Startups@IZM

PHOTONIC INSIGHTS – ENLIGHTENING THE MATERIAL WORLD

Mike Richardson has always been a science and technology enthusiast. Having chosen Berlin as the perfect place for founders, not least for those working in the exciting field of spectroscopic solutions, he navigated the difficult world of start-up ventures with…

HOW LIGHT CAN MAKE LIVING WITH DIABETES MORE CONVENIENT

Non-invasive blood glucose monitoring systems are one of the hottest topics in current medical technology. That is one of the reasons why the FMD space, which Fraunhofer IZM is a part of, endowed the idea of the start-up Quantune Technologies…

THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR EAR – ‘HEARABLE LABS’

RealIZM meets Pauline O’Callaghan, the CEO of ‘Hearable Labs’, a start-up developing futuristic technologies that will live inside your ear. RealIZM: Tell us about Hearable Labs. Pauline O’Callaghan: I should start by telling you what hearables are: generally, they’re true…

NEXT LEVEL 3D PRINTING WITH THERMAL RADIATION

Driven by curiosity and the spirit of discovery, Adam Rumjahn founded his own start-up: Orion AM. His vision is to use industrial additive manufacturing for advanced applications, using aerospace-grade polymers. 3D printing with these super-plastics is a revolutionary prospect for…

“HACK THE FAIR” – HOW GERMAN TRADE SHOWS CAN BENEFIT FROM NEW FORMATS

From industry 4.0 and cloud systems to autonomous vehicles – the key to innovation lies in electronics. At the Productronica 2019 expo in Munich, the world’s leading show for electronics development and production, the VDMA, Fraunhofer IZM, and Messe München organized…