May 9th, 2019

Source: future hamburg

The Future Hamburg Award made a brilliant start. 120 startups from all continents applied in 2019. 475 international media outlets and blogs have reported on it. The award has also been repeatedly shared in social media. Thanks to everyone who contributed to making the Future Hamburg Award known worldwide.

1st place: Heptasense – Lisbon, Portugal

Heptasense offers a software program for CCTV cameras that gathers and processes information about recorded behaviour of individuals.

2nd place: Lignopure – Hamburg, Germany

Lignopure’s Lignin is a natural, biodegradable alternative to oil-based industrial products such as plastic microbeads. Lignopure’s mission is to produce lignin-based consumer goods for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries and to develop sustainable solutions in collaboration with stakeholders from the green economy. The Lignopure team aims to replace the majority of oil-based products with natural, renewable and organic-based alternatives. Their vision is to develop solutions today for the challenges of tomorrow’s world. 

3rd place: Humanising Autonomy – London, UK

Using artificial intelligence, Humanising Autonomy analyses behavioural data in order to predict the behaviour of vulnerable road users.

Source and complete article:

https://future.hamburg/en/future-hamburg-award/review