PIER Innovation Events 2020

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Founding a High-Tech Startup: Lessons to be Learned (PIER Innovation Talk), 5 February 2020

What does it mean to start a high-tech company? Which are typical pitfalls when moving from academia to business? These and other questions were addressed by Dr. Karl Eberl, founder of a nanoscience spin-off from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) that has grown into a successful company. The talk was presented by PIER in collaboration with the Center for Hybrid Nanostructures (CHyN).

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Starting a Business in Bio-Nanotechnology: Customer Acquisition and Other Pitfalls (PIER Innovation Lunch Talk), 20 February 2020

How do you find your first customers? And what if those you thought would be your ideal customers do not seem to be interested in your product? These and other questions were addressed by Katja Werner, founder and CEO of the bio-nanotechnology startup PiNaTec.