45 years in space: is the Voyager mission over?

space travel 45 years in space: is the Voyager mission over? 07/01/2022, 12:42 pm | Reading time: 4 minutes By Christina Horsten, dpa An undated rendering of the US space probe Voyager 1. Photo: NASA/dpa Engineers work on the Voyager 2 probe. The “Voyager” twins are the most distant man-made objects. Photo: -/NASA/JPL-Caltech/dpa The Voyager … Read more

The start-up receives 4.6 million euros

Garching In Munich, hope is growing for a new key technology from Germany. Quantum computing start-up Planqc, which was only founded in April, has raised €4.6 million from venture capitalists in a funding round. The founding team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute wants to develop a quantum computer based on leading German research. … Read more

Creative Business Cup: Austrian start-up plastics company wins gold in international competition

The Carinthian company plasticpreur impressed with its solution for plastic recycling. This is the second time Austria has won the Creative Business Cup (CBC) in Copenhagen. Vienna/Copenhagen (OTS) – With participants from 45 countries, the Creative Business Cup (CBC) in Copenhagen is one of the most important international competitions to show the potential of innovative … Read more

Lena Gercke: She is now fully focused on starting a company

ONEWhen former model Lena Gercke announced a few weeks ago that she was quitting as a presenter on “The Voice of Germany”, articles in celebrity magazines circulated. She would prefer to focus on another project that only a few fans have had on screen so far – her own start-up. Under the name Leger, Gercke … Read more

Is my smartphone a germ?

Furtwangen (dpa / tmn) – We have it in our hands dozens of times a day, some even go to the toilet: the smartphone. The touch screen must be full of germs, right? The point is clear: Markus Egert, Professor of Microbiology and Hygiene at Furtwangen University. His research shows that the smartphone is not … Read more

War in Ukraine and high interest rates: Israel’s technological boom ends abruptly

Tel Aviv Last year, start-ups in Israel rushed from record to record. Never before has the tech industry attracted more capital, hired more people, or budgeted more for advertising. But the ad campaign is over for now. Higher interest rates and the war in Europe are changing the mood on the start-up scene. While investment … Read more

The start-up receives 4.6 million euros

Garching In Munich, there is growing hope for a new core technology from Germany. Launched in April, Planqc Quantum Computer start-up raised € 4.6 million from venture capitalists in one round of financing. The founding team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute wants to develop a quantum computer based on top German research. Almost … Read more

Miriam Meckel: Ambient Computing: The Alternative to the Metaverse

In 1989, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev reportedly said, “Anyone who comes too late will be sentenced to life.” A proposal that could give Vladimir Putin food for thought right now. But the opposite can also be true: if you arrive too early, life will punish you – for example in widespread rejection by customers … Read more

Curevac kicks off new research on cancer

Frankfurt Tübingen-based Curevac AG has lagged far behind in cancer research in recent years, as has vaccines. But here, too, the biotechnology company has now embarked on a new endeavor: “Oncology is the area we will be targeting in parallel with vaccines for infectious diseases,” said Franz-Werner Haas, head of the company, in an interview … Read more

Germany needs a new Gründerzeit

Startups are good, but not so important. Wrong – because today’s start-ups are our hidden champions of tomorrow. They are already creating sustainable jobs – according to a recent study, there are currently 415,000. But there could be much more. The study by the start-up association, the Internet Economy Foundation and the Deutsche Börse compares … Read more