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Morpheus Space wins the Saxon Start-up Award 2020!

At the futureSAX Innovation Summit on July 8, 2020, Morpheus Space GmbH was awarded the Saxon Start-up Award 2020. The Dresden-based start-up from the aerospace industry convinced the jury with its extensive further development of the idea of ion beam propulsion for nanosatellites.

Honour to whom honour is due: Thanks to 103 jurors

So that the winning teams of the Saxon Start-up Award 2020 could be determined on July 8, 2020, more than 100 experienced experts from science, business, administration and associations evaluated the submitted start-up concepts at the Saxon Start-up Award 2020.

We would like to thank all members of the jury for their voluntary work and their support in finding the best Saxon start-up concept 2020.

Winners of the Saxon Start-up Award 2020

1st Place: Morpheus Space GmbH from Dresden

Morpheus Space produces the world's smallest, most efficient and most scalable ion beam propulsion systems to enable the autonomous operation of satellites in the future. Morpheus' products provide an unprecedented degree of mobility to almost any size of satellite and will be able to safely and autonomously control networks of hundreds of satellites in the future.

The winner: wandelbots GmbH from Dresden

Wandelbots democratizes robotics: robots learn from examples that a human being demonstrates with the help of intelligent clothing.

The winner: wisefood GmbH from Langenbernsdorf

eatapple, the first edible fruit-based straw for B2B customers such as bars, restaurants, clubs and hotels.

The winner: watttron GmbH from Dresden

The modular heating system for precise zonal heating of plastic films during thermoforming.