Highlights of the 2018/2019 business year
100 years of Bauhaus and the Bergstrasse
BRAIN is taking the opportunity of the 2019 Bauhaus anniversary to showcase its architectural heritage. In cooperation with the town of Zwingenberg and the Savings Bank Cultural Foundation of Hesse-Thuringia, the company was the centre of cultural events in fall 2019.
BRAIN spin-off Solascure selected for the Urgo Mentorship Program
With its Mentorship Program, URGO, a French healthcare group, addresses start-ups in the medical technology sector seaking the support of a global industrial partner. This year BRAIN’s spin-off SolasCure, which has developed an innovative biological wound care solution, was selected for the Mentorship Program. As a consequence, SolasCure will benefit for one year from tailored advice from URGO Group experts, helping develop its innovation in areas such as marketing, business models, clinical trials, intellectual property and market access.
Raw material sources of the future – Minister of Economic Affairs Tarek Al-Wazir visits BRAIN
At a forum held at BRAIN by Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH on the subject of “Raw Material Sources of the Future”, Hesse’s Minister of Economic Affairs Tarek Al-Wazir acknowledged BRAIN as a bioeconomy pioneer and presented a the official notification of a grant for a project to recover valuable metals from waste streams.
Scientists of BRAIN AG receive top award for developing novel bioactive antiperspirants for cosmetics and skin care
A senior researcher of BRAIN has received the top award in the Applied Research category at the 30th IFSCC Congress. The research team at BRAIN, together with scientific partners, has developed a new concept for sweat reduction based on directly targeting primary fluid secretion in human sweat glands. This work offers a novel approach addressing growing demand for natural-source and aluminium-free antiperspirants and deodorants.