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.
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?
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.
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.
EIT Health Innovation Day took place on Friday, November 1, in the premises of the Czech Technical University, CIIRC in Prague. Almost 40 visitors have attended the Health Innovation event where they learned how to develop and present an innovative product. And in the end, they designed different kinds of smart glasses for seniors.
Have you been wondering, what interesting Health startups do we have in the Czech Republic? Startup Campus V4 Roadshow - Prague brought together 5 startups from Health or Medtech background and let them pitch in front of an expert jury.
Thursday evening, May 9th 2019 in HubHub, Prague, was dedicated to final pitches of digital startups with impactful innovation. Seven international startups have been preparing during DEXIC Accelerator for this evening pitching event for investors. The whole event was professionally moderated by Mark Downey.
Educational programme NewGenerationSkills (NGS) develops both the digital and entrepreneurial skills of young people and supports them in creating its own digital projects. DEXIC µFabLab provides the equipment which helps to realize these projects.
During the weekend on March 17th-18th, 2nd round of the selection process to DEXIC Accelerator took place in Liberec. 16 excellent startups from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Sweden and others have attended the weekend-long BootCamp. Startups have spent the weekend with us and the mentors and together went through their Business Model Canvases. Seven startups got the final invitation to DEXIC Accelerator 2019!
On March 11th, we have organized the event "Procuring the Innovation" and hosted more than 40 participants including representatives of public procurers, corporations and startups as well. During the event, inspirational speakers from Ceska sporitelna, CzechInvest, EIT Health and DEX Innovation Centre shared their experience about cooperation with startups. On the spot were also 5 promising startups who presented their innovative solutions.
Deadline for applications to DEXIC Accelerator is over. We have received 140 applications from 15+ countries including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, other CEE countries, but also Sweden, the UK and India! The tough job of selecting is just starting!
We would love to see you at the event "Procuring the Innovation". The event is realized under PPI2Innovate and MY Gateway projects and Startup Europe Week 2019 initiative. We will bring together public procurers and corporations interested in innovation and B2G startups, who can provide them with innovative solutions.