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volytica concludes successful financing round, bringing new shareholders on board

Our start-up volytica diagnostics has closed another round of funding, adding institutional investor Atlantic Labs to its group of shareholders.

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Female power lifts our portfolio: Maren Anastasiou (COO MonitorFish GmbH)

The FTTF’s role is not only to provide financial start-up support, but also to help build a powerful team. Too often, founders concentrate all responsibilities on themselves and forget that they need …

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Merger of Heidelberg Instruments and Multiphoton Optics strengthens German competitiveness in the international micro-optics market

Multiphoton Optics GmbH has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Heidelberg Instruments Mikrotechnik GmbH. The pooling of development capabilities and technologies for producing microstructures further underscores the global importance of research, development …

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Quantum Key Distribution – new level of cyber security

Quantum Optics Jena”: Quantum technology start-up from Fraunhofer IOF successfully concludes seed financing for the development of highly secure communication systems To become a pioneer company for highly secure quantum communication – …

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HIGHLINE – saving silver is worth gold

The High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and the Fraunhofer Technologie Transferfonds GmbH (FTTF) are investing in the deeptech startup HighLine Technology GmbH. HighLine develops high-precision printing technology for the semiconductor industry with a current …

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myShoefitter – online shoe ordering next-generation

mySHOEFITTER is a scientifically based, biometric foot measurement technology for mobile devices (e.g. smartphones, tablets), which enables users to easily size feet with millimetre accuracy to consequently determine the exact fitting shoe size for the respective shoe model during the online ordering process.

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Female Founders: Vanessa Wolff (adiutaByte)

The number of female founders is still low (only 15.7% in 2020 according to Femalefoundermonitor). Especially deep tech start-ups need more diversity to scale up new businesses successfully. FTTF is very happy …

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ConstellR raises €1m to support human food security from space

Freiburg-based SpaceTech start-up ConstellR has raised a €1m pre-seed round led by FTTF, with participation of strategic investor OHB Venture Capital, the venture arm of a proven high technology provider of space systems, as well as Baden-Württemberg’s state bank L-Bank and an undisclosed investor.

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