November 29th, 2018

Source: Science 4 Life

At the Science4Life Venture Cup, ideas are turned into companies. That’s why the first of three phases of the business plan competition begins with the submission of a business idea from the fields of life sciences, chemistry and energy – a total of 81 teams participated in the idea phase this year. 

In the idea phase, 30 teams were invited to the workshop in Frankfurt to further elaborate the business idea together with experts. 

The five best teams of the idea phase of the Science4Life Venture Cup 2019:

eXcite Biotech (Freising)


implacit (Mannheim)

Lignopure (Hamburg)

Mediaire GmbH (Berlin)

Lignopure resulted the winner in the idea phase from Hamburg helps life science companies to expand their portfolio with sustainable and innovative lignin-based products. Due to its natural properties, Lignopure lignin can also be used in cosmetics as well as in the pharmaceutical or food sector, in addition to the already well-known applications in insulating materials or polymers.

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