Finalists and Reverse pitches: BioRiver Boost! 2021

We have the pleasure to inform you, which start-ups were selected as BioRiver Boost! 2021 finalists by the jury to pitch present their project and which corporates will present their fields of innovation live on stage.

1 October 2021

Pitch session 1, 10 – 11.45 a. m.

8 min. pitch presentation followed by 8 min. Q&A

HBOX Therapies GmbH

With our startup HBOX Therapies we develop, produce and market a platform technology for targeted blood hyperoxygenation therapy to treat carbon monoxide poisoning, heart attack, and cancer.


ATEM provides cutting edge analytical and structural biological services based on the rapidly advancing cryo-Electron Microscopy technology for its customers as a CRO.

InnoSurge AC

We at InnoSurge AC develop AI-powered medical software for automated preoperative surgical planning, for example for facial reconstructions.


Control leukemia by inducing cancer vaccines in vivo


1 October 2021

Pitch session 2, 12 – 1.30 p. m.

8 min. pitch presentation followed by 8 min. Q&A

LampSeq Diagnostics GmbH

Scalable pathogen testing using an isotermal barcoding and sequencing process


PRAMOMOLECULAR silences proteins that cause serious disorders in the lungs and pancreas.


Detechgene offers an on-site rapid testing solution that detects any infectious agent as precisely and accurately as a lab-based test, enabling rapid diagnosis for everyone.


DNTOX is a cell biological screening laboratory, which allows the chemical and pharmaceutical industry to screen substances and ingredients for their potential to cause developmental neurotoxicity (DNT) in a human-based in vitro system that complies to current regulatory standards.


1 October 2021

Reverse Pitches, 2 – 3.30 p. m.

10 min. presentation of company’s innovation fields followed by audience’s questions, including chat questions

Qiagen, Hilden

Scientific Bioprocessing, Baesweiler/Pittsburgh

Cevec Pharmaceuticals, Cologne

Evotec, Cologne/Hamburg

Bayer, Wuppertal/Berlin

Miltenyi Biotec, Bergisch Gladbach


1 October 2021

Award ceremony, 3.30 – 4.00 p. m.

The final award ceremony honours the start-up whose business and presentation are outstanding in terms of innovative strength and future economic success. The BioRiver Boost! award comes with an individual coaching by experienced managers and CEOs, respectively, of the BioRiver network and association.


Invitation, Information, Registration

We happily invite you to participate live at the Miltenyi Biotec headquarter or live stream and enjoy the interactive event.

Fee: 50 € plus VAT. Free: BioRiver members, free: live stream. Corona-restrictions: 3G, PCR test (if not vaccinated or recovered).

Your ticket: Registration

Questions: BioRiver office +49 (0) 211 160 1953