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Berlin to go, english edition, 03/2017

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TALK OF THE TOWN DID YOU KNOW THAT … … Berlin is Germany’s startup capital? In the first half of 2017, young Berlin companies received a total of €1.5 billion in different financing rounds, which accounts for 68% of the entire investment volume in Germany. … German corporations and SMEs are placing their bets on Berlin for the development of innovations? Established firms, startups and scientists are working on future technologies at a number of innovation and creative labs. Examples include Würth, Deutsche Telekom and Phoenix. … nanocarriers are being developed in the German capital? These special drug deliverers are so small they permeate body’s natural filters and barriers and are thus perfect for administering medication via the skin. In 2016, DendroPharm GmbH, which was founded in May 2013 as a spin-off from the Free University Berlin, received the Berlin Brandenburg Innovation Prize for its research. … there is a platform for technical development and new inventions in Berlin? The website is operated by the Technologie Stiftung Berlin and brings together all the actors working in the field of innovation. … the Federal State of Berlin is working together with the Federal State of Brandenburg on the theme of innovation? Their joint innovation strategy focuses on the fields of energy technology, health care industry, ICT, the media and creative industries, optics and photonics as well as transport, mobility and logistics. … 831 patents were registered last year in Berlin? Including 80 patents in the field of transport, 74 in the field of consumer goods and 68 in the measurement technology sector. Sources:,,,,,, illustrations: Creative Stall / 14

INNOVATION MADE IN BERLIN Text: Simone Fendler Life-saving sensors, smart speakers and exquisite design – Berlin innovations discover the world FIRST SENSOR – SMALL SENSORS WITH A BIG IMPACT Sensors are the sensory organs of machines, of which are in Berlin in Oberschöneweide and vehicles and devices. They convert a measured Weißensee. First Sensor is a market leader, for physical property into an electric signal. First example, with its Avalanche photo diodes, which Sensor AG specializes in the development and are highly accurate optical sensors that detect production of these tiny facilitators and is a true invisible flashes of light. When used in the light Berlin success story. Founded as a tech startup radar of autonomous vehicles, they ensure that shortly after the Berlin Wall fell, the First Sensor vehicles are able to visually monitor their entire Group now employs 850 employees worldwide. environment and react immediately when a person runs onto the The company has six locations in Germany, two street. Illustrations: MrJub ADA – THE PERSONAL HEALTH ASSISTANT Ada is based on probabilistic AI technologies that help patients interpret their own symptoms while also providing doctors with intelligent diagnostic support to ease their everyday load. Over 100 doctors, software engineers and scientists have been working for six years on the development of a tool that provides personalized health information to people all over the world at any time. Ada is already familiar with thousands of illnesses and can address billions of possible symptom constellations – more than any human being is capable of doing alone. Plus, Ada continues to learn from doctors and user data every day. More than one million people worldwide use the free app today, and it will be available starting this fall in German, Spanish and Portuguese. Employees from over 20 countries work at Ada Health, which has offices in Munich and London in addition to Berlin-Kreuzberg. 15

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