News

2022

ClingTechBionics is exhibitor with Wissenschaftsregion Bonn at the Hannover Messe (May 2022) –
https://www.bonn.de/themen-entdecken/wirtschaft-wissenschaft/nachrichten-fuer-die-wirtschaft/wissenschaftsregion-bonn-auf-der-hannover-messe-2022.php

VDI-Nachrichten (February 2022) Unternehmen/Start-ups „Vorbilder aus dem Meer“ Article about ClingTech Bionics

KUOW (Seattle radio station, 01/20/2022) – Interview with Dr. Petra Ditsche in the episode Our Neighbors Sound under on Northern Clingfish –
https://www.kuow.org/stories/our-neighbors-sound-under

2021

ClingTech Bionics is nominated for participation at the Ideenmarkt #Nachhaltig Wirtschaften (Ideas for sustainability) at 17.09.21 in Bonn.

Dr. Petra Ditsche gives a lecture with the title „Bionische Saugnäpfe für raue Oberflächen“ (Bio-inspired suction cups for rough surfaces), at the Rotary Club
Bornheim, Germany 5.10.2021

ClingTechBionics is presented in the annual economic report of the city of Bonn:
https://www.bonn.de/themen-entdecken/wirtschaft-wissenschaft/jahreswirtschaftsbericht-2021/der-wirtschaftsstandort/beispiele-fuer-unternehmensvorhaben.php, WDR1 reported on the 09/29/2021, Lokalzeit Bonn.

ClingTechBionics is the first winner of the 26. NUK-Business Plan-Competition. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister for economic affairs of the federal state NRW in Germany, hands over the first price on the 5th of May 2021 in Colgne:
https://www.uni-bonn.de/de/forschung-lehre/transfercenter-enacom/news/zwei-gruendungsteams-der-uni-bonn-gewinnen-beim-nuk-businessplan-wettbewerb

2020

Dr. Petra Ditsche and team receive the EXIST-Gründerstipendium, a grand funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection and the European Social Fund (ESF), to take the first steps to take the invention of the bio-inspired suction cups to a business

2019

The Engineer (10/2019) – https://www.theengineer.co.uk/clingfish-biomimetic-suction-cup/

Focus Magazine (Italian Edition, 2019) – Come Natura Insegna. Ventose da pesce

Coolbusinessideas (10/2019) – https://www.coolbusinessideas.com/archives/clingfish-inspired-suction-cup/

ScienceDaily (10/2019) – https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191002102810.htm

Science News for Students (11/2019) – https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/weird-little-fish-inspires-development-super-grippers

Alaska Native News (10/04/2019) https://alaska-native-news.com/inspired-by-northern-clingfish-researchers-make-a-better-suction-cup/45009/

TIN MIO GiQ (10/2019) – https://www.tinmoiz.com/researchers-create-powerful-new-robotic-suction-device-modeled-after-northern-clingfish-186059/

2017

Before it’s News (01/09/2017) – http://beforeitsnews.com/science-and-technology/2017/01/biomimicry-suction-cups-withstand-more-than-splashes-2868694.html

PhysOrg (01/09/2017) – https://phys.org/news/2017-01-bio-inspired-suction-cups-splashes.html

Newswise (01/03/2017) – https://www.newswise.com/articles/bio-inspired-suction-cups-withstand-more-than-splashes

ScienceDaily (01/02/2017) – https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170107113543.htm
(e) Science News (01/07/2017) – http://esciencenews.com/sources/newswise.scinews/2017/01/07/bio.inspired.suction.cups.withstand.more.than.splashes

2016

Xploration Nature Knows Best, Session 1, Episode 6, Nature’s Sticky Inventions (min 6:30ff) – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N8WUWDN

SanJuanJournal (Coverstory, 01/05/2022) – http://www.sanjuanjournal.com/news/364292051.html

2015

National Geographics online (06/2015) – http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/07/ant-man-s-real-life-rivals/

Daily Planet (Discovery Channel Canada, 05/06/2015): (May 6, episodes, ~min21)
NSF Science360 (Topstory, May 2015) –
http://news.science360.gov/obj/story/e3e76d6f-fb06-419e-a71d-121c4d8a5130/puget-sounds-clingfish-inspire-better-medical-devices-whale-tags

Science Daily (05/04/2015) – http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150504141853.htm

Popular Science (05/06/2015) – http://www.popsci.com/suction-cups-have-nothing-northern-clingfish

Gizmag (05/06/2015) – http://www.gizmag.com/clingfish-adhesion/37386/

TechTimes (05/10/2015) – http://www.techtimes.com/articles/51710/20150510/new-kind-fish-stick-clingfish-offer-inspiration-medical-devices.htm

UPI (05/04/2015) – http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2015/05/04/Clingfish-could-inspire-better-medical-devices-whale-tags/8451430760912/

Phys.org (May/2015) – http://phys.org/news/2015-05-puget-clingfish-medical-devices-whale.html

Big News Network (05/05/2015) – http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/index.php/sid/232546649

Futurity (05/04/2015) – http://www.futurity.org/northern-clingfish-suction-913742/

RedOrbit (05/05/2015) – http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/1113384479/clingfish-may-hold-future-to-suction-tech-050515/

Inside JEB (July 2014) http://jeb.biologists.org/content/217/14/2431.2.full

Science Friday (Feb 2014) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SySkRqjEb5w