Start-up Award 2017
Messe Erfurt was announcing the annual Start-Up Award within Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D 2017 for the fourth time. Young entrepreneurs were meeting investors and industry connoisseurs.
Eight participating companies were presenting their concepts and ideas during a compelling pitch. Enthusiastically the jury went into consultation but finding the winners did not take long: The best concept was presented by UrbanAlps AG from Zurich for their stealth key. They earned € 3,000 in price money and a free of charge booth for the Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D 2018. The second place comes with a prize money of €2,000 and was earned by CellCore 3D from Berlin. They presented a software for three dimensional automatic CAD-modelling of bionic inspired light weight structures and will also have a free of charge booth in 2018. The third place went to Additive Elements GmbH and won them a price money of €1,000 as well as a booth at Rpaid.Tech + FabCon 3.D 2018. They specialized in creating material solutions for industrial binder jetting 3D printer.
These companies participated in the pitch:
- Xioneer Systems GmbH
- Die Schuhleister GmbH & Co. KG
- Additive Elements GmbH
- URBANALPS AG
- Taktiles Design
- CellCore 3D
- KREATIZE GmbH
- 3BOTS 3D Engineering GmbH
Harry Flint from GBN Systems GmbH was your host for this years Start-Up Award.
We are happy that beteiligungsmanagement thüringen gmbh (bm|t) decided to support the Start-Up Award 2017 as a Sponsor, again. The bm|t will have a seat in jury and provides shares of the price money. Thank you very much!