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WINTURE amongst winners of Startup Bootcamp FoodTech 2017 in Rome

Adlershofs Boreal Light GmbH one of Germany's Top 30 Start Ups:

Boreal Light GmbH with its brand name WINTURE has been selected among the top 9 FoodTech startups in Rome in 2017. That opens the door for many investors to the company as well as finance opportunities and networks. ...

Coworking-Space Berlin Adlershof. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


Adlershof’s New Workspace

The Gründerwerkstatt is the anchor tenant of a new co-working space:

They are all the rage: open spaces for working, networking and trying new things. Berlin is the world capital of co-working spaces and now the Technology Park has one its own. The newly-founded Gründerwerkstatt Adlershof, a...

Markus Wiencke Adlershof. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


Building Bridges to India

A start-up is bringing STEM specialists from India to German SMEs:

Markus Wiencke and his company Bluebilities moved into a new office at the OWZ Adlershof Start-Up Centre in May 2017. His goal: bringing German companies and Indian graduates from the STEM fields together – science,...

Christin Schäfer. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


The Data Lover

Businesswoman Christin Schäfer is living her dream in Adlershof:

It’s the little things that have the greatest effects. The hidden details and bite-sized information. Observed from above, they can reveal structures and patterns and even help to answer moral dilemmas. For example, the fear...



Founders on the Fast Lane

The A² Adlershof Accelerator is entering its second round:

A² stands for the Adlershof Accelerator. The programme aims at bringing together young and established companies and is now entering its second round. The focus stays on energy. Stefan Thon has a dream: his wish that every...

Smarterials-Gründer. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


Surgical Security

New gloves developed by “Smarterials Technology” will prevent needlestick injuries:

Probably the dearest wish of patients and relatives before the door to the surgery closes is that everything may go well. But not only patients, but doctors are also dangerously exposed. “An estimated half a million injuries...

Sicoya gewinnt Start Up Energy Transition Award. Bild: Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena)


Sicoya wins ‘Start Up Energy Transition Award’

Innovative business ideas for the energy tradition rewarded:

The winners of the ‘Start Up Energy Transition Award’, presented by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency – have now been confirmed. Six start-ups from France, Germany, India, Bangladesh and Nigeria...

Tobias Kirschnick. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


In conversation with Tobias Kirschnick

Head of the Innovation and Business Incubation Centre (IGZ) in Adlershof since October:

In this interview, Tobias Kirschnick lets us in on his plans for the centre’s reorganisation. Kirschnick, who is now in his late thirties, started off with a degree in business management at the Free University Berlin,...

diamond-inventics-Team. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


The Pocket-Sized Laboratory

The start-up diamond inventics finds legionella at record speed:

Precise, fast, energy and water-saving and about the size of a credit card. An innovative chip system can detect pathogenic microorganisms in water samples on the ground. The test was developed by diamond inventics, a...

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New Chemistry Lab for Start-ups

Inauguration of the Inkulab at the TU Berlin’s Charlottenburg Campus:

On 25 January 2017 the Inkulab – a laboratory container system, fully equipped with a ventilation system, and laboratory and safety facilities – was inaugurated at the TU Berlin’s Charlottenburg Campus. It provides...


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