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19 October 2018

PowerCell inaugurated one of the world’s most powerful fuel cell laboratories

PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) today inaugurated its brand-new fuel cell laboratory at the company’s premises in Gothenburg, Sweden. The total investment amounts to MSEK 25 and makes it possible for PowerCell to test fuel cell stacks with an effect of up to 150 kW, which is required when developing products for larger applications such as heavy-duty trucks and buses and marine and stationary instalments.  The laboratory was inaugurated at…

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10 September 2018

Finindus invests in Sentea, a fiber optic sensing spin-off launched by UGent and imec

Silicon photonics based fiber optic sensing allows for highly accurate, small, robust and cost-efficient structural health monitoring and process control Ghent (Belgium) - September 10, 2018 – Ghent University (UGent) and imec today announced the incorporation of Sentea, a spin-off from their world leading Photonics Research Group. An initial 1.6 million Euro in funding was raised from Fidimec, Finindus, PMV and QBIC II and the founders.…

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15 December 2017

Next-generation composite bicycle frames produced in Belgium – REIN4CED completes capital round

Unbreakable composite material revolutionizes cycling industry Today cycling enthusiasts fear falling with their often very expensive carbon fiber bicycles. They realize that small cracks or damages may lead to sudden and dramatic failure while riding. “The cause is the material’s poor impact resistance and the effect is that riders’ lives are put in danger and bicycle frames are reduced to scrap,” explains Dave Luyckx, Chief…

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30 October 2017

Keystone Tower Systems Attracts Growth Capital to Support its International Expansion

Westminster, CO, USA - 30 October 2017 – Keystone Tower Systems Inc, a Colorado based technology company, has secured significant growth capital to further support the global roll out of its advanced wind turbine tower manufacturing technology. Keystone Tower Systems has developed and patented an innovative process for spiral welding conical steel structures, enabling greater production efficiencies. The company is tailoring its spiral welding…

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1 February 2017

Join us at the European Materials & Industry Venture Forum on Feb 8 & 9 in Ghent

European Materials & Industry Venture Forum The European Materials and Industry Venture Forum will take place in Ghent on the 8-9 of February 2017. The Forum aims to bring together 30 selected emerging companies, regional companies and European VC’s and international corporate investors. 200 companies were nominated and 98 applications screened by a Selection Committee who submitted almost 200 reviews to select the final 30 presenting companies.…

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28 December 2016

Expanite raises 10 million DKK (1.3 million EUR) to support further internationalisation - Dec 2016

Hillerod, Denmark – 28 December 2016 - Expanite, a Danish company specialized in surface hardening of stainless steel, titanium and other high performance metals attracted 1.3 million euro in capital from its existing shareholders to fund further international expansion. Expanite was founded in 2010 by three scientists from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The company commercialises a patented gas phase technology for the surface…

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