Jochen Engert about Flixbus‘ success story

18. Januar 2018

“When the [bus] market was deregulated in Germany this was our once-in-a-lifetime chance“
 

Jochen Engert, one of the co-founders of Flixbus, talks about how they charged the opportunity of the deregulated bus market in Germany to start a co…

Matthias Machnig über Smart Cities

15. Februar 2018
Machnig sieht viele Chancen für die Smart Cities Deutschlands. Intelligenter mit Verkehr, Energie und Abfallentsorgung umgehen und unser aller Leben erleichtern, das ist die Vision. Dazu müssen wir in Infrastruktur investieren und intelligente neue G…

André Eggert about the collaboration between startups and investors

15. Januar 2018
"As soon as investors come into a startup it becomes a joint venture between money and brain" What factors help investors decide if they should fund an idea or not? Investors often don't invest into an idea but rather into a team. A good team can turn…

Christophe Maire About Being a Tech Investor

3. Januar 2018
"Technology opens up opportunities to change industries and improve the world, one company at a time." Christoph Maire grants us a peek behind the courtain of the motivation and goals of investors. He says he is there to help and wants to be part of …

Heini Utunen on the development of the WHO MOOC platform

12. Dezember 2017
Heini Utunen is in charge of OpenWHO which launched in June 2016. The WHO MOOC( Massive Open Online Courses) is based on the openHPI technology an the platform covers a wide range of topics e.g. pandemics and social sciences. At the moment the WHO depa…

Matthias Spielkamp über die Verantwortlichkeit von Algorithmen

8. Dezember 2017
Können Algorithmen Verantwortung tragen? Wie würde das aussehen? Was bedeutet das überhaupt? Es muss klar sein wer für die Ergebnisse von automatisierten Systemen verantwortlich ist, erklärt Matthias Spielkamp. Bei einem Autounfall war früher …

Dr. Manon Spaander about Colorectal Cancer Screening Programs in the Netherlands.

24. November 2017
“One of the biggest problems is how to share national data [across borders] without hindering the privacy of the population” Dr. Manon Spaander, professor in Gastroenterology at the Department of Gastroenterology of the Erasmus University Medica…

Serge Bignens über MIDATA.coop

24. November 2017
„MIDATA.coop ist eine Genossenschaft, die von Bürgern gegründet wird. Es wird eine Internetplattform aufgebaut, die es Bürgern erlaubt, Gesundheitsdaten und andere persönliche Daten zu verwalten und für Forschungsprojekte freizugeben.“ Serg…

Paul Jones on the 100.000 Genomes Project

22. November 2017
“We focused around cancer and rare disease. There was a 50/50 split on the program… 50.000 patients with cancer. 50.000 with rare diseases” Paul Jones is responsible for the commercial agenda of the 100.000 genomes project: Developing new diag…

Johannes Reck about Entrepeneurship in the Digital Age

10. November 2017
The perspective on entrepreneurship has been changed: from being considered as a ‘risky venture’ towards an emerging trend, fostering disruptive companies worldwide. – But which role has the digitalisation of economy and communication played in t…

Joel Dudley about Precision Wellness

9. November 2017
“Almost all of the research money and actual care dollars are spend on the treating disease and understanding disease. We spend almost no money on prevention.” The Roots of precision medicine come from disease management: Especially cancer &…

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn about the Combination of Biology and Technology

17. Oktober 2017
Will biology change computational methods? Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn believes it will, because the way the brain works is more and more understood and aspects like facial and visual recognition could be inspirationa…