Startup Stories

COLIPI: Sustainable palm oil alternative through fermentation

The production of palm oil threatens our climate: over nine million hectares of rainforest around the equator have already been cleared for it. This…

Jondi & Moon: Sustainable waste reduction as a business idea

Jovanka Backhus and Randi Kittlitz studied social economics with a focus on business administration and finance at the University of Hamburg. The…

TXproducts: WaveGate accelerates experiments and reduces costs

Light travels a distance seven times around the equator in one second. With its business idea WaveGate, the start-up TXproducts, founded in April…

neurodactics: Inclusive learning app Mambio helps learn arithmetic

Dr Torben Rieckmann, Jonas Vierth and Christopher Hof want to develop digital learning materials that are equally suitable and scientifically sound…

repath: Insights from climate science help companies identify climate risks

The start-up repath from the University of Hamburg uses findings from climate science to enable companies to identify their global supply chains and…

Suena: Optimisation software for energy storage and renewable energies

Suena offers an innovative, cloud-based optimisation software with which the operation of energy plants can be continuously optimised…

FactoryPuls: Catapulting factories into Industry 4.0

Digitising complex and often aging factories and making them smart. This and nothing less is what the start-up FactoryPuls from HAW Hamburg wants to…

Vulvani: The startup aims to empower people through entertaining education and create inclusive societies

"The history of menstruation is a history full of misunderstandings", this sentence comes from a sensational tampon commercial in 1994, a statement…

KONVOI: Innovative against cargo theft

Every year, goods worth around 1.3 billion euros are stolen from just under 26,000 trucks in German road freight transport. Delivery delays, repair…

vilisto's solution recognises when a room needs heat

vilisto develops a digital heat management solution based on thermostats with integrated presence detection, learning algorithms and indoor climate…