28.49 Manufacture of other machine tools

Enterprise Europe Network (Profile: TRDE20200612001)

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Start-ups sought: Solutions for a measuring system to determine angles in lashing and lifting devices

A world leading German manufacturer of chain systems and supplies for mining and industry is looking for a measuring system solution to determine angles in lashing and lifting devices.  As this technology request refers to an innovation challenge for start-ups published on an open innovation platform only start-up companies are sought to collaborate within technical cooperation agreements..

The German enterprise is a leading global manufacturer of complete chain systems and accessories for mining and industry as well as of welded chain slings for use with offshore containers. They are furthermore system integrator of robots in the field of industrial automation. The high-quality products have been manufactured in Germany for 200 years.

The company is looking for start-up companies that can develop a measuring system for determining angles in lashing and lifting devices. This is a prerequisite to choose the right equipment for a given task. The angles should then be transferred to mobile devices.

The collaboration will be based on a technical cooperation agreement where the partners work jointly on the development.

This partnering opportunity relates to a technology challenge where the established German company is to cooperate with an international start-up, that offers innovative technology solutions and that is looking for first projects in Germany. 

IMPORTANT: This technology request refers to an innovation challenge published on an open internet platformin that was issued by a city in North Rhine-Westphalia. If a start-up expresses interest before the closing date of 15 August, it will be guided towards this open innovation platform. The start-up company takes part in the challenge with their application. If it is selected, it will be invited to spend 5 working days in workshops with the German company regarding a solution concept as well as workshops with information on the German market and regional market entry strategies.. Due to COVID-19, the workshops and meetings will take place virtually.
All submissions will get feedback by the company on this open platform. The challenge closes on August 15, 2020. Mind that posts on this platform are not confidential. Beside open discussions on the platform, sharing of confidential information will be made possible on demand. After that, the firm will select the start-ups with whom they would like to cooperate in the development of a solution.



For more information please contact Enterprise Europe Network Latvia.

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Enterprise Europe Network Latvia
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Perses Street 2, Riga, LV-1442, Latvia
info [at] een [dot] lv
Proposal valid till: 
Friday, 25 June, 2021


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