16 partners from academia and industry will closely collaborate to prepare a future generation of scientists with outstanding skills in both machine learning and chemistry, to create new AI methods for drug research.
An innovative approach to combat infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus will receive funding of initially 1.33 million USD plus an additional 7.44 million USD, depending on project progress. It is jointly developed by the HZI and the LDC.
Ascenion will support eight members and four partners of the Innovative Training Network (ITN) ‘SMABEYOND’ in all aspects relating to the intellectual property and potential commercialization of their work.
Ascenion’s portfolio company iThera gained regulatory approval for a pivotal trial evaluating its MSOT imaging technology for the assessment of colon inflammation. If successful, it could provide a superior, non-invasive alternative to colonoscopy.
How is the German start-up sector doing? Are there ‘zombies’ here too – as in the USA? And what should we be looking out for? A number of heads of German technology transfer organisations were interviewed for this overview, including Ascenion’s Christian Stein.