Hamburg start-up MindPeak receives funding of 2 million euros
The Hamburg-based start-up MindPeak has successfully raised grant funding totaling around 2 million euros. The funding comes from the EU Commission's Horizon 2020 programme and the Profi Transfer funding pool of the Hamburg Investment and Development Bank. Via image recognition systems, MindPeak’s proprietary algorithms help increase the productivity of pathology labs in clinical routine and promise to support pathologists in their..
MindPeak sets standards: Together with a small group of entrepreneurs, experts and scientists as well as the Deutsche Institute für Normung e.V. DIN, MindPeak is developing the future industry standards for deep learning image recognition systems. MindPeak was selected for this DIN SPEC project due to its experience and competence in AI-based cancer diagnostics. The latest issue of DIN magazine describes how the work of pathologists is becoming considerably easier with the help of AI developed
MindPeak is already one of the best startups in Germany: The Hamburg-based company made it into the top 10 at the German Founders' Award 2020. Every year, the most innovative and best start-up ideas in Germany are selected in five categories at the renowned competition. The top 3 will be nominated the following week and the winner will be announced in September.
“I am very happy about this great nomination. The fact that we have come this far is not only an award for our innovative products for
AI startups are receiving important funding from investment firms. This is the case of MindPeak, a German company that developed Breast IHC, a diagnostic tool that counts tumour cells and differentiates between tumour and non-tumour cells. “Nowadays, pathologists count 100-200 cells in order to score certain cancer attributes. That takes several seconds to minutes. With our AI, the pathologist can count 2000 cells in a fraction of the time. That makes the work faster and more accurate” explains
Anfang Oktober gab Wirtschaftssenator Michael Westhagemann den Startschuss für ein neues Kompetenzzentrum für künstliche Intelligenz (KI). Die branchenübergreifende Initiative aus Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Politik soll technisches Know-how bündeln und Unternehmen und Forschung besser vernetzen. Hinter dem Zentrum steht der kurz zuvor gegründete Verein Artificial Intelligence Center Hamburg (ARIC). 800.000 Euro lässt die Stadt in den kommenden zwei Jahren in den Aufbau dieses Zentrums fließen.
Spokane, WA, and Hamburg, Germany (October 7, 2019) – Gestalt Diagnostics and MindPeak
today announced their strategic relationship on the development of an integrated workflow for
pathologists to instantaneously send regions of interest to MindPeak. MindPeak's Image Analysis
services for digital images support ER, PR and Ki-67. The companies are providing a faster, more
streamlined diagnostic process for breast cancer patients.
“By integrating with MindPeak we are providing Pathologists with th
MindPeak, a Hamburg, Germany-based startup developing software to assist pathologists in clinical routine cancer diagnostics, today announced that it has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Innovationsstarter Funds Hamburg (IFH), with participation from Apex Ventures, Nina Capital, Motu Ventures and prominent angel investors. MindPeak will use the funds to bring their first product, a quantification tool for breast cancer, to market and expand their product portfolio to additional cancer...