Funds from EU program“Horizon 2020” –Technology to be developped further

Karlsruhe, 17.10.2019. The start up LightnTec from Karlsruhe, Germany receives a seven digit funding from the EU program “Horizon 2020”. By means of these resources the revolutional technology of the company for digital lighton foil will be developped further over aperiod of two years commencing November 2019. The funds will alsobe used for scaling up manufacturingin Karlsruhe.

With the „Digital Wallpaper“ LightnTec developped a unique video-controlled light foil and took it successfullyto the market. The sensor-controlled foils are flexible ,ultralight and suitable for both indoor and outdoor. This intelligent solution is closinga gap between analogue lighting solutions and high-resolution displays (merging architecture and AV). The technology enablesa wide range of applicationsin the areas of AV display, lighting and Human Centric Lighting by digitizing surfaces on ceilings, walls and facades.

Managing directorFlorian Kall: “We are in theEuropean Champions League”

“Only a very small group of SME with excellent rated projects are getting funding from the program `Horizon 2020 ́.We are proud thatour disruptive innovationhas prevailed. In doing so, LightnTec belongs to the Champions League of the European start up scene” says FlorianKall, General Manager and founder ofLightnTec.

Managing directorLutz Nehrhoff von Holderberg: “Sustainable development objectives will be pushed”

“After this delightful decision a thight work program is ahead of us. Our first important goal is to implementa homogeneous fill factor of each individual light doton a rollable foil. Realizing this technology will simplify todays applications and enable new applications and therefore new markets. Already now numerous international customers and partners fully rely on our solution.“ explains Lutz Nehrhoff von Holderberg, Managing Director andco-founder of LightnTec.

President of the advisory board Günther Steffen: „Brussel’s recognition gives us great pleasure“

„We are very delighted by the decision of the European Commission. This enables LightnTec to complete the innovation, to scale manufacturing and to push marketing.This decision of the EU is a clear proof point of the exceptional technology and team of LightnTec for the investors,High-Tech Gründerfonds (www.HTGF.de) from Bonn and BORN2GROW-Seedfonds (www.Born2Grow.de) from Heilbronn.“, states Günter Steffen, President of the advisory board ofLightnTec.


By means of our sensor controlled, intelligent, flexible, rollable, cutable, thin and ultralight LED foils we unleash the power of a seamless integretion of your advertisement, Avsolution, lighting concept and room design in real time –„AI Light 2.0“. We digitalize spaces to actively guide, inform and entertain by knowing the customers and visitor behaviours. We do it on ceilings, walls, floors, around pillars and on facades, indoor and outdoor. AnySize.

AnyPlace. AnyShape. Sensing.

LightnTec was founded 2016 and has its head offices in Karlsruhe / Germany.



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