Start-Up World and PHOTONICS Award


Exhibition area Start-Up World at LASER World of PHOTONICS

After the successful launch of Start-Up World in 2015, new companies (not more than 5 years old) from Germany and abroad have an opportunity to present their latest developments live in front an international audience on an attractive platform at LASER World of PHOTONICS in 2017.

Start-Up World - Curtain up on the newcomers’ latest product ideas

Start-Up World gives exhibitors, visitors and journalists an innovations marketplace that extends far beyond the exhibition stand and features an extensive program of related events and matchmaking opportunities.

Messe München’s new initiative gives relatively new companies (no more than 5 years old) with limited resources visibility and industry contacts at leading international trade fairs.

At LASER World of PHOTONICS, Start-Up World in Hall B3 gives new, innovative companies from Germany and abroad an opportunity to present their products in front of the critical eye of industry professionals.

Forum program “Space meets LASER World of PHOTONICS”

Time

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 12:30–14:30

Speakers

Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Competence Area Manager Lasers and Laser Optics Fraunhofer ILT
Delphine Mery, SpaceDataHIghway market development manager Airbus Group
Christof Siebert, Head of Technology and Innovation Management TRUMPF Venture
Uli Fricke, CEO SpaceStarters
Oliver Hvidt, COO and Co-Founder Norlase ApS
Dr Andrea Lovera, CSO FEMTOprint SA
Lorenz Sykora, Research and Development ATR Elements
Manfred Leipold, Head of Procurement Vialight LaserCommunications GmbH
Jens Kirsch, Managing Director Finance & Operations terraplasma medical
Dr-Ing Edgar Jochheim, Managing Director JOINCO® Innovation Consulting
Moritz Kaminski, Investment Associate UnternehmerTUM Venture Capital Partners GmbH

Abstract

Exciting pitches and roundtable discussions on current topics in the industry during the STARTUP WORLD forum during LASER World of PHOTONICS: Curtain up on the newcomers’ latest product ideas! The forum session presents product innovations of startup companies, opportunities from support networks and insights from industry leaders located in Germany and abroad.

Don’t miss this chance to gain insights of the STARTUP World: Get inspired by the success stories of our previous winners. In many cases, the best ideas for unconventional solutions are born in open discussions with these talented innovators.

Schedule

Time Duration Title Speaker
12:40 – 12:50 10 min Welcome and presentation of STARTUP WORLD initiative, start up related topics at AZO and ESA BIC Bavaria Thorsten Rudolph, Managing Director, AZO
12:50 – 13:00 10 min Current trends in the laser-photonics sector Hans-Dieter Hoffmann, Competence Area Manager Lasers and Laser Optics, Fraunhofer ILT
13:00 – 13:10 10 min >10G Laser Communication in NEW SPACE Constellations Manfred Leipold, Head of Procurement Management, Vialight LaserCommunications GmbH
13:10 – 13:20 10 min SpaceDataHighway: The 1st optical fiber in space Delphine Mery, SpaceDataHIghway market development manager, Airbus Group
13:20 – 13:30 10 min From research on the ISS to medical products for wound care Jens Kirsch, Managing Director, terraplasma medical
13:30 – 13:40 10 min 2015 awarded FEMTOPRINT® technology: creativity enables disruptive solutions in optics and photonics Dr Andrea Lovera, CSO, FEMTOPRINT®
13:40 – 14:10 30 min Presentation of the panel discussion and keynote speech by Dr-Ing Edgar Jochheim, JOINCO® Innovation Consulting

“The Investment Potential for Laser World
- Criteria for a successful investment strategy –“
Uli Fricke, CEO, SpaceStarters

Christof Siebert, Head of Technology and Innovation Management, TRUMPF Venture

Moritz Kaminski, Investment
Associate, Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners GmbH

N.N.
14:10 – 14:20 10 min Next-generation medical lasers Oliver Hvidt, COO and Co-Founder, Norlase
14:20 – 14:30 10 min Cost-effective and Signal-enhanced Silicon ATR Crystal for Infrared Spectroscopy Lorenz Sykora, Research and Development, ATR Elements

PHOTONICS Award

The best product innovations in the entire range of optical technologies will receive a PHOTONICS Award at the innovation competition.

How does it work? And what prerequisites must I meet?

A first-rate panel of judges evaluates the product ideas and innovations of registered start-ups before a broad-based international audience.

Evaluation criteria:

  • Innovation level
  • Business potential
  • Usability
  • Technical feasibility
  • Product availability

Prizes

The prize pool has a total value of EUR 25,000 including cash, exhibition space , visibility, marketing and business support.

Joint exhibition stand: Start-Up World

Participants also have an opportunity to be part of the Start-Up World joint exhibition stand.

Package: Price:
  • Stand setup and dismantling, approx. 4 square meters stand space
  • Lettering
  • Poster wall
  • Table with 3 chairs
  • Electrical connection incl. 1 outlet and consumption
  • Stand security
EUR 1,490

Sponsoring opportunities: Start-up World

If you are interested in sponsoring Start-Up World, please contact us at:

E-mail: projektteam@world-of-photonics.com

Tel.: +49 89 949-20377

Review and impressions from 2015

Participants PHOTONICS Award 2015

Nanolive from Switzerland (Winner) with a 3D cell explorer: This brand new microscope technology makes it possible to ob-serve live cells in 3D without damaging them.
Femtoprint from Switzerland (Winner) with a laser-based 3D printing solution for manufacturing nano-devices out of glass or transparent material
Norlase from Denmark with "AuroraOne," a product line of high-brightness lasers
8tree from the USA with a system that allows the simple and convenient optical 3D inspection of surfaces named "dentCHECK"
Swisslitho from Switzerland with the "NanoFrazor," a rapid prototyping solution for manufacturing 3D nano-structures
Sandmade from Poland with the "LS ONE" 3D printing system that uses the additive manufacturing technique of selective laser sintering

Impressions Start-Up World and PHOTONICS Award 2015

  • Partners
    • Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen logo

      Partner: Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

    • Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen logo

      Partner: Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO)

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