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We found a champion that is heading to the Grand Final of PowerUp! Challenge

The Czech Republic has chosen its startup champion to represent the country at the Grand Final of the PowerUp! Challenge. Pocket Virtuality is the winner, which, along with advancing to the June Grand Final, also won the prestigious InnoEnergy Startup of the Year. Pocket Virtuality will compete with the winning startups of Country Finals from another 23 European countries.

The overall winner will receive a prize of 50,000 euros, the possibility of investing millions of euros and the title of European leader. PowerUp! Challenge is an international startup competition, which takes place under the auspices of InnoEnergy and offers the opportunity to become another unicorn in the organization's portfolio.

Primer 2nd batch is accepting applications until May 29th!

The 1st round of Primer is over, 2nd round coming soon! We have opened applications for the next, 100% online pre-acceleration programme for early-stage startups.

Get intensive Artificial Intelligence training for free

Hello, Artificial Intelligence. This is Healthcare. Nice to meet you! 

HelloAIRIS is an online AI training program designed to introduce participants to the basics of Artificial Intelligence that will take place from 15 June until 10th August 2020. If you are a student or a practising doctor or radiologist, this programme is tailor-made for you! 

How we and our ecosystem help to fight the COVID-19

The world is currently fighting the coronavirus in the best possible ways. Many companies, startups and universities are joining forces to empower the medical staff and other people fighting in the first line. So, how do we and companies around us respond? 

Join the Czech Final of PowerUp! 2020

Get your virtual seat for the Czech Final of PowerUp! Challenge! The Final is going to be 100 % online and will take place on May 19th, 16:00 - 18:00. Register now to see pitches of 8 amazing #energy startups. 

Preparedness of SMEs for digital transformation

The 4 STEPS project which focuses on Industry 4.0's as a challenge tool for a new, digital industrial revolution, now delivering first exciting results. Some time has passed since the launch of the 4STEPS project, and we are currently completing the mapping of SMEs.

HoCare impacted home care R&I potential in EU and the Czech Republic

The international project HoCare, which idea and financing came thanks to DEX Innovation Centre, has impacted research and innovation potential in home care both on transnational as well as local levels, including the Czech Republic.

EIT Health roadshow CANCELLED!

After careful internal evaluation and due to the given circumstances, we have decided to cancel all planned EIT Health roadshow stops. We still want to meet with you virtually - we will be happy to answer all your questions regarding the support from EIT Health.

Five EIT Health Startup Programmes to join in Spring 2020

EIT Health Accelerator activities catalyse new business growth to deliver transformative products and services. Through their unique network of world-class healthcare organisations, EIT Health links entrepreneurial businesses with the knowledge and resources to scale up and scale out as quickly as possible.

We bring an overview of 5 programmes for teams in all stages of development.

PowerUp! Challenge 2020 - applications opened until March 5th!

On Wednesday, January 15th, InnoEnergy opens applications to PowerUp! 2020, challenge for Energy, Mobility, CleanTech, CyberSec, Smog or SmartCities startups in Central-Eastern Europe! 

Co-creation Lab in the Czech Republic successfully established!

Representatives of companies, public administration, universities and research institutions and organizations providing social care have met all together in Prague. They discussed common problems and further cooperation in the HoCare2.0 project. These participants will be part of the Co-creation Lab in the Czech Republic.

Join us during EIT Health roadshow supported by Startup Europe Week

The roadshow is going to introduce EIT Health programmes, activities and opportunities and DEX IC´s activities among university researchers and students, startups and innovative teams and other interested participants. We are going to visit 3 Czech cities - Pilsen, Brno and Prague during 16-19.3.2020. Each stop includes morning part for students and researchers at the university and afternoon/evening part for startups in the local innovation hub.

We hosted stakeholder discussion for CE-Connector ACIF fund vision and initial strategy

Our Prague representative office in UP21 Incubator hosted on 15th January the first public presentation and discussion on the CE-Connector project, that aims to create a central European co-investment fund for investments to early-stage startups from a cooperation of business angels and public institutions (the so-called ACIF - Angel co-investment fund). 

We opened the 2nd call for schools in Prague, Liberec, Ústí and Hradec Králové regions

We are opening the second round of registrations to the InnoSchool Innovative Education System (ILS) Pilot. The call is open to all schools from Prague, Liberec, Ústí and Hradec Králové regions. Due to the COVID-19 situation, we have prolonged the deadline for applications until 31st August 2020.

Apply to Primer, pre-acceleration programme for early-stage startups in the Czech Republic

If you are working on an idea or product beyond initial thought in fields of energy, healthcare, mobility or other that positively impacts society, we have an offer for you! For the very first time, we are organizing a pre-acceleration programme in the Czech Republic - Primer.

The StarShip Fellowship Program is coming back for 2020 and the APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

StarShipis an EIT Health educational initiative in collaboration with leading European academic, and health industry partners. Using a blend of different educational approaches including elements from Stanford Biodesign Concept, StarShip is a unique opportunity for participants to be involved in industry-driven life science innovation, working together with innovators in and outside the companies in highly skilled multidisciplinary teams.

Apply to EIT Health RIS Innovation Call 2020

EIT Health RIS 2020 innovation call aims at funding high-quality, strong, balanced projects, targeting EIT Health’s six Focus Areas to be developed by local actors including both academic and non-academic partners in collaboration with EIT RIS hubs. 

The winning team from local i-Days in Prague went to Paris!

On November 1st, we organized local EIT Health Innovation Day in Prague. Students have been given the task to design smart glasses for seniors with mild cognitive impairment. The winning team consisting of three young women did an excellent job! They won a trip to Paris to the Winners Event where they had a chance to further work on their idea.

Solutions for people with Mild dementia presented during SMART4MD Roadshow

SMART4MD Roadshow took place in the Czech Republic during October and November 2019. Three events took place in UP21, Prague; CVUT, Prague and Regional Reseach Library in Liberec with goal to raise awareness of public in the challenges of mild dementia and developed SMART4MD platform and its benefits for people with mild dementia, their carers and healthcare professionals.

Invitation: Discussion on Mild Dementia - 25. 11. 2019, Liberec

In the afternoon, on Monday, November 25, we would love to meet you in the Regional Research Library in Liberec, where the event "Discussion on Mild Dementia" is going to take place. You will learn what are its symptoms, or what should you do in case it appears in your family.