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March 2018

Celebrating Women at NBT: An Interview with Program Manager, Darina Onoprienko

In honor of International Women's Day 2018, we caught up with Darina Onoprienko. She shared her experience, thoughts on women in tech, and valuable advice for entrepreneurs.

March 2018

Embedded System Engineers Build Gateways to Innovation

When talking to Aravinth Panchadcharam, Senior Embedded Systems Engineer at Next Big Thing, excitement for new technology is contagious. Aravinth is an accomplished and rare blend of robotocist, new media artist, and environmentalist who made his way from Sri Lanka to Germany – meanwhile.

February 2018

Hi from the NBT Thing Tank.

At Next Big Thing AG (NBT), we’re enabling deep-tech innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe. We welcome like-minded visionaries – from corporate partners, to entrepreneurs, to technologists– as we model new businesses in IoT and blockchain. Having revamped our website and blog, we now aim to.

February 2018

Industrie 4.0 Meets Innovation 4.0 at DTIM 2018

‘Industrie 4.0’ was born in Germany, so let’s explore this term’s definition from right here in Berlin. Also called Industry 4.0, it signifies both a vision and reality which is transforming industry and manufacturing from end-to-end. It involves big data analytics, the cloud, digital twin.

February 2018

Hinterland of Things Fuels Germany's Innovation

On February 8, 2018, Germany’s brightest innovators met in Bielefeld to chart a digital future together with leadership from some of the hidden champions of the nation’s economy. This first-time conference called “Hinterland of Things” connected industry, SMEs, and startups in the.

February 2018

The Rise of Company Building in the IoT Research & Development Race

McKinsey report estimating the potential of IoT to generate $11 Trillion in value by 2025 has led to many senior business leaders across the globe investing in IoT research and development or planning to implement IoT solutions in the coming years. Many of these investments, however, failed to.

February 2018
December 2017

In Pictures: CTO, Jasmin Skenderi Speaks at Startups @ Digitale Vernetzung by Fraunhofer

On Thursday November 30th, Fraunhofer hosted a networking event at the Einstein Center Digital Future on Wilhelmstraße. The purpose of the event was to showcase Fraunhofer's technological research in the field of IoT, 5G, Industry 4.0 and Hardware for Cyber-Physical Systems and to explore how they.

December 2017

Exploring the Intersection of IoT & Blockchain at Our Happy Hour Event With NBT & Consensys

Last Friday, we hosted a very special event to bring IoT & Blockchain closer together. Our 'Happy Hour' was hosted at Factory Berlin's Rheinsberger Strasse HQ and featured leading speakers from NBT and blockchain venture production studio, Consensys.

December 2017

Event: IoT & Blockchain in InsurTech at Factory Berlin

As our "IoT & Blockchain in..." event series grows we hosted our most recent at Factory Berlin. InsurTech is booming at this moment in time which is why this time on we held the event on the topic of IoT & blockchain applications for the insurance industry. Speakers included Nicolas Konnerth,.