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ADVANOVA was founded in January 2012 by Dr. Frank Hemer, a doctor and computer scientist, and Bastian Bleisinger, a computer scientist. The company’s head office is in Erlangen at the centre of Germany’s “Medical Valley”.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Kay G. Balster
Added to portfolio 17. Dec 2012

Avelios Medical

Avelios Medical offers a modular software platform for the digitization of workflows in hospitals and data-driven patient care. The state-of-the-art software digitizes and optimizes all workflows in hospitals in a user-friendly manner, offering numerous innovative functions such as an automatically generated doctor's letter or intelligent input fields for the documentation of patient treatment. In addition, the software automatically generates fully structured data, enabling the direct use of data-driven use cases and AI algorithms. The company is based in Munich and was founded in 2020 by Nicolas Jakob, Dr. Sebastian Krammer and Christian Albrecht.

Website: avelios.com
HTGF-Manager: Daniela Bach
Added to portfolio 21. Sep 2021


C-mo Medical Solutions is an award-winning Digital Health start-up that develops solutions for the diagnosis and management of cough-incident medical conditions. The company’s mission is to unravel the clinical potential of cough assessment and solve the major unmet medical needs associated with the management of chronic cough. The company was founded by Diogo Tecelão, Miguel Andrade, Filipe Valadas, Alexandra Lopes, Sara Lobo, and Nuno Neuparth, thus combining a wealth of knowledge on digital health, business development, and respiratory medicine.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Niels Sharman
Added to portfolio 21. Sep 2021


CustomSurg, founded in 2021, is a Spin-Off from ETH Zurich and Harvard University. The company is developing software-as-a-medical-device (SaMD) solutions for the optimal selection and placement of orthopaedic implants in the human body, thereby making surgery safer, faster, and simpler.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Jan Engels
Added to portfolio 10. Dec 2023


Ebenbuild is a health tech pioneer that creates personalized treatment recommendations for mechanical ventilation and ICU patient care for clinical users. Founded in Munich in 2019, the company develops software tools that generate precise patient-specific simulation models of lungs based on patient data, so-called digital twins of the lungs. These enable pinpoint individual medical decisions for intensive care patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). In this way, Ebenbuild aims to make a significant contribution to improving treatment as well as reducing mortality.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Niels Sharman
Added to portfolio 18. Mar 2022

GWA Hygiene

GWA Hygiene is committed to reducing the number of hospital infections. For this purpose, the company has developed NosoEx, a modern monitoring system for measuring hand hygiene. The IoT system can be seamlessly integrated into the infrastructure of the health facilities. For this purpose, the existing disinfectant dispensers are equipped with sensors. The software can then be used to see how the disinfection figures for each station, donor and occupational group are developing. Measures to improve the hygiene situation can then be initiated.
The Stralsund start-up was founded in 2015 and now has 25 employees. In addition to Maik Gronau and Tobias Gebhardt, Dirk Amtsberg, Marcel Walz and Daniel Neuendorf are among the founding partners. The NosoEx system is currently being used by a double-digit number of customers in Europe.
The NosoEx system is currently being used by a double-digit number of customers in the DACH region.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Tilmann Petersen
Added to portfolio 07. Aug 2018

heartbeat medical

heartbeat ONE provides a streamlined patient management tool for health care facilities of all sizes. It offers intelligent evaluations of diagnostics and treatment methods. It supports the preparation, documentation and evaluation of medical interventions. Patient reported outcomes can automatically be collected for every patient. heartbeat ONE is hosted for customers in certified data centers in Germany or if desired self hosted on site.
Fully web-based the system heartbeat ONE runs on all major operating systems and requires only a modern browser. The integrated medical documentation has been enhanced by an algorithm that dynamically adapts to the treatment situation. In order to conduct patient surveys and a digital anamnesis via tablet at cite, native applications for iOS and Android platforms are available. Follow-up patient surveys are carried out over a separate patient portal which can be accessed from all devices (pc, smartphone, tablet, etc.).

Sector: Digital Health
Added to portfolio 18. Dec 2015


iAtros is a digital heart clinic and a fully integrated platform, providing better medical care for patients with cardiovascular problems around the clock. Among other services, iATROS offers smart sensor diagnosis, a vital parameter data base, therapy- and medication regimes as well as teledoctor services.
Cardiologists Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Leber and Dr. med Georges von Degenfeld and eHealth entrepreneur Patrick Palacin founded iATROS in 2019. Former Sky executive and communications expert Prof Wolfram Winter and former AOK Berlin finance director Jens Schäfer are the co-founders.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Kay G. Balster
Added to portfolio 15. Jan 2020


neotiv is a spin-off of the Otto von Guericke University in the German city of Magdeburg in close collaboration with the Magdeburg site of the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE). neotiv incorporates the latest scientific findings from the fields of neuroscience and dementia research into mobile software that can be used on smartphones and tablets. Our work focuses on the development of a digital assistant that can monitor and aid users' memories and provide support for patients with dementia. neotiv is also designed to improve the early detection of Alzheimer's dementia and to facilitate efficacy monitoring for new therapies as they become available in the future. Biologically and anatomically valid and user-oriented measurements of specific memory functions, which can be carried out on a regular basis, form the core of the development of neotiv. The measurements focus on regions of the brain that are affected in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. The vision behind neotiv is to (i) help reducing risk factors for cognitive decline by making lifestyle change simple and cognitive health measurable and (ii) to enable the innovative early detection of cognitive difficulties and dementia risk.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Ulrike Kalapis
Added to portfolio 21. Sep 2017

Nia Health

Nia Health is a spin-off of the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The start-up develops a clinical diagnosis and therapy system for the continuous digital support of patients with chronic skin conditions. With its platform, Nia Health addresses an often highly underserved patient population and generates treatment-relevant real world evidence. With its innovative machine vision approach, Nia Health enables accurate documentation of disease and therapy progression and thus optimised treatment. The company works closely with German patient associations and leading clinicians and has already won reputable customers from
the insurance and pharmaceutical industries. Amongst others, the Berlin-based company has developed the award-winning apps in the fields of atopic dermatitis (Nia) and psoriasis (Sorea), which were the first digital medical products of their kind to be approved worldwide. The digital medical solutions from Nia Health provide daily support for thousands of patients and their families.

HTGF-Manager: Niels Sharman
Added to portfolio 14. May 2023


PraxisEins is a state-supported practice network with the aim of solving the impending GP care vacuum. In order to avert the structural undersupply in large parts of the country, the practice network creates attractive jobs in poorly supplied regions and helps with its own software solutions for practice administration and patient communication.

HTGF-Manager: Daniela Bach
Added to portfolio 22. Dec 2022


Preventicus GmbH is developing smartphone-driven solutions to capture and analyze patients' vital parameters for early preclinical risk screening of lifestyle-related illnesses. Seed funding for the Jena-based company is managed by the German High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) in Bonn and Born2Grow venture fund in Heilbronn. The capital is being provided to develop the products and portal to marketability.

HTGF-Manager: Marco Winzer
Added to portfolio 31. Jul 2014


RIMASYS offers prefractures specimen for educational purposes in the field of orthopedic surgery. The innovative MedTech company is setting new standards in surgical education and implant development through innovative education and validation with life-like fractured human specimen.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Anke Caßing
In portfolio 04. Oct 2017 – 03. Apr 2021


650 million people suffer from mental illness like depression, anxiety or burnout worldwide. Even in developed countries there is a huge treatment gap: 50% do not get treated. Selfapy offers scientifically proven online psychotherapy courses to make fast and affordable care accessible to everyone. Courses are effective at treating symptoms by combining advanced technology with elements of traditional care.

HTGF-Manager: Louis Heinz
Added to portfolio 27. Jun 2017


Sonormed is focused on digital medical products and builds the appropriate audiological infrastructure to adress the potential that large numbers of unserviced hearing damages, among them tinnitus, provide worldwide and to open up this market with new technologies.

Sector: Digital Health
HTGF-Manager: Kay G. Balster
Added to portfolio 27. Nov 2014