Toitware finds collaborators in the ORBIT Lab Community

Toitware finds collaborators in the ORBIT Lab Community

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[caption id="attachment_3682" align="alignleft" width="4608"] Toitware Online Hackathon, November 2020.[/caption] – A story of the collaboration between an Aarhus University tech and innovation hub and a tech startup. The Aarhus-based tech startup, Toitware, is an example of a startup that truly understands how to explore the potential of collaborating with the local startup ecosystem and student environments at AU. In ORBIT Lab, Toitware has found a community of tech-minded people who are eager to learn about new technologies and programming languages and happy to provide valuable feedback. Highlights in the history of a partnership Since ORBIT Lab’s official opening in 2017, Toitware’s CEO and co-founder, Kasper Verdich Lund, has been an active part of the ORBIT Lab Community. Back then, he was a Software Engineer at Google – one of ORBIT Lab’s…
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From student startup in ORBIT Lab to full-time tech startup: Consibio’s entrepreneurial journey continues in Incuba

From student startup in ORBIT Lab to full-time tech startup: Consibio’s entrepreneurial journey continues in Incuba

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[caption id="attachment_3464" align="alignnone" width="1000"] In the event of the 200th anniversary of H.C. Ørsted's discovery of electromagnetism, Consibio was selected to represent AU's entrepreneurs at the official opening event, where they also had the opportunity to tell HRH Crown Prince Frederik about their company.Photo: Mikal Schlosser / HCØ2020[/caption] The three founders of the student startup, Consibio, have all completed their studies and can now call themselves Civil Engineers in Chemistry and Biotechnology from Aarhus University. Since they started their company, they have been part of the incubation environment in ORBIT Lab at AU School of Engineering. Now, they are ready for the next step in their entrepreneurial journey as a part of Incuba, Navitas.  The company was founded in 2017, and since then the three founders have been part of…
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Four Health Tech Engineering students win “Best App” award

Four Health Tech Engineering students win “Best App” award

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“Don’t Waste it” is the name of an app made by a group of students from the AU School of Engineering’s Health Tech program in the course Smartphone Applications. The app won the “Best App” award at the end of the course, proving that students with little or no prior knowledge of app development, can quickly learn how to put their ideas into action via technology. The idea The four Health Tech students Kristin Lie Aas, Christiane Nørkjær Svendsen, Rikke Ivang Henriksen and Stella Veronica Schultz Jørgensen agreed that in order to be motivated throughout the process, they wanted to make an app that they would actually want to use themselves. An app that presented a solution to a relevant every-day problem. Also, they wanted the idea to be in…
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Inside Google I/O

Inside Google I/O

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People often ask what Google I/O is like, and whether it is worth it to go. After all, there are plenty of other tech events and conferences you can go to, and it is not exactly cheap. I will try to answer these questions in this post – and throw in a few tips if you do get the chance to go. (This year, I will sadly not be going, as I am off to CHI in Glasgow.) TL;DR: Google I/O is an epic experience – YES you should totally go IF you go for the right reasons! Last year was my 4th journey to the magic lands of Google I/O. I will try to give an account of what it is like to participate in the conference as a…
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