Toposens – IKT Foundation of the Year 2017

ESA BIC Bavaria incubatee Toposens was recognized as the first winner of the ”IKT-Gründung des Jahres 2017”  in Berlin. ”Junge IKT 2017” is initiated by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and its partners. It assigns young entrepreneurs emerged from the BMVI or the High-Tech-Gründerfonds. The price was presented by Brigitte Zypries and included a cash prize of 50.000 EUR.

Toposens in developing its real-time 3D ultrasound sensor technology.The company uses off-the-shelf, low-cost components and arranges them in a specific design. The startup combines this hardware with their unique knowhow that lies in the software and thus offer a small but powerful sensor that recognises its surroundings. This sensor is the first of its kind – using ultrasound able to scan in real time in 3D with one single sensor system.

Toposens is undergoing incubation at the ESA Business Incubation Centre Bavaria in Oberpfaffenhofen for one and a half years.

The ESA BIC Bavaria seeks entrepreneurs using space technologies in a non-space environment. That does not mean rocket science, but applies to multiple application fields such as navigation and positioning, communications techniques, Earth observation, materials, processes, signals or robotics.

Are you interested in joining our network and do you have an innovative idea yourself? Then have a look at the details of the ESA BIC Bavaria programme. ESA BIC Bavaria has four selection rounds each year. The next application deadline for the incubation programme is 01 September 2017. Apply now for ESA BIC Bavaria


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