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    electronica Fast Forward 2018, the startup platform: Pitch Schedule


    Throughout 2018, dozens of electronics startups and engineers from around the globe entered the competition. After reviewing the startup and prototype entries, the electronica Fast Forward Awards judging panel selected a group of finalists to compete. See below the complete overview of all the pitches of the finalists. Winners will be announced on November 16, 2018 at 12 pm in Hall C5, Booth 225. Attend the presentations to learn about new innovations in the following technical areas: automotive, embedded, AI, solid-state lighting, Industrial IoT, medical electronics, and cybersecurity. electronica 2018 attendees are invited to visit the electronica Fast Forward 2018 booth for a multi-day program of business pitches, networking, and engineering-related lectures. Each day is packed with in-depth talks and presentations from some of the world’s top innovators.

    Date/Time   Participant   Category   Title presentation
    Tuesday Nov 13, 2018
    10:30 – 10:45 Alteria Automation StartUp Smart sensor and data preprocessing at source to send complex data via LoRa
    10:45 – 11:00 Board Architect StartUp Online tool for embedded systems and IoT device, automating everything from design, software, production and life cycle management
    11:00 – 11:15 Max Aigner (Brave Yourself) Prototype The Brave Yourself VR project aims to help people increase their self-esteem by overcoming fear with virtual reality simulations that are coached remotely via Internet
    11:15 – 11:30 CeLaGo Sensors GmbH StartUp Foil-strain gauges on a thin film base offer benefits which enable you to create sensor systems that are more robust, more sensitive or energy-saving
    11:30 – 11:45 CONTUNITY GmbH StartUp Software tools to automate the development of electronics
    11:45 – 12:00 DeltaProto StartUp PCBA proto service for a quick quotation and assembled PCBAs within 5, 10, or 20 days, including components and PCB
    12:00 – 12:15 Ysaac Benjamin (Jempys) Prototype iTimer switch for controlling loads up to 20 A
    12:15 – 12:30 EKOR Tech GmbH StartUp SourcingBot is an AI-based tool to compare and replace electronic parts
    12:30 – 12:45 ExoKrypt StartUp A platform for secure digital identity, using biometrics and specialized hardware
    12:45 – 13:00 GbR Max Buschmann & Michael Buschmann StartUp Cocktail Joe is the world’s first automatic cocktail machine with spectacular LED light show
    Date/Time Company Title presentation
    Wednesday Nov 14, 2018
    10:15 – 10:30 Johannes Dobsch (Dobsch PKE) Prototype The SIMLIB light barrier
    10:30 – 10:45 Inecosys GmbH StartUp The Rapid Series Development (RSD) platform accelerates the development of embedded systems from research to series production
    10:45 – 11:00 Inveox StartUp Digitizing, streamlining, and automating pathology laboratories, making cancer diagnoses safer and labs more efficient
    11:00 – 11:15 Bart Meersman (Valcun) Prototype Affordable metal 3D printing
    11:15 – 11:30 JLC Smart Elevator Systems StartUp JLC offers an industrial IoT solution for elevator maintenance
    11:30 – 11:45 Ledovation StartUp A smart LED Servicetube used as a service optimizer combined with a platform solution for gastro applications
    11:45 – 12:00 Productronics StartUp Manufacturing of high-tech Prototype/small series from Gerber to PCBA in 5 days
    12:00 – 12:15 Dominique Guilbert-Jacquin (Dadig) Prototype Swimming pool filtration regulator
    12:15 – 12:30 Querom Elektronik GmbH StartUp Customised power electronics solutions for electromobility
    12:30 – 12:45 Reedu GmbH & Co. KG StartUp SenseBox enables users to build their own weather station and contribute data to openSenseMap.org
    12:45 – 13:00 Sensry GmbH i.G. StartUp Customized industrial sensor modules for future IoT applications
    Date/Time   Company   Title presentation
    Thursday Nov 15, 2018
    10:15 – 10:30 Asaad Kaadan (Hexabitz) Prototype Hexabitz modular electronic prototyping platform
    10:30 – 10:45 Swabian Instruments GmbH StartUp Software Defined Data Acquisition
    10:45 – 11:00 Teiimo StartUp Innovative textile integrated system of sensors, conductors, and electronics units for measuring and transmitting body and position data
    11:00 – 11:15 Chris Mason (Connexi)
    (Mr. Niclas Fritz)
    Prototype Connexi DIP electronics modules
    11:15 – 11:30 ThingType StartUp Deep tech-based electronic design automation solutions, focusing on the early stages of the development cycle
    11:30 – 11:45 Volabo GmbH StartUp Intelligent Stator Cage Drive (ISCAD) technology for the e-mobility revolution
    11:45 – 12:00 WBC Technologies StartUp The Pollux universal intercom system is used to interconnect radios, telephone, intercom, and audio systems based on Raspberry Pi
    12:00 – 12:15 Tilmann Röder (V-Juice) Prototype V Juice inductive charger
    12:15 – 12:30 Wisebatt StartUp A simulation tool for electronics engineers to develop IoT devices, collaborate around a virtual Prototype, and share their knowledge
    12:30 – 12:45 Michael Zigan (Lightblock) Prototype LIGHTBLOCK LED aquarium lamp
    12:45 – 13:00 Wizama StartUp An interactive board game console with its ecosystem of connected objects