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The 21st century is an era of great challenges. Regionally greatly differing growth of the world population is one of them. Another one is the increasing convergence of living standards of developing countries with those of developed countries - despite dwindling natural resources and looming climate change. 


Software / IT

The digital world is undergoing rapid and extensive changes as IT infrastructures transform and inexpensive and fast transmission capacities become available to many. Essentially, two overarching trends support these changes:


Industry 4.0

Automation and process technology is an interdisciplinary, crossover technology which significantly contributes productivity gains within existing industry and product sectors. It is this technology which makes the wide adoption of new high-tech applications possible in the first place (e.g. in the fields of micro and nano technology or alternative energy generation).


New Materials

Driven by short product lifecycles, trends for environmental sustainability as well as efforts in research and by high-value industries such as aviation or medical technology, the evolution of New Materials offers great potential for economic value creation.


News & Events

VC Roundtable

VC Roundtable June 26th, 2018 at 12:15h

Speaker: Dr. Michael Brandkamp, Managing Director of High-Tech Gründerfonds
Topic: Seed financing for startups: Awakening or hype?
Venue: Restaurant bocconcino in the Düsseldorf “Medienhafen”, Kaistraße 4-6, 40211 Düsseldorf

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Dr. Paul-Josef Patt in dialogue with

With the steadily growing share of renewable energies, energy storage systems for electricity and heat are becoming increasingly important. As Europe's first conference, the Energy Storage World Forum has been dedicated exclusively to the topic of energy storage since 2010 and has discussed selected issues with Dr. Paul-Josef Patt, CEO of eCAPITAL AG, to get his assessment as a long term cleantech investor on how companies can be successful in the market for energy storage systems.

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sonnen Closes New €60 Million Financing Round and Adds Shell Ventures as New Investor

sonnen, an eCAPITAL portfolio company, is pleased to announce the closing of its latest financing round of €60 million, led by Shell Ventures and significantly supported by all existing investors. The investment enables sonnen to expand its strategy of rapid international growth and to further enhance its pioneering position as the “utility of the future.”

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Event dates

November 30th, 2018 - ATEC 2018

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