November, 2019

MagnoTherm Solutions is Deep Tech Pioneer 2020

  • Selected by Hello Tomorrow as Deep Tech Pioneer
  • Over 5,000 applications from 128 countries
  • Meet us at Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris, March 12th-13th 2020

Paris — out of 5,000 applications from 128 countries across the globe, MagnoTherm Solutions was selected as one of the Deep Tech Pioneers 2020 by Hello Tomorrow. The Hello Tomorrow Challenge is the world’s largest early-stage startup competition for science and deep technology startups. The Summit welcomes 3,000 of the brightest deep tech enablers including entrepreneurs, academics, investors and corporate executives. Over two days, the venue in Paris will become a nexus of deep tech innovation, empowering entrepreneurs to build a better tomorrow. Come and meet us at the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris on 12th-13th March, 2020!

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November, 2019

MagnoTherm Solutions at Falling Walls Conference 2019

  • Science conference regarding the fall of the Berlin Wall
  • MagnoTherm one of 28 research-based startups
  • Felix Biotechnology from Yale University selected as winner
  • Falling Walls awards the prize to start-ups that combine research expertise and entrepreneurial excellence in unique ways

Berlin — a total of 28 science-based start-ups from 17 countries presented their business ideas and innovations at Falling Walls Venture in Berlin. All finalists in the Falling Walls Venture competition were nominated by top universities and leading research institutions around the world, including Technische Universität Berlin, the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Indian Institute of Technology. After reviewing all submissions, the Falling Walls Panel of Experts invited the 28 most promising start-up companies to compete in the finale in Berlin. Felix Biotechnology has won the Falling Walls Venture competition. The San Francisco–based company was named Falling Walls Science Start-Up of the Year 2019 for its research on managing infectious diseases.

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November, 2019

MagnoTherm Solutions wins Hessischer Gründerpreis

  • Regional start-up prize of State of Hesse
  • Winner in category „university start-ups“

Wetzlar — out of 151 applications within four categories, MagnoTherm Solutions was selected as 1st prize in the category „unversity start-ups“. As one of the three finalists, the team was able to convince the jury that magnetic cooling is the future of refrigeration. We thank the whole team and all advisors as well as benefitors who have brought us to this award.

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September, 2019

EIT Raw Materials Accelerator (Phase 1) and Booster Call

  • 3 months program
  • Intensive coaching sessions
  • 12 teams selected from all over Europe

Berlin — as one of 12 teams, MagnoTherm Solutions gets intensive coaching from industry experts in the domain of raw materials. As part of the world’s largest innovation community, The European Institute of Innovation and Technology is funding up to 12 aspiring start-ups within their Raw Materials accelerator program throughout three phases. In addition to the participation in first phase, MagnoTherm Solutions has received the competitive Start-up and SME Booster Call in order to further accelerate the technical development.

March, 2019

MagnoTherm Solutions at Hannover Messe 2019

  • 01. – 05. April, 2019
  • Hall 2, stand B25
  • > 220.000 visitors, 6.5 million business contacts

Hannover — with 6,500 exhibitors and more than 1,400 events, Hannover Messe is the world’s largest industry fair. With all key technologies at one place, MagnoTherm Solutions is right in the middle of the industry’s hotspot. Come visit us at our stand B25 in hall 2 at the German Pavilion Hessen.

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MagnoTherm Solutions Flyer

February, 2019

MagnoTherm Solutions wins Up2B Pitch Competition

  • Up2B Accelerator program organised by innoWerft, Startup Mannheim and Technologiepark Heidelberg
  • Coaching, networking, corporate speed-dating, investor meetings
  • MagnoTherm Solutions awarded as best investor pitch

Mannheim/ Heidelberg — during an intensive five day program, MagnoTherm Solutions had the opportunity to meet various experts from different fields and get high quality feedback. Besides coaching and networking, we had access to potential corporate customers and pitched in front of investors. Among all high potential B2B start-ups, MagnoTherm Solutions was awarded as the best investor pitch of the program.

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January, 2019

MagnoTherm Solutions one of Germany’s TOP 50 Start-ups

  • F.A.Z.’s online portal Für-Grü GmbH released 5th annual start-up ranking
  • 164 start-up competitions were analysed
  • 671 start-ups were screened
  • MagnoTherm Solutions was ranked as start-up no. 21

Frankfurt — „An idea without execution is like a warm beer. We are working on getting it cold.“ On 30th January, Für-Grü has announced Germany’s TOP 50 start-ups. MagnoTherm Solutions has been awarded as the 21st start-up within this ranking. Based on 164 start-up competitions, an overall of 671 start-ups have been analysed. We are proud to be among the TOP 50 and thank all our supporters.

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Team MagnoTherm Solutions

January, 2019

MagnoTherm Solutions on German TV News:

Darmstadt — „We can store food with refrigerators for quite a long time. Good for us, but bad for the environment.“ Broadcasted by the German private TV channel SAT.1, MagnoTherm Solutions and Technical University Darmstadt was interviewed regarding the potential of magnetic cooling to make refrigeration more efficient and environmentally friendly. For the video (in German language), 

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Prof. Dr. Oliver Gutfleisch and Dr. Max Fries (from left)

October, 2018

MagnoTherm Solutions wins TU Darmstadt Idea Competition

Darmstadt — Out of almost one hundred ideas, MagnoTherm Solutions has been selected as the winner of this year’s TU Darmstadt Idea Competition. After pitching in front of a jury consisting of professors, entrepreneurs and corporate managers, we were able to take the 3,000€ prize money home. We thank everybody from TU Darmstadt and sponsors to make this happen!

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Dimitri Benke, Bastian Luik, Kian Rahnamarad, Dr. Max Fries, Timur Sirman (from left)

June 2018

MagnoTherm wins Science4Life Energy Cup, June 2018

Frankfurt — We are proud to announce that our business idea was selected 1st out of 44 submitted energy-related ideas at this year’s Science4Life Energy Cup sponsored by Viessmann. Additionally, our business plan was ranked top ten of all submitted business ideas at the Science4Life Venture Cup. The Science4Life Venture Cup is Germany’s largest business plan competition in the fields of LifeScience, Chemistry and Energy. The trophy money in the total amount of 12,000 € will be used to enhance our marketing presence and prepare firm foundation. Special thanks goes to our coach Laurent Guyard for his extraordinary support throughout the past five months! 

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May 2018

Pre-Seed Investment: MagnoTherm Solutions receives EXIST-Forschungstransfer

Berlin — In May, we pitched our business concept in front of a high-quality jury consisting of recommended professors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and politicians in Berlin. As one of few, we received an extensive pre-seed investment. With this investment, a prototype will be developed, certified and prepared for a small production series. The startup fund EXIST-Forschungstransfer of the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) supports outstanding and promising business ideas based on university research in order to bring science to market.

May 2018

EIT Business Idea Competition

Budapest — Organized jointly by EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials and EIT Food in cooperation with EIT Climate-KIC, MagnoTherm Solutions took part in the second edition of the Business Ideas Competition in Budapest. As the first stage of the Competition, the three Innovation Communities together organize three Bootcamps in EIT RIS regions with the aim of delivering fundamental business planning skills, and further tips and tricks how to talk with potential customers and investors.

April 2018

MagnoTherm at Hannover Messe 2018

Hannover — In April, we had the privilege to exhibit with the Hessian universities at Hannover Messe (Hall 2, Stand B25). As the first public appearance of MagnoTherm Solutions, we received great feedback from our 200 stand visitors, had productive meetings with our partners and learned about our customer’s needs and new ways to commercialize this promising technology. We thank everybody for their input and hope to tie in with you for further discussions.

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