite imagery worldwide.
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Digitisation and Space are Revolutionising the Construction Sector
Our everyday life has become increasingly digital. The three innovative ESA BIC Bavaria incubatees Building Radar, klarx and Vemcon are using digitisation and space data for different business models.
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NavVis: Platform for the Digital Management of Buildings
Spiegel Online presents German companies with great potential in a dedicated series. ESA BIC Bavaria alumni NavVis, running a navigation system for indoor environments is introduced in the latest edition.
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ESA BIC Bavaria New Year's Come Together
Have a look at the impressions of our annual New Year's Come Together. It was a wonderful opportunity for all incubatees and partners to interact with our variety of startups, exchange new ideas and trendsetting entrepreneurial topics in a relaxed atmosphere.
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EULA IT Providing Solutions for Brazilian Sustainability Project
A Brazilian business delegation visited ESA BIC Bavaria startup EULA IT in Nuremberg, which is aspiring to incorporate their disruptive IT integration platform in an ambitious Brazilian landscape project for more sustainability.
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Quantum-Systems Mission: the First Certified UAV System
The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) market is experiencing tremendous growth. To outline this growth with figures, the consulting group PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP estimates the value of the worldwide market for commercial drone applications to sky-rocket to EUR 120 billion by 2020.
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Ever Thought of Space Whiskey?
Shortly before Christmas, ESA BIC Bavaria conducted a workshop on Space Exploration for the "German Trainee Program" (GTP). The 40 participants had amazing ideas like SpaceAged Whiskey. Keen on more fancy ideas? Read more about them in this article.
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ESA BIC Bavaria - Europe's Space Incubator No. 1 Expands its Portfolio
In 2016, ESA BIC Bavaria welcomed 12 new pioneering startups to its four locations together with its first-class technical partners German Aerospace Center (DLR), Airbus Defence and Space, Fraunhofer IIS and the WFG BGL.
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2016 Investments Soar Straight into Space
The year past has shown that the time is ready for space investments. Our ESA BIC Bavaria startups have raised record funding, with more than 30 Million Euro invested into the young companies.
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Space Fosters Smart Mobility Solutions
"Land der Ideen" - a German initiative encouraging innovative and outstanding ideas - paid a visit to AZO and talked about the potential space offers for new digital mobility solutions, especially for startups. Check out the video now!
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Munich Startup Portrait of AZO and ESA BIC Bavaria
Recently Munich Startup - a platform connecting the Munich startup community - paid a visit to AZO and portrayed the company and its incubator ESA BIC Bavaria. Check out the portrait allowing an overview of AZO's business portfolio.
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Lilium Aviation raises €10m in Series A round with Atomico
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Lilium Aviation, the pioneering developer of electric planes capable of Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL), has raised a €10m Series A funding round with Atomico.
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KPMG Workshop on Employee Participation Models for Startups
At our latest ESA BIC Bavaria Business Breakfast on 29 November 2016, we were pleased to welcome KPMG - one of the leading accounting and consulting companies in Germany.
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TerraLoupe: Digitally Measuring the World
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee TerraLoupe is portrayed in Süddeutsche Zeitung, with its 3D virtual reality solutions based on geo specific big data for industry specific needs.
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Business Breakfast at ESA BIC Bavaria with ITZB
Our Business Breakfast with ITZB, the Bavarian innovations- and technology centre on 10 November 2016 was a great opportunity for our startups to come together to learn about Bavaria's diverse technology support programmes.
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NavVis goes International - New Branch Office in New York
ESA BIC alumni NavVis opens first foreign branch in New York to capture the American market with its unique digital indoor platform.
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Quantum Systems and TerraLoupe at INTERGEO 2016
The two ESA BIC Bavaria incubatees Quantum Systems and TerraLoupe presented their outstanding solutions to the interested attendees from 11 - 13 October at the INTERGEO 2016 in Hamburg.
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AZO enriches open house day at DLR
AZO was represented with a booth and fantastic exhibits at the Galileo Control Centre building at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen, besides the eleven institutes and research institutes.
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Three ESA BIC Bavaria Incubatees Awarded at WECONOMY 2016
Congratulations to our ESA BIC Bavaria incubatees Cevotec GmbH, evalu GmbH and TerraLoupe GmbH who were recently awarded as winners of this year's WECONOMY prize.
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ESA BIC Bavaria Business Breakfast Meets Quality Management
Quality management and certification is becoming an increasingly important topic for young entrepreneurs, especially to convince customers. Management consultant Martin Schubert offered our startups a perfect overview, underpinned with hands-on expert insights.
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Digger Driving 4.0: Official release of Takeuchi excavators with Auto-Pilot automated by Vemcon CoPilot
For the first time, Wilhelm Schäfer GmbH has integrated the novel, automatic control system of ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Vemcon in its Takeuchi construction vehicles. From 14 - 17 September, visitors of the GaLaBau trade fair have the opportunity to attend live demonstrations at the outdoor action area in Nürnberg.
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evalu Completed Seed Investment Round
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee evalu, develops the first mobile running coach working with artificial intelligence (AI), succeeded in securing private investors and the High-Tech Gründerfonds as investor.
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Hearty welcome to terraplasma medical
The ESA BIC Bavaria family welcomes its new incubate terraplasma medical GmbH, whichis developing an innovationfor wound treatment.
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Wayz Solutions: the newest version of gLOC is now available
It has never been easier to collect and incorporate the location data of your company or holiday house. Wayz Solutions GmbH has launched the new release of its core last-mile navigation service.
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Toposens starts incubation at ESA BIC Bavaria
For the next two year's, ESA BIC Bavaria will support the new startup Toposens in developing its real-time 3D ultrasound sensor technology
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New ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee SPiN: Taking plug & play technology into space
Warm welcome to the new startup of the ESA BIC Bavaria community SPiN. The company is developing a Multipurpose Adapter Generic Interface Connector, connecting any subsystem to any satellite platform.
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Vemcon joysticks make work easier for construction machine operators
Since the BAUMA 2016 in April, Vemcon delivers Sennebogen with joystick handles in their machines in series and hereby reduces the workload of the machine operator tremendously. The company Sennebogen Maschinenfabrik GmbH is one of the fifty biggest construction machinery manufacturers worldwide. Sennebogen is a full service provider and quality leader in crane technology and material handling, with a wide-range portfolio characterised by technical innovation.
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Warm welcome to the world's first mobile running coach: evalu
The ESA BIC Bavaria team and all of our startups welcome evalu. It is developing a virtual personal running coach, an app called, used in combination with an ergonomic sensor.
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ReActive Robotics wins 2nd place of Munich Business Plan Competition 2016
The Munich startup ReActive Robotics, striving to revolutionise early movement rehabilitation in the health sector, took home the second prize at the Munich Business Plan Competition on 26 July 2016.
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ESA BIC Bavaria Space BBQ
ESA BIC Bavaria Space BBQ - relaxing atmosphere, workshop session with Fraunhofer Venture, pitches of three ESA BIC Bavaria startups with their success stories, short pitches from some new startups, demonstration area and nice buffet with cold drinks above Munich's rooftops.
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TerraLoupe Office-Opening Party in Munich City Centre
The IT startup TerraLoupe is now also represented in the centre of Munichwith its new branch office, in West-Schwabing. A football table and VR computer games were special features at the party.
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Groundbreaking Pilot Project for Public Transport in Munich and S-Bahn München Unveil "S-Bahn Scooters"
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Our ESA BIC Bavaria Incubatee klarx with their heavy-duty vehicle finder at ESA TTP Website
At ESA's business incubator in Bavaria, Germany, three entrepreneurs have launched an online platform for renting construction equipment.
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President of the EU Committee of the Regions Markku Markkula visits AZO
During his visit to Bavaria, including meetings with State Minister Merk and Landtag President Stamm, Markku Markkula, President of the EU Committee of the Regions visited AZO.
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ESA BIC Bavaria welcomes startup digitalising the construction industry
Together with the all current incubated startups, the ESA BIC Bavaria team gives a hearty welcome to its new incubatee klarx, providing an online platform for renting construction equipment.
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How to master your VC round: Business Breakfast at ESA BIC Bavaria
What does it take to master a VC round? Our VC Training with special guest Andreas Unseld specifically addressed this issue followed by an interactive part with the participating startups.
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Vemcon Joystick Makes Operating Building Vehicles a Breeze
ESA BIC Bavaria startup Vemcon simplifies the complex control of one of the oldest construction machine called: Motor grader.
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TerraLoupe Completed Seed Investment Round
The young startup analysing airborne images of large-scale areas by means of artificial intelligence succeeded in securing Bayern Kapital together with a consortium of Business Angels as investors.
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ViaLight Communications Receives Spin-off Award for Successful Technology Transfer of DLR
The capabilities of our modern society depend on rapidly increasing amounts of data that are constantly being exchanged internationally between us humans and information processing infrastructure.
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ReActive Robotics Completed Seven-Digit Investment Round
The young Bavarian startup received a seven-digit investment in a Series-A financing round. Involved investors comprise Bayern Kapital, MedTech Innovation Partners AG, TQ-Group as well as High-Tech-Gründerfonds (HTGF).
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Business Breakfast meets Crowdfunding at ESA BIC Bavaria
Crowdfunding is a hot topic, especially within the startup scene. To offer our startups first-hand insights into this thrilling topic, for its latest Business Breakfast which took place on 28 June, ESA BIC Bavaria invited Dr Michael Gebert, crowd mentor and a true expert in his field.
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Meet TerraLoupe at IKOM Start-Up 2016
On 21 June, TerraLoupe will present its technology for automatic generation and recognition of geospecific 3D information at the IKOM Start-Up in Munich.
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Cevotec - WirtschaftsWoche Gründer's startup of the week
German business magazine "WirtschaftsWoche Gründer" (WiWo) recently awarded our ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Cevotec, industrialising the production of complex carbon composites, as startup of the week.
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Vectoflow and TerraLoupe - two of six female winners of the HVB Gründerinnen Mentoring programme
From among 150 applicants, ESA BIC Bavaria incubatees Katharina Kreitz of Vectoflow and Manuela Rasthofer of TerraLoupe were chosen for the Hypovereinsbank (HVB) Gründerinnen Mentoring, a support programme specifically for female founders.
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Next level intra logistics powered by EULA IT's commissioning system
EULA IT, developer of IT solutions and provider of consulting- and project management- services, presents its revolutionary wireless pick-by-light commissioning system PicDuinO.
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Wanted: Mobile Apps to Handle Big Data from Space
An array of Earth observation satellites, including the Sentinels involved in Europe's Copernicus programme, collect untold amounts of data as they circle our planet. This high-resolution imagery and further information on climates and environments present tremendous potential in overcoming some of the biggest challenges of our time.
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Wayz Solutions launches new website
The new website of Wayz Solutions' service gLOC is now available. The cloud-based service gLOC offers detailed driving and walking directions as well as parking tips, including imagery and other attachments, with one goal: sharing your address and location and leading customers and friends easily to your door.
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Happy Birthday to Building Radar
Our incubatee Building Radar was founded a year ago on 25 May 2015. Happy Birthday to the team! The innovative company provides a global satellite-supported search engine for construction projects.
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runfun nominated for the Innovationspreis Bayern 2016
The ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee runfun is nominated for the "Innovationspreis Bayern", awarding companies as recognition for outstanding innovative solutions.
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Cevotec completed investment round with EUR 1.75 million
ESA BIC Bavaria congratulates its incubatee Cevotec GmbH on raising EUR 1.75 million in their first investment round. Thereby Cevotec is able to industrialise the production of complex carbon composites and to introduce industry 4.0 to the respective area of application.
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ESA BIC Bavaria welcomes Cadami
The ESA BIC Bavaria gives a warm welcome to its new incubatee Cadami with its technology which makes efficient video-on-demand via broadcast channels available. Cadami provides a solution to massively scale video transmission and to overcome the respective peak congestion problem.
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Business Breakfast: Coffee, Brezen and Patent Law
The ESA BIC Bavaria Business Breakfast with Dr. Daniel Westenberger on 09 May 2016 was a wonderful opportunity for our startups to come together and learn about the strategic application of industrial property rights from a specialist.
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The 5 most important driving factors of mobile advertising
A recent US study of eMarketer has shown that the predicted share of mobile advertising for the year 2019 will grow to over 70 percent of the digital budget. Already today, adults spend more than two hours a day in front of their smartphone or tablet.
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Hearty welcome to our new ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee AF-AX
Together with its current startups, the ESA BIC Bavaria team welcomes its new incubatee AF-AX with its innovative and fascinating business case. AF-AX develops a bionic surface technology that improves aerodynamic operating range and resistance to turbulence in aerodynamic applications.
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Business Breakfast at ESA BIC Bavaria with ITZB
Our Business Breakfast with Innovations- und Technologiezentrum Bayern (ITZB) on 21 April 2016 was a great opportunity for our startups to come together to learn about Bavaria's technology support programmes.
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Harnessing the Power of Satellite Data for Precision Farming
The latest issue of the German Center for Research and Innovation newsletter covered the ubiquitous topic Big Data. Among other articles regarding this topic, one article is about ESA BIC Bavaria Alumni green spin, providing data-driven decision solutions for agriculture by harnessing the power of satellite data for precision farming.
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Intelligence on Wheels - Winner of the International Critical Communications Awards 2016
Intelligence on Wheels was chosen as the winner of the International Critical Communications Awards 2016 in the category "Best use of TETRA for transport" with their TETRA-based Train Collision Avoidance System. TETRA - Terrestrial Trunked Radio - is a standard for digital trunked radio
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Core technology of PiMON sold to international technology group
The international technology group Beltron Telecommunications Ltd. based in Bihar, India purchased a part of the assets of the ESA BIC Bavaria Alumni PIMON GmbH. The purchase price includes a fixed payment of EUR 10 million as well as an additional earn-out-component.
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Building Radar expands abroad - office space in San Francisco
The German Accelerator enables Building Radar - the "Google for construction projects" - to expand their business operations and to use office space in San Francisco.
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Congratulations to successful company founder LIV tec GmbH
The positioning solution of LIV tec is based on Wi-Fi, by using Wi-Fi signals to locate persons or equipment. LIV tec belongs to the nearly 80 companies who successfully finished the ESA BIC Bavaria programme.
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World Premiere for ESA BIC Bavaria Alumni: Live Handball Tracking by Kinexon
Data and technology are increasingly driving the development of major sports, not just in terms of performance on the court but also in the arena and on television, as sport looks to grow audiences and fan loyalty by offering that extra special something. Kinexon has been invited by the European Handball Federation (EHF) to showcase its precise sports tracking solution in Vienna.
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ReActive Robotics - one of the top 3 startups at the Start-SUMMIT
ReActive Robotics was chosen as one of the top 3 startups out of 300 companies at the Start-SUMMIT in St. Gallen, Switzerland. START Summit is one of the largest startup conferences in Europe aiming to connect startups with investors, corporates and media.
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New video from Greenspider - a customisable turn-key solution for smart sharing
Check out the new video from Greenspider for a detailed explanation of the functionality of SMASH ("smart sharing") - a platform that facilitates sharing-service management and access, including for electric cars and bikes.
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Investment Readiness Training at ESA BIC Bavaria with Rick Salmon
Our two-day Investment Readiness Training with Rick Salmon on 17 and 18 March was a great opportunity for our startups to get ready for investors and jazz up their presentations.
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STARTUP WORLD - the marketplace for innovations
ESA Space Solutions and ESA BIC Bavaria are supporting partners of STARTUP WORLD. Much more than a mere exhibition stand, this new initiative of Messe München GmbH and AZO offers an exceptional marketplace of innovation.
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AZO and CzechInvest sign Memorandum of Unterstanding
Today, AZO signed a cooperation agreement between ESA BIC Bavaria and CzechInvest, the managing company of the new Czech ESA BIC Prague. The signature by Karel Kucera, General Director of CzechInvest and Thorsten Rudolph, Managing Director of AZO, was attended by S.E Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and Bavarian State Minister Dr. Marcel Huber.
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LET° S GEO - Startups Battle: Digital Innovations for Tourist Destinations
Startups are developing innovative products and services for many industries - including tourism.
ITB, the world's leading travel trade show, joined forces with DIHK to take a closer look at many outstanding startups and invite the best five to present their digital innovations for tourism in the "Startups Battle" at ITB Berlin on 11 March.
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LET° S GEO - New game type now available
Location-based gaming specialist LET° S GEO has released its new app game: Scavenger Hunt 3.0. Have a look at the new app, play anywhere you want to, and decide yourself when to go on your discovery trip. Hop on an interactive tour, find the "murder of the peat bog", and win valuable prizes.
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Quantum Systems and ReActive Robotics win 1st phase of 2016 Munich business plan competition
On the 3 March 2016 ten high tech founding teams were announced as the best startups in the first phase of 2016 Munich business plan competition. From among 137 participating teams our incubatees Quantum Systems and ReActive Robotics made it into top 10 with their exceptional business cases.
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New video on Cevotec's production process
ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Cevotec is industrialising the production of complex carbon composites. Check out their new video, which shows Cevotec's automated manufacturing process using Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) technology.
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Vemcon launches new website
Check out the new website of Vemcon, which has been completely relaunched and improved for mobile devices. Read more about Vemcon's unique system for simplifying the handling of mobile working machines.
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Winning team of the Space App Camp announced
New challenges and opportunities arise as Europe’s Copernicus programme continues to launch the Sentinel satellites, converting their data into accessible products that can benefit citizens. The Space App Camps give developers the chance to deliver data from these and other satellites to the everyday user, via mobile apps.
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Meet mobalo at the Online Marketing Rockstars Festival
The online marketing scene is set to meet on 25-26 February as part of the Online Marketing Rockstars Festival in Hamburg. The event will feature more than 120 exhibitors and a number of networking opportunities, as well as speakers from Germany and abroad.
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Meet three ESA BIC Bavaria Startups at the Mobile World Congress
The Space App Camp Barcelona will invite five teams to Barcelona in late February to enhance their existing mobile services with Earth observation data from the Copernicus Space Programme and to integrate it into the SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
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TerraLoupe and Vectoflow ranked among top 50 startups in Germany
From a total of 810 prizewinners from 145 founder competitions, the startup portal Für-Grü and the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung nominated their top 50 startups in Germany for 2015 - and ESA BIC Bavaria incubatees TerraLoupe and Vectoflow made the cut!
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New mobility services for a sustainable customer retention
Major automotive companies as well as startups are working on new solutions for our future mobility
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BMVI visits ESA BIC Bavaria
On 2 February, Dr Tobias Miethaner - head of the digital society department at the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) - paid a visit to AZO, the managing company of ESA BIC Bavaria.
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Building Radar - monitoring construction progress and change detection with satellites
Building Radar is providing a global, satellite-based online database for new construction projects. This innovative solution, which may open new doors for the use of precision satellite imagery worldwide, is now featured GeoConnexion magazine.
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New Year's get-together at ESA BIC Bavaria
The New Year's gathering at ESA BIC Bavaria was a great opportunity for our startups, partners, and investors to expand their networks and boost their business.
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Media Markt introduces express delivery service in cooperation with Tiramizoo
At more than 230 of its stores, Media Markt - Europe's largest consumer electronics retailer - is now offering express delivery within three hours. Customers can check the availability of this service by entering their postal code on Media Markt's website. The company's logistics partner for this new express service is Tiramizoo, a Munich startup specialized in same-day delivery.
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Successful test flight of Quantum Systems' TRON/ Kestrel
Watch the new video of Quantum Systems presenting the premiere of their TRON/ Kestrel doing a full forward and backward transition. The next test flights are planned to take place in Dubai and on the top of Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze!
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NavVis wins FOCUS Digital Star Award
NavVis, Antelope, and ArtiMinds are the digital stars of 2016! These three companies were recognised by the German magazine FOCUS at the DLD conference in Munich. For four years, the magazine has awarded prizes to digital innovations from Germany across all industries. This year, the Munich-based company NavVis edged out more than 100 other applications to take home the main prize for "Innovation of the Year".
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NavVis - a startup on the verge of a breakthrough
German business journal Handelsblatt recently published an article showcasing 12 startups set to play a decisive role in 2016 with their clever business ideas. As prominent players in pharmaceuticals, IT, energy, and other sectors seek to profit from their innovations, investors - especially in the US - are showering them with cash. Meanwhile, entrepreneurs in Asia and Europe are also benefiting from this influx of money.
NavVis was named one of the 12 startups to watch in 2016.
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Startup Radio - interview with Building Radar
Listen to the interview with our incubatee Building Radar developing a Satellite-Supported Search Engine for Construction Projects.
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2015-12-21's free-floating scooters you need
Watch the new Star Wars video of our incubate scoome with their free-floating scooter sharing - and may the force be with you.
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Schallmauer durchbrochen - 105 Unternehmen im bayerischen Raumfahrtgründerprogramm
Die Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) durchbrach im Dezember 2015 die Marke von 100 Startup Unternehmen in seinem Raumfahrtgründerprogramm. Mit dem vom bayerischen Wirtschaftsministerium geförderten Programm wurden seit 2004 mehr als 1.300 neue High-Tech-Arbeitsplätze in Bayern geschaffen. Die Unternehmen erzielen mittlerweile einen Jahresumsatz von über 100 Mio. Euro.
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EBAN President Candace Johnson visits ESA BIC Bavaria
On 11 December, Candace Johnson - the president of EBAN (the European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds, and Early Market Players) - paid a visit to ESA BIC Bavaria.
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Business Breakfast at ESA BIC Bavaria with ITZB
Our Business Breakfast with Innovations- und Technologiezentrum Bayern (ITZB) on 11 December was a great opportunity for our startups to come together to learn about Bavaria's technology support programmes.
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ViaLight helps pave the way for future planetary exploration
At the end of June, ESA BIC Bavaria alumni ViaLight successfully conducted a series of tests using its proven high-rate laser communication technology to prove the feasibility of satellite-to-surface links for robotic exploration.
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Munich startup NavVis receives EUR 7.5m investment
EWell-known investors are convinced of the technology being developed by NavVis GmbH. This ESA BIC alumnus, which has devised a type of Google Street View for indoor environments, just secured EUR 7.5 million in a round of financing.
NavVis's new investors are VC Target Partners and Google's Don Dodge, a prominent business angel. Also participating in the financing round were current investors Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft BayBG, MIG Fonds, and the former McKinsey and Microsoft managers Lothar Stein and Jürgen Gallmann.
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ProgenoX enlarging robotics portfolio with ARGO UGV
ESA BIC Bavaria alumnus progenoX is supporting the rollout and sale of ARGO J5, an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) designed for harsh environments. ARGO J5 serves as a support tool, especially for public authorities and organizations that work in public safety (police, fire brigade, emergency services).
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ZipperMast developing new version for nuclear facility inspection
The demanding conditions under which inspections are performed in nuclear environments (slight, light-weight, high construction hight, …) require new types and specifications of masts that go beyond the standardized telescope masts currently available.
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Boxmesh - one of the five winning teams in THE VENTURE
In 2015, the patent-based founders' contest THE VENTURE was held for the very first time. After searching for suitable startups under the theme "Patent Meets Talent", the winning teams were selected in December of the same year.
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Nach München und Köln jetzt auch in Frankfurt: Marktführer bringt trendigen Roller-Fahrspaß in die Mainmetropole
scoo mobility, innovativer Anbieter von Mobilitätskonzepten für den städtischen Personenverkehr und Marktführer im Bereich Roller-Sharing in Deutschland, bringt trendigen Roller-Fahrspaß jetzt auch in die Mainmetropole.
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ESA BIC Bavaria gratuliert erfolgreichen Unternehmensgründern: NavVis GmbH
Das ESA BIC Bavaria gratuliert der NavVis GmbH zum erfolgreichen Abschluss ihres 12-monatigen Inkubationsprogramms. Das Startup entwickelt innovative Hard- und Software zur Digitalisierung von Innenräumen.
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Building Radar wins the final of the "Gründerpreis der deutschen Familienunternehmen"
The startup competition "Gründerpreis der deutschen Familienunternehmen" was awarded for the second time by DIE JUNGEN UTERNEHMER in partnership with WELT searching the best business idea or a young company, aiming to disrupt the entire branch.
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ViaLight now shipping MLT-70 Laser Terminal to the US
Our ESA BIC Bavaria alumni develops high-rate laser communication systems and now expands their market to the US.
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Wie Flugzeuge autonom werden sollen
Im Allgäu können Drohnen-Entwickler erstmals unbemannte Fluggeräte ohne spezielle Genehmigungen erproben. Das könnte der Einstieg in die autonome Fliegerei sein.
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Deutsche ESA BIC Startups rocken die TV-Show "Die Höhle der Löwen"
In der Sendung auf VOX diese Woche haben auch die beiden ESA BIC Startups sowie Free-linked teilgenommen und ihre Unternehmen bzw. Produkte vorgestellt:
Die scoo mobility GmbH ist ein Mobilitätsanbieter mit Sitz in München. Das junge Unternehmen bietet Motorroller und E-Roller zur Miete an, zur flexiblen und schnellen Fortbewegung in Städten und im Umland (mehr Infos auf
Die Free-Linked GmbH stellt mit ihrem Buddy-Watcher ein Vibrations-Gerät her, das Tauchern durch das Drücken einer Ruf-Taste per Ultraschall ermöglicht, den Tauchpartner bzw. Buddy zu rufen. In Zukunft soll ein Navigationssystem integriert werden, um den Buddy auch orten zu können (mehr Infos auf (
IAA Premiere: App statt Schlüssel - scoo mobility präsentiert innovatives Scooter Sharing auf Digitalbasis
Die scoo mobility GmbH, innovativer Anbieter von Mobilitätskonzepten für den städtischen Individualverkehr, präsentiert auf der Internationalen Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt das erste rein App-basierte, schlüssellose Scooter Sharing
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Nach München ab November 2015 auch in Köln: bringt trendigen Roller-Fahrspaß in die Domstadt
Die scoo mobility GmbH, innovativer Anbieter von Mobilitätskonzepten für den städtischen Personenverkehr, bringt trendigen Roller-Fahrspaß jetzt auch in die Domstadt am Rhein. Ab November steht eine schlüssellose Mietroller-Flotte, bestehend aus 15 Vespa Primavera 50 4T im Kölner Geschäftsgebiet zur Nutzung im städtischen Verkehr zur Verfügung. Bei erfolgreicher Geschäftsentwicklung ist der Ausbau der Fahrzeugflotte in 2016 auf über 100 Fahrzeuge geplant.
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Our ESA BIC Bavaria Incubatee TerraLoupe with their success at the Munich Business Plan Competition at ESA TTP Website!
The German startup company TerraLoupe, hosted at ESA’s business incubator in Bavaria, took home first prize at the Munich Business Plan Competition on 28 July.
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Our ESA BIC Bavaria Alumni Kinexon demonstrating their precision tracking and monitoring solutions for sports and healthcare at the opening ceremony of the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco
Munich/San Francisco - Innovative sensors gain importance, smart networks stand out and the wearables trend is omnipresent: At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, CEO Brian Krzanich emphasized that the "Internet of Things" is clearly a Mega Trend - for which centimeter-accurate positioning of people and objects is fundamental.
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Tourism in Upper Bavaria - Online hikers heading for the peaks with ESA BIC incubatee Personal GPS Solutions
With their innovative ideas, young entrepreneurs in the digital world are devising new approaches for the traditional tourism sector.
The Bavarian startup Personal GPS Solutions is currently offering 40 geocaching tours for smartphones in a number of popular holiday regions in Bavaria, from Berchtesgadener Land to the Zugspitze.
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Scoo Mobility Expanding Technology with Support from ESA BIC Bavaria
In creating the world's first fleet of keyless scooters, the Munich startup scoo mobility GmbH is bridging the mobility gap between car- and bike-sharing and public transportation.
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TerraLoupe wins 1st place of 2015 Munich business plan competition
The success story for the Bavarian big data startup TerraLoupe continues. On fist June, the company started it's incubation phase at ESA BIC Bavaria. After winning the second phase of the Munich Business Plan Competition and an invitation to an exclusive delegation to Israel of the Bavarian Ministry of Economics, TerraLoupe now was announced as the best Startup of Munich and South Bavaria on Tuesday evening in the finale of the Munich Businessplan Competition 2015. More than 390 teams had participated in the Bavarian business plan competition. The prize was awarded by Bavarian state secretary Franz Josef Pschierer on 28 July.
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Bavarian economics minister Ilse Aigner announces further support for Bavarian startups
The award ceremony for the Münchener Businessplan Wettbewerb took place at the 28th of July 2015. The winner of all three phases is our ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee TerraLoupe. In the final of the competiton, 87 teams submitted their business plans. On the occasion of the 20th year jubilee of the competition, the Bavarian economics minister Ilse Aigner emphasized investments and internationalization as her focus topics for the Bavarian startup scene.
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ESA BIC Bavaria Down to earth and up to the roof
Our ESA BIC Bavaria summer event "Down to earth and up to the roof" was the opportunity for our startups, partners and investors to boost their business and expand their network. Six of our current incubates took the chance to pitch their venture in front of Munich Network Experts represented by the Bavarian industry and investors including equity investors, corporate venture capitalists, venture experts, family offices, business angels, and Bayern Kapital.
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New Video from Vemcon
Watch the video of our new incubatee Vemcon developing a system for simplifying the handling of mobile working machines and increasing productivity
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TerraLoupe wins phase two of 2015 Munich business plan competition, joins delegation trip to Israel with Bavarian state secretary of economics
Among the more than 390 teams that participated in the Bavarian business plan competition BayStartUP in 2015, the big data startup TerraLoupe came out on top in phase two of the Munich regional competition! Other startups with business ideas related to the IoT, biotechnology, and medical technology were also recognized
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Building Radar secures place with Founder.Org and YOU IS NOW Accelerator
Building Radar recently secured a place in, the funding programme run by Silicon Valley investor Mi-chael Baum, along with a USD 100,000 cash prize
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Airbus Defence and Space Joins ESA BIC Bavaria as New Partner
Bavarian space incubation programme expands with new facilities at Ludwig Bölkow Campus near Munich
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Dreifach-Erfolg unter dem KMU-Instrument
Seit 1. Januar 2014 gibt es mit dem KMU-Instrument eine EU-Förderschiene speziell für hochinnovative kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU). Im Rahmen der zweiten Ausschreibungsrunde 2014/Phase 1 hat die BayFOR drei junge Firmen bei der Beantragung von Fördermitteln unterstützt - und war drei Mal erfolgreich!
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Modelon AB sells its minority interest in Modelon GmbH to Dassault Systèmes
Modelon AB, the Swedish parent company of the Modelon group (Modelon AB with its subsidiaries Modelon Inc. in USA and Modelon K.K. in Japan), has taken the decision to sell its 45% minority interest in the German business entity Modelon GmbH to Dassault Systèmes.
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LIV tec: Neues Positionierungssystem LIV DMS
Die LIV tec GmbH launcht das neue Positionierungssystem LIV distance measurement system (LIV DMS) zur Ermittlung von Positionsinformationen in besonders anspruchsvollen Umgebungen.
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Kinexon gewinnt Smart Digital Award 2014
Am Dienstag, den 11. November 2014, wurde die Kinexon GmbH im Rahmen eines Staatsempfangs in der Residenz München mit dem Smart Digital Award 2014 ausgezeichnet. Der Preis wurde durch Ilse Aigner, Bayerische Staatsministerin für Wirtschaft und Medien, Energie und Technologie, verliehen. ''Ich freue mich über diesen digitalen Ideenwettbewerb. Er zeigt, dass Bayern bei der Digitalisierung Vorreiter sein kann'', so die Wirtschaftsministerin.
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Deutsches Museum and Munich-based Startup NavVis present new digitization technology: visitors from around the world can experience museum's shipping section online and in 3D
The Deutsches Museum and the young, Munich-based high-tech company NavVis present a unique digital project: the impressive and extensive section "shipping" has been fully digitized and recorded in 3D for the very first time. Visitors from around the world can now explore the exhibition online. Images, text and audio information turn the photo-realistic 3D world into an interactive experience.
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ESA BIC Bavaria gratuliert erfolgreichen Unternehmensgründern: CloudEO, Simplias und Kinexon im Trend mit neuen cloud-basierten Services für Industrie und Handwerk
Das ESA BIC Bavaria gratuliert CloudEO AG, Kinexon GmbH, und Simplias GmbH zum erfolgreichen Abschluss ihres 18- bzw. 24-monatigen Inkubationsprogramms.
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green spin: Grüner Daumen aus dem All
Die green spin UG gehört zu den 100 Preisträgern des bundesweiten Wettbewerbs "Ausgezeichnete Orte im Land der Ideen" 2014. Für sein Projekt "Satellitentechnik in der Landwirtschaft" wurde das Unternehmen in der Universität Würzburg ausgezeichnet
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WASP Logistik GmbH auf der Interforst 2014
Die WASP-Logistik GmbH stellt auf der Interforst 2014 in München in der Halle B6 Standnummer 403 aus.
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Selectrail is representative for Intelligence on Wheels in Australia and New Zealand
Selectrail and Intelligence on Wheels (IoW) are proud to announce that both companies have singed a contract allowing Selectrail to bring IoW's innovative, award winning train collision avoidance technology to the Australian railways. The techonolgy leverages a safety overlay system design very successful in aeronautics to the railway system.
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A New Era Has Begun: CloudEO Opens Up Great Possibilities for Those Who Create, Use, and Market Geo Content and Services
Imagine a geo service that combines remote sensing imagery and geodata from multiple sources and analyzes them with professional Geo-IT software on a powerful workbench-all on a pay-per-use basis.
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Digitale Karten im Forst
WASP kooperiert mit GPS-Spezialist MagicMaps GmbH
Mobile Anwendungen finden immer mehr den Weg in die Praxis. Auch für die Erfassung von Holzpoltern bietet sich der Einsatz von Smartphones mit integriertem GPS-Empfängern an.
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Airvionic GmbH gewinnt beim EVOBIS Gründerwettbewerb
Mit seinem DreamCopter wurde das bayerische Startup Airvionic beim diesjährigen Münchner Businessplan Wettbewerb ''Die besten neuen Tech Ideen aus München'' als eine von zehn Gründungen ausgezeichnet.
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ESA BIC Bavaria: Gründerprogramm wird bis 2019 verlängert
Gute Nachricht für High-tech Gründer: Die Partner des erfolgreichen Inkubationszentrums ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria haben die Verlängerung des Förderprogramms beschlossen.
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Ankündigung: Besuchen Sie uns auf der AGIT von 3. - 5. Juli in Salzburg
Das ESA BIC Bavaria und zwei seiner Incubatees präsentieren sich vom 3. bis 5. Juli 2013 auf einer der wichtigsten Fachmessen und Symposien für angewandte Geoinformatik, der AGIT in Salzburg.
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From space: incubation programme creates a thousand jobs
The creation of a thousand new high-tech jobs over the last nine years was celebrated at the Agency's business incubator in southern Germany on Wednesday. The centre and its startups are important contributors to the regional economy and the growing job market. full text
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Zeil: "Langfristiges Engagement Bayerns zahlt sich aus"
MÜNCHEN / OBERPFAFFENHOFEN Bayerns Wirtschaftsminister Martin Zeil freut sich über die Schaffung des 1000. Arbeitsplatzes durch Startup-Firmen im Bereich Technologietransfer aus der Raumfahrt. ''Durch das jahrelange und konsequente Engagement des Freistaats ist es gelungen, effektiv die Potenziale der Raumfahrttechnologie für Startup-Unternehmen zu nutzen und den Weg zu marktfähigen Produkten entscheidend zu verkürzen. Das schafft hochwertige Arbeitsplätze und stärkt den High-Tech-Standort Bayern'', erklärt Zeil. full text
Credit: Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Berchtesgadener Land mbH 2012-02-15
Vom Wald ins Werk - ein optimaler Weg für Rundholz und Waldbiomasse
WASP-Logistik GmbH als innovatives Startup der Holzwirtschaft von der Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Berchtesgadener Land betreut
Freilassing, 15.02.2012: Das ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria unterstützt Unternehmensgründungen auch im Berchtesgadener Land in der Nutzung von Raumfahrtinfrastrukturen und -technologien. full text
Bayerische Raumfahrtpolitik setzt verstärkt auf Unternehmensgründungen
Zeil: "Erfolgsmodell des ESA BIC Oberpfaffenhofen wird auf Nürnberg und das Berchtesgadener Land ausgeweitet"
MÜNCHEN Mit der Eröffnung der Außenstellen Berchtesgadener Land und Nürnberg ist jetzt das ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Oberpfaffenhofen zum ESA BIC Bavaria erweitert worden. full text
Credit: “Günter Meier” 2012-02-01
Countdown in Nürnberg
ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria startet in Nürnberg
Das Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen (IIS), die Europäische Weltraumagentur ESA, der Freistaat Bayern, die Sparkasse Nürnberg und die Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) gaben am Dienstag, den 31. Januar das Startzeichen für Unternehmensgründungen im Bereich Kommerzialisierung von Raumfahrttechnologien im Nürnberger Nordostpark. full text
Credit: “Sparkasse Berchtesgadener Land” 2012-01-26
Countdown im Berchtesgadener Land
ESA BIC Bavaria eröffnet Außenstelle Berchtesgadener Land mit den ersten beiden Unternehmensgründungen
Berchtesgadener Land, 26.01.2012: Die Außenstelle des ESA Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Bavaria unterstützt Unternehmensgründungen im Berchtesgadener Land in der Nutzung von Raumfahrtinfrastrukturen und -technologien. full text