It´s DemoDay

For three months, Copprint, MesoGlue, Scrona and SenSiC worked together with Heraeus teams on joint projects in the Heraeus Accelerator. Now they finally presented their projects and their progress at the fiftyONE Innovation Center in Hanau.

“An open climate and trust is a necessity”

The Swedish start-up SenSic in interview about the Heraeus Accelerator.

“This is a great opportunity to successfully break limitations”

Heraeus Nexensos in interview about the advantages of an accelerator program for the business.

"Heraeus Accelerator is one of the few (if not the only) programs where hard science startups can test their ideas"

The US start-up MesoGlue in interview about the Heraeus Accelerator.

Experiencing innovation

Communicative, focused, market-oriented, holistic: a new space for interdisciplinary cooperation.

"Innovation is a people business"

Transforming the culture of innovation is a focal point of the reorganized group innovation unit at Heraeus, with an emphasis on open innovation. Heraeus is increasingly opening its innovation work to external partners. This includes building and managing strategic collaborations with core innovation partners such as research networks and universities, as well as searching for new partners. “Innovation is one of our strengths as a company and we can make a great deal of progress even on our own,” says Hehle.

Read the full interview with Mario Hehle, Head of Corporate Innovation

Our catalyst for becoming more dynamic and increasing communication: fiftyONE

New working methods and a cultural change were initiated and combined in a future-oriented building. The building promotes cross-divisional exchange and underpins the company's innovative strength.

Welcome to fiftyONE - A place where people are interconnected, where new things are created, where knowledge is digitized and where our customers take center stage. A place that does not restrict; in line with our motto "Open Space for Open Minds". We live innovation!

Inside Out

Up close and personal: our employees report on their everyday life at fiftyONE.

Working together

Innovative working methods at fiftyONE

The new building promotes exchange and cooperation between different disciplines. New communication and work opportunities on five levels offer the space to come up with new things. Whether at the office or in the laboratory, open spaces or quiet zones - the employees themselves decide on their workplace, entirely according to their own needs.

fiftyONE - from concept to design

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Guiding principles of the innovation culture

Holistic system solutions for the customer, development in continuous dialogue, interdisciplinary exchange and a focus on constant quality increase the effectiveness of innovations. The principles establish a common understanding based on thinking up new things and breaking new ground.

Read more about the innovation culture at Heraeus

Dr. André Kobelt in an interview about a new innovation culture at Heraeus

Knowledge carriers move together for greater innovative strength

"The cross-competence exchange between developers underpins of our innovative strength. Innovation does not only happen in one place and it is not just about innovation of the physical product. We want to use the new building to dissolve isolated pools of knowledge by bringing together a critical amount of knowledge carriers in one place to exchange their experiences".

Dr. André Kobelt is talking about the Heraeus innovation culture

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