Heraeus Accelerator 2020: Ten finalists have been selected

In its second year, our Accelerator program focuses on start-up companies in the fields of medical technology and specialized sensors. We are excited to partner with companies focused on the development of materials and components for medical devices and implantable, skin-near or diagnostic bio- and environmental sensors.

We have chosen our ten finalists out of 1,700 candidates. The ten start-up teams from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Japan and Israel will pitch their ideas and vision on November 24th to a Heraeus audience.

Heraeus Accelerator program 2020

Nicolas Guggenheim, Head of Business Area Medical Technologies:

“Digitization, miniaturization and mobile medical technology: There is a lot of innovation potential in the global healthcare market. We look forward to using our expertise in this market and the new approaches of start-ups to develop solutions for the healthcare of the future.”

Heraeus Mario Hehle

Mario Hehle, Head of Corporate Innovation:

“Our goal is to establish long-term cooperation with start-ups in order to develop successful businesses together. Thanks to our portfolio and our international set-up, we offer access to a wide range of markets. In addition, we support the start-ups with our technological expertise in advanced materials.”

The ten 2020 Heraeus Accelerator finalists: