A long and successful company history


Founded by Georg Langstrof

Georg Langstrof founds the company robin GmbH in Haan, Germany.

Innovation award Zenit

The innovation network ZENIT e.V. awards a prize to robin GmbH.

Award ceremony Zenit
Award winner Georg Langstrof, CEO robin GmbH, 3nd from left
Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, 4th from left
Image source: Zenit e.V.

The company was honored as a project participant and co-coordinator in the development of an artificial cornea. The motto of the competition was “No future viability without willingness to cooperate”.

Patron Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart honored the company in front of around 130 guests in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.


Fraunhofer prize for artificial corneas

Dr. Joachim Storsberg from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research in Potsdam (Germany) received the Fraunhofer Prize in 2010. He played a major role in the development of the new corneal prosthesis.

Award ceremony Fraunhofer
Award winner Dr. Joachim Storsberg, 1st from left
Georg H. Langstrof, CEO robin solutions, 3rd from left
Image source: Fraunhofer press office

In the project phase, robin has coordinated the work of the various project partners with Coronis GmbH. Robin is also responsible for releasing the prosthesis manufactured by MIRO GmbH and supporting the implantation centers throughout Germany.


Launch of REA

The REA (Robin Endothelium Analyzer) eyebanking tool has been approved for use in eye banks.


Network capability REA

The REA eyebanking tool is now network-compatible. It is now also possible to attach databases.


Team expansion IT and network

Sebastian Klein and Lukas Rottkamp join the Team.

Launch of REA XDL

The eyebanking tool REA XDL is published: Based on the concept of the previous REA, the user interface and the technical substructure have been brought up to the state of the art. Modern deep learning algorithms improve the cell detection, especially when using non-optimal images.