Winners and their technologies

1st Place

PerAGraft GmbH, Aachen

Founding team: Dr. Valentine Gesche, CEO; Dr. Kathrin Kurtenbach CTO; Alexander Löwen, Clinical Case Planning & Production

PerAGraft's vision is to define a new standard of care in the treatment of complex aortic aneurysms and become a global market leader in personalised aortic implants.

www.peragraft.de

 

2nd Place

Dermanostic GmbH, Düsseldorf

Founding team: Dr. Ole Martin, Dr. Alice Martin, Dr. Estefania Lang, Patrick Lang

DERMANOSTIC – „Hautarzt per App“, bietet Patienten mittels einer App eine Diagnose und Therapie ihrer Hautveränderung inklusive Rezept - und dies innerhalb von 24 Stunden.

www.dermanostic.com

 

3rd Place

CASC8, Keerbergen, Belgium

Founding team: Barbara Gaethofs, CEO. Prof. Dr. med Marc Hendrikx, CSO. Geert Alders, CBO

Regenerative therapy for Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease, using Cardiac Atrial Appendage Stem Cells (CASCs).

www.casc8.life

 

Finalists 2020:

attyloid GmbH, Düsseldorf

Particles count.

www.attyloid.com

 

Ningaloo Biosystems GmbH, Köln

Biotechnology tools, and biopharmaceutical production and process solutions. Additionally, we will address the rising optogenetics research market.

https://ningaloo.bio

 

PolyGlyco i.Gr., Bonn

Glycome-based therapy of age-related neurodegenerative diseases with unmet medical need

Contact: Christine.Klaus(at)polyglyco.com

 

ATIVAA - next (gene) biologics, Bielefeld

The next gen(e) virus for glioblastoma therapy.

www.ativaa.com

 

Actome GmbH, Freiburg

Actome GmbH's analytical technology supports life science research and medical innovations by enabling the precise quantification of proteins and protein interactions in biological samples with hitherto unseen sensitivity and specificity.

www.actome.de

 

Thank you to Miltenyi Biotec B.V. &Co. KG, Bergisch Gladbach, for generously hosting the BioRiver Boost! event 2020.

The following experts were engaged in the jury: Dr. Boris Stoffel, Miltenyi Biotec B.V. & Co. KG, Member of the Executive Board, Dr. Bettina Möckel, Qiagen, Vice Corporate Business Development, Dr. Karl-Heinz Schneider, Bayer AG, Clinical Manufacturing von Biologika, Dr. Volker Vogel, Lonza Cologne, Associate Director Business Development,  Dr. Anna Lisa Picciolo-Lehrke, UCB Pharma GmbH, Senior Director, Head Neurology Business Development, Dr. Bert M. Klebl, Lead Discovery Center GmbH, CEO/CSO, Dr. Marek Kozlowski NRW.BANK, VENTURE CAPITAL Life Sciences & CleanTech, Dr. Caroline Fichtner High-Tech Gründerfonds GmbH, Investment Manager.

Reverse pitches during the BioRiver Boost! event were hold by Dr. Ralph Herbst, Bayer, Dr. Kay te Kaat, Qiagen, Dr. Holger Zimmermann, AiCuris antiinfective-cures, Dr. Andreas Kessell, antibodies-online and Miltenyi Biotec.

Winners (equal 1st to 3rd place)

ACUS, Köln

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

ProSion, Köln

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

Cherrykukess, Düsseldorf

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

Finalists 2019

Winners (equal 1st to 3rd place)

Tubulis Technologies, München

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

FundamentalPharma, Frankfurt/M

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

ClickmerSystems, Bonn

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

Finalists 2018

Winners (equal 1st to 3rd place)

Priavoid, Jülich

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

Blackdrop Biodrucker, Aachen

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

Sphairlab, Aachen

Founding team: 

Technology:

www.Website.de

 

Finalists 2017

Finalists (equal 1st to 8th place):

Institut für Stammzellforschung und Regenerative Medizin, heute UriCell GmbH, Düsseldorf

Urinstammzellbank/-service

Website


Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, heute attyloid GmbH, Düsseldorf

sFIDA - Frühdiagnostik der Alzheimerschen Demenz

https://attyloid.com/

 

Clustermarket, international

Clustermarket ist eine Online Sharing Plattform für Wissenschaftler und Life-Science Unternehmen, auf der Laborgeräte, Labore und Expertise vermietet und gemietet werden können.

www.clustermarket.com

 

PAIA Biotech GmbH, Köln

Entwicklung und Vermarktung von Assaykits für die Quantifizierung von Antikörpern und Proteinen im Hochdurchsatz

www.paiabio.com


NUMAFERM, Düsseldorf

Plattform-Technologie zur biotechnischen Produktion von Peptiden

www.numaferm.com


RheinCell Therapeutics GmbH, heute Langenfeld

GMP grade HLA homozygous Allogeneic iPSC Master Cell Bank

www.rheincell.de

 

TH Köln / Bio-Pharmazeutische Chemie

Wirkstoff-Forschung: Epigenetisch differenzierende Anti-Tumorwirkstoffe

Contact: Prof. Nicole Teusch


Dr. Seibt Genomics GmbH

Contact: Dr. Benjamin Seibt

Finalists (equal 1st to 8th place):

Cube Biotech GmbH, Monheim am Rhein

https://cube-biotech.com/

 

Cysal GmbH, Bonn

http://www.cysal.de/

 

Sequip S+E, Düsseldorf

https://www.sequip-particle-technology.de

 

Qithera GmbH, Aachen

Contact: Dr. Michael Rose

 

AgroJector UG, Köln

Contact: Dr. Bekir Ulker

 

ProNaCell GmbH, Bonn

Contact: Dr. Alexander Glassmann

 

PS Biotech GmbH, Aachen

Contact: Dr. Kristina Brüllhoff

 

BIO-MAR, Düsseldorf

Contact: Prof. Roth

Finalists (equal 1st to 4th place):

InfanDx AG, Köln

Dipl.-Chem. Ron Maier

 

LightFab UG, Aachen

Dipl.-Phys. Martin Hermans

 

LIMS@work, Bonn

Georg Strömer, Egbert Heuvelmann

 

Phytowelt GreenTechnologies GmbH, Nettetal

Dr. Peter Welters