Alibaba was among a group of investors that helped the company KONUX raise USD 13 million in an extension of an earlier Series B financing round.
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Investors might soon have yet another incentive to invest in Germany.
A new technology developed in Hamburg could transform surgery across the world. The startup Apoqlar has developed the Virtual Surgery Instructor (VSI), a program that converts CT and MRI scans into 3D models that can be projected directly onto a patient and viewed by a surgeon wearing mixed reality glasses called the Microsoft HoloLens.
The German government has stipulated that beginning in 2029 phosphorus must be recovered from wastewater and fed back into the economic cycle.
The State Secretaries’ Committee for Sustainable Development has approved fresh efforts to help make Germany a leading location for “sustainable finance”, which the federal government understands as financial market players taking sustainability into account in their decision-making.
Berlin’s dynamic fintech ecosystem is attracting more and more investment.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft will jointly launch a EUR 60 million fund to help spin-offs commercialize the intellectual property generated at the 72 Fraunhofer institutes spread across Germany.
A Bielefeld-based startup developed a sensor-equipped dog collar that communicates with a smartphone app.
Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH has been developing recognition-technology and lidar (short for “light detection and ranging”) systems for two decades.
In what is being hailed as a milestone for the world of cryptocurrencies, Stuttgart saw the launch of the world’s first trading place for Bitcoin and competitors organized by a regulated stock exchange operator.