TOP STARTUPS @ EUROPEAN INNOVATION ACADEMY 2017
2017 marks a remarkable year for European Innovation Academy. We now have 5000 alumni from 75 countries in nearly every industry. It is officially the time of the year again when summer is behind us and we are starting a new season.
For entrepreneurs of European Innovation Academy, it is a chance to leverage their newfound network and experience wherever in the world they call home. Some will walk the path of startup life, building and scaling businesses of their own. Others will create ecosystems and communities to bolster innovation wherever they reside.
We proudly present the top teams from the 15day Extreme Accelerator program 2017 in Italy and Portugal in alphabetical order:
ARCatalogs provides 3-D augmented reality menus and catalogs for restaurants and products in order to improve customer experience.
Arsalan Qureshi — University of California, Berkeley
Fan Huafeng — Tsinghua University
Francesco Maggiolino, Tommaso Pifferi — Politecnico di Torino
Ruttanun Vilailuck — Illinois Wesleyan University
Active Tire Pressure Control: automatic management of tire inflation on vehicles to improve fuel economy and road safety on passenger cars and light-duty commercial vehicles. 4 patents pending.
Anastasiia Kazminskaia — Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Andrea Totaro — Royal Holloway, University of London
Gaetano Valerio D’Aiera, Roberto Vitolo — Politecnico di Torino
Raffaele Notaro — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
EZfit gives you an augmented reality view of how fashion items would look on you during online shopping. This technology aims to reduce return and shipping fees in e-commerce.
Fish to fish
A research team from University of Torino discovered a better way to detect heavy metals in fish. They are now scaling this technology through a smartphone application and data management.
Davide Simonetto — SAFM
Hilton Bennett — Virginia Commonwealth University
Isabella Timossi — Università di Torino
Line Steiro — University of Bergen
Yemeen Ayub — Christoper Newport University
A real-time ECG monitoring wristband for hospitals that decreases cost of care, length of patient stays, readmission rates, and the likelihood of a second heart issue.
Kumpa takes the pain out of running by making it addicting, interactive, and fun.
Belén Barbé Abarca — University of Valencia
Colton Barton — The University of Texas at San Antonio
Eti Pricope — University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW
Guillaume Pillon — HEC Montréal
nMesh is a self-generating network of internet access formed by cheap and flexible antennas, to quickly bring connectivity to all areas of the globe.
Donna Bailey Farren — University of California, Berkeley
Zeid Ayoub — University of Calgary
Andrea Senacheribbe, Luca Rabezzana, Stefano Panaro — Politecnico di Torino
Chief Mentor: Andrea Basso
Marketing Mentor: Sven Nuum
IT Mentor: Aleksander Kuczek
P_Killer is building a multifunctional AI robot to clean bodies of water. We combine trash collection, pollutants degradation, electricity generation, water quality monitoring and navigation in one robot.
Abdullah Masood — Victoria University
Alla Bondarenko — Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Benoit Thomas — University of Technology of Compiègne
Li Nan, Zhang Yihui — Tsinghua University
Connecting companies seeking virtual reality advertisements with developers who want to monetize their VR content. Placing gamified VR advertisements in front of potential customers.
Ben Monaghan — Deakin University
Matthew Halpern — Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael Olmsted — University of Michigan
Simon Seibold — LMU, Munich / Imperial College Business School, London
Tiger Fu — University of California, Berkeley
Chief Mentor: Pirko Konsa
Marketing Mentor: Cthy White
IT Mentor: Walter Dal Mut
Roadside Rescue is an all-in-one tool that offers vehicle owners a personal driver and mobile mechanics to minimize disruption to your plans in cases of mechanical breakdowns.
Anas Ghanim — Qatar University
Angela Mallett — Texas A&M-San Antonio
Darius Chow — Singapore University of Technology and Design
Kangjin Wang — University of Michigan
Marissa Frey — MacEwan University
Elena Carceller — University of Valencia
Totem is the ranking app. Rank everything from food to films with an easier and more harmonized system. The mission is to be the first search engine for options.
Daniel Nicholls — Shepherd University
Haizannurah Bebe Zainuden — Singapore University of Social Sciences
Macarena Rojas — Universidad del Desarrollo
Maxime Chaury — Seoul National University
Neil Sekhon — University of Michigan
Work & Go
Work & Go connects companies and students for freelance work. We provide timely help in peak work hours while enabling students to earn money in their free time.
Abdurrahman Gadi — EAE Business School
Andrés Evencio Izquierdo Riveras — University of Valencia
Jason Amarjit Oberai — University of California, Berkeley
Lawrence Zeming Zhang — University of California, Berkeley
Ting Feng Shen — The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Alo!Health is a visual recognition tool that tracks your diet through pictures of food. The technology calculates calories and nutrients, giving personalized and gamified recommendations through an in-app avatar that represents your health level.
Bemi Adeosun — Dublin Institute of Technology
Kertu-Liis Oruste — Coventry University
Michal Kovac — Comenius University
Pau Freixas Mateu — La Salle University
Peter Mikhail — Haagse Hogeschool Delft
Brizzlebee is the world’s first ultrasonic hands-free toothbrush which is nonabrasive to your gums. Eliminate the human error in a task we do daily.
ECO-5 leverages “Power Burp” which refers to the electrical energy generated by harvesting the burp of cows. This technology is developed by a research team from the Science and Technology College of Lisbon NOVA University.
David Jorge da Silva Coutinho, Marta Vidal Pereira , Pedro Correia Lima Sobral, Raul Ramos Vences, Rui Simoes de Albuquerque Cabral— Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Study abroad programs lack a mobile tool tailored to the travel experiences they offer. LEFT is a framework that enhances the study abroad experience through uncomplicated access to resources, local information, and risk management.
On Fire Tube
On Fire Tube is the a sport social network that allows any athlete, professional or amateur, with or without sponsors, to monetize their online photos and videos from the first moment on the platform.
Laura Bradshaw — Loughborough University London
Luís Maximo Navega — NOVA School of Business and Economics
Luís Pedro Lopes Pimenta — ISAG
Sulaiman Mahmood — Carnegie Mellon University Qatar
Paperchain provides data validation services to solve the problem of unpaid royalties to music copyright owners.
Renvest is an equity based e-commerce platform that connects investors with accessible real estate solutions.
Francisca Marques Pereira — Instituto Universitário da Maia
Lukus Ratz — MacEwan University
Pedro Ricardo Martins Lopes da Fonte — Universidade Lusófona
Stefan Messinger — FH CAMPUS02 University of Applied Sciences
Ripple brings vertical farming to cities. Our produce grows in four weeks and we stagger the crop cycles for daily harvesting. Our software tracks from seed to plate.
ScoolX is a learning tool for preschoolers that brings virtual worlds alive through augmented reality.
Tiger Time calculates long-term goals against how people actually spend their time, incentivizing productivity by granting or withholding free time from users. This mobile application tailors to specific organizations including corporations.
Adam O’Neill — Dublin Institute of Technology
Johnny Cartucho — Loughborough University
José Luís Pereira — University of Lisbon
Natalia Pineda Uribe — Venture Lab / Nova School of Business and Economics
Peter Cole — Loughborough University / The NUEL