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Robert Lauritzen - starting a medical machine learning company with six months of runway
Feb. 20, 2023

Robert Lauritzen - starting a medical machine learning company with s…

In this second part of Deep Tech Stories, we dive into the founding story of Cerebriu and how Robert Lauritzen and his co-founders struggled with CoViD and GDPR, making it nearly impossible to get their software past hospital...

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Cerebriu CEO Robert Lauritzen - Revolutionizing medical imaging with machine learning
Feb. 3, 2023

Cerebriu CEO Robert Lauritzen - Revolutionizing medical imaging with …

Have you ever laid inside an MRI machine, listening to the loud buzzing and thumping sounds, wondering what's going on outside? It's a strange experience, lying there, helpless, relying on the machine to give doctors a glimps...

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Casper Wilstrup - Self-management, transparency and a new kind of AI to revolutionize science
Dec. 16, 2022

Casper Wilstrup - Self-management, transparency and a new kind of AI …

So it's 2012, and Casper is at the end of a sabbatical he started after leaving the hardware startup he started during his studies, Unispeed, at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen. Just as he was starting to head back …

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Abzu CEO Casper Wilstrup and the Path to inventing a new kind of AI
Dec. 2, 2022

Abzu CEO Casper Wilstrup and the Path to inventing a new kind of AI

Modern AI in particular, so-called deep learning is everywhere. Alone in the last few months, a new generation of image generation based on text prompts emerged that is arguably on par with human artists. However, in many cru...

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Martin Hassler Hallstedt turning a Psychology PhD degree into a research based Maths gaming app
Nov. 18, 2022

Martin Hassler Hallstedt turning a Psychology PhD degree into a resea…

In this second episode with Martin Hassler Hallstedt in Deep Tech Stories, we continue where we last left off. Martin just finished his PhD degree in Psychology. The degree he started with the purpose of building an app, maki...

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Martin Hassler Hallstedt on using Psychology research to teach kids Math
Nov. 4, 2022

Martin Hassler Hallstedt on using Psychology research to teach kids M…

If you look at the majority of education systems, you'll notice that there is little to no change between today's kid's experiences and their parent's or grandparents. Yet the rest of the world never stopped evolving. Our old...

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Karin Ebbinghaus on how she changed careers to become a Deep Tech CEO
Oct. 21, 2022

Karin Ebbinghaus on how she changed careers to become a Deep Tech CEO

For some people, the entrepreneurial path seems like the most obvious. Others fall into it after a long time of trying out other things. Other people again actually never start a company but have so much operational talent an...

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Elonroad CEO Karin Ebbinghaus: Building electric roads and boosting electric cars' range
Oct. 7, 2022

Elonroad CEO Karin Ebbinghaus: Building electric roads and boosting e…

Earlier this year, the European Union approved ending the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2035 to reach the carbon emission targets by 2050. This means, from 2035 on, you will only be able to buy electric...

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Mamoun Taher on Graphamtech's origin story
Sept. 23, 2022

Mamoun Taher on Graphamtech's origin story

In the last episode, Mahmoun Taher explained what Graphene is and dove more into the details of what they're doing at Graphmatech to accelerate commercial application. Like many Deep Tech companies, Graphmatech started based ...

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Graphmatech CEO Mamoun Taher on Graphene as a revolution in Material Science
Sept. 9, 2022

Graphmatech CEO Mamoun Taher on Graphene as a revolution in Material …

In the modern age, we have become quite the experts at designing and coming up with materials for specific purposes. Depending on the desired property, we can mix different compounds to get whatever we want. And now and then ...

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Wilbe COO Devika Thapar on building a Home for scientific entrepreneurs (Part 1)
Nov. 26, 2021

Wilbe COO Devika Thapar on building a Home for scientific entrepreneu…

The start-up news is dominated by headlines of who got how much funding, so it seems as if funding is the only thing that you need to succeed. But if you look at a few of the previous guests, a …

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Jacinto Sá on the first steps in building a company from research (Part 2)
Oct. 22, 2021

Jacinto Sá on the first steps in building a company from research (Pa…

In the last episode of "Deep Tech Stories", Jacinto Sá explained Peafowl Solarpowers proprietary solar cell technology. We explored how the plasmonic approach completely differs from a normal solar cell and how they make it t...

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Professor Jacinto Sá explains the new physics of his transparent solar cells (Part 1)
Oct. 4, 2021

Professor Jacinto Sá explains the new physics of his transparent sola…

Ever since the first photovoltaic cell in 1954 by Bell Labs, the basic principle behind the technology stayed the same. Exploiting the photoelectric effect, first explained by Einstein in his miracle year of 1905, a light-par...

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Part 2: Aslak Stubsgaard explains how to build a nuclear start-up and a unique approach to developing a reactor
Sept. 9, 2021

Part 2: Aslak Stubsgaard explains how to build a nuclear start-up and…

In the last episode, Copenhagen Atomics CTO explained the details of their breeder molten salt reactor. However, so far we left out how they started the company, funded operations for the last 6 years and their unique approac...

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Part 1: Copenhagen Atomics CTO Aslak Stubsgaard on the fascinating Details of Breeder Molten Salt Reactors
Aug. 25, 2021

Part 1: Copenhagen Atomics CTO Aslak Stubsgaard on the fascinating De…

In a prior episode, I talked with Sean Kenny about so-called fourth-generation nuclear reactors. In particular, on their benefits and advantages compared to classical light-water reactors. However, we didn't talk about how co...

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Professor Caterina Doglioni on the Hunt for Dark Matter, Career Decisions and the Academic Environment
Aug. 1, 2021

Professor Caterina Doglioni on the Hunt for Dark Matter, Career Decis…

When most people think about particle accelerators like CERN, they don't necessarily think of useful innovation with societal impact. It's just theoretical tinkering without much real-world application after all. However, thi...

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Podcast Host Sean Kenny on Principles and Benefits of (Thorium) Molten Salt Reactors
July 15, 2021

Podcast Host Sean Kenny on Principles and Benefits of (Thorium) Molte…

With climate change as the biggest threat to humanity, we're struggling to avoid or even reverse further consequences. According to the intergovernmental panel on climate change, 25% of 2010 emitted greenhouse gases come from...

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Robert Schmitt on Precision Farming, Drone vs. Satellite images and Seasonality
July 15, 2021

Robert Schmitt on Precision Farming, Drone vs. Satellite images and S…

So far agriculture has been undergoing two revolutions. The first was due to motorized vehicles at the beginning of the 20th century, boosting the number of people a farmer feeds to 26. The second revolution involved the gene...

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Researcher Uli Gallersdörfer on Blockchains, Bitcoin, Environmental Impact and Design Choices
July 15, 2021

Researcher Uli Gallersdörfer on Blockchains, Bitcoin, Environmental I…

Not many innovations have the power to shape the world on a massive scale like the internet. However, after the great financial crisis of 2007/08, one exactly such innovation came along. The blockchain. In 2008 a whitepaper n...

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DeepTechStories Trailer
July 14, 2021

DeepTechStories Trailer

What do you need to start a nuclear power start-up? How do you build a company from cutting-edge research? And how do you convince Venture Capitalists to support your quantum computing company? Deep tech companies are based o...

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