Month: June 2017

  • Using weather forecasts in business models

    “It’s too cold, it’s too warm, it’s too rainy, it’s too windy”. How often do you hear people complaining about the weather? Everybody talks about it all the time, but nobody really does anything about it. At Mergeflow, we were curious to learn more about innovations in the area of weather forecasting.  Are there significant VC investments? What type of… Continue reading "Using weather forecasts in business models"

  • 3D printing in the dental industry

    In the recent years, 3D printing has increasingly being used for rapid manufacturing, a new method where the printed objects are not prototypes but the actual end user product. Since our new office is located on the third floor of a building with two floors of dentist’s office, our natural curiosity pushed us to further investigate into this topic.

  • In-silico: replacing lab dishes by chips

    “In-silico” is an expression used to run experiments simulating things on computers. This method, besides having the potential to speed the rate of discovery and reduce the costs of expensive lab work and clinical trials, has the benefit of avoiding animal experiments, for example in pharmacology. Inspired by Materials Project, which provides open web-based access to computer information on predicted materials,… Continue reading "In-silico: replacing lab dishes by chips"