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15. October 2020  |  New corona regulations apply as of now.



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With its new incubator programme "Kickstart", the Startup Campus of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) promotes unique projects and further expands the start-up culture at DIT.

The new programme "Kickstart" refers to the pre-founding phase and prepares students, employees and alumni of DIT and EXIST start-up grant in six months. Thanks to the programme funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the "Kickstart" projects can count on support of up to € 7,500 for the construction of a prototype. In addition, participants will be given access to the creative working environment in the new DIT Startup Lab and coaching by the experts of the Startup Campus Team.

With the first "Kickstart" project "fx-drones" by Daniel Fuchs, a 360° video drone is promoted, which is especially designed for indoor recordings. At less than 250g, the drone is so light and manoeuvrable that it is able to fly through small openings, windows or shelves and also over sensitive places near people without any problems. For example, it can fly past the athletes at sporting events and even between the feet of the dancers at dance events. With this concept, Daniel Fuchs is one of the first people in Germany to receive funding from the programme. 

With the "scob" team, a second project has already been included in the "Kickstart" incubator programme. This is a career platform based on Artificial Intelligence, which helps companies and potential trainees to find each other and achieve the "perfect match" on the job market, so to speak. 

The newly created incubator programme "Kickstart" is aimed at all founders of tomorrow and once again underlines the pioneering role of the DIT Startup Campus in the start-up scene. Further information on the programme can be found at: https://th-deg.de/en/students/career/startup-campus.

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On November 13th the European Campus Rottal-Inn (ECRI), faculty of Deggendorf Insitute of Technology (DIT), is hosting its international symposium “DigiHealthDay-2020” with internationally renowned speakers.

The “DigiHealthDay-2020” features speakers from Germany, UK, US, Finland, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, and other countries. With nine keynote and impulse talks, and several scientific session, the day’s programme is packed with knowledge and information on the most relevant topics in Digital Health. The international symposium is an excellent opportunity for all Digital Health enthusiasts to learn more about the global Digital Health Landscape.

Given the continuing and worsening situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, the international symposium will take place in a virtual format, with live online presentations and discussion rooms. Attendence is free but requires registration. All registered participants will get full access to both live streams and video recordings. Register at https://www.th-deg.de/digihealthday until November 1st.

The “DigiHealthDay-2020” is hosted by ECRI in cooperation with our partners and sponsors: International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI), DGTelemed, Bayerischer Telemedallianz (BTA), the City of Pfarrkirchen, m.Doc, and Digital Health News portal.

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On Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 5pm, the International Office of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) - for the first time - will be organising a virtual Erzähl- and KULTURcafé, which will combine the traditional Erzählcafé from Deggendorf with the KULTURcafé of the European Campus Rottal-Inn (ECRI) in Pfarrkirchen.

Under the motto "My country and Germany / Presenting my country", international students report on their home countries. In three rounds of talks, the participants learn interesting, curious and exciting things about these countries and can test their knowledge.

Those interested in culture are cordially invited to the virtual Erzähl- and Kulturcafé. In addition to insights into the respective cultures, the lectures provide a wonderful basis for intercultural dialogue. Knowledge of English is required.

Interested parties can register until Friday, 23 October via e-mail to erzaehlcafe@th-deg.de. Registration is also possible for the next edition of the Erzähl- and KULTURcafé on Tuesday, 15 December under the motto "International Christmas".