• NRW joins SXSW

    GERMANY’S DIGITAL POWERHOUSE

    NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA

    CITY OF COLOGNE

     

     

     

     

  • WELCOME

    Straight from the heart of Europe, the delegation of Germany´s biggest state sets course for Austin, Texas. From March 9 to 14, SXSW 2018 will see more than 50 of the finest media, tech and creative entrepreneurs & experts from North Rhine-Westphalia (short: NRW) and the City of Cologne.

     

    Scroll drown and learn more about the most recent program updates, where to meet us at SXSW 2018 and how to get in touch with the delegation members. Grab the chance, we´ve got a lot to offer. Looking forward to meeting you at SXSW!

  • THE PROGRAM

    Germany’s Digital Powerhouse

    Digital Sessions | Party | Presentations

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    NRW Meet‘n‘Match @ SXSW 2018

    A Workshop Event of Germany’s Digital Powerhouse

     

     

    Monday, March 12th, 2018, 10:00 – 14:00 hrs

    Capital Factory – VOLTRON on 1, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

     

    By Invitation Only!

     

    At our event we will bring together entrepreneurs, startups, investors and important multipliers and learn from other locations and countries. Also, we will facilitate matchmaking on site and welcome international guests.

     

    Short impulse statements from top-level representatives from NRW, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris and Tel Aviv of 5 minutes each show how major hubs tackle the recent challenges of digitalisation - rounded up by one-minute elevator pitches with hand-picked startups.

     

    Host: Chérine de Bruijn, Freelancer, Project Manager, HMR International, Cologne

     

     

    10:00 – 11:00 hrs, Admission and Registration, Coffee & Snacks

     

    11:00 – 11:10 hrs, Welcome

    Henning Hehemann, Representative of the State NRW

    Roland Berger, Representative of the City of Cologne

     

    11:10 – 11:20 hrs, Pulse Talk and Q&A

    Ruben Nieuwenhuis, Director StartupAmsterdam, Amsterdam

     

    11:20 – 11:30 hrs, Pulse Talk and Q&A

    Dr. Philippe Lachapelle, Director of Technological and Strategic Partnerships, Brussels

     

    11:30 – 12:00 hrs, "Meet’n’Match"-networking

     

    12:00 – 12:10 hrs, Pulse Talk and Q&A

    Anne Dessemond, Head of Retail and Innovative Services Department – La French Tech/Business France, Paris

     

    12:10 – 12:20 hrs, Pulse talk and Q&A

    Joachim Vranken, Representative of dmexco, Cologne

     

    12:20 – 12:30 hrs, Startup-Pitches á 1 minute

    Radbonus, Cologne; shareDnC, Cologne; Virado, Cologne; nyris, Düsseldorf; eyeo, Cologne; SugarTrends, Cologne; trackle, Bonn;

    Cryptomator, Sankt Augustin; evrbit, Cologne; Perspective Daily, Münster; et al.

    12:30 – 14:00 hrs, "Meet’n’Match"-networking

     

    For questions about the registration, please contact Martina Richter.

     

     

     

  • WHO WE ARE

     

     

     

     

    Prof. Dr. Christoph Bieber

    Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS.nrw)

    Scientific Coordinator

     

    christoph.bieber@cais.nrw
    www.cais.nrw

     

    CAIS takes an active role in the research and responsible shaping of the social, political and economic changes brought about by digitalization and thereby promote an ongoing dialogue between science and society. It aspires to being a place of innovative interdisciplinary research and of knowledge transfer as well as being an initiator of a critical public awareness.

     

    CAIS offers an attractive range of options for creative scientists and dedicated protagonists from politics, business and civil society with its diverse funding possibilities for fellows, project groups and work teams in various forms of cooperation and with different timeframes. The Center enables them to spend a certain time free from other obligations carrying out individual or joint projects on the crucial societal challenges of digitalization. As guests at CAIS they profit from debate and cooperation with other fellows and practice partners in an interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas.

     

     

     

     

    Roland Berger

    City of Cologne

    Head of Media and Internet Business Unit

     

    roland.berger@stadt-koeln.de
    www.stadt-koeln.de

     

    Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany and the largest city in NRW as part of the Rhine-Ruhr region with more than 10 million inhabitants.

    Cologne is one of the most important media cities in Germany.Two of the biggest television broadcasters, WDR and the RTL Group, are located in Cologne. Several hundred production companies and service providers ensure that over 30% of the programs viewed on German television originate in Cologne. Cologne has also developed into an important location for the digital industry with f.e. the world’s largest gaming trade fair gamescom and event highlight for inrteractive games and entertainment, and the demexco, Europe’s leading exposition and conference for the digital industry being held in Cologne.

    With the Startup City Cologne programme of action, we want Cologne and its surrounding region to become one of the leading European locations for the development of technology and start-up businesses. Over time, Cologne will become home to a lively and rapidly growing community of new business start-ups, including ones with national and international relevance, and which above all else, realises the corresponding incubators and accelerators.

     

     

     

     

    Michael Brink

    LAVAlabs moving images GmbH & Co. KG

    CEO & Founder

     

    michael.brink@lavalabs.de

    www.lavalabs.de

     

    LAVAlabs Moving Images is an innovative and creative studio for film, visual effects, animation and motion graphics with offices in Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and Berlin. We offer state-of-the-art VFX, 3D animation, motion design and product visualization for feature films, digital media and interactive installations. We have a broad network with agile, innovative and inter-disciplinary teams. Every project challenge is different — our solutions are just as unique.

     

     

     

     

    Mirta Gilson

    Make.TV

    Head of Business Development

     

    www.make.tv

    sxsw@make.tv

     

    Make.TV is the leading provider of cloud-based, live video acquisition and management solutions through its Live Video Cloud (“LVC”) platform. The company pioneered the use of mobile devices for contributor-based and crowd-sourced live video and provides unmatched solutions for top media, entertainment and technology companies worldwide, including ESL, MTV/Viacom, MLB/BAMTech, FOX Sports Brasil, and the Swiss Broadcasting Corp (SRF). Make.TV’s award-winning Live Video Cloud helps content programmers and service providers in the fields of news, sports, esports and entertainment bring live and on-demand video to any screen, from any source, mobile video or traditional cameras – all at once. The company maintains offices in Seattle and Cologne, Germany.

     

     

     

     

    Nora Grazzini

    Radbonus UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

    CEO

     

    nora.grazzini@radbonus.com

    www.radbonus.com

     

    Changing people’s mobility habits is hard but urgently needed. We at Radbonus accepted that challenge and developed a digital ecosystem for cycling. Radbonus is therefore a rewards program for cycling. Thanks to our continuing growing network of partners (e. g. city administrations, employers, health insurances and marketing partners) we can offer a huge variety of bonuses to our users. We already showed that an incentivisation system of the next generation could make the difference. Our first success has motivated us to aim for the really big impact for our health and environment and combine real time traffic management and traveller information with a contextual communication and gamification concept based on latest behavioural science to finally create an incentivisation system that is designed to realise the huge changes in urban mobility we so urgently need.

     

     

     

     

    Philipp Hartje

    shareDnC GmbH

    Founder & Managing Director

     

    philipp@sharednc.com

    www.sharednc.com

     

    shareDnC (share Desk & Coffee) is Germany’s leading online platform for Coworking & flexible offices. As an online marketplace we connect the increasing demand for flexible and shared offices of freelancers, startups, small companies, project teams and branch offices with companies with unused office space, landlords with (temporary) vacancies and professional Coworking spaces and business centers.

    For office seekers we offer the largest selection of flexible and shared offices in almost 150 cities across Germany and Austria. The unique offer covers single desk to complete floor, AAA location to suburbian backyard loft and offices in major cities as Berlin to small village. Thanks to shareDnC flexibility does no longer need to mean expensive.

    For the supply site shareDnC offers a broad range of services that makes flexible (sub-)leasing of single desks, rooms or floors easy and comfortable.

     

     

     

     

    Henning Hehemann

    State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia

    Deputy Head of Section Media Industry

     

    henning.hehemann@stk.nrw.de

    www.land.nrw/en

     

    North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is Germany’s digital powerhouse. The State numbers among the most highly developed media and creative regions in Europe. Numerous international media and telecommunication giants are located in NRW. The diverse cultural scene in NRW fosters a productive crossover between the arts, culture and the media, thus boosting creativity and innovation. North Rhine-Westphalia plays a key role as the state offers ideal conditions for the digital transformation of the entire value-added chain.

     

    NRW also offers great market potential for companies from Germany and abroad with strong industrial structures and a broadly based digital sector. Startups find important prerequisites for growth in NRW. The classic economy and young digital companies are jointly driving digital change. Promising investments present themselves here to foreign VC companies. NRW has put everything in place to become the leading location for the digital economy in Germany and Europe in the future.

     

     

     

     

    Achim Hepp

    Virado

    Chief Digital Officer

     

    achim@virado.de

    www.virado.de

     

    Virado enables insurance brokers to sell gadget and niche insurances (e.g. smartphone, cybersecurity, backpacker) directly to their customers in a fully digital and cost and time efficient way.

    The Virado service provides the broker with an app for iOS and Android, as well as personalized links to use on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other social media channels. In addition any insurance product can be easily embedded as a form into any broker website to sell directly to their customers.

    Virado POS, our newest product on the Virado platform, enables any online shop and any brick and mortar store to sell insurance together with their products regardless of its size and turnover. For the first time not only big box stores but ANY retailer is now able to offer this as a service to their customers and earn extra income.

     

     

     

     

     

    Judith Heinen

    Cocomore AG

    Creative Director UX

     

    judith.heinen@cocomore.com

    www.cocomore.com

     

    As an agency for marketing, IT and experience design, Cocomore develops communication, e-commerce and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions with a total of 180 employees at the Frankfurt, Cologne, Geneva (Switzerland) and Seville (Spain) offices. Cocomore's clients include HDI, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, Merz, Tele Columbus and TVH. The agency has implemented projects in more than 30 countries.

     

     

     

     

    Eva Hlouschek

    nyris GmbH

    Head of Business Development

     

    eva@nyris.io

    www.nyris.io

     

    At nyris we develop a state of the art image recognition engine using latest AI solutions and deep learning frameworks. Our unique concept enables us to deliver fastest and most accurate results for 1D (codes), 2D (print2web) and 3D (real world products) in one API. We can search 500, 500k or 500M product or object images without losing matching speed or performance.

     

    - high performance visual search engine

    - recognition of diverse products from different categories as groceries, wine, furniture, parts, fashion, shoes, bags, ….

    - scales up to 500M objects without losing the matching speed performance of below a second

     

     

     

     

    Philipp Hoffmann

    Rushlake Media GmbH

    Founder/ Managing Director

     

    philipp@rushlake-media.com

    rushlake-media.com

     

    New distribution channels present us with new opportunities – and new challenges. Rushlake Media helps producers successfully navigate the various channels to find just the right multi-lane distribution path for their project.

    We ensure that each film reaches its ideal audience. Our outstanding network of partners and business associates allows us to optimally position films on festivals, TV channels and video-on-demand platforms – including Amazon, iTunes, Netflix, realeyz and Filmdoo.

    Bespoke in-house innovations, such as KINO ON DEMAND, enable us to further enhance dissemination through our own channels.

    In addition, since 2013 we have been working to raise the profile of African film worldwide. We have entered into a close partnership with African production companies like ONE FINE DAY FILMS. The company, founded by Tom Tykwer and his wife Marie Steinmann-Tykwer, produces the works of Kenya’s most exciting young filmmakers.

     

     

     

     

    Jürgen Irlbacher​

    pilot Hamburg GmbH & Co. KG

    Direktor Consulting Creation

     

    j.irlbacher@pilot.de

    www.pilot.de

     

    Pilot is an independent, owner-managed agency group for modern brand communication. We have dissolved the boundaries between media, creation, technology, and research so that we can develop new communication ideas for the digital age at all points of intersection.

     

     

     

     

    Claudia Jericho

    CREATIVE.NRW – Competence Center for the Creative Industries

    Head of the Competence Center

     

    jericho@creative.nrw.de

    www.creative.nrw.de

     

    CREATIVE.NRW is the network of creative professionals in Germany’s largest state, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). Accounting for €36 billion in revenue and employing 340,000 people in 52,000 businesses, the creative industries rank fourth in the state’s economy. As a center of expertise in the state, we serve employees, companies, freelancers, institutions, and municipalities.


    We build bridges between the creative industries and other sectors, provide contacts and knowledge, and offer services. With our capable partners throughout NRW, we work to further strengthen creative stimulus for innovation and growth in the economy and society—and to continually improve the conditions for successful creative work.

     

     

     

     

    Jens Krahe​

    Cocomore AG

    Head of Creative Division

     

    jens.krahe@cocomore.com

    www.cocomore.com

     

    As an agency for marketing, IT and experience design, Cocomore develops communication, e-commerce and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions with a total of 180 employees at the Frankfurt, Cologne, Geneva (Switzerland) and Seville (Spain) offices. Cocomore's clients include HDI, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, Merz, Tele Columbus and TVH. The agency has implemented projects in more than 30 countries.

     

     

     

     

    Hans Landwehr

    TRO GMBH

    Managing Director

     

     

     

    go@tro.de

    www.tro.de

     

    German music agency TRO has been developing and producing sound and music experiences for brands since 28 years. With a pool of 35 internationally accredited producers and studios in Duesseldorf, Berlin and Cologne, TRO covers every segment of sound branding.

    With TRO Sonic DNA, the agency provides an innovative process that combines valid data, artificial intelligence and creativity for the development of music & sound strategies.

     

     

     

     

    Marc Radermacher

    Encoding Management Service – EMS GmbH

    CEO

     

    marcsxsw18@media-ems.com

    www.media-ems.com

     

    EMS is an independent technological service provider, offering superior digital logistics and infrastructure solutions at a high and secure quality standard. Our systems power the complete technical side of your requirements – from metadata management to quality assurance and timely delivery to your retail partners worldwide. We can handle audio, video or mixed media as well as eBook repertoire. You are in control of all administration and management aspects regarding your catalogues, including sales analytics. Companies such as !K7, GoodToGo, Indigo, SPV, Tonpool, Word And Sound and Zebralution trust in our independent services.

     

    EMS GmbH is a standalone spin-off of de_zwei_drei GmbH, the key figures of which have earned a long-standing reputation for excellence, producing made-to-measure software and IT services for companies of the music and entertainment industries since 1992.

    Get in touch for your individual scenario assessment.

     

     

     

     

    Uwe Rehnig

    Rehnig BAK Kabelfernsehen für Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

    CEO

     

    service@rehnig.de

    www.rehnig.de

     

    We are an owner-managed company that for the last 45 years or more has been supplying media services as a partner of the commercial housing industry.

     

    The Rehnig group stands for power and innovation in the operation of cable television networks. We secure our customers' investments in future-proof cable networks by employing the latest components – tailored to meet each customer's precise requirements. Our experience, gained from connecting more than 500,000 households to cable networks.

     

    We are specialists in all areas concerned with the analysis, planning and realisation of cable networks as well as their financing and operation. We place as much emphasis on failsafe performance and service as we do on implementing a sustainable business model.

     

     

     

     

    Katrin Reuter

    trackle GmbH

    CEO

     

    katrin.reuter@trackle.de

    www.trackle.de

     

    trackle GmbH is a hightech startup located in Bonn, Germany and founded in December 2015.

    We develop a fully integrated wearable that helps women to identify their individual fertility window by tracking the body core temperature and make the results available on the mobile. This is convenient and useful for women who want to get pregnant and for those who look for an alternative contraception without hormones.

     

    The temperature senor is worn within the vagina overnight and transmits its data wirelessly to the backend, where learning algorithms process it. trackle is a certified medical device and detects ovulation with outstanding reliability.

    Find more information on www.trackle.de

     

     

     

     

    Andreas Schaefer

    Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Head of foreign trade consulting

     

    andreas.schaefer@koeln.ihk.de

    www.ihk-koeln.de

     

    Cologne is a major hub for the European media industry, boasting leading broadcasters and content producers. With its vibrant start-up ecosystem and laissez-faire attitude, Cologne attracts founders from around the globe.

     

    The Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry is financed by traders, merchants and private companies; statutory membership and fees enable it to represent the general interests of industry, trade and the service sector. It provides one-stop services for both local and international companies.

     

     

     

     

    Ric Scheuss

    TRO GMBH

    Chief Client Officer

     

    go@tro.de

    www.tro.de

     

    German music agency TRO has been developing and producing sound and music experiences for brands since 28 years. With a pool of 35 internationally accredited producers and studios in Duesseldorf, Berlin and Cologne, TRO covers every segment of sound branding.

    With TRO Sonic DNA, the agency provides an innovative process that combines valid data, artificial intelligence and creativity for the development of music & sound strategies.

     

     

     

     

    Christian Schmickler

    Skymatic

    Managing Partner

     

    christian.schmickler@skymatic.de

    www.skymatic.de

     

    Skymatic is the German expert for data security, privacy protection, and the sensible design of digitization. The company is known for the development of Cryptomator, a highly secure encryption software that allows businesses to protect their cloud data from spying eyes. The easy-to-use software received the CeBIT Innovation Award in 2016 for its user-friendliness and high-end security. Even the most sensitive and critical data may profit from the flexibility of cloud storages if protected with Cryptomator.

     

    Skymatic also develops individualized online vaults for corporations on the basis of Cryptomator technology. With the introduction of features such as key and user management and access logging, Cryptomator now becomes also available for SMEs.

    Skymatic is signatory of the Charter to Strengthen Trusted Communication and member of the Alliance for Cyber Security (Federal Office for Information Security).

     

     

     

     

    Jörg Schönenborn

    WDR

    Head of WDR German Public TV

     

    www.wdr.de

     

    WDR is the largest broadcasting corporation inside the network of ARD and Europe’s second-biggest broadcaster after BBC. We are public TV. WDR publishes the regional channel WDR and produces about a quarter of the content for the national TV Channel Das Erste.

     

    With a deep regional rootage we create a valuable and diverse broadcasting, which endows public dialogue and is an essential contribution for social cohesion of a functioning society.

     

     

     

     

    R. van Megen

    German ICT & Media Institute e.V.

    Chairman of the Board of Management

     

    r.van_megen@gimi.cologne

    www.gimgi.cologne

     

    Rudolf van Megen is co-founder and/or investor in numerous start-ups in Germany and UK as well as active task force member of InsurLab Germany with its co-working areas for startups and corporates.

    Rudolf is Chairman of the Board of German ICT & Media Institute e.V.

    Since June 2013 he is a member of the Supervisory Board of DE-CIX International AG. DE-CIX International provides premium IX services to all IP networks and runs distributed platforms to exchange any kind of Internet traffic on the highest possible service level.

     

    Rudolf van Megen volunteers additional time for different organisations: he is an Economy Ambassador of the City of Cologne, a Board Member of the Council of Media and IT for the City of Cologne, and Head of the ICT Committee of Cologne Chamber of Commerce.

    Rudolf is co-founder of SQS Software Quality Systems AG with app. 4.800 people in 20 countries and was CEO for more than 30 years from (startup in)1982 till end of 2012.

     

     

     

     

    Lena Werle

    Rushlake Media GmbH

    Project Manager

     

    lena@rushlake-media.com

    rushlake-media.com

     

    New distribution channels present us with new opportunities – and new challenges. Rushlake Media helps producers successfully navigate the various channels to find just the right multi-lane distribution path for their project.

    We ensure that each film reaches its ideal audience. Our outstanding network of partners and business associates allows us to optimally position films on festivals, TV channels and video-on-demand platforms – including Amazon, iTunes, Netflix, realeyz and Filmdoo.

    Bespoke in-house innovations, such as KINO ON DEMAND, enable us to further enhance dissemination through our own channels.

    In addition, since 2013 we have been working to raise the profile of African film worldwide. We have entered into a close partnership with African production companies like ONE FINE DAY FILMS. The company, founded by Tom Tykwer and his wife Marie Steinmann-Tykwer, produces the works of Kenya’s most exciting young filmmakers.

     

     

     

     

    Irmin Wiechmann

    Encoding Management Service – EMS GmbH

    CEO

     

    irminsxsw18@media-ems.com​

    www.media-ems.com

     

    EMS is an independent technological service provider, offering superior digital logistics and infrastructure solutions at a high and secure quality standard. Our systems power the complete technical side of your requirements – from metadata management to quality assurance and timely delivery to your retail partners worldwide. We can handle audio, video or mixed media as well as eBook repertoire. You are in control of all administration and management aspects regarding your catalogues, including sales analytics. Companies such as !K7, GoodToGo, Indigo, SPV, Tonpool, Word And Sound and Zebralution trust in our independent services.

     

    EMS GmbH is a standalone spin-off of de_zwei_drei GmbH, the key figures of which have earned a long-standing reputation for excellence, producing made-to-measure software and IT services for companies of the music and entertainment industries since 1992.

    Get in touch for your individual scenario assessment.

     

     

     

     

    Sandra Winterberg

    Mediennetzwerk.NRW c/o Mediencluster NRW GmbH

    CEO

     

    sandra.winterberg@medien.nrw.de

    www.mediennetzwerk.nrw

     

    Thanks to support from the Mediennetzwerk.NRW, development of the media industry in North Rhine-Westphalia is being given an additional boost. Apart from offering a comprehensive range of services and information for start-ups, young creative forces and companies, it is mainly focused on targeted international networking of NRW players at trade fairs and markets at home and abroad as well as the active participation of companies in setting up a supra-regional NRW media network.

    The goal of the new network is to support the media companies in North Rhine-Westphalia, for them to use the opportunities of the digital transition and develop better connections on a national and international level.

     

     

     

     

    Dr. Maren Urner

    Perspective Daily

    Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief

     

    maren@perspective-daily.de

    www.perspective-daily.de

     

    Perspective Daily is the first German online-magazine for constructive and solution-oriented reporting, funded by its readers. During a successful crowdfunding campaign, the start-up collected more than 12,000 paying readers and launched its own publishing platform in June 2016. Ever since, the interdisciplinary team of writers, web-designers and developers publishes one high-quality, in-depth article per day.

    The two founders are trained neuroscientists and use psychological insights to optimize every aspect of the product for trust – including the focus on writers that are experts in their fields, an advertisement-free finance model and a transparent use of sources. Perspective Daily puts impact first – using state-of-the-art interactive elements and gamification to maximize engagement.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • THE STATE

    Welcome to Germany’s Digital Powerhouse
    North Rhine-Westphalia & City of Cologne

    Welcome to NRW, one of the most economically powerful metropolitan regions in Germany and Europe. With over 24,000 companies in the media and communications sector, more than 412,000 employees, and a turnover of almost 122 billion Euros, the federal state has developed into the leading media and creative hub. No federal state brings more companies and employees together across the whole gamut of media formats. Whether it is games, film, television, design and advertising, mobile, IT or publishing. NRW has evolved as the Number One centre of the media and creative industries.

    Cologne is one of the leading digital capitals in Germany with its high creative atmosphere and an outstanding location for global events such as gamescom, dmexco, ART COLOGNE, c/o pop, Film Festival Cologne or lit.cologne. Two of the biggest broadcasters, WDR and the RTL Group, are located in Cologne. Several hundred production companies and service providers ensure that over 30% of the programs viewed on German television originate in Cologne.


    Short Facts

    • Germany’s leading media, communications and creative industries location
    • home to internationally operating media and telecommunication companies, e. g. Deutsche Telekom, Bertelsmann, Vodafone, WAZ
    • home to leading TV broadcasters WDR, RTL, VOX, Super RTL, n-tv, Phoenix
    • home to 8 of the top 10 TV producers in Germany, one-third of programme minutes produced in Germany
    • highly professional service-providers and personnel
    • excellent universities, colleges and hubs providing a huge talent pool
    • advertising location with biggest turnover home to leading design & marketing agencies such as Grey, BBDO, OMD
    • booming games cluster including global players EA, Ubisoft, Blue Byte
    • home to every fourth game developer in Germany
    • strong web, YouTube and startup scene
    • lively and creative film scene
    • financially strongest film funding institution
    • diverse art and cultural scene featuring internationally renowned galleries
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