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  • DESY nearing personalized medicine

    Visitors to Simone Techert and Stephan Roth at DESY’s particle accelerator are required to wear heavy, protective headphones in addition to the now ubiquitious masks. Research at the PO3 measuring station can be deafening as foils that create the vacuum in the experimental station can explode with a...

  • Drone sector to take off in 2020

    The Hamburg-based start-up Beagle Systems will really take off in the second half of 2020 provided all goes well. Founded last April, the company is developing an autonomous, vertical, take-off long-range drone to inspect power lines or railway lines or for transporting smaller loads that weigh 5 kg...

  • Tesa SE's silent technical revolution

    In Germany, tesa stands mainly for sellotape. But visitors to tesa SE’s new headquarters near Hamburg quickly realize that there is far more to this company. Only a stone’s throw from Hamburg Airport, the company unites everything under one roof. This building houses both the tesa research and...

  • Fire protection for deep-freeze warehouses

    Lars Frahm hit on the idea for his company N2telligence during a lunch break in 2004. At the time, Frahm was employed by Airbus in Hamburg-Finkenwerder and quickly realized that exhaust air from a fuel cell was exactly the right component for a kerosene tank to prevent fire. This idea eventually led...

  • Hanseatic start-ups seal deals in latest season of “The Lion’s Den”

    More than two million viewers tuned into the final episode of VOX TV’s “The Lion’s Den” show for founders on Tuesday (April 21, 2020) when Johannes Bitter and Christian Monzel from the Hamburg Metropolitan Region secured a double deal after pitching their Drinkbetter food supplement to the “lions”...

  • Proptech start-ups driving innovation in property sector

    Around 19 so-called start-up specializing in property technology are aiming to turn the property market digital, according to a 2019 Comdirect study. The city of Hamburg counts among Germany’s top three proptech hotspots after Berlin and Munich, according to a study by the Swedish Catella Property...

  • DESY celebrating 60th anniversary in 2020

    The senate honoured DESY, the global leader of accelerator technology, structural research, particle and astroparticle physics Thursday (January 16, 2020) to celebrate its 60th anniversary with a reception in City Hall. Hosted by Katharina Fegebank, Senator for Science, Research and Equality Senator...

  • Six dominant trends in 2020

    Everything is becoming different as the world changes driven by technological, economic and cultural developments. The Hamburg-based data website Statista has identified the most important trends in 2020 and beyond. Macro trends are medium-term processes of change over a period of ten to 15 years...

  • 3D printers producing PPE to fight corona

    The Open Lab Hamburg at the Helmut Schmidt University is now using a 3D printer to produce urgently-needed face masks amid the spread of the coronavirus. The race to combat the coronavirus is leading to shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) all over the world. Conventional production...