Mannheim is a fashion city: brands such as Schumacher and Von Jungfeld started their journeys here, and new names are constantly arising. A very special success story is that of Liebesglück. In our interview marketing director Elena Engel has told us all about what makes Mannheim a fashion city of love, and how the Brand made its way to become an established name in the industry, in just two years.
Until 15th of February 2019 you can participate in the ideas competition. A key aim of the awarding authority is to inspire a demographic shift of social responsibility by explicitly opening the competition to Master’s students, graduates and young architects.
Tina Cetrez, founder of the KALAIKA fashion brand, has reinvented the good old net bag, and has created a premium version of it. Currently, she is not only successfully designing handbags, but also jewelry and accessories. We met up to discuss ideas, her time at the university of Barcelona, and her studio in the Mannheim start-up center Textilerei.
In the Mannheim technology center MAFINEX, three friends are revolutionizing the “cloud for developers”. Lukas Gentele, Fabian Kramm and Daniel Thiry just got into business two years ago, but have already been awarded several prizes, and have been able to present their idea in Silicon Valley.
For most patients the following is still almost unimaginable: no wait times at the hospital, more safety, unstressed employees and less mistakes. OPASCA from Mannheim has been helping hospitals manage their workflow since 2011, employing digital solutions, such as sensor based data collection and real-time analysis.
When it comes to big data, regular discussions about possible operational implementations are crucial in order to discover and evaluate opportunities for one’s own business. These and many more questions will lay the foundation of the discussions on this year’s Big Data BBQ.