Author: Julia Katharina Tomski

Code+Design – The Programming Pros of Tomorrow working on WERK1

Working on your own exciting hardware and software projects for four days, exchanging ideas in a community of interest of the same age and being shown new technologies by professional coaches – this is the program of Code+Design, a workshop that has been touring all over Germany for around two years and is aimed at young people. For the second time the WERK1 was host and offered thereby from 30.8. to 2.9. approximately 30 beginning…Read more

Demo Day at WERK1: Nine startups present their vision for a modern insurance industry

9 Start-ups. Rund 60 Mentoren. 13 Versicherungspartner. 8 Wochen. Man könnte es fast als ein kleines Boot-Camp der Startup-Szene bezeichnen, was sich in den letzten Wochen hier in den Räumen des WERK1 abgespielt hat. Das Ergebnis: Neun innovative Lösungen, welche die Zukunft der digitalen Versicherungsindustrie vorantreiben könnten. Mit den Live-Präsentationen der internationalen Teams endet erfolgreich der dritte Batch des W1>> InsurTech Accelerator.

BAVARIA’S MINISTER OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS FRANZ JOSEF PSCHIERER VISITS WERK1 WITH BR

At WERK1 we have frequent visits from representatives from politics and the Ministry of Economics. But that the newly elected Bavarian Minister of State for Economic Affairs chose WERK1 as the location for one of his first official appointments made us especially happy. And it again underlines the importance of entrepreneurs, startups and their support of the ministry in recent years and in the future. Together with a team from Bayerischer Rundfunk, the minister was…Read more

FIRST DIGITAL HEALTH ACCELERATOR IN MUNICH FROM ROCHE, WERK1 AND PLUG AND PLAY

Basierend auf dem erfolgreichen Start des Future X Healthcare Events, das von Roche im November 2017 initiiert wurde, haben wir das KnowHow von Roche, einem der führenden Unternehmen der Gesundheitsbranche, mit den Erfahrungen vom WERK1 und Plug and Play, dem weltweit größten Anbieter von Accelerator-Programmen kombiniert und einen neuen Accelerator für Digital Health im WERK1 etabliert.

WERK1 AND ROCHE TEAM UP TO LAUNCH FIRST ACCELERATOR FOR DIGITAL HEALTH IN MUNICH

WERK1 and Roche are working together to advance the digital tramformation of the health care system and are establishing the first digital health accelerator for startups in Munich. The programme aims to promote digital innovation, creative thinking and open communication between industry and the startup scene, based on the experience and contacts Roche has gained through Future X Healthcare. The WERK1 as a hotspot of the digital startup scene and as an already successful organizer from the W1>>Forward-InsurTech Accelerator, offers…Read more

FROM WERK1 INTO THE SUPERMARKET: MYCHIPSBOX TELLS ITS SUCCESS STORY

Many startups start with a personal problem of the founders. For this reason, Erol and Ebru Kaynak from myChipsBox have also started their mission to change the world of crisps in a sustainable way: Disappointed by the offer in their local supermarket, the couple took the initiative and developed their own range of high-quality crisps – only the best organic ingredients and a lot of creativity in the recipes. Unwanted ingredients such as glutamate or…Read more