Thumbclip wins the EDISON Award in the Medtech category

9. July 2024

Greiner Bio-One supported the competition in the Medtech category together with Greiner AG and chose Thumbclip as the winner that evening.

Die Gewinner von Thumbclip in der Kateogie Medtech.

The award ceremony of the EDISON ideas competition took place on June 27th. Greiner Bio-One supported the competition in the Medtech category together with Greiner AG and chose Thumbclip as the winner that evening.

Kremsmünster, July 2024 – The EDISON Award, organized by the startup incubator Tech2b, is an ideas competition aimed at all people with innovative and technology-oriented ideas for the products and services of our future in Upper Austria and honors the projects of startups every year. This year, the best ideas were selected in the categories "Pioneers", "Greentech", "Hightech" and "Medtech".  

Ilke Panzer
CEO Greiner Bio-One International GmbH

"Medical technology makes a decisive contribution to saving lives and improving the quality of life. The EDISON Award promotes the pioneering spirit necessary to drive innovation and progress in medical technology. We at Greiner Bio-One are therefore very pleased to support the EDISON Award in the Medtech category this year".

The EDISON Award in the MedTech category went to Thumbclip, the innovative "neck support" that protects strained thumbs from overuse, revolutionizing well-being and ergonomics in the workplace. With this innovative development, Thumbclip beat out four other finalists who also presented impressive solutions.

Greiner Bio-One and Greiner AG support the EDISON Award in the Medtech category and congratulate Thumbclip on this well-deserved success.

Greiner Bio-One International GmbH

Greiner Bio-One specialises in the development, production and distribution of quality plastic products for laboratory use. The company is a technology partner for hospitals, laboratories, universities, research institutes, the diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries and biotechnology. Greiner Bio-One is divided into three business divisions: Preanalytics, BioScience and Sterilisation. As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Greiner Bio-One undertakes individual, customised design developments and manufacturing processes for the life sciences and medical sectors. In 2023, Greiner Bio-One International GmbH achieved a turnover of 637 million euros with 2,659 employees, 29 locations and numerous sales partners in more than 100 countries. Greiner Bio-One is part of Greiner AG, based in Kremsmünster (Austria).

Tech2b Inkubator GmbH

Tech2b supports, accompanies and accelerates the development of innovative technology-oriented, knowledge-intensive and design-oriented start-up projects. Inclusion in the tech2b funding program helps to develop business ideas in a structured and targeted manner and to implement them on the market. Tech2b offers support ranging from strategic advice and mentoring to the provision of infrastructure and an extensive network through to financial support for the implementation of research results in new products, services and businesses.

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Julia Franke, Expert Global Communication, Greiner Bio-One
Julia Franke, Expert Global Communication
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