Aper Ventures joins €10M round for Inuru, a German company

Berlin-based semiconductor manufacturer Inuru has secured €10 million in an investment round from Aper Ventures, a Polish VC firm, ARIA, and Adamed, a Polish pharmaceutical and biotech company, Startup Rise reports.

  • Founded in 2012 by Marcin Ratajczak, Inuru is the manufacturer of low cost OLED micro lighting and electro lighting labels and films (elf). The company’s goal is to enlighten the world with paper-thin Surface Lighting to turn every product into an useful piece of art. So far, the manufacturer has registered 25 patents and received over 20 industry awards.

“Adamed’s investment validates the pressing need for improved medication delivery. Our OLED labels empower brands to enhance medication adherence and help patients regain control over their health,”

Marcin Ratajczak, founder and CEO of Inuru, said
  • Thanks to the fresh funding Inuru will be able to expand into new businesses that can profit from more visible and interactive labels and spread its technology to a larger audience.

The investors this round are:

  • Aper Ventures, a Warsaw-based venture capital fund investing around €1-4 million in deep tech and hardware solutions in co-investor model. Recently, the fund invested in United Robots, a British deeptech startup.
  • ARIA FUND, an independent PE and VC fund management company run by professionals with a variety of business backgrounds.
  • Adamed, a pharmaceutical and biotechnology company with over 30 years of experience, founded on the basis of Polish scientific advances and a patent portfolio.

You can read more about Aper Ventures in our 20 Most Active Polish VC funds ranking for H1 2023, here.