BPW record participation in the 15th anniversary Berlin/Potsdam, July 01, 2010 – business plan competition Berlin-Brandenburg supports so many founders like never before the 15th round of the BPW in the atrium of the InvestitionsBank Berlin (IBB) ended with a ceremony awarding of the most innovative business concepts on Thursday evening. The six winners of the two rating categories BPWservice and BPWtechnology received money prizes totalling 48,000 euros in height and could total 885 teams prevail, behind whom 1,904 participants and participants. Thus Germany’s largest regional existence founder initiative registered a new attendance record and is an important source of inspiration for the Foundation joyful metropolitan area: founder capital of Germany is Berlin. Brandenburg is, what is the Selbststandigenquote, leader in new countries. Overall, 6.735 business plans have been created in the last 15 years in the framework of the cross-border initiative. BPWtechnology the first place winners and to 10,000 Euro prize money went to the physician Dr. Peter Gottel and Dr.
Johannes Muller from Berlin and Brandenburg from BerlinHeals for the development of a novel method for treating chronic heart failure. The engineers Dr. Miklos Gabler and Dietmar Gutzmer of motion intelligence technologies from Brandenburg secured with their idea, through a network of buoys”to convert waves into electrical energy, ranked second and 8,000 euros in prize money. The Berlin founder Julia Suvorova, Frank Baldensperger and Nanette Gottschalk by KOVA medtech received third place and 6,000 Euro prize money for an innovative coating system that aims to extend the lifespan of joint prostheses. Glad the Berlin team of founders, Sebastian Glende, Christian Lehsing, Dr. Christoph Nedopil winner BPWservice about the premium could first place and 10,000 euros that wants to improve the user friendliness of products with YOUSE. The journalist Alexander Visser, of the tourists with the magazine Berlin & I scored the second place worth 8,000 euros information about the current City events in German and English.